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New biomarker method could increase the number of diagnostic tests for cancer

... PhD, a professor in the Department of Obstetrics, gynecology & Reproductive Sciences and Faculty Director of ... Assistant Researcher in Department of Obstetrics, gynecology & Reproductive Sciences; Steven C. Hall, a professor in the Department of Obstetrics, gynecology & Reproductive Sciences and Director of ...

AIUM Presents 2009 Joseph H. Holmes Pioneer Awards

... Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and gynecology from 2002 to 2004. He was chair of the Department of Obstetrics and gynecology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles for ... a professor in the Department of Obstetrics and gynecology at the David Geffen School of Medicine. He also ...

NIH funds research center for women's reproductive health at Einstein

... and molecular biology and of obstetrics & gynecology and women's health, who will be leading the new ... Nanette Santoro, M.D., professor of obstetrics & gynecology and women's health. "The grant is highly ... Ph.D., professor of biochemistry, of obstetrics & gynecology and women's health, and of medicine; and Alex ...

Women's health-related scientific findings presented by University of Pittsburgh researchers

... of research in the department of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences at the University of ... M.D., M.P.H., assistant professor of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences at the University of ... Dr. Catov, assistant professor of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences at Pitt and an ...

Treatment for extreme nausea, vomiting during pregnancy

... published in a recent edition of the European Journal of Obstetrics and gynecology and Reproductive Biology . "In 2002, we had to quickly change the ... of rehospitalization," published in European Journal of Obstetrics and gynecology and Reproductive Biology , was authored by Anais Lacasse, Ema Ferreira and ...

Brown University and Women & Infants Hospital expand national children's study to Bristol County

... director of the Division of Research in the Department of Obstetrics and gynecology at Women & Infants and associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology and community health at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown ...

TGen and Washington University researchers discover new approach to treating endometrial cancer

... cancer and a professor in the departments of Surgery and of Obstetrics and gynecology at Washington University. Pollock and colleagues in May 2007 announced ... Powell, a gynecologic oncologist and assistant professor of Obstetrics and gynecology at Washington University School of Medicine. Targeted drug therapy is a ...

Recurrence of group B strep high in subsequent pregnancies, say UT Houston obstetricians

... Mark A. Turrentine, M.D., clinical assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the UT Medical School at Houston. According to Turrentine, research ... M. Ramirez, M.D., associate professor in the Department of Obstetrics, gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at the UT Medical School at Houston. ...

Risk of common vaginal infection linked to preterm birth appears higher for blacks

... 34th annual meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society for Obstetrics and gynecology in Boston. When a pregnant woman has bacterial vaginosis, her risk of ... said Hyagriv Simhan, M.D., M.S.C.R., assistant professor of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences at the University of Pittsburgh School of ...

UTMB study identifies women at risk of gaining excessive weight with injectable birth control

... DMPA and a self-reported increase in appetite after six months of DMPA use. The study, which appears in the August issue of Obstetrics and gynecology , followed 240 women ages 16-33 who used DMPA for up to three years. Researchers looked at several potential predictors of weight gain, including ...

New lab test offers better prediction of HIV microbicide safety

... of women, and take many years," says study leader Betsy C. Herold, M.D., professor of pediatrics, of microbiology & immunology, and of obstetrics & gynecology and women's health at Einstein. In evaluating a microbicide's safety, researchers look primarily for signs that the chemical inflames cells of ...

Debate on admin. of magnesium sulfate to pregnant women to prevent cerebral palsy in pre-term infants

... whether magnesium sulfate is truly protective against CP. In three articles published in the June 2009 issue of the American Journal of Obstetrics & gynecology , the authors shed some light on the debate. Investigators from the Perinatology Research Branch (Division of Intramural Research), Eunice Kennedy ...

Study suggests obese women should not gain weight

... when beginning a pregnancy are, by definition, unhealthy," says study leader Yvonne S. Thornton, MD, MPH, a clinical professor of obstetrics and gynecology and board-certified specialist in maternal-fetal medicine at New York Medical College. "To say that they should gain even more weight is ...

