New Specialty Helps Women Get Back Quality of Life
Women over the age of 45 or who have had children may undoubtedly know that feeling when the urge to “go” and “go now” comes on or the sudden leak that occurs with a sneeze or a jump in an aerobics class. Others may feel something bulging from the vagina when they are straining.
Doctors Research to Find Answers to Endometriosis
Dr. Danielle Luciano joined the Connecticut Endometriosis Working Group, formed by state Rep. Jillian Gilchrest to bring awareness and push forward research for endometriosis. She will work in partnership with Jackson Lab's Elise Courtois, Ph.D., associate director of Single Cell Biology and an endometriosis researcher to gather and study tissue samples from endometriosis patients to learn how endometriosis tissue interacts with surrounding tissue.
Urgent Need for Milk Donors
Pasteurized donor human milk (PDHM) can be lifesaving for preterm infants and currently the need is outweighing the supply.
Cervical Cancer is Preventable
Cervical Cancer Awareness Month serves as a reminder that cervical cancer is preventable with regular screening tests and the HPV vaccine.
‘Racing against Time’: Woman’s Life, Vision, and Baby Saved by UConn Health
UConn Health doctors worked to save a pregnant woman from a fast-growing brain tumor while safely delivering her baby, who turns 1 this Thanksgiving
Breast Cancer Patient Shares Her Journey to Help Others
Breast Cancer Awareness Month is designated as a time is to support those who have been through and are going through, the difficult breast cancer journey. In addition, it has a goal of raising awareness of ways in which this deadly disease can be avoided and found earlier.
UConn Health Minute: High Risk Pregnancy
With a high-risk pregnancy, mom or baby might be at increased risk of health problems before, during or after delivery. As Dr. Richard Wagner explains, the maternal-fetal medicine physicians at UConn Health have undergone advanced training to offer the special monitoring and care that high risk pregnancies require.