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Nasco Healthcare Releases New 2017-2018 Healthcare Catalog
Fort Atkinson, WI - The 2017-2018 Healthcare catalog, featuring Life/form® and Simulaids highly specialized skills trainers, manikins, and simulators for Nursing and Medical, EMS, Fire, and Rescue, is now available from Nasco Healthcare in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin and Saugerties, New York. The 252-page catalog includes Nasco Healthcare’s Life/form® and Simulaids lines, as well as many other teaching aids and models of outstanding quality. The catalog’s major emphasis is to provide more effective training tools for educators to train their students, who are facing an increasingly demanding work environment that re...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - April 28, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Nasco Tags: Industry News Source Type: news

Women ' s Health, Access to Care Focus of ACOG 2017 Women ' s Health, Access to Care Focus of ACOG 2017
The latest maternal mortality numbers and strategies to improve care will be discussed at the upcoming American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) meeting.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Nigeria: LASG Assisted 5 Pregnant Schoolchildren
[Daily Trust] Lagos -Five pregnant school children were assisted to access antenatal and delivery services in the last one year, Lagos State Commissioner for Youths and Social Development Uzamat Akinbile-Yussuf has said. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - April 28, 2017 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

CDC: Number of Repeat Teen Births Halved Since 2004
(MedPage Today) -- More teens using most effective contraceptive methods postpartum (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - April 28, 2017 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) 2017 Annual Meeting American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) 2017 Annual Meeting
Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from ACOG 2017.Medscape Ob/Gyn (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Conference Coverage Source Type: news

Uganda: Parliament's Breastfeeding Centre Leads Way for Women At the Workplace
[Observer] Giggles and hearty laughter welcome me as I walk into Parliament's breastfeeding facility, located at the Office of the Prime Minister. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - April 27, 2017 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Older Kids With SMA Still Benefit From Nusinersen
(MedPage Today) -- But motor benefits more impressive in infants (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - April 26, 2017 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Scientists Develop Fluid-filled Artificial Womb to Help Premature Babies Scientists Develop Fluid-filled Artificial Womb to Help Premature Babies
Scientists in the United States have developed a fluid-filled womb-like bag known as an extra-uterine support device that could transform care for extremely premature babies, significantly improving chances of survival.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - April 26, 2017 Category: OBGYN Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Tranexamic Acid Cuts Post-Partum Bleeding Deaths (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- ' Inexpensive ' therapy may help reduce worldwide maternal mortality (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - April 26, 2017 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Olathe Health's new maternity wing keeps preemies close to parents
Olathe Health is getting ready to open the doors to its new, 105,000-square-foot maternity unit. The newest piece of Olathe Medical Center's $100 million multiyear capital project will include a new, level II neonatal ICU and a four-story obstetrics unit. It's set to open to patients at the end of May. The new wing will allow the hospital to care for younger premature infants, letting famili es stay onsite for specialty care. "We were really trying to be able to offer all of the obstetric services… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 26, 2017 Category: American Health Authors: Elise Reuter Source Type: news

