The March of Dimes releases their annual report card on the United States and prematurity. Plus: Can anything be done about HPV vaccine rates? Also, a look at the place of ultrasound in breast cancer detection.
A study examines whether computer-assisted detection on mammography provides sufficient benefit for the cost. Plus: Do first-time pregnancy cesarean deliveries increase the preterm birth in subsequent pregnancies. And, is conventional wisdom surrounding pregnancy and cancer accurate?
Animation and time-lapse imaging combines with storytelling to examine the relationship between breast cancer risk and the biology of breast density. From the University of California Television (UCTV), part of their Breast Cancer Prevention and Treatment series.
A new study looks at whether or not women with dense breasts require alternative screening methods. Conventional wisdom about reducing salt intake to lower blood pressure may not be correct. What's the impact of breastfeeding on reducing the recurrence of certain breast cancer types.
The USPSTF updated recommendations on mammography have sparked discussion on screening in younger women. Plus, does exposure to gestational diabetes increase risk of autism? What are the implications of genome editing?
A recent report sheds light on how much false-positives and overdiagnosis of breast cancer cost. Additionally, new research examines the impact of the number of live births on future heart health in the mother and provides further evidence of the efficacy of cfDNA testing.
A new report finds that many women are unaware that health insurers are required to cover yearly mammograms. A high rate of “false alarms” contributes to women’s mixed feelings about mammography screening.