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Tag: women’s health

November 21, 2016

A miracle for the Millers

As survivability of many cancers increases, so does the opportunity to help survivors live the lives they’d imagined. Manda Miller thought bouts of Hodgkins Lymphoma at 19 and 27 had taken her chance to have children, but Jennifer Mersereau, MD, at UNC Fertility offered an innovative option for the

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Illustration of breast pump and bottle with breast milk.

October 14, 2016

UNC-Chapel Hill OB-GYN Dr. Alison Stuebe co-authors new study that ...

The new study provides the first comprehensive picture of the health and economic benefits of breastfeeding

Gynecology, Publications

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March 21, 2016

Novel iPhone Study to Investigate Genetic Risks of Postpartum Depre...

Genetics ResearchKit study invites women to provide DNA samples to help researchers analyze genomic signature of postpartum depression.

Genetics, Mental Health, Pregnancy, Research

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UNC Chapel

December 9, 2015

Sharing skills to save more lives

With only one physician in Malawi trained to perform the surgical procedure required to treat cervical cancer—radical hysterectomy—women died in large numbers from the disease. Two UNC OB-GYNs came up with a way to change that.

Cancer, Collaboration

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February 20, 2015

The Rex Comprehensive Breast Care Program is expanding!

The Rex Comprehensive Breast Care Program is expanding! We are proud to announce the opening of our new breast surgery clinic, Rex Breast Care Specialists. The clinic, an extension of Rex Surgical Specialists, is located in the same building as the Rex Breast Care Center at 3100 Duraleigh Road, Suite 205. Rex Breast Care Specialists…

Health

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February 26, 2014

New Stroke Guidelines Target Women

For the first time, the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association have issued guidelines aimed at reducing stroke risk in women. Each year, 55,000 more strokes occur in women than in men and represent the third leading cause of death for women (they’re the fifth leading cause for men).

Stroke

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UNC Chapel

January 7, 2009

Babies delivered by C-section before 39 weeks more likely to have s...

A new study conducted in part at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has found that babies delivered by elective Caesarean section before 39 weeks of pregnancy, to mothers who previously had an elective C-section, are much more likely to have serious health problems than newborns delivered under the same circumstances at 39 weeks.

Studies

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