Nigeria: National Hospital Records First Quintuplet Birth
[Daily Trust] The National Hospital Abuja has recorded its first quintuplet birth since inception in 1999. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - April 26, 2017 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Africa: Increasing Caesarean Sections in Africa Could Save More Mothers' Lives
[The Conversation Africa] Caesarean sections have been lifesaving procedures for hundreds of thousands of women across the world who experience complications during labour. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - April 26, 2017 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Namibia: Home Affairs Encourages Child-Naming Before Birth
[New Era] Eenyama -Minister of Home Affairs and Immigration Pendukeni Iivula-Ithana has urged parents, particularly fathers, to name their babies before they are born to enable delivering mothers to register their children at birth. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - April 26, 2017 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Gambia: YPM Board Vice-Chair Inspires Girls
[Foroyaa] Mrs Fatim Badjie, Vice Chairperson Board of Directors Young People in the Media (YPM) has inspired young girls throughout the country at the recently held all girls conference convened by her organization in collaboration with The Girls Generation (TGG). (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - April 26, 2017 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Uganda: Masaka Region Records 200 Premature Babies Monthly
[Monitor] Masaka -Authorities at Masaka Regional Referral Hospital have revealed that the facility admits more than 200 premature babies every month in its Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) ,which is too much for the available resources. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - April 25, 2017 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Uganda: Early Pregnancies Causing Congestion in Hospital - Authorities
[Monitor] Mpigi -Local leaders and health officials in Mpigi District have raised concern over the rising rate of early pregnancies in both villages and towns thus causing congestion in many health centres in the area . (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - April 25, 2017 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Uganda: Experts Blame Teenage Pregnancies On Poverty, Ignorance
[Monitor] Mayuge/Jinja -Poverty and ignorance are the leading causes of teenage pregnancies in Busoga sub-region, experts have revealed. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - April 24, 2017 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Group Offers Guidance on Treating Primary Ovarian Insufficiency with Hormone Therapy (FREE)
By Kelly Young Edited by Susan Sadoughi, MD, and Andr é Sofair, MD, MPH The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists has released new recommendations on using hormone therapy to treat primary ovarian … (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - April 24, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Oral Bisphosphonate Persistence in RA Needs Improvement (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Adherence better with monthly rather than weekly regimen (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - April 20, 2017 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Uganda: Why Traditional Birth Attendants Remain Popular
[Monitor] Traditional Birth Attendants (TBAs) have been a strong force in many parts of rural Uganda for decades. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - April 20, 2017 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Tanzania: 'Screen Unborn Children for Heart Complications'
[Daily News] Pregnant women have been encouraged to undergo fetal echocardiography test for them to give birth to children who are free from heart defects. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - April 20, 2017 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Tanzania: Medics, Policy Makers Convene Over Safe Surgery Plan
[Daily News] Medical practitioners, policy makers and executors are meeting in Dar es Salaam for a two-day workshop on the drafting of the National Surgical, Obstetric and Anaesthesia Plan (NSOAP). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 20, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Vitamin D: Insights into Relationship with CVD and All-Cause Mortality Vitamin D: Insights into Relationship with CVD and All-Cause Mortality
Dr JoAnn Manson presents new data about the use of vitamin D supplementation to prevent cardiovascular disease, cancer, and mortality.Medscape Ob/Gyn (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - April 19, 2017 Category: OBGYN Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Commentary Source Type: news

Nicci Triefenbach born with 2 VAGINAS
Nicci Triefenbach, 32, from St Louis, Missouri, was left feeling like a 'circus freak' after being told she had a duplicate reproductive system by a gynaecologist when she was 20. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kenya: Study On Teens and Condoms - Kenyans React On Social Media
[Nation] Kenyans on social media were on Tuesday an unhappy lot following results of a study indicating that teenagers want access to contraceptives. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - April 19, 2017 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Angola: Govt Recommends Mass Birth Registration
[ANGOP] Luanda -The report on the electoral registration process, developed by the Ministry of Territorial Administration (MAT) from August 25, 2016 to March 31, 2017, recommends the mass registration of the civil registry and the attribution of the Identity card to citizens. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - April 19, 2017 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Studies Question Link Between Mom ’ s Antidepressant Use, Autism in Kids
After accounting for other factors that raise chances of the disorder, the increased risk disappeared (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - April 18, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Obstetrics, News, Source Type: news

Nigeria: ESGN Collaborates With Physicians to Tackle Endometriosis in Adolescents
[Vanguard] A renowned Paediatric and Adolescent Gynacology Surgeon, and specialist of Minimally Invasive Gynaecology, Dr Robert Zurawin, has called for increased knowledge and awareness of Nigerian doctors about Endometrioisis. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 18, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: Police Urged to Arrest Parents of Pregnant Schoolgirls
[Citizen] Bunda -Bunda District Commissioner Lydia Bupilipili has ordered the police to arrest all parents whose school-going daughters got pregnant and chose to end the matter "amicably" with the suspected defilers instead suing them. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - April 18, 2017 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Nigeria: Menopause - 8 in 10 Women Get Mood Swings - - Expert
[Vanguard] Ibadan -Dr Buki Adewole, a Consultant Gynecologist and Obstetrician at the University College Hospital,UCH, Ibadan, says eight out of 10 women suffer sudden mood swings at menopause. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 17, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

More Asian-American Women Getting Breast Cancer
Title: More Asian-American Women Getting Breast CancerCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/14/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/17/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General - April 17, 2017 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Early Onset Hot Flashes May Signal Higher Heart Risks
Title: Early Onset Hot Flashes May Signal Higher Heart RisksCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/13/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/14/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General - April 14, 2017 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Ob/Gyn Pay Rises 3%; Only Half Feel Fairly Compensated Ob/Gyn Pay Rises 3%; Only Half Feel Fairly Compensated
Ob/gyns are in the middle among physicians in this year ' s Medscape Compensation Report. Among those dissatisfied with pay, more than a third say they should make 26% to 50% more.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - April 13, 2017 Category: OBGYN Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Doctor Forms 'Baseball Team' After Delivering 3 Sets Of Triplets In 6 Weeks
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Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - April 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Misunderstood Gene Tests May Lead to Unnecessary Mastectomies
Title: Misunderstood Gene Tests May Lead to Unnecessary MastectomiesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/12/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/13/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General - April 13, 2017 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Pregnant Women with CHD at Risk for Other Heart Troubles (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Higher risk of incident CHF, arrhythmias (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - April 12, 2017 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

