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June 17, 2019

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Biostatistician Studies Link Between Microbiome and Preterm Birth

Pregnant African American women are more likely than white women to give birth prematurely, but they're underrepresented in studies of preterm birth rates. A biostatistics is working to change ... read more

Minimally Invasive Uterine Fibroid Treatment Safer and as Effective as Surgical Treatment

Uterine fibroid embolization (UFE) effectively treats uterine fibroids with fewer post-procedure complications compared to myomectomy, according to new research. Women who received this ... read more

Mother's Age, Race, Weight Affect Hormone Concentrations in Pregnancy

Hormone concentrations during early fetal development -- that may affect the child's development and increase the mother's risk for breast and ovarian cancer years later -- are ... read more

Fungi Cause Brain Infection and Impair Memory in Mice

Researchers report that the fungus Candida albicans can cross the blood-brain barrier and trigger an inflammatory response that results in the formation of granuloma-type structures and temporary ... read more

Delivery Method Associated With Pelvic Floor Disorders After Childbirth

Research has demonstrated that vaginal childbirth substantially increases the probability a woman will develop a pelvic floor disorder later in ... read more

Human Antibody Discovery Could Save Lives from Fungal Killer

A new way to diagnose, treat and protect against stealth fungal infections that claim more than 1.5 million lives per year worldwide has been moved a step ... read more

How a Deadly Fungal Infection Shape-Shifts Into an Invasive Monster

Researchers have shed new light on just how the fungal infection Candida albicans shape-shifts into a deadly version with hyphae or filaments that help it break through human tissues and into the ... read more

One Size Doesn't Fit All, When Using Hormone Therapy to Treat Endometriosis

Endometriosis -- a condition caused by uterine tissue growing outside of the organ -- affects 10 percent of reproductive-aged women, whom it causes chronic pain that is significant and debilitating. ... read more

In Childbirth, When to Begin Pushing During Labor Does Not Affect C-Section Rates

Obstetricians have differing opinions about when women should begin pushing during labor and whether the timing of pushing increases the likelihood of a cesarean section. Many obstetricians recommend ... read more

New Potential Treatment for One Type of Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

Researchers have identified the drug estradiol as a potential new treatment for a subset of women with triple-negative breast ... read more

Anxious and Forgetful After Menopause? Low Estrogen May Be to Blame

Lack of estrogen may play a role in the development of anxiety and memory problems, according to a new rodent ... read more

Dectin-1-Mediated Pain Is Critical for the Resolution of Fungal Inflammation

Candidiasis is a painful infection that affects a large number of individuals, occasionally causing severe pain that is solely controlled by resolution of infection. Here, Dectin-1 inhibition was ... read more

Estrogen May Protect Against Depression After Heart Attack

Estrogen may protect against heart failure-related depression by preventing the production of inflammation-causing chemicals in the ... read more

Birth Study Empowers Pregnant Women

New research has shed light on why some women have 'normal' births and many don't, delivering vital information to help women make more informed maternity care ... read more

Yeast Species Used in Food Industry Can Cause Disease in Humans, Study Finds

A major cause of drug-resistant clinical yeast infections is the same species previously regarded as non-pathogenic and commonly used in the biotechnology and food ... read more

Vaginal Microbiome May Influence Stress Levels of Offspring

Exposing newborn mice to vaginal microbes from stressed female mice may transfer the effects of stress to the newborns, according to a new study. These changes resemble those seen specifically in the ... read more

Mechanisms of Genetic Diversification in Major Fungal Pathogen of Humans

Candida albicans is a fungal species causing infection in humans. A team of scientists decided to sequence and analyze the genomes of 182 strains of C. albicans from around the world. They confirmed ... read more

Genetic Variation in Progesterone Receptor Tied to Prematurity Risk

Humans have unexpectedly high genetic variation in the receptor for a key pregnancy-maintaining hormone, according to research. The finding may help explain why some populations of pregnant women ... read more

Higher Body Fat Linked to Lower Breast Cancer Risk in Younger Women

An analysis has linked higher body mass index, or BMI, to lower breast cancer risk for younger women, even for women within a normal weight ... read more

Long-Term Estrogen Therapy Changes Microbial Activity in the Gut

Long-term therapy with estrogen and bazedoxifene alters the microbial composition and activity in the gut, affecting how estrogen is metabolized, a new study in mice ... read more

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