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July 30, 2016

Novel Algorithm Predicts Drug Combinations to Treat Drug Resistant Fungal Infections

July 14, 2016 — Scientists have created an algorithm that can identify drug combinations to treat fungal infections that have become resistant to current drug treatments. This new study represents a strategy for ... read more

Underestimated Burden: Epilepsy, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s Impair Sexuality

May 29, 2016 — Neurological disorders can impair sexuality on a much more massive scale than frequently assumed, leaving loss of desire, erection problems and infertility in their wake. Both men and women are ... read more

High Retention Rate for IUDS Inserted After Vaginal Delivery

May 13, 2016 — Though some studies have suggested intrauterine devices (IUDs) have a tendency to be expelled when inserted immediately following vaginal childbirth, a new study shows that at least 85 percent of ... read more

Natural Births After Caesarean More Likely If You Call the Midwife

Apr. 20, 2016 — Women who had a caesarean section in a previous pregnancy are much more likely to have a safer vaginal birth if their antenatal care is led by a midwife, according to a new ... read more

Nonsurgical Fibroid Treatment: Research Shows Improved Sexual Desire, Function

Apr. 3, 2016 — Women who underwent a nonsurgical, image-guided treatment, uterine fibroid embolization, for the treatment of uterine fibroids experienced improved sexual function and a higher overall quality of ... read more

A New Drug May Help Relieve Menopausal Vulvar and Vaginal Atrophy Symptoms

Apr. 3, 2016 — A new low-dose vaginal estrogen capsule may help relieve symptoms of menopausal vulvar and vaginal atrophy, including dyspareunia (pain during sex), new industry-sponsored research ... read more

Estrogen-Deficient Female Athletes' Memory Improves With Estrogen

Apr. 3, 2016 — In young female athletes who stop having their menstrual periods because of excessive exercise, estrogen replacement appears to improve their memory, a new study ... read more

Early Use of Postmenopausal Hormone Therapy May Prevent Heart Disease

Mar. 30, 2016 — Hormone therapy, when taken within six years of menopause, may slow the progression of subclinical atherosclerosis, research has found. This is the first study to directly examine the hypothesis that ... read more

Blood Clot Risk Lower for Estrogen-Only, Transdermal, and Vaginal Estrogen at Menopause

Mar. 30, 2016 — A Swedish population study is helping answer lingering questions about hormone therapy safety. The study shows that estrogen-only therapy carries a lower risk of blood clots than combined ... read more

Common Plastics Chemical BPA Linked to Preterm Birth

Mar. 24, 2016 — Higher concentrations of the common plastics chemical and environmental pollutant Bisphenol A, or BPA, in a pregnant mother's blood may be a contributing factor in preterm births, according to a ... read more

Chemical Exposure Linked to 1.4 Billion Euros in Women's Health Care Costs, Study Suggests

Mar. 22, 2016 — Endocrine-disrupting chemicals may contribute to reproductive health problems experienced by hundreds of thousands of women, costing European Union an estimated 1.4 billion Euros ($1.5 billion) a ... read more

Why Are Women More Prone to Knee Injuries Than Men?

Mar. 18, 2016 — Women who take the birth control pill, which lessen and stabilize estrogen levels, were less likely to suffer serious knee injuries, new research ... read more

Planned Repeat C-Section Not Linked to Worse Child Health Than Vaginal Birth After C-S

Mar. 15, 2016 — Long-term health outcomes in children of mothers with planned cesarean sections are not substantially worse than those children of mothers with vaginal births after cesarean section, according to a ... read more

Is It Okay to 'Tough Out' a Yeast Infection?

Mar. 8, 2016 — Itching, burning, redness -- a yeast infection can be a total pain. While they aren't life-threatening, yeast infections are irritating -- both physically and mentally. So, when undesirable ... read more

Ultrasound During Active Labour Best Predictor of C-Section Needs

Feb. 25, 2016 — Midwives need more than fingers to figure out who the C-section candidates are. Small, tablet-sized ultrasound devices may be the key, report ... read more

Increased Demand for 'Vaginal Seeding' from New Parents, Despite Lack of Evidence

Feb. 24, 2016 — Doctors are seeing a rise in the number of parents requesting so-called 'vaginal seeding' for babies born by cesarean section, according to a new article. The practice, which is also known ... read more

Vaginal Delivery Doubles the Risk of Stress Incontinence Compared to Caesarean Section

Feb. 23, 2016 — Vaginal delivery is associated with approximately twofold increase in the risk of stress urinary incontinence compared to cesarean section. However, avoiding one case of at least moderate stress ... read more

Connection Between Anal Cancer, HPV

Feb. 17, 2016 — The results of a study demonstrating a connection between anal cancer and human papillomavirus infection has been published by researchers. It builds on research that indicated an increased ... read more

New Anti-Inflammatory Agents Can Control Inflammatory Responses to Fungal Infection

Jan. 11, 2016 — The most frequent fungal threat to humans, Candida albicans, is a common cause oral and genital infection. The fungal infections are often worsened by overwhelming inflammatory responses in the body ... read more

Oral Contraceptive Use Not Associated With Increased Birth Defects Risk

Jan. 6, 2016 — Oral contraceptives taken just before or during pregnancy do not increase the risk of birth defects, according to a new study. The researchers found that the prevalence of major birth defects was ... read more

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