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Radiation therapy with concurrent chemotherapy after surgery is an effective treatment for patients with high-risk endometrial cancer
Radiation therapy with concurrent paclitaxel chemotherapy following surgery is an effective treatment for patients with high-risk endometrial cancer, according to a study published in the September 1, 2014 edition of the International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics (Red Journal), the official scientific journal of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO).  View News Article (2014-09-10)


Women & Infants Breast Cancer Specialist Reports Advance in Treatment of Triple-Negative Breast Cancer
William M. Sikov, a medical oncologist in the Breast Health Center and associate director for clinical research in the Program in Women's Oncology at Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, served as study chair and lead author for a recently-published major national study that could lead to improvements in outcomes for women with triple-negative breast cancer, an aggressive form of the... View News Article (2014-09-08)


Breech babies have higher risk of death from vaginal delivery compared to C-section
While a rise in cesarean section (C-section) delivery rates due to breech presentation has improved neonatal outcome, 40% of term breech deliveries in the Netherlands are planned vaginal deliveries. View News Article (2014-08-11)


Incomplete HPV vaccination may offer some protection
Minority women who received the Human Papillomavirus Vaccination (HPV) even after becoming sexually active had lower rates of abnormal Pap test results than those who were never vaccinated. These findings appear in the journal Sexually Transmitted Diseases.  View News Article (2014-07-25)


UI researchers find early predictor for preeclampsia
University of Iowa researchers have discovered a biomarker that could give expecting mothers and their doctors the first simple blood test to reliably predict that a pregnant woman may develop preeclampsia, at least as early as 6 weeks into the pregnancy. View News Article (2014-07-09)


Sutures or staples? The best choice for closing a C-section
In the largest study to date comparing sutures (stitches) versus surgical staples for closing a C-section, researchers found a 57 percent decrease in wound complications in women who were sutured versus those who received staples.  View News Article (2014-07-08)


Obstetric malpractice claims dip when hospitals stress patient safety
A Connecticut hospital saw a 50% drop in malpractice liability claims and payments when it made patient safety initiatives a priority by training doctors and nurses to improve teamwork and communication, hiring a patient safety nurse, and standardizing practices, according to a study by Yale School of Medicine researchers. View News Article (2014-06-11)


Iron supplements improve anemia, quality of life for women with heavy periods
A study by researchers from Finland found that diagnosis and treatment of anemia is important to improve quality of life among women with heavy periods. View News Article (2014-06-09)


Half of pregnant women who have hypertension and snore unknowingly have a sleep disorder
1 in 2 hypertensive pregnant women who habitually snore may have unrecognized obstructive sleep apnea, a sleeping disorder that can reduce blood oxygen levels during the night and that has been linked to serious health conditions, new University of Michigan-led research shows. View News Article (2014-06-03)


UTMB study discovers cause of many preterm births
A new study by researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is the first to show that premature aging of the placenta due to oxidative stress is the cause of many preterm births. The study appears today in the American Journal of Pathology. View News Article (2014-05-14)

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