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New minimally invasive treatment for fibroids launches – Med-Tech Innovation

Gynesonics, a medtech company specialising in womens health, has launched the Sonata System a transcervical fibroid ablation system that uses radiofrequency (RF) energy for the treatment of symptomatic uterine fibroids. Sonata integrates ultrasound and radiofrequency into a single, handheld delivery system to locate and target individual fibroids

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Hysterometers Market Expected to Witness Significant Growth in the Forecast Years 2017-2025 – 3rd Watch News

Global Hysterometers Market: Overview The National Womens Health Network (NWHN) states that the hysterectomy is the second most frequently performed surgical procedure in the U.S.

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Samantha Dene on Racial Inequities in Endo Treatment & Why Endo Education Must Start in Schools – Endometriosis Foundation of America – The…

Author, screenwriter, and endometriosis educator Samantha Dene was accustomed to painful periods; for years, her menstrual cycle was heavy, lasted for seven or eight days, and caused cramping and nausea. Countless time, doctors had told her that yes, her period is bad, but itll get easier with time or when she becomes pregnant. It wasnt until she couldnt walk due to the pain that she knew there was a deeper problem.

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Uncovered: Local LGBTQ-plus community says the fight for equal transgender rights in health care is far from over – New Times SLO

It's been a tough few years for transgender and nonbinary Americans. In 2017, President Donald Trump announced that transgender individuals would no longer be allowed to serve in the U.S. military.

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Tough conversations for mum in family plagued by breast cancer – Stuff.co.nz

David Unwin/Stuff Cheralyn Sorrell has survived breast cancer, now she wants to give back to the people who gave her so much. Given her family history, a Palmerston North woman knew it was only a matter of time before her grim fears were confirmed.

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Measures Should be Taken to Assure Good Senior Health – UAPB News

Debbie Archer | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences Getting older does not mean you have poor health. Many senior adults enjoy vigorous health and remain healthy throughout their lives. Preventative measures such as eating right, exercising and managing stress help to reduce the risk of chronic disease and injuries, according to Linda Inmon, Extension associate-family and consumer sciences at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

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Belly of the Beast: California’s dark history of forced sterilizations – The Guardian

A new documentary film is shedding light on forced sterilizations in California, reviving a dark chapter in the states history that is getting increased scrutiny amid a campaign to secure reparations for survivors. Filmed over seven years, Erika Cohns Belly of the Beast exposes state-sanctioned sterilizations in California prisons through the story of Kelli Dillon, who was forcibly sterilized while incarcerated at the Central California womens facility in Chowchilla, and her lawyer Cynthia Chandler

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Higher Death Risk With Minimally Invasive Surgery in Gyne Cancers – Medscape

Minimally invasive surgery (MIS) is associated with a higher risk for death in comparison to open surgery for patients with gynecologic cancers, according to two new reports.

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Fran Drescher Celebrates 20 Years of Being Cancer-Free! [VIDEO] – Cancer Health Treatment News

On June 21, actress Fran Drescher hosted an hourlong virtual cabaret fundraiser (which you can view above) to commemorate 20 years of living cancer-free. It was on this same day in 2000 that Drescher, now age 62, underwent a radical hysterectomy after being diagnosed with uterine cancer, CNN reports

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Alzheimer’s May Develop Differently in Women – MedPage Today

Women developed Alzheimer's disease-related brain changes earlier than men, a cross-sectional imaging study showed. Compared with their male counterparts, cognitively normal middle-age women showed higher beta-amyloid loads, lower glucose metabolism, and lower gray and white matter volumes, said Lisa Mosconi, PhD, of Weill Cornell Medicine in New York City, and colleagues. Menopause was the strongest predictor of Alzheimer's brain changes, they reported in Neurology.

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Woman, 35, on holiday from hell told she has cervical cancer – Liverpool Echo

A 35-year-old woman whose dream holiday turned into a nightmare due to the pandemic was told she has cancer and must pay up to 10,000 to save her life. Christine Yang, was told by doctors that she had cervical cancer while she was on holiday in the UK with her partner Danny Dunn, from Runcorn. The couple had only intended to stay in the UK for three weeks before travelling back to Beijing in China, but due to a countrywide lockdown caused by the coronavirus, they were left with no other choice but to stay in England

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Pray to end abortion – Martinsburg Journal

After so many years praying in front of an abortion clinic , trying to save babies, we have learned how misled the mothers have been as they prepare to enter what we call the death camp.

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Rethink relationship with ‘Queen of Denial’ – Winnipeg Free Press

Dear Miss Lonelyhearts:My new girlfriend laughs all the time.

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Cancer survivor calls on Government to prioritise oncology appointments over reopening pubs and hairdressers – The Irish Sun

A YOUNG cancer survivor is calling on the Government to prioritise oncology appointments and cancer screenings over reopening pubs and hairdressers. Aoife Rafter, 28, was diagnosed with cervical cancer this time last year and underwent a hysterectomy and 25 sessions of radiotherapy to help her beat the disease.

