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2013-12-19 10:47:52

Johns Hopkins study finds robotic colon surgery just as effective as laparoscopy but more expensive In a study of national data on colon surgery, Johns Hopkins researchers found that while patients who undergo either minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery or the high-tech robotic approach have similar outcomes, robotic surgery is significantly more expensive. The findings provide a counterpoint to the aggressive advertising used by some hospitals to tout benefits of the pricey new...

2011-11-07 16:22:02

Women don't know about non-surgical permanent birth control, including the Essure procedure which is celebrating its 10 year anniversary at the AAGL 40th Global Congress of Minimally Invasive Gynecology A recent first-of-its-kind survey of 1,006 mothers in the U.S. showed that more than 75 percent of women reported being done having children, but only 24 percent discussed this decision with their OB/GYNs. Without these important patient-physician conversations taking place, the survey...

2011-03-24 15:03:00

LOS ANGELES, March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Millions of individuals all over the country suffer from obesity, preventing them from living an active lifestyle, as well as causing a number of health conditions, such as heart disease, diabetes, and high blood pressure. All together these co-morbidities can reduce a person's life expectancy by as much as twenty years. At the Brand Surgical Institute in Glendale, a team of experienced surgeons provides patients with life changing weight loss...

2011-01-12 08:51:00

RALEIGH, N.C., Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the CDC, more than 650,000 women a year elect to undergo tubal sterilization, some of whom will eventually regret their decision due to a life change or simply a change of heart. While the obvious solution to some might be tubal reversal surgery, in vitro fertilization (IVF) is an option that an increasing number of patients are choosing. "While for some patients, especially those under the age of 30, tubal reversal surgery may be...

2010-05-12 08:07:00

BEDFORD, Mass., May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hologic, Inc., (Hologic or the Company) (Nasdaq: HOLX), a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of premium diagnostics products, medical imaging systems and surgical products dedicated to serving the healthcare needs of women, celebrates a new era of birth control options for women today with the availability of its Adiana® permanent contraception system. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release,...

2009-09-24 14:09:00

BEDFORD, Mass., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hologic, Inc. (Hologic or the Company) (Nasdaq: HOLX), a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of premium diagnostics, medical imaging systems and surgical products dedicated to serving the healthcare needs of women, today announced the United Kingdom's National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE), in its updated guidance for hysteroscopic sterilization, supports the use of Hologic's Adiana((R)) permanent contraception...

2009-07-07 05:00:00

Adiana system offers safe, simple, effective alternative to tubal ligation BEDFORD, Mass., July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hologic, Inc., (Hologic or the Company) (Nasdaq: HOLX), a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of premium diagnostics, medical imaging systems and surgical products dedicated to serving the healthcare needs of women, today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the Company's premarket approval (PMA) application for the Adiana(R)...

2006-11-21 09:01:06

Conceptus, Inc. (Nasdaq:CPTS), developer of the Essure® procedure, the first and only FDA-approved, non-incisional permanent birth control method available, announced today that new independent study data released at the 35th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL) shows the Essure system eliminates risks associated with traditional surgical sterilization for many women not eligible for permanent birth control. Unlike surgical...

2006-07-31 11:00:00

NEW YORK -- A couple's risk of having a pregnancy end in miscarriage appears to rise along with the father's age, regardless of how old the mother is, researchers reported Monday. Their study, of nearly 14,000 women who were pregnant in the 1960s and 70s, found that the risk of miscarriage was 60 percent greater when the father was age 40 or older than when he was 25 to 29 years old. What's more, age made a difference even for men in their 30s. Miscarriage risk was about three times greater...


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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
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