Dr. Brown is board certified in obstetrics & gynecology. She belongs to the Utah Medical Association and the American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists.
FRIDAY, May 17 (HealthDay News) -- Too few obstetrics-gynecology residents in the United States receive formal training about menopause, which could lead to care issues for the rapidly growing number of older American women, a new study finds.
Researchers survey...Full Article
WEDNESDAY, May 15 (HealthDay News) -- Film star Angelina Jolie will have her ovaries removed to help lower her odds for ovarian cancer, People magazine reported Wednesday.
The news comes just a day after Jolie, 37, revealed in an article published on the editorial page of The Ne...Full Article
TUESDAY, May 14 (HealthDay News) -- Despite prior research suggesting that the widely used diabetes drug metformin might help cancer patients, a new study finds it does not boost survival for older breast cancer patients with diabetes.
Previous research has found that metformin was associ...Full Article
TUESDAY, May 14 (HealthDay News) -- Women who have a hysterectomy are not in danger of increasing their risk of cardiovascular disease later in life, a new study says.
Although earlier research had found higher chances of cardiovascular disease in the years following a hysterectomy, diffe...Full Article
TUESDAY, May 14 (HealthDay News) -- Hollywood film star Angelina Jolie announced Tuesday that she has undergone a double mastectomy because she carries a genetic mutation that greatly increases her risk of potentially fatal breast cancer.
She said she began the process to have both of he...Full Article
FRIDAY, May 10 (HealthDay News) -- Higher levels of the hormone estrogen are associated with an increased risk of sudden cardiac death in men and women, a new study suggests.
Sudden cardiac death can occur when the heart suddenly and unexpectedly stops beating (sudden cardiac arrest). Eac...Full Article
WEDNESDAY, May 8 (HealthDay News) -- Among women who undergo in vitro fertilization (IVF) to become pregnant, there is no difference in delivery rates among those implanted with one prescreened embryo compared to those implanted with two unscreened embryos, new study findings reveal.
TUESDAY, May 7 (HealthDay News) -- Women who use synthetic marijuana during pregnancy can develop symptoms similar to those associated with eclampsia and preeclampsia, according to a new study.
Although women with these serious prenatal conditions get better after delivery, researchers in...Full Article
THURSDAY, May 2 (HealthDay News) -- The Obama administration announced late Wednesday that it would appeal a federal judge's order to eliminate any age restrictions on who can buy morning-after birth control pills without a prescription.
The move follows a Tuesday decision by the U.S. Foo...Full Article
TUESDAY, April 30 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration late Tuesday approved the over-the-counter sale of Plan B One-Step, a version of the so-called "morning after" pill, for use as emergency contraception by girls and women aged 15 and older.
The move ends years of ...Full Article
TUESDAY, April 30 (HealthDay News) -- Women with breast implants could run the risk of having breast cancer diagnosed at later stages, when survival might be worse, according to Canadian researchers.
Breast implants can make it more difficult to diagnose breast cancer early because they b...Full Article
FRIDAY, April 19 (HealthDay News) -- More than three years after controversial new guidelines rejected routine annual mammograms for most women, women in all age groups continue to get yearly screenings, a new survey shows.
In fact, mammogram rates actually increased overall, from 51.9 p...Full Article
THURSDAY, April 18 (HealthDay News) -- In the five years since launching a nationwide human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination program among girls between the ages of 12 and 26, Australia has seen a huge drop in the number of cases of genital warts, new research reveals.
Among Australian g...Full Article
WEDNESDAY, April 17 (HealthDay News) -- Women with adequate levels of vitamin D are less likely to develop uterine fibroids than those with insufficient levels, a new study finds.
Uterine fibroids are noncancerous tumors of the uterus that often cause pain and b...Full Article
SATURDAY, April 6 (HealthDay News) -- A novel but preliminary new treatment for ovarian cancer has apparently produced complete remission for one patient with an advanced form of the disease, researchers are reporting.
The promising results of a phase 1 clinical trial for the immunotherap...Full Article