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‘Do not let this happen to you’ – nurse speaks out after her delay in diagnosis made her cancer untreatable – News & Star

A NURSE whose cervical cancer became untreatable after a 15 month delay in her diagnosis says she hopes lessons will be learned from her case. Mum-of-two Tina Gilliland, 55, who has won an out-of-court damages settlement over the handling of her treatment by two GPs, spoke out in the hope that other women will trust their instincts and insist on checks if they fear they have the disease. She sued over allegations that the two GPs involved were negligent in failing to send her for the appropriate tests.

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Fran Drescher is 20 years cancer-free and is throwing a virtual cabaret to celebrate – CNN

"I tell you, I'd always envisioned hitting the big two-o and throwing a major bash, but of course that's not going to happen right now," Drescher told CNN in an interview this week about her clean bill of health. Drescher is socially distancing at her home in Malibu, California, and will host the cabaret from there.

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Human Rights Watch Festival 2020 Puts Power Back in the Hands of the People – The Moveable Fest

Since it started over 30 years ago, the Human Rights Watch Festival has long sought to close the gap both geographically and experientially across the globe by presenting films that address culturally specific hardships that could be addressed with common humanity, so when the COVID-19 pandemic forced the flagship festival in New York to shift the festival online, it made more sense than most when the program is being available for anyone in the world, starting today and streaming through June 20th. Still, the program, which will continue its unique brand of live filmmaker Q & As that will be moderated by human rights advocates sprinkled throughout the week, will hit particularly close to home for Americans for reasons beyond the ability to watch the films in your living room. It speaks volumes that programmers have picked Belly of the Beast, Erika Cohns follow-up to The Judge, her 2017 profile of Kholoud Al-Faqih, the first female to preside over a Sharia family court, to open the festival.

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The Honey Pot And Acessa Health Partner To Offer Free Menstrual Products To Fibroid Sufferers – Essence

During the coronavirus pandemic, youve likely noticed that many essential items have been hard to get your hands on. This doesnt only apply to disinfectant wipes and toilet paper, but also menstrual care products like pads and tampons

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ASTRO Issues First Clinical Guideline on Radiation Therapy for Cervical Cancer – Imaging Technology News

June 10, 2020Anew clinical guidelinefrom the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) provides recommendations for radiation therapy to treat patients with nonmetastatic cervical cancer. The guideline ASTRO's first for cervical cancer outlines indications and best practices for external beam radiation therapy and brachytherapy in the postoperative and definitive settings. Recommendations also address other treatments including chemotherapy and surgery when used in combination with radiation

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The FDA approves the first oral treatment for fibroids symptoms, offering a new non-surgical option – Well+Good

Uterine fibroids are the leading cause of hysterectomies in the United States. The tumors themselves are benign, but they can lead to symptoms like heavy or painful periods, pressure in the abdomen, frequent urination, pain during sex, lower back pain, and issues like infertility and multiple miscarriages

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Gynecology Robotic Surgery Market (COVID 19 UPDATE )In-Depth Research on Market Dynamics, Applications & Emerging Growth Factors – Cole of Duty

Gynecology Robotic Surgery Market report is the perfect to create sustainable and profitable business strategies by using valuable and actionable market insights. Market research analysis and data lend a hand to businesses for the planning of strategies related to investment, revenue generation, production, product launches, costing, inventory, purchasing and marketing. Besides this, market drivers, market restraints, opportunities and challenges are evaluated under market overview which gives valuable insights to businesses for taking right moves.

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Elective surgeries resume with additional safety protocol (Healthy You) – KFDX – Texomashomepage.com

WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) As the coronavirus outbreak made its way to our state, Gov.

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Seeras named Star Service Team Member of the Month – Independent-Messenger

Going above and beyond is pretty much the definition of being a STAR Performer at VCU Health Community Memorial Hospital. Evidently Dr.

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Webinar addresses need to educate people on menstrual health – The Hindu

A webinar on menstrual health sought to break the culture of silence and taboos surrounding menstruation. S. Pradeeba, former head of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of Thanjavur Medical College Hospital, said knowledge of physiology and the psycho-social issues connected to the menstrual cycle were vital to take the conversation beyond linking menstruation to motherhood.

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Outlook on the Global Surgical Blades Industry to 2025 – Mergers, Acquisitions, Agreements and Collaborations – PRNewswire

DUBLIN, June 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Global Surgical Blades Market - Forecasts from 2020 to 2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The global surgical blades market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 4.01% from a market size of USD119.737 million in 2019 to a market size of USD151.592 million by 2025. The surgical blades market is projected to grow in the forecast period with the growing number of surgical procedures globally, growing cosmetic surgeries, and rising health expenditure.

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