Roe v. Wade's Pending Fall Raises Privacy Concerns Roe v. Wade's Pending Fall Raises Privacy Concerns
If Roe v. Wade is overturned and abortion becomes illegal, can criminal prosecutors or tech companies monitor period and fertility tracking apps, smartphone location data, and social media accounts?WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Amwell, Transcarent launch new behavioral health offerings and more digital health briefs
Also: Women ' s healthcare provider Tia expands into fertility care. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - May 19, 2022 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Breast cancer: 'Important' research uncovers risk factor for the development of a tumour
BREAST cancer is often thought as a condition that only affects women, but in a very small number of cases it affects men too. Subsequently, research continues into this area of cancer in order to find new treatments and ways to diagnose the condition. A new study suggests an infertile man is twice as likely to develop the disease as one who isn't. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Fertility Breakthrough for Male Cancer Survivors
Frozen testicular tissue is still viable after 23 years, University of Pennsylvania scientists say. The discovery could aid fertility preservation for boys getting cancer treatment. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - May 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Infertile men may be twice as likely to develop breast cancer, study suggests
Researchers find link between fertility issues and cancer risk, but say biological reason unclearInfertile men may be twice as likely to develop breast cancer than those without fertility issues, according to one of the largest ever studies of the disease.Breast cancer in males is less common than in females and its relation to infertility had previously been investigated only in small studies. The new research was published in the journal Breast Cancer Research.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 17, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Andrew Gregory Health editor Tags: Breast cancer Fertility problems Men Science Health Medical research Society UK news Source Type: news

Grant fund to support women's reproductive wellbeing
Women experiencing the menopause, fertility problems, miscarriage and pregnancy loss, menstrual health and gynaecological conditions in the workplace will be supported to remain in or return to the workplace by a multi-million pound grant fund for voluntary, community or social enterprise organisations. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - May 17, 2022 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Pregnant and Have IBD? A GI Doc's Help Can Be Crucial
Women with IBD face several concerns related to their reproductive health decisions, from contraception to pregnancy to delivery. Research shows that IBD and certain drugs can impact fertility and pregnancy and pose risks for preterm birth and small gestational age. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - May 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Male fertility startup Legacy raises $25M to expand offerings
The company said the Series B brings its total raise to $45 million. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - May 16, 2022 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Prevalence of intimate partner violence against infertile women in low-income and middle-income countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis - Wang Y, Fu Y, Ghazi P, Gao Q, Tian T, Kong F, Zhan S, Liu C, Bloom DE, Qiao J.
BACKGROUND: Infertility and intimate partner violence (IPV) are of serious concern globally, yet the prevalence of IPV against infertile women has not been quantified at the regional or global level. We aimed to estimate the prevalence of IPV against infer... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 16, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Intimate partner violence among women with infertility - Bourey C, Murray S.
Intimate partner violence (IPV) represents a critical public health problem that impacts mental, physical, and reproductive health throughout the life-course. Infertility is not only an issue of reproductive health, but also a social issue that can influen... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 16, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

The R value and growth rate, UKHSA (updated 13th May 2022)
The latest reproduction number (R) and growth rate of coronavirus (COVID-19). 13 May 2022The R range for England is 0.7 to 0.9 and the growth rate range for England is -6% to -3% per day as of 13 May 2022. 29 April 2022The R range for England is 0.7 to 0.9 and the growth rate range for England is -6% to -3% per day as of 29 April 2022. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - May 13, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pakistan ’s Campaign to Contain Polio in Face of Vaccine Hesitancy
Authorities in North Waziristan district in Pakistan, vaccinate children against polio. With one case reported, intensified efforts to eradicate the disease are underway. Credit: Ashfaq Yusufzai/IPSBy Ashfaq YusufzaiPESHAWAR, Pakistan, May 12 2022 (IPS) Pakistan’s North Waziristan district authorities have launched an aggressive vaccination drive after a polio case surfaced after 15 polio-free months in the country. The disease was detected in a 15-month-old toddler about 15 kilometers away from the Afghanistan border. This area was considered a Taliban militant’s hub until 2014. The Taliban were against polio vacc...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 12, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Ashfaq Yusufzai Tags: Asia-Pacific Featured Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Religion TerraViva United Nations IPS UN Bureau IPS UN Bureau Report Polio vaccine hesitancy Source Type: news

A Roe v. Wade reversal could put fertility clinics at the center of the abortion fight
News that the Supreme Court is on the cusp of overturning Roe v. Wade is sounding alarms for an unexpected part of the population: people looking to get pregnant and the doctors who are helping them. #supremecourt #abortionfight #fertilityclinics (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Minute: Can uterine fibroids affect pregnancy?
A uterine fibroid is a benign or noncancerous growth of the muscle portion of the uterus. While common, they may cause pain and excessive bleeding, and concerns about fertility and pregnancy for some.  Dr. Michelle Louie, a Mayo Clinic gynecologic surgeon and fibroid specialist, says it is important to know your treatment options and work with a specialist. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute. https://youtu.be/RjubdzreMOE Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (:57) is in the downloads at the end of… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - May 11, 2022 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Frozen testicular tissue still viable after TWO DECADES, find scientists in breakthrough
Scientists in the US were able to kick-start the production of healthy sperm in infertile mice inserted with testicular tissue that had been harvested for more than 20 years. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 10, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news