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According to The NY Times, a start up company called Color Genomics has developed a test on a saliva sample administered for only $249 that analyzes BRCA1, BRCA2 and 17 other cancer-risk genes. At one tenth the price of most other tests, this opens up the gates for many women to get tested who would not...
Yelena Havryliuk, MD, FACOG, Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Weill Cornell Medical College, describes why the Acessa treatment for uterine fibroids might be better than other common fibroid management options. The Acessa procedure is a minimally invasive surgery, utilizing a laparoscope...
According to CBS News, research published in the journal Pediatrics has found that narcotic painkillers, commonly prescribed during pregnancy may increase the chances of a baby being born early, small, or experiencing drug withdrawal. Close to 30 percent of pregnant women in the study were using either...