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FDA Approves Menopause diagnostic tool

FDA Approves Diagnostic Test for Menopause Status

Women wondering how close to menopause they are may now have some more clues. On October 24, 2018, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the marketing of PicoAMH Elisa, a diagnostic tool that can show a woman’s menopause stage.

“Diagnostic results about a woman’s menopausal status may prompt discussions about preventative care for women experiencing menopausal symptoms,” said Courtney Lias, PhD, director of the division of chemistry and toxicology devices in the FDA’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health in Silver Spring, Maryland, in a released statement. “This test, when used in conjunction with other clinical assessments and laboratory findings, can help inform discussions about preventative care, such as ways to help prevent loss in bone mineral density [osteoporosis] or to address cardiovascular disease, both of which are known to increase after menopause.”

…Read FDA Approves Diagnostic Test to Assess Menopause Status

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Tummy tuck could help resolve back issues

‘Tummy Tuck’ Surgery Could Help Resolve Back Pain and Incontinence

A new study finds medical benefits from this “cosmetic” surgery that isn’t usually covered by insurance.

In the study published this month, Taylor and his co-authors — from the Canberra Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Clinic in Australia and other institutions — looked at women who had given birth and who were planning on having a tummy tuck to see if the procedure could help with pain and urinary incontinence.

They studied 214 women who had an average of 2.5 deliveries and were an average age of 42 years old.

Before having tummy tuck surgery, they completed questionnaires assessing back pain and experiences with urinary incontinence and how both impacted their daily life.

… Read complete article…Tummy Tuck Surgery could help resolve back pain and incontinence

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Early cervical cancer, open hysterectomy is safer

For early cervical cancer, open hysterectomy is safer than minimally invasive surgery

A new study found that women with cervical cancer who had a radical hysterectomy with minimally invasive surgery had a significantly higher risk of death than those who had open surgery

COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IRVING MEDICAL CENTER

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