AIUM presents 2009 Memorial Hall of Fame awards

... United States. A devout researcher in medical ultrasound, Dr Thompson was a professor of obstetrics and gynecology, served as chief of obstetrics and gynecology at Denver General Hospital, and operated a private practice in Denver, Colorado. A plaque honoring each member of the Hall of Fame is displayed in ...

Men are the weaker sex

... associated risks than his female counterparts. In a study of 66,000 births, Prof. Marek Glezerman, chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and gynecology at the Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, together with Dr. Yariv Yogev and Dr. Nir Melamed, found that while girls were at a higher ...

Repeat C-section before 39 weeks raises risk of neonatal illness

... ventilation and NICU admission. UAB researchers, led by Alan T.N. Tita, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor in the UAB Department of Obstetrics and gynecology Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, and colleagues reported in a study published January 8 in the New England Journal of Medicine that women who ...

Microarray analysis improves prenatal diagnosis

... the size, shape and number of chromosome and any abnormalities in them)," said Dr. Ignatia B. Van den Veyver, associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology and molecular and human genetics at BCM and first author of the report. Each of these deletions or duplications is rare but added together, the rate ...

Rutgers scholar authors definitive biography of reproductive medicine pioneer

... of history and interim chancellor at Rutgers UniversityCamden, and her sister, Wanda Ronner, a clinical associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, closely examines Rock's 50-year career. His work defined the reproductive revolution, with its ...

NIH extends commitment to transformative research with 2008 Pioneer, New Innovator Awards

... influence his or her behavior. Miguel Ramalho-Santos, Ph.D., University of California, San Francisco, assistant professor of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences and researcher in the Institute for Regeneration Medicine, who will study the control and function of stem cell ...

W.M. Keck Foundation grant funds reproductive science research

... Professor in Chemistry in the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, and Teresa K. Woodruff, Thomas J. Watkins Memorial Professor of Obstetrics and gynecology at the Feinberg School of Medicine. O'Halloran is an expert in how cells use essential metal nutrients such as zinc, copper and iron at the molecular ...

Pre-eclampsia may be autoimmune disease

... understanding of the disease," said Susan Ramin, M.D., study co-author, the Emma Sue Hightower Professor and Chair in the Department of Obstetrics, gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at the UT Medical School at Houston and a member of the medical staff of Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical Center. "This ...

New research on pre-eclampsia in mice may have important implications for humans

... Xia, M.D., Ph.D., and Rodney E. Kellems, Ph.D., Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; and Susan M. Ramin, M.D., Department of Obstetrics, gynecology and Reproductive Science, all at the University of Texas-Houston Medical School, and colleagues report today in the journal Nature Medicine that ...

Oocyte-specific gene mutations cause premature ovarian failure

... in blood that can help us determine a womans risk of early infertility, said Dr. Aleksandar Rajkovic, associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology at BCM and senior author of the paper. Premature ovarian failure, which means that the ovaries lose function before age 40, not only causes ...

Ovarian cancer stem cells identified, characterized

... for epithelial ovarian cancer, one of the most lethal forms of cancer, said Gil Mor, M.D., associate professor in the Department of Obstetrics, gynecology & Reproductive Sciences at Yale School of Medicine. Mor presented his findings recently at the annual meeting of the American Association for ...

Fewer babies born after Caesarean delivery

... says researcher and head physician Dr Kari Klungsyr from the Medical Birth Registry. The study is published in the journal Obstetrics and gynecology and is a joint effort between the Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care at the University of Bergen and the NIPH. The main author of ...

NHLBI issues first US von Willebrand Disease clinical practice guidelines

... with a hematologist and an obstetrician who specializes in high-risk pregnancies, said Andra James, M.D., assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology in the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine at Duke University and a member of the NHLBI expert panel. Once pregnant, women with VWD should consider ...

