Dr. Julia Schlam Edelman

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Specialties:

  • OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology)

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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Adolescent Medicine:

    THURSDAY, April 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The teen birth rate in the United States has reached an all-time low, driven by dramatic declines among black and Hispanic teens, according to a new government report.

    Overall, the birth rate for teens aged 15 to 19 declined 41 percent between ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Clinical Molecular Genetics:

    THURSDAY, April 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Although it's long been known that fraternal twins run in families, researchers say they've just pinpointed two genes that seem to be associated with having such twins.

    Fraternal twins occur when two separate eggs are fertilized with two separa...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology):

    THURSDAY, April 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Being exposed to just a small amount of air pollution during pregnancy ups the risk of a pregnancy complication that can cause long-term health problems in children, a new study warns.

    "This study raises the concern that even current standards ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology):

    THURSDAY, April 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Since 1998, births of three or more babies at once have fallen by more than 40 percent in the United States, new government statistics reveal.

    Moreover, declines of 50 percent or more were seen in certain states, and among women aged 25 and old...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Maternal & Fetal Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, April 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Toddlers whose mothers were overweight or obese before pregnancy may be more likely to be overweight, a new study suggests.

    The study also found that mothers who gain too much weight during pregnancy may be more prone to having overweight todd...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology):

    TUESDAY, April 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors should use caution when prescribing the antifungal drug fluconazole during pregnancy because it may raise the risk of miscarriage, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns.

    Fluconazole (brand name Diflucan) is used to treat vaginal ye...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease):

    TUESDAY, April 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Women who work rotating night shifts may face a slightly increased risk of heart disease, a new study suggests.

    "We saw a modest increased risk of heart disease associated with longer duration of rotating night shift work, which appears to wane ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology):

    MONDAY, April 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Smaller families may be one reason why women now outlive men, a new study suggests.

    Researchers analyzed data from 140,600 people in Utah and found that men who were born in the early to mid-1800s lived an average of two years longer than women b...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Physiology:

    MONDAY, April 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A woman's pelvic structure keeps adapting over her lifetime -- first widening to accommodate childbirth, then later narrowing, a new study suggests.

    The researchers said their findings challenge the idea that a woman's pelvis is set in stone.Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Dermatology:

    MONDAY, April 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A Canadian program to prevent pregnancy in women who are taking the acne drug isotretinoin is failing because many women do not follow the program's recommendations, a new study finds.

    Isotretinoin increases the risk of...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Maternal & Fetal Medicine:

    MONDAY, April 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Children of Hispanic mothers who weren't born in the United States may be at lower risk for some types of childhood cancers, a new study suggests.

    "Incorporating the immigrant experience into studies of childhood cancer...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    MONDAY, April 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- It's a heart-stopping moment experienced by many parents -- they discover their baby has turned blue, is breathing irregularly, or won't respond to a gentle wake-up nudge. Yet, mere seconds later the infant is back to normal.

    Fortunately, these e...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Preventive Medicine & Occupational Environmental Medicine:

    FRIDAY, April 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Summer, mosquito season and the threat of Zika virus transmission is approaching, and federal health experts on Friday issued guidelines to help protect American workers from infection.

    Infection during pregnancy with the mosquito-borne virus is...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Surgical Oncology:

    FRIDAY, April 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Media coverage of celebrities who battle breast cancer is not always balanced or thorough, and this skewed view may be one factor in the growing popularity of double mastectomies, a new study suggests.

    "Celebrities do have a significant impact on...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology):

    THURSDAY, April 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Some breast cancer patients complain of a fogged mental condition often called "chemo brain," experienced after their therapy.

    Now, new research suggests that at least one class of chemotherapy drugs, called anthracyclines, is not related to t...Full Article