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2013-12-03 00:21:19

CHICAGO, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Automated breast density measurement is predictive of breast cancer risk in younger women, and that risk may be related to the rate at which breast density changes in some women as they age, according to research being presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). Breast density, as determined by mammography, is already known to be a strong and independent risk factor for breast cancer. The American...

2013-12-02 08:31:32

MIAMI, Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Rian A. Maercks of The Maercks Institute Miami announced that the once small market of patients desiring a natural looking breast augmentation has expanded as demand rises for his unique Cold-Subfascial Breast Augmentation. In response The Maercks Institute has launched several new informative websites. For years The Maercks Institute has happily existed as a proudly slow-paced and truly esoteric boutique practice. Dr. Rian A. Maercks, its...

2013-11-28 23:19:50

Dr. Rian A. Maercks of The Maercks Institute Miami announced that the once small market of patients desiring a natural looking breast augmentation has expanded as demand rises for his unique Cold-Subfascial Breast Augmentation. In response, The Maercks Institute has launched several new informative websites. Miami, Fl (PRWEB) November 28, 2013 For years The Maercks Institute has happily existed as a proudly slow paced and truly esoteric boutique practice. Dr. Rian A. Maercks, its...

High-fat Diet During Puberty Speeds Up Development Of Breast Cancer
2013-11-26 14:42:03

Michigan State University New findings show that eating a high-fat diet beginning at puberty speeds up the development of breast cancer and may actually increase the risk of cancer similar to a type often found in younger adult women. The research comes from the Breast Cancer and the Environment Research Program at Michigan State University and is published in the current online issue of Breast Cancer Research. Utilizing a preclinical model, the findings indicate that before any...

2013-11-21 23:24:52

Comfort & Harmony™, brand of Kids II®, shares tips for balancing work and breastfeeding. (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Many moms with full time careers want to continue breastfeeding after they return to work. While challenging, it can be done. Planning and commitment are two key ingredients for moms who want to successfully continue breastfeeding after returning to work, said SheKnows.com (7.26.13). Comfort & Harmony™, the company behind the mombo™ breast feeding pillow,...

2013-11-21 23:01:04

Tarrant Plastic Surgery announces that they will begin to use a new implantable silk scaffold to correct problems stemming from breast augmentation surgery. Keller, TX (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Tarrant Plastic Surgery is proud to announce that will begin to use new implantable silk scaffold to correct implant malposition after breast augmentation surgery. Vishnu Rumalla, M.D. at Tarrant Plastic Surgery, recently completed training on using a new revolutionary silk-based mesh to help...

2013-11-20 23:31:25

Dr. Nancy Elliott, Director and Founder of Montclair Breast Center, NJ, advocates for “Are You Dense?” legislation in New Jersey. (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 On October 30th, Senator Joe Crisco and Dr. Nancy M. Cappello, Ph.D., and Founder of Are You Dense, Inc., hosted “Are You Dense?” Day at the Connecticut State Capital, commemorating new legislation requiring women to be informed about their increased risk for breast cancer. “There are too many women who are unaware of their...

2013-11-20 23:21:41

Comfort & Harmony™, brand of Kids II®, shares the ways breastfeeding benefits moms and babies. (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 A number of organizations said that breastfeeding for six months or more is the optimal way of feeding infants. According to Babycenter, babies who are breastfeeding should do so exclusively from birth to four months. Comfort & Harmony™ employees who have reviewed the research agree with this assessment. Comfort & Harmony™, the brand behind the...

2013-11-20 23:02:38

The Bougainvillea Clinique is now offering natural fat transfer procedures to better help women during challenging times. Winter Park, FL (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 As more women proactively choose to get tested for the BRCA 1 or 2 mutations, with many who test positive choosing a pre-emptive mastectomy, more surgeons are helping to fill that difficult void for women. Dr. Jeffrey Hartog, director of the Breast Center at the Bougainvillea Clinique, is one such plastic surgeon looking to...

Breast MRI Rates Improve
2013-11-20 09:35:57

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Breast cancer awareness has encouraged many women to take screening measures more seriously. A new study discovered that the number of women undergoing breast MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) has almost tripled from 2005 to 2009 with an increase of four to eleven exams for every 1000 women. Increasingly, breast MRI tests are used, but the procedure's high degree of sensitivity causes high false positive rates. According to the...