The Maternal Health Compact
This perspective article discusses a new model for obstetric care in rural areas. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - April 12, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Methods of data selection from the french medical information system program for trauma patient's analysis: burns and traumatic brain injuries - Paget LM, Dupont A, P édrono G, Lasbeur L, Thelot B.
BACKGROUND: Data from the French medical information system program in medicine, surgery, obstetrics and dentistry can be adapted in some cases and under certain conditions, to account for hospitalizations for injuries. Two areas have been explored: burn a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 11, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Infant Dies After Mother Dumps Him At Boyfriend's Door-Step
[New Zimbabwe] A two-week-old infant died last week after its mother allegedly dumped him at the door-step of her boyfriend house. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - April 11, 2017 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Mammogram Guidelines Have Changed, But Are Doctors Listening?
Title: Mammogram Guidelines Have Changed, But Are Doctors Listening?Category: Health NewsCreated: 4/10/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/11/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General - April 11, 2017 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Uganda: Midwife Delivers More Than 7,000 Babies in 24 Years
[Monitor] Dokolo -In more than two decades she has served as a midwife, Filda Aceng Obote ,73, has delivered more than 7,600 babies. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - April 11, 2017 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Sierra Leone: Schools for Pregnant Students Raise Questions
[Al Jazeera] A government programme for separate schools for pregnant students introduced two years ago in Sierra Leone is facing critical scrutiny. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - April 10, 2017 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Africa: 'Devastating Consequences' for Women, Girls As U.S. Defunds UN Agency
[IPS] United Nations -The U.S. has withdrawn all of its funding to the UN Population Fund (UNFPA), an agency that works on family planning and reproductive health in over 150 countries. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - April 10, 2017 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Polyps – Sue ’ s story
The post Polyps – Sue’s story appeared first on Hysterectomy Association. I didn’t in fact end up having a hysterectomy. I had Polyps removed in December and the biopsy they did then showed Complex Hyperplasia. I was told by the Consultant to stop the HRT I was on (I take the one that still gives you periods) as I had Complex Hyperplasia and to take some continual form of progesterone, preferably the Myrena Coil and to stop taking any form of oestrogen. I was told categorically by several Consultants that it was the only course of action. I decided against the Myrena Coil as my daughter had had a terrible ti...
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - April 7, 2017 Category: OBGYN Authors: Linda Tags: Health Conditions complex hyperplasia polyps Source Type: news

EndoBreak: Endocrine HTN Screening; Rationing Glucose Test Strips
(MedPage Today) -- News and commentary from the endocrinology world (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - April 7, 2017 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Cardiovascular Mortality in Pregnancy Often Preventable Cardiovascular Mortality in Pregnancy Often Preventable
More than one fourth of cardiovascular-related maternal deaths during a 10-year period might have been prevented, a retrospective review of a state-mandated maternal mortality database has found.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - April 7, 2017 Category: OBGYN Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Uganda: Policies On Maternal Health Should Be Based On More Than Cultural Values
[Monitor] Every society, community or group, as any person may categorise it, has values, norms and traditions that they hold dear because it is what defines them either collectively or as individuals, and this is what makes them unique. These values, norms and traditions provide the ethics and morality around the way they view life and whatever it presents for us as individuals that are part of a general society. It is important to acknowledge that there are unique processes and facts that persistently present them (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - April 7, 2017 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Nearly Half of US Adults Infected With Genital HPV, CDC Says Nearly Half of US Adults Infected With Genital HPV, CDC Says
The prevalence of oral and genital HPV was higher in men than women, a new CDC report found.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - April 7, 2017 Category: OBGYN Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Residual Disease Prognostic for Breast Cancer Survival (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Index may predict success of neoadjuvant chemotherapy (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - April 6, 2017 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Liberia: Barkue and Karton Welcome Triplets
[Observer] Boss Lady Entertainment's Barkue Tubman-Zarwolo gradually disappeared from public view after Akon's visit to Liberia last year to promote his 'Light to Learn' initiative in Liberia. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - April 6, 2017 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news