“Weight Loss Reduces Incontinence in Women” By RONI CARYN RABIN
“Women often have a hard time controlling their weight after menopause. Around the same time in their lives, some women also start to experience embarrassing urine leaks and uncontrollable urges to go to the bathroom. The two problems appear to be related, and a new clinical trial reports that losing weight may help relieve incontinence” MIA volunteer, Dr. ELAINE WAETJEN, an associate professor of gynecology at University of California, Davis Health System is also quoted in this article.http://www.nytimes.com/2009/02/03/health/research/03incontinence.html
Two ObGyns, “MIA” in the developing world, by Drs. DEBORAH CHONG and KAROLYNN ECHOLS written by Angela Sykes
“Our shared concern over the problem of shockingly high rates of maternal mortality led us to found Medicine in Action (simply, MIA) in 2005. This nonprofit, global organization provides medical and surgical care to people in developing countries, with a focus on women’s health.” MIA President,Dr. DEBORAH CHONG and MIA Vice President, Dr. KAROLYNN ECHOLS.http://www.obgmanagement.com/article_pages.asp?AID=7745
Sex With HIV Positive Person on ARVs is Safe
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Safe Birth Kits to Reduce Infant Mortality
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Tanzania: Inadequate Medical Staff Challenge to Safe Motherhood
THE World Health Organization (WHO) Global Health Atlas 2007 Report, records that Tanzania has one physician per 50,000 patients, naming it a lowest ratio of physician to patient in the world.