Archive for category: Healthcare

Morcