Category: Women’s Health

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November 15, 2017

I Pee When I Sneeze—What Can I Do About It?

Women don’t have to live with the inconvenience; treatment is available.

Urology, Women's Health

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Mother holding her newborn baby after labor in a hospital.

November 1, 2017

What You Need to Know About the ‘Fourth Trimester’ Afte...

You had the baby—way to go! Here’s some advice for dealing with the many changes to your body, emotions and daily life.

Fourth Trimester, Postpartum Depression, Women's Health

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October 5, 2017

I Found a Lump in My Breast. What Should I Do?

Breast lumps can have many causes other than cancer, but you’ll want to get it checked out.

Breast Cancer, Breast Health, Women's Health

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PPD Clinical Trial

June 24, 2017

UNC researchers lead clinical trial evaluating potential treatment ...

A phase 2, double-blind study of the investigational medication, brexanolone, in the treatment of women with severe PPD published in The Lancet. Clinical trials are currently underway at UNC.

Brain Health, Depression, Families, Mental Health, Pregnancy and Maternal Health, Research, Studies, Treatment, Wellness, Women's Health

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August 17, 2016

Succeeding with Turner Syndrome

Jennifer Law, MD, director of UNC Children’s Turner Syndrome Program, is working to build awareness of Turner syndrome and show patients and their families that they can overcome their diagnosis.

Genetics, Research, Women's Health

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UNC Chapel

April 12, 2016

Older women, especially blacks, receive targeted breast cancer trea...

The advent of targeted drugs for a specific type of breast cancer – HER2 positive – has dramatically improved survival rates for women with the disease. But a study led by researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center reveals low rates of use o

Breast Cancer, Social Justice, Treatment, Women's Health

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A woman with an illustration of her bone scan.

January 18, 2012

Older women with normal T-scores may not need bone mineral density ...

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force and other organizations have recommended that women ages 65 and older be routinely screened for osteoporosis using bone mineral density (BMD) screening.

Older Adult Health, Osteoporosis, Women's Health

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