Illinois Ob/Gyn Gets 3 Years in Prison for Sexual Assaults
Chicago-area ob/gyn Fabio Ortega, MD, was sentenced to 3 years in prison on Tuesday after pleading guilty to two criminal sexual assaults, but the victims' lawyer says these...
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Texas Targets Roe V. Wade, Urges US Supreme Court to Maintain Abortion Ban
Texas on Thursday asked the US Supreme Court to keep in place a law that imposes a near-total ban on abortion. Reuters Health Information
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COVID-19 Pandemic Affects Menstrual Cycles
A survey of more than 12,000 women of reproductive age found that 1 in 3 had experienced changes to their menstrual cycles and symptoms during the COVID-19 pandemic. Medscape...
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Relugolix Side Effects in Fibroids, Endometriosis May Be Minimal
Headache and hot flush occurred at similar rates with relugolix combination therapy or placebo, a study shows. Medscape Medical News
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Racial Disparities Found in Treatment of Tubal Pregnancies
Black and Latina women are 50% less likely to undergo a minimally invasive procedure to treat ectopic pregnancy compared with their White peers, research shows. Medscape...
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OB/GYNs, infertility specialists need to educate women with obesity on weight loss
Women with obesity receive inconsistent counseling about the impact that their weight can have on fertility and about weight loss strategies before they begin infertility care...
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4 Reasons You Might Be Dealing with Menstrual Cup Leaks, According to an Ob-Gyn
Menstrual cups can be super reliable and convenient tools for managing menstrual bleeding - but if you're continuously dealing with unexpected leaks while wearing one, you...
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Preterm Delivery Raises Lifetime Hypertension Risk
Hypertension risk was significantly higher 10 years after preterm delivery and remained elevated up to 43 years, a study shows. Medscape Medical News
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Biden Administration Asks US Supreme Court to Block Texas Abortion Law
President Joe Biden's administration on Monday asked the US Supreme Court to block a Texas law that imposes a near-total ban on abortion after a lower court reinstated the...
4 days ago - Medscape
Obstetric Care Under Threat in Rural Areas
Ready access to maternity services in rural areas is not a given, yet access to obstetric hospitals is associated with decreased rates of preterm birth and neonatal/perinatal...
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The headlines of Master Doctor
Newborns who sleep longer without disturbances less likely to be overweight...
Scientists have long suggested that getting enough sleep at night is vital to staying healthy. Few studies, however, highlight the necessity of sufficient sleep during the...
Study reveals key role of fat cells in cognitive decline and neurodegeneration
Findings published this week reveal new insights into the role of fat cells in cognitive decline and neurodegeneration, according to a study that involves the oxidant...
‘I wanted white skin': Why Khawaja went from changing himself to game changer
When he was younger, Usman Khawaja wanted to change himself to fit in. Now, he wants to change cricket.
Langer expects runs to be at a premium in T20 World Cup
Justin Langer expects more low-scoring matches and tight finishes in the T20 World Cup after Australia scrambled home against South Africa.
For the first time in 30 years, the IB exams will begin before the HSC
Dylan Nguyen's mates picked the HSC over the IB because it finished earlier. Now Dylan will do his last exams when they are doing their first.
Study examines effectiveness of BNT162b2 vaccine against Delta variant in...
The Clalit Research Institute, in collaboration with researchers from Harvard University, analyzed one of the world's largest integrated health record databases to examine the...
Antidepressant offers no improvement in agitation for people with dementia...
A drug used to treat agitation in people with dementia is no more effective than a placebo, and might even increase mortality, according to a new study.
Scientists Discover Mechanism Behind Ineffective Psoriasis Drugs
In psoriasis patients the newly developed drugs block only the messenger interleukin-23 and are more effective than previous treatments targeting both interleukin-23 and...
CDC lab testing identifies deadly bacteria in an aromatherapy spray
Laboratory testing at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has identified the bacteria Burkholderia pseudomallei in an aromatherapy spray -; the same type of...
Back in action: Joy as cinemas, theatres and music venues to reopen
There was widespread relief when the government announced that from Friday venues can once again screen films, run stage shows and host gigs.