Michele Randolph Wittwer

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Better robotics to treat bladder cancer

<b>VANDERBILT (US) —</b> A new telerobot could improve bladder cancer treatment by giving surgeons a better view and sub-millimeter precision …

Cancer

Back pain breakthrough could eliminate need for major operations

The figures make for grim reading. When all costs are considered, the NHS spends more than £1bn each year on back pain. More than half goes on hospital costs. But £140m covers GP consultations, with even more spent on physiotherapy sessions. On any given day, 1% of the national workforce is on …

Rare 'second skeleton' disorder spurs woman to fight for cure

When Jeannie Peeper was a small child, doctors told her parents that her condition would kill her by the time she was a teenager. That was over 50 years ago. Peeper suffers from fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva (FOP), a rare disorder that triggers the ossification (turn to bone) of muscles, …

How to avoid brain cell ‘traffic jams’

<b>U. BUFFALO (US) —</b> Defects in a protein that controls the speed at which materials move through brain cells can lead to deadly “pileups,” like those …

Neuroscience

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For the first time, scientists can identify your emotions based on brain activity

The mind reading trick, done before with objects, is now plumbing the depths of human feeling<p>The field of neuroscience has been animated recently by the use of Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging, or fMRI. When a person lies in an fMRI machine, scientists can see their brain activity in real …

The Problem with the Neuroscience Backlash

Aristotle thought that the function of the brain was to cool the blood. That seems ludicrous now; through neuroscience, we know more about the brain and how it works than ever before. But, over the past several years, enthusiasm has often outstripped the limits of what current science can really …

What Happens To Women When They're Denied Abortions?

A first-of-its-kind study tracks the health of women who are denied abortions.<p>Plenty of research has examined how getting an abortion affects women's mental health. (In short, it doesn't, though individual circumstances vary enough that universal statements about women's reactions can be …

Headache Myths

Femwave Endometrial Abation Microsulis

Clinicians often stray from cervical cancer prevention guidelines

July 12, 2013<p>Share this content:<p>Getting the cervix in view<p>HealthDay News -- A survey of obstetrician-gynecologists has identified barriers to the …

GBS Screening: An update on guidelines and methods

Maternal screening and antibiotic prophylaxis guidelines for Group B Streptococcus (GBS) has significantly evolved over the past 2 decades. Gaps in …

Antibodies in Mom Linked to Autism in Kids

Action Points<p>Researchers identified seven primary fetal brain antigens which are recognized by maternal autoantibodies in almost one-quarter of …

Pre-eclampsia, Cerebral Palsy Link Explored

Action Points<p>Exposure to pre-eclampsia was associated with an increased risk of cerebral palsy, when the children were born preterm or small for …

Coping With Menopause: Causes, Symptoms And Treatments Kindle Edition

<b>ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT "THE CHANGE" - INTRODUCTORY OFFER: ONLY $2.99</b><p>According to the National Institute on Aging (NIA), nearly 2 million U.S. …

Pregnancy Not Impossible for Cancer Survivors

Action Points<p>Compared with their siblings, female survivors of childhood cancer had an increased risk of clinical infertility, which was most …

Prenatal Iron Good for Mom and Baby

Action Points<p>Note that this meta-analysis of randomized and prospective studies of anemia in pregnancy demonstrates that iron supplementation is …

Managing heavy menstrual bleeding in adolescents

Heavy menstrual bleeding (HMB) is one of the most common adolescent gynecologic complaints, with prevalence rates ranging widely from 12.1% to …

Birth Control Options: The Ring

Learn about each contraceptive option available so you can find the best birth control for you. Here, everything you need to know about the ring<p><b>What it is:</b>The ring (NuvaRing) is a soft, flexible transparent ring that measures approximately two inches in diameter. It contains hormones and is …

Birth Control Options: The Sponge

Learn about each contraceptive option available so you can find the best birth control for you. Here, everything you need to know about the Sponge<p><b>What it is:</b><p>The sponge a squishy one-time-use polyurethane disk that is two inches wide and three-quarters of an inch thick. It's infused with a …

Caution: Birth Control and Migraines Don't Mix

If you get migraines and you take combination contraceptive pills, you NEED to read this<p>Dealing with migraines is enough of a headache. But if you’re on birth control, it gets even more complicated. Women who get migraines and use newer forms of combination birth control, which involve two or more …

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Group 2

Practice Essentials<p>Menopause is diagnosed after 12 months of amenorrhea. [1, 2] Hormonal changes and clinical symptoms occur over a period leading up …

Group 2

Practice Essentials<p>Infertility is the failure to conceive (regardless of cause) after 1 year of unprotected intercourse. This condition affects …