Medical research

Medical research

New research and treatments for endometriosis

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Carolyn DeMarco
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Vol 12, No.1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1991
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses emdometriosis. Shares new research and treatment options. 

Vaginal birth after cesarean

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Megan Williams
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Vol 12, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1992
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article looks at the controversy surrounding vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC). Explains why cesarean births are so pervasive today, despite the risks. Dispels myths about vaginal birth after cesarean birth. Lists related terms and definitions. 

 


The wisdom of menopause

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Janine O’Leary Cobb
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Vol 11, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1990
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article explores the myths, misconceptions and current research about menopause. Presents an overview of current research on some of the most frequently discussed and important questions women ask about menopause. 


 


Shots in the dark: the risk of infant vaccination

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Anna Kohn
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Vol 10, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1989
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses the risks of infant vaccinations. Lists warning signs of high risk children who should not be administered vaccinations. Calls on the government to offer compensation plans for vaccine damaged children. 


Through women’s eyes: the case for a feminist epidemiology

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Patricia Kaufert
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Vol 10, No.1
Publisher: 
Women
Publication Date: 
1988
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article calls for a woman-centered approach within medical research. Identifies why a feminist epidemiology is necessary. Defines feminist epidemiology. 

Through the medical maze

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Barbara Mintzes
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Vol 8, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1987
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article is a guide on how to critically read medical literature. List of glossary terms included. 

Ultrasound: the first wave

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Dianne Patychuk
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Vol 6, No.4
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Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1985
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article shares the story of ultra sound technology and how it became a routine part of prenatal care. Provides information about what exactly ultra sound is and who benefits from this marketed technology. Explores social, ethical and legal issues. 


Conception without sex

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Debra Pilon
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Vol 6, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1985
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article explains the process of In Vitro Fertilization in detail and explores the pro's and con's of this choice for women. Points to the male power inherent in reproductive technologies. 

 

Mitral valve prolapse - a benign syndrome?

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Sharon Anderson
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Vol 4, No. 2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1983
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article highlights a personal account illustrating medicine's failure to treat seriously a heart condition experienced by 20% of women. Describes Mitral Valve Prolapse; association between MVP and endocarditis. 


Radiation - answers to your questions

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Jennifer Penney
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vol 2, No. 2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1981
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article exposes the mystery of radiation in a question and answer format; attempts to lay out a basic understanding of how radiation works; discusses how radiation affects our bodies; how radiation can cure as well as cause cancer; birth defects and radiation; discusses concerns with X-rays; uranium, nuclear weapons; how to reduce exposure.

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