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I felt I had failed as a woman: Five women share how being diagnosed with cervical cancer affected their fertility and sex lives – The Independent

Every year, around 3,000 new cases of cervical cancer are reported in the UK. Despiteapproximately99.8 per cent of cases being preventable, there are still many misconceptions surrounding cervical cancer. Cervical Cancer Prevention Week, an annual campaign led byJos Cervical Cancer Trust, runs from Monday 20 to Sunday 26 January

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I was diagnosed with cervical cancer at 24 during my first smear a hysterectomy saved me but Ill never hav – The Sun

AMY Jukes was surprised when, aged 24, she received a letter from her GP calling her for a smear test.

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Pregnancy, breastfeeding may reduce risk of early menopause, UMass study finds – MassLive.com

AMHERST An analysis of health data by a University of Massachusetts doctoral student on more than 100,000 women over 25 years suggests that both pregnancy and breastfeeding may play a role in lowering the risk of early natural menopause. In our study, women with three or more pregnancies who breastfed exclusively for a total of 7 to 12 months had about a 32 percent lower risk of early menopause compared to women with the same number of children who breastfed exclusively for less than one month, said lead author Christine Langton, who with her advisor Elizabeth Bertone-Johnson of the School Public Health and Health Sciences, undertook the study, in a release.

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Surgical robots market driven by technological advancements and increase in purchasing power of hospitals – Robotics and Automation News

The global market for surgical robots market is being driven by ongoing technological advancements in the sector as well as the increasing purchasing power of hospitals. This is according to the latest market intelligence study by Transparency Market Research, entitled Surgical Robots Market.

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Contracts between UC and Dignity Health restrict care that conflicts with religious doctrine – The Aggie

Religious doctrine dictates care for patients, what is taught to medical students and what care is allowed to be performed by UC doctors Dignity Health, a Cathlolic hospital chain and the largest hospital provider in California, has agreements with five out of six UC medical centers. Contracts between the UC and Dignity Health explicitly restrict UC students and instructors from providing care that conflicts with religious doctrine issued by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) including reproductive and gender affirming care. The UC Office of the President (UCOP) claims that the universitys goal in establishing relationships with other health care organizations is to extend the reach of the Universitys high-quality care, as well as ensure that UC is training the health care workforce to meet the needs of the people of California Dignity Health, as an organization affiliated with the Catholic church, must uphold the doctrine issued by the USCCB

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Cancer victim Joanne Carruthers’ family publish her final words of warning not to ignore symptoms – Belfast Telegraph

Cancer victim Joanne Carruthers' family publish her final words of warning not to ignore symptoms BelfastTelegraph.co.uk The family of a Co Antrim primary school teacher who died from a gynaecological cancer have published her final words urging other young women not to ignore the warning signs. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/cancer-victim-joanne-carruthers-family-publish-her-final-words-of-warning-not-to-ignore-symptoms-38880184.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/sport/golf/558ed/38880183.ece/AUTOCROP/h342/2020-01-21_spo_56410320_I1.JPG The family of a Co Antrim primary school teacher who died from a gynaecological cancer have published her final words urging other young women not to ignore the warning signs. Joanne Carruthers (39) from Dunfane Park in Ballymena passed away on December 16 in Antrim Area Hospital, 10 days after the death of her beloved father John (70).

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Ignorance about menopause is destroying lives and its not only women who suffer – The Guardian

A few years ago I hadnt given menopause a second thought. These days its pretty much all I think, talk and write about, but that was never the plan

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We met as doctor and patient, but a life-saving abortion was the start of our friendship – USA TODAY

Stephanie Goodell and Nisha Verma, Opinion contributors Published 3:16 p.m. ET Jan

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Letters to the editor – The Economist

Jan 18th 2020A dangerous precedent It is short-sighted to think that two tests will define whether the killing of Qassem Suleimani was a success: its effect on deterrence and on Irans regional power (Masterstroke or madness?, January 11th). The killing failed a more important test. It breached a settled rule of international law prohibiting the use of force in international relations, except in response to an actual attack or to an imminent threat

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Democrats want to block a law that would ban sex change operations for children in Florida – TheBlaze

Florida State Rep.

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Premature menopause increases the risk of multiple health problems in your 60s – Science Codex

Women who experience premature menopause are almost three times more likely to develop multiple, chronic medical problems in their 60s compared to women who went through the menopause at the age of 50 or 51. These are the findings from a study of 5107 women who were part of a national study of 11,258 Australian women, aged 45-50 years in 1996 and who were followed until 2016.

