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In an effort to keep our OB/GYN patients well informed and better able to make decisions about their care, Florida Women’s Center subscribes to many women’s health news sources. Please review the articles organized by OB/GYN subject matter.

Please read the latest OB/GYN and women’s health news. Click on the article title to access full story.

Vitamin D & Incontinence

December 10, 2011

Medical News Today

Vitamin D deficiency is higher among certain demographic segments, including women, the elderly, and the obese.

Regaining Weight After Losing It Might Harm Menopausal Women

December 15, 2011

Medical News Today

According to a study recently published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, older women who lose weight but do not maintain the loss might suffer some

Breast Cancer Patients More Satisfied When Specialists Share Care Management

December 17, 2011

Medical News Today

Patients with breast cancer report greater satisfaction with care when their cancer doctor co-manages their care with other specialists.

Breast Cancer - How Advantageous Or Detrimental Is Brachytherapy?

December 16, 2011

Medical News Today

An investigation published December 16th in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute reveals that over the last several years in the U.S., accelerated partial

Advice To Pregnant Women - Stay Cool For Baby's Sake

December 18, 2011

Medical News Today

Queensland University of Technology (QUT) world-first research has found a link between increases in temperature and the incidence of stillbirth and shorter

In-Utero Procedure For Birth Defect Of The Diaphragm Significantly Improves Infant Survival

December 16, 2011

Medical News Today

Congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) is a birth defect characterized by a severe malformation (hole) in the child's diaphragm that leads to pulmonary hypoplasia,

Asthma During Pregnancy - Are There Subsequent Risks For Baby?

December 16, 2011

Medical News Today

According to a novel investigation, inhaled glucocorticoids for treating women with asthma during pregnancy are not connected with increased risks of most

New Study Shows Promise For Preventing Preterm Births

December 16, 2011

Medical News Today

A new study co-authored by the University of Kentucky's Dr.

Vaginal Progesterone Reduces Preterm Birth, Neonatal Morbidity And Mortality In Women At Risk

December 15, 2011

Medical News Today

Women with a short cervix should be treated with vaginal progesterone to prevent preterm birth, according to a landmark study by leading obstetricians around the

Mothers With Jobs Report Fewer Symptoms Of Depression, Better Overall Health

December 14, 2011

Medical News Today

Mothers with jobs tend to be healthier and happier than moms who stay at home during their children's infancy and pre-school years, according to a new study

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