What is cervical cancer? Cervical cancer is one of the few cancers known to be caused by a virus known as human papilloma virus (HPV). There are about 200 types of HPV, including low-risk strains that can cause warts and high-risk strains that can cause cervical cancer. The types of HPV that can lead to … Continue reading 5 things every woman should know about cervical cancer and HPV
Ultrasound technology is an amazing tool that gives us the opportunity to see the living fetus. For parents expecting a child, it provides a thrilling glimpse at the child they’re preparing to bring into the world. This wasn’t always an option. While it was invented in 1958, the use of sonographic images of the fetus … Continue reading What ultrasounds can tell you about the health of your baby
Preterm birth — defined as a child born before 37 weeks of pregnancy — is the leading cause of neurological disorders and death among infants, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. On top of that, preterm births cost society more than $26 billion a year, according to the National Academy of Medicine. … Continue reading Could bacteria be the cause of some premature births?