Maureen Newman is a science columnist. She is currently a PhD student studying biomedical engineering at University of Rochester, working towards a career of research in biomaterials for drug delivery and regenerative medicine. She is an integral part of Dr. Danielle Benoit's laboratory, where she is investigating bone-homing therapeutics for osteoporosis treatment.
Rarely do individuals enjoy staying in the hospital, especially when the stay involves surgery. New techniques in surgery are enabling patients to undergo less-invasive procedures that require less recovery time. ... Read more
Women with endometriosis may have difficulty conceiving, and they often turn to an intrauterine insemination (IUI) program. A variety of medications are used for ovarian stimulation, although it is unknown ... Read more
Women with endometriosis who are having difficulty conceiving may have a treatment option in the future. A group of researchers from V. N. Gorodkov Ivanovo Research Institute of Maternity and ... Read more
A barrier gel called Intercoat that is composed of polyethylene oxide (PEO) and sodium carboxymethyl cellulose (CMC) stabilized with calcium may help inhibit complications of surgery in patients with endometriosis. ... Read more
Although a previous study showed no difference between vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) levels in normal women and VEGF levels in women with endometriosis, according to a recent study, the ... Read more