Prostate cancer: Watchful wait or vaccinate?

... were destined to have, said the studys lead investigator, W. Martin Kast, Ph.D., a professor of Molecular Microbiology & Immunology and Obstetrics & gynecology at the Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center. This has never been done before and, with further research, could represent a paradigm shift in the ...

UT-Houston's Northrup and colleagues uncover genetic link to spina bifida

... for this association, said Manju Monga, M.D., professor and director of maternal and fetal medicine in the medical schools Department of Obstetrics, gynecology and Reproductive Sciences. In the United States, Mexican-American women have the highest rates of neural tube defects and they are also at increased ...

USC researchers explore genetic causes for male infertility

... knowledge that a broad epigenetic defect is associated with abnormal semen development, says Rebecca Sokol, M.D., MPH, professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. From our data, it is plausible to speculate that male infertility may be added to the growing list of ...

Oosight microscope enables embryonic stem cell breakthrough

... Medicine and Infertility at Women & Infants Hospital in Providence, R.I. Keefe is presently professor and chair of the Department of Obstetrics and gynecology at the University of South Florida College of Medicine. Before, the problem was always that you could not see the spindle in the egg, Mitalipov ...

Too much sugar turns off gene that controls the effects of sex steroids

... investigator, scientific director of the Child & Family Research Institute in Vancouver, Canada, and professor in the Department of Obstetrics & gynecology at the University of British Columbia. With this new understanding, we can now use SHBG as a biomarker for monitoring liver function well before ...

NIH hosts event to launch Council of Science Editors' global theme issue

... The Netherlands) Chlorhexidine vaginal and neonatal wipes in home births in Pakistan: A randomized controlled trial, published by Obstetrics & gynecology and presented by Dr. Sarah Saleem, Aga Khan University (Karachi, Pakistan) ...

3 Columbia University Medical Center faculty elected to Institute of Medicine

... and in long-lasting changes in the hippocampus induced by repeated seizures. Carolyn L. Westhoff, M.D., is professor of obstetrics and gynecology at P&S and professor of epidemiology and of population and family health at Columbias Mailman School of Public Health. She studies the effect of ...

Researchers develop liquid crystal pharmaceuticals to fight cancer and other diseases

... manage cancer and other diseases. Dr. Chun-che Tsai, Kent State professor of chemistry; Dr. Jim Jamison, manager of Urology, Obstetrics and gynecology Core Basic Research Laboratory for Summa Health System; and Mr. Tom Miller, president of IC-MedTech Inc., a California-based biotechnology company, ...

Fertility drugs given 'all-clear' in new study

... Health Centre (MUHC) and Chief of Obstetrics and gynecology at the Jewish General Hospital, and Professor of Obstetrics and gynecology at McGill University. Their findings, which are ... Robert Casper from Department of Obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Toronto, and their ...

Study shows continued success for new HPV vaccine against virus responsible for cervical cancer

... each year. Every day in the United States ten women die from cervical cancer, according to Kevin Ault MD, associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Emory University School of Medicine, and one of the study authors. But for the next generation of young women, a series of three shots of a ...

Researchers identify ovarian cancer biomarkers

... the road in treatment decisions," says lead study author Ronald Buckanovich, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of internal medicine and obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Michigan Medical School. Buckanovich was at the University of Pennsylvania when he conducted this research. The study ...

3-D ultrasound identifies women at risk for impending preterm birth

... preterm labor, may have major beneficial clinical implications," said first author Ozhan Turan, postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Obstetrics, gynecology & Reproductive Sciences at Yale School of Medicine. Turan conducted the study with senior author Catalin Buhimschi, M.D., director of Perinatal ...

First-degree fetal heart block may be reversible

... CHB carries a 20 percent death rate and nearly all survivors require pacemakers. Joshua Copel, M.D., professor in the Department of Obstetrics, gynecology & Reproductive Sciences at Yale helped conduct the PR Interval and Dexamethasone Evaluation (PRIDE) study with a team of other researchers to ...
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