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NYU Lutheran Surgeon Returns to His Roots – To Help Treat Colon and Rectal Cancer in Brooklyn

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Brooklyn has always been home to Josef A. Shehebar, MD, FACS, FASCRS. When he was recruited recently by NYU Lutheran to expand and grow the Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Dr. Shehebar couldn't pass up the opportunity to work in the borough where his roots are firmly planted.

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Virginia Tech Epidemiology Expert Says New Zika Cases Will Help Researchers Predict U.S. Transmission

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New Anti-HIV Medication Provides Protection for Women and Infants

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Each year, 1.5 million women living with HIV become pregnant. Without effective treatment, up to 45 percent of HIV-infected mothers will transmit the virus to their child. In an effort to prevent HIV transmission to women and their children, researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill demonstrated the effectiveness of a new anti-HIV medication, EFdA, in pre-clinical animal models.

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Menopause, Menopausal Women, Postmenopausal Woman, Postmenopause, Weight Gain, Nucleus Accumbens, Nucleus Accumbens (Nac), Physical Activity

Deactivation of Brain Receptors in Postmenopausal Women May Lead to Lack of Physical Activity

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Researchers from the University of Missouri have found a connection between lack of ovarian hormones and changes in the brain’s pleasure center, a hotspot in the brain that processes and reinforces messages related to reward, pleasure, activity and motivation for physical exercise.

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Inside Balbiani Bodies

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Researchers don’t yet know how immature egg cells, or oocytes, survive and protect their contents while they lie dormant for years in a woman’s ovaries, waiting for hormonal signals that ready them for fertilization. Cell biologist Elvan Boke, a postdoctoral researcher in the Mitchison lab at Harvard Medical School, and colleagues suspect clues might lie in Balbiani bodies.

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Menopause, Geriatrics and aging, Obstetrics And Gynecology, Endocrinology, Longevity, Menstruation

Hot Flash: Women Who Start Menstruation and Menopause Later More Likely to Live to 90

The number of women living to age 90 in the United States has increased significantly in the past century. Currently estimated at 1.3 million, this demographic is expected to quadruple by 2050. A new study by researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine found that women who start menstruation and experience menopause later in life may have increased chances of surviving nine decades.

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NIH Awards UAB Three Maternal and Infant Health Grants

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UAB continues to improve maternal and infant health as the only university to be a member of all three NIH perinatal networks.

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Hormones, Cognition, Memory, Thinking, Estrogen, Menopause, Women, American Academy Of Neurology, Journal Neurology

Does Hormone Therapy After Menopause Affect Memory?

Contrary to popular belief, taking estrogen after menopause may not affect the memory and thinking abilities of healthy women no matter when the treatment is started. The research is published in the July 20, 2016, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

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The Benefits of Exercise During Pregnancy

Women who exercise during pregnancy are more likely to deliver vaginally than those who do not, and show no greater risk of preterm birth.

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Ovarian Cancer Study Uncovers New Biology

In what is believed to be the largest study of its kind, scientists at The Johns Hopkins University and the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory led a study that examined the proteomes of 169 ovarian cancer patients to identify critical proteins expressed by their tumors. By integrating their findings with the tumors’ genetic data — the cancer genome — the investigators report the potential for new insights into the progress of the most malignant form of the disease.

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Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, ovarian cancer survival, Proteomics, Mass Spectrometry

Ovarian Cancer Study Provides Painstaking Look at Inner Workings of Tumors

Scientists have examined the collections of proteins in the tumors of 169 ovarian cancer patients to identify critical proteins present in their tumors. The achievement illustrates the power of combining genomic and proteomic data – an approach known as proteogenomics – to yield a more complete picture of the biology of ovarian cancer.

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Scientists Measure How Baby Bump Changes the Way Women Walk

Movie sets are normally the home of three-dimensional motion caption systems, but researchers used the same video recording system in a lab to measure the way pregnant women walk. This is the first research study to use 3D motion capture to create a biomechanical model of pregnant women. The results verify the existence of the "pregnancy waddle" and should enable future studies on how to make everyday tasks safer and more comfortable for pregnant women.

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Cannabis Use During Pregnancy May Affect Brain Development in Offspring

Cannabis use during pregnancy is associated with abnormal brain structure in children, according to a new study in Biological Psychiatry.

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Rutgers Panelists: Increasing Awareness, Ending Stigma Is Critical in Addressing Perinatal/Postpartum Depression

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Experts at a recent Rutgers/RWJ forum on perinatal and postpartum depression say a change is long overdue, calling for increased awareness among women and clinicians, advocacy, and systemic changes in the approach to collaborative treatment.

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Some Asian-Americans Are Predisposed to Want More Carbs; Breakthrough Toward Fish-Free Aquaculture Feed; Genetically Modified Golden Rice Falls Short, and More in the Food Science News Source

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MD Anderson Researchers Highlight Advances in Gynecologic Cancer Treatments

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Advances that could change gynecologic cancer standard–of-care treatments are the centerpiece of key studies being presented by researchers from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center’s Department of Gynecologic Oncology and Reproductive Medicine at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO).

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Diabetes Drug Metformin Holds Promise for Cancer Treatment and Prevention, Penn Studies Find

Use of Metformin – commonly used as the front-line treatment for type 2 diabetes – improves survival for some breast cancer patients, and shows promise as a treatment for patients diagnosed with endometrial hyperplasia, according to the results of two new studies presented by researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting

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Preterm Births, Preganancy, Uterine contractions

Researchers Create First 3-D Mathematical Model of Uterine Contractions

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Although researchers have been seeking the origins of preterm birth for many years, the causes are still relatively unknown. By studying the electrical activity that causes contractions, researchers at Washington University in St. Louis and their collaborators have developed a multiscale model they believe may aid in predicting preterm birth.

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Ovarian Cancer, Genetic subtypes, Roswell Park Cancer Institute

Researchers Identify Genetic Subtypes Linked to Increased Risk of Ovarian Cancer

Researchers in the Center for Immunotherapy at Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) have evaluated the human leukocyte antigen (HLA), a group of genes that help regulate the body’s immune system, for underlying differences in ovarian cancer patients’ response to therapy. The scientists report that women with certain types of HLA may have an increased risk of ovarian cancer and may also respond better to immunotherapy. The research was recently published online ahead of print in the journal Gynecologic Oncology.

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