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Breast implants are medical devices that are used to augment breast size or to reconstruct the breast following mastectomy or to correct a congenital abnormality. Breast implants consist of a silico...
TUESDAY, Oct. 25, 2016 -- Doctors should provide breast-feeding support and guidance to new mothers and pregnant women, an expert panel says. This includes education about the benefits of breast-feedi...
MONDAY, Dec. 5, 2016 -- Could religion play a role in breast-feeding practices? Women in Western nations with a strong Protestant heritage are more likely to breast-feed. However, the reverse seems to...
BBC NewsFacebook accused of removing breast cancer awareness videoBBC NewsFacebook has removed a video on breast cancer awareness posted in Sweden after it considered the images "offensive", a group s...
A reader asks: For new mothers who are breast-feeding, what are the best strategies for weight loss that will not jeopardize milk supply?
(HealthDay)—Even though most new moms in the United States begin breast-feeding their babies at birth, many stop sooner than recommended, a new study finds.
NewsLower-than-recommended breast-feeding rates in the U.S. cause thousands of maternal and child deaths and cost the health care system billions of dollars each year, according to a new study.
Breastfeeding is a topic that creates discussion and at times even controversy. However, some basic questions about its biology still remain. For instance, does successful infant feeding depend on the...
Sentinel lymph node (SLN) biopsy is now accepted as the standard of care for axillary staging in women with node-negative breast cancer. Currently, dye, radioisotope (RI), and fluorescence indocyanine...
This study aimed to evaluate the association of the lifelong duration of breast feeding with metabolic syndrome (MetS) and its components in Korean parous women aged 19-50 years.
Preterm infants start milk feeds by gavage tube. As they mature, sucking feeds are gradually introduced. Women who choose to breast feed their preterm infant are not always able to be in hospital with...
The incidence of breast cancer has progressively increased, making it the leading cause of cancer deaths in Japan. Breast cancer accounts for 20.4% of all new cancers with a reported age-standardized ...
Fatality rates of infectious diseases are often higher in men than women. Although this difference is often attributed to a stronger immune response in women, we show that differences in the transmiss...