Latest Women's Hospital Stories

2011-02-01 22:56:07

It is estimated that up to 10 percent of the U.S. population may have some form of renal disease, with 450,000 patients with end stage renal disease (ESRD) requiring hemodialysis.

2011-01-31 07:00:00


2011-01-29 11:50:00

The type of bacteria that colonize the placenta during pregnancy could be associated with preterm birth and other developmental problems in newborns.

2010-11-25 08:40:00

A new study, published Thursday in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), says that efforts to make American hospitals safer over the past decade have fallen short.

2010-11-15 09:30:00

Women who are employed in high-stress jobs are more likely to suffer from cardiovascular disease than those working in more relaxed conditions.

2010-11-02 06:30:00

BURLINGTON, Vt., Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- PureWellness, a leading provider of online wellness solutions and the prestigious Brigham and Women's Hospital have partnered to deliver the Second Annual 'Beat the Holiday Bulge' Weight Management Challenge.

Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.