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Fibroids in Black women: Rates, impact, and more

Fibroids in Black women: Rates, impact, and more

Uterine fibroids are noncancerous growths that develop in or around the uterus. They can affect females of any age or ethnicity, but in the United States, they are more common among Black females than white females across all age groups. This information comes from an article in Seminars in Reproductive Medicine† On average, fibroids also …

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TULSA-PRO® Wash Front and Center

TULSA-PRO® Wash Front and Center

TORONTO, May 17, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Profound Medical Corp. (PROF; TSX:PRN) (“Profound” or the “Company”), a commercial-stage medical device company that develops and markets customizable, incision-free therapies for the ablation of diseased tissue, today announced that multiple clinical presentations and product demonstrations performed at the American Urological Association’s (“AUA”) 2022 Annual Meeting, which took …

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FDA Approves Uterine Fibroid Treatment Myfembreee

FDA Approves Uterine Fibroid Treatment Myfembreee

Key Takeaways Uterine fibroids are noncancerous tumors that develop in or on the muscular walls of the uterus. Myovant Sciences and Pfizer launch Myfembree, the only once-daily treatment available for people with fibroids. Myfembree was approved by the FDA on May 26, 2021, and is currently available in the United States. On May 26, 2021, …

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More People Are Turning to the Emergency Room for Fibroid Care

More People Are Turning to the Emergency Room for Fibroid Care

Key Takeaways A study shows that from 2006 to 2017, there was an increase in trips to the emergency room among women who have fibroids. These noncancerous masses in the wall of the uterus can cause heavy bleeding. Researchers hypothesize that patients go to the emergency department because they do not have established relationships with …

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Booker, Capito Introduce Legislation to Tackle Uterine Fibroids through Research, Education

Booker, Capito Introduce Legislation to Tackle Uterine Fibroids through Research, Education

WASHINGTON, DC – US Senators Cory Booker (DN.J.) and Shelley Moore Capito (RW.Va.) today introduced the Stephanie Tubbs Jones Uterine Fibroid Research and Education Actlegislationthat would create research and public education programs to support women suffering from uterine fibroids. “As we mark Fibroid Awareness Month, we must continue our work to address the devastating health …

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Abortion Pill Effective for Treating Fibroids, But Anti-Abortion Politics Stymie Access

Abortion Pill Effective for Treating Fibroids, But Anti-Abortion Politics Stymie Access

FDA restrictions make mifepristone—one of two medications used to end early pregnancy—hard to access for off-label use and drug companies have declined to develop mifepristone for other uses. As a result, this critical medicine remains hostage to anti-abortion politics, and women’s health has suffered. Mifepristone is a non-surgical alternative for treating fibroids and possibly endometriosis …

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