Gynecologic Health News
Doctors Reveal Reason Why First US Uterus Transplant Failed
The first uterus transplant in the U.S. failed due to an infection that "compromised" blood supply, according to doctors who performed the procedure at the Cleveland Clinic. The transplanted uterus was removed from the recipient just weeks after surgery. "Preliminary results suggest that the
Breast-Feeding Guidelines Tweaked for the Sake of Women Who Don't
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force is keeping its 2016 recommendations in support of breast-feeding nearly identical to those issued in 2008, with the exception of deleting one word: “promote.” The independent panel of experts, who are funded and appointed by the U.S. Department of Health and
More Info Sought From Md. Women in Class-Action Lawsuit
More information sought from Maryland women who claim gynecologist secretly recorded them
NYC Doctor Collaborates With Spotify to Create a Playlist for Giving Birth
One New York City doctor has created the perfect playlist for expecting mothers. Dr. Jacques Moritz, an attending obstetrician and gynecologist at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, teamed up with Spotify to create the ultimate playlist for when an expectant mother goes into labor. The "Birthing
First Uterus Transplant in US Gives Hope to Women With Rare Condition
For some women with a rare condition that has left them with little hope of bearing children, news of the first ever uterus transplant in the U.S. has offered hope that they may be able to carry children of their own. The procedure was done on Wednesday as part of a study at Cleveland Clinic.
First Uterus Transplant Performed in U.S.
The nation's first uterus transplant was performed this week, according to the Cleveland Clinic. Staff that included transplant and gynecological surgeons worked for nine hours Wednesday to transplant a donor uterus into a 26-year-old woman. The organ was from a deceased donor, according to the
Baby Gorilla Delivered in Rare C-Section at the Bristol Zoo
A baby gorilla that was delivered in a rare Cesarean section in Bristol, England, is healthy after the mother's health complications forced her into an emergency birth, the Bristol zoo said in a news release. The 11-day-old Western lowland gorilla infant was delivered after her mother, Kera, showed
Clinton, Sanders Go Head-to-Head in New Hampshire Debate
"The View" co-hosts discuss Hillary Clinton's responses in the Democratic presidential debate.
Mark Zuckerberg Shares Photo of Newborn Daughter at Vaccination Appointment
A photo posted by Mark Zuckerberg of himself with his newborn daughter at the doctor’s office has reopened the conversation on childhood vaccines . Zuckerberg, the CEO of Facebook , posted the photo on his own Facebook page Friday with the caption, “Time for vaccines!” The Force Is With Mark