Longer Radiation Treatments May Be Unnecessary For Some Breast Cancer Patients The New York Times reported on a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association says that two thirds of women who receive lumpectomies after a breast cancer diagnosis are receiving radiation treatments that are longer than necessary. Conventional treatments generally […]
Removing Ovaries During Hysterectomy Lowers Risk Of Prolapsed Pelvic Organs Contrary to popular belief, removing ovaries during a hysterectomy does not increase the risk for pelvic organ prolapse according to new research published in Menopause, the journal of the North American Menopause Society. Researchers now agree that removing ovaries actually lowers the risk of prolapse.
Are Pelvic Organ Prolapse Surgeries Equal? Two common transvaginal surgeries for treating pelvic organ prolapse delivered comparable rates of success, and pelvic floor muscle training did not alter outcomes for either, researchers reported. Most Stroke Signs Are Unrecognized By Women. Slightly more than half of the participants (51%) identified sudden one-sided weakness or numbness of