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Gynecology (INACTIVE)

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  • Treat mild diabetes in pregnancy, study suggests

     
    Even women with mild gestational diabetes should receive treatment to improve the health of both mother and baby, according to a federally funded study that should help resolve a longstanding controversy in obstetrics. Rates of gestational diabetes have...
  • Vaginal hysterectomy is best, physicians group says

     
    Hysterectomy is one of the most common surgeries performed in the United States, and doctors can use several methods to remove the uterus, including traditional, open surgery; laparoscopic hysterectomy; and vaginal hysterectomy. The American College of...
  • Doctors recognize the healing power of spirituality

     
    When physicians treat their patients, they can write prescriptions, recommend surgery, order physical therapy – or call upon the services of a professional chaplain. According to a survey reported today in the Archives of Internal Medicine, 89% of...
  • Dr. Hassan Hathout dies at 84; Islamic leader fostered interfaith relations

    Dr. Hassan Hathout dies at 84; Islamic leader fostered interfaith relations
    Dr. Hassan Hathout, a physician, medical ethicist and leader of the Southern California Islamic community who was at the forefront of efforts to demystify American Muslims and build interfaith bonds, has died. He was 84. Hathout died of natural causes...
  • Does no-cost contraception promote promiscuity? No, says study

    Does no-cost contraception promote promiscuity? No, says study
    New research has found that women are on average no more likely to have multiple sexual partners in a single month after they are provided no-cost access to birth control methods than they were before. And while women reported a slight uptick in their...
  • Rate of babies delivered early at U.S. hospitals drops sharply

    Rate of babies delivered early at U.S. hospitals drops sharply
    U.S. hospitals are making major strides at clamping down on early deliveries of babies and instead letting Mother Nature take its course in response to growing pressure from employers, government officials and patient-safety advocates. The Leapfrog...
  • PASSINGS: Dr. Kenneth Edelin, Benjamin Curtis, Johnny Orr

     PASSINGS: Dr. Kenneth Edelin, Benjamin Curtis, Johnny Orr
    Dr. Kenneth Edelin Physician in 1970s landmark abortion case Dr. Kenneth Edelin, 74, a Boston physician who was at the center of a landmark abortion case in the 1970s, died Monday in Sarasota, Fla. He had cancer, said his wife, Barbara. Edelin...
  • NIH gives Henrietta Lacks' immortal cells new protections

    NIH gives Henrietta Lacks' immortal cells new protections
    More than half a century ago, doctors took Henrietta Lacks' tissue and used it for research without her permission, creating the first immortal line of cells and making possible billions of dollars in medical research. Now, 62 years later, the National...
  • 2008 Ig Nobel Prizes honor research on stripper fertility and Coca-Cola as spermicide

    Deborah Anderson had heard the urban legends about the contraceptive effectiveness of Coca-Cola products for years. So she and her colleagues decided to put the soft drink to the test. In the lab, that is. For discovering that, yes indeed, Coke was a...
  • 'The pill': 50 years after

    'The pill': 50 years after
    It was supposed to make every child a wanted child, give women control over their bodies and grant couples worry-free sex. Such were the aspirations of health professionals worldwide when the medication now known simply as "the pill" arrived on the...
  • H1N1 vaccine a tough sell to pregnant women

    H1N1 vaccine a tough sell to pregnant women
    As the H1N1 influenza vaccine trickles into clinics and pharmacies over the next few weeks, public health officials and doctors desperately hope that pregnant women will be at the front of the line for the shot. Past influenza pandemics have proved that...