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Article ID: 719466

Onions and garlic are staples of a Puerto Rican condiment. Are they also a recipe for reduced breast cancer risk?

University at Buffalo

Women who ate the popular Puerto Rican condiment sofrito, which contains onions and garlic, more than once per day had a 67% decreased risk of breast cancer. It's the first population-based study examining the association between onion and garlic consumption and breast cancer in Puerto Rico.

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23-Sep-2019 2:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: UK Awarded $8.8 Million to Support Opioid Treatment for Women in Criminal Justice Settings

Article ID: 719347

UK Awarded $8.8 Million to Support Opioid Treatment for Women in Criminal Justice Settings

University of Kentucky

The University of Kentucky recently received an $8.8 million grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), part of the National Institutes of Health, to establish a Clinical Research Center as part of the Justice Community Opioid Innovation Network (JCOIN) to support research on quality addiction treatment for opioid use disorder (OUD) in criminal justice settings nationwide. The grant will be used to create the Kentucky Women’s Justice Community Opioid Innovation Network (WJCOIN) to enhance access to opioid use disorder treatment for women as they transition from jail the community.

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20-Sep-2019 10:05 AM EDT

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Newswise: 10 Things Women Should Know About Preeclampsia

Article ID: 719301

10 Things Women Should Know About Preeclampsia

Atlantic Health System

10 Things Women Should Know About Preeclampsia

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19-Sep-2019 3:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 719218

What is Ovarian Cancer?

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

Ovarian Cancer is expected to impact 22,000 U.S. women this year. Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Gynecologic Oncologist Dr. Mihae Song shares some facts during this Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month.

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18-Sep-2019 2:05 PM EDT
Newswise: Mercy’s Hoffberger Breast Center Features New Technology for Early Detection of Lymphedema

Article ID: 719131

Mercy’s Hoffberger Breast Center Features New Technology for Early Detection of Lymphedema

Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore

The Hoffberger Breast Center at Mercy Medical Center now offers new technology, ImpediMed’s SOZO, a bioimpedance spectroscopy (BIS) device; BIS involves sending a painless electrical current through the body for the purpose of detecting lymphedema.

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18-Sep-2019 11:15 AM EDT

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Article ID: 719183

Study shows Texas leads in worksite lactation support initiatives

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Texas is ranked in the top quarter of the U.S. for its worksite lactation support initiatives, according to research led by The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health. The study, published recently in the Journal of Human Lactation, was the first of its kind to identify and describe statewide worksite breastfeeding initiatives.

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18-Sep-2019 10:50 AM EDT
Newswise: Roswell Park Moving Unique Immunotherapy Platform Forward With $6.42 Million DoD Grant

Article ID: 719179

Roswell Park Moving Unique Immunotherapy Platform Forward With $6.42 Million DoD Grant

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

A team from Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center is moving a new three-part strategy for treating advanced cancers forward with support from a DoD grant that will fund a clinical trial in patients with brain-metastatic breast cancer.

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18-Sep-2019 10:40 AM EDT
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Article ID: 719111

研究表明女性子宫切除术后患抑郁症和焦虑症的风险更高

Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic研究人员开展的一项纳入近2,100名女性的队列研究显示,子宫切除术与长期心理健康问题,尤其是抑郁症和焦虑症的风险增加有关。

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17-Sep-2019 1:05 PM EDT
Newswise: Hysterectomy and Mesh Support May Have Similar Outcomes in Repairing Vaginal Prolapse
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Article ID: 718965

Hysterectomy and Mesh Support May Have Similar Outcomes in Repairing Vaginal Prolapse

University of California San Diego Health

Two surgical procedures used to repair vaginal prolapse — hysterectomy and employing mesh support that preserves the uterus — have comparable clinical outcomes after three years, according to new data from researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine.

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13-Sep-2019 12:05 PM EDT

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