In a recent New York Times article, the authors give a great summation into the truth and uncertainty in breast cancer screening. With such an emotional and destabilizing life event as breast cancer, women want clear and concise information. This article and the JAMA article...
Over the past several years, there has been increasing recognition that pathogenesis of adhesion development includes significant contributions of hypoxia induced at the site of surgery, the resulting oxidative stress, and the subsequent free radical production.
University of Adelaide research into the origins of ovarian cancer has led to the discovery of a genetic pathway that could slow the spread of the cancer. The discovery is in part due to research into the genetics of humans' most distant mammalian relative, the platypus.
Fish are packed with protein, vitamins and minerals. Among the types of omega-3 fatty acids in fish, DHA plays a major role in brain and eye development, and EPA is considered heart-protective. About 60 percent of the fatty acids in the retina and 40 percent in the brain...
Doctors in California are the first fertility specialists in the county to use a new ultrasound technique to assess fallopian tubes by employing a mixture of saline and air bubbles that is less painful, avoids X-ray exposure and is more convenient to patients during an already...
Records from nearly a million women and their newborn children offer new evidence that common antidepressants taken during pregnancy do not increase the risk of having a baby with a heart defect.
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