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Hormone replacement is helping patients stay healthy later in life. – WWLTV.com

NEW ORLEANS Growing older is part of life, but it doesn't mean you have to feel old.

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Message at the movies: Falmouth nonprofit airs animated promotion for HPV vaccine – Cape Cod Times

If you go to a movie at Mashpee Commons or Cape Cod Mall between now and Jan. 24, the coming attractions will include a one-minute animated video promoting awareness of preventing HPV and its related cancers. Who needs to be vaccinated

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Walsall cancer survivor urges people to ‘band together’ for World Cancer Day – expressandstar.com

Justine Harris was diagnosed with cervical cancer at the age of 29, after a routine smear test detected abnormal cells in March 2017. I thought nothing of it at first I thought I would have laser treatment and that would be it, because I know most positive smear tests pick up pre-cancerous changes, says the mother of three from Walsall.

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I Didn’t Think Surrogacy Was for Me. Here’s How I Embraced My New Reality. – Thrive Global

Had someone told me a year ago that Id be trying to grow my family throughsurrogacy, I would have dismissed the idea outright.

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Minimally invasive solution for fibroids helps Houston trainer get back to the gym – Houston Chronicle

Laura Finkeldey, the owner of C4 Athlete, a gym in the Heights, considers herself more a life coach than a trainer. Helping people reach their fitness goals is why you get into this business, she said. But what keeps you here is that youre not just helping them physically

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I Have to Choose Between a Medically-Necessary Hysterectomy And Having a Second Baby – Yahoo Lifestyle

My husband and I always considered having multiple children.

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In New York City, women of color have more childbirth complications – WTVB News

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 3:37 p.m. EST By Lisa Rapaport Black and Latina mothers in New York City are more likely than white women to experience severe delivery complications even when they have the similar types of health insurance and give birth at the same hospital, a new study suggests. Researchers examined data on 591,455 deliveries at 40 hospitals in New York City from 2010 to 2014.

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Sanger: Healthy from the inside out | Opinion – Branford News

For years I obsessed over how much I weighed. Would watch those little numbers on the scale swing up faster than they ever ticked down. Luckily, I was able to let go of my focus on those numbers and rely on I felt overall as my health barometer

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How women can take charge of cervical health – Williston Daily Herald

Maintaining cervical health is an important component of self-care for women. The National Cervical Cancer Coalition indicates that nearly 13,000 women in the United States are diagnosed with cervical cancer each year. The Canadian Cancer Society estimates that 1,350 Canadian women will have been diagnosed with cervical cancer for 2019 and around 410 will have died from it.

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Lack of Standardized Treatment for Pregnant Women With Type 3 von Willebrand Disease – Hematology Advisor

Primary postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) remains a significant complication for pregnant women with type 3 von Willebrand disease (VWD), according to results from a systematic literature review published in the American Journal of Perinatology. VWD is a hereditary bleeding disorder, and type 3 is both the most severe and the rarest. The authors of this literature review aimed to review maternal characteristics, challenges for management, and complications in pregnant women with type 3 VWD.

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Hormone therapy for menopause: What are the benefits of taking estrogen? – TODAY

Editor's note: Dr. Streicher is a clinical professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University and medical director of the Northwestern Medicine Center for Sexual Medicine and Menopause. Here, she tackles some of the common questions and concerns she hears from women about taking hormone therapy after menopause

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Thinking of menopausal hormone therapy? Here’s what you can expect from your GP – The Conversation AU

We have seen increasingly dramatic headlines over the years on the risks of menopausal hormone therapy (MHT), also known as hormone replacement therapy. An alarming study in 2002, which found an apparent increased risk of breast cancer in women who took MHT, prompted the first of these headlines.

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Northwest Hospital Offering Innovative Treatment To Eliminate Fibroids – CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) Doctors at Northwest Hospital in Baltimore are offering an innovative approach to get rid of fibroids.

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Herald Diary: Was King Billy a feartie? Guess we’ll never know – HeraldScotland

AND so Harry and Meghan have waved bye-bye to Buck House, and are now marching bravely into a life of independence, which will no doubt be similar to the subsistence existence of most ordinary folk. Admittedly H&M will have a few little extras not available to lowly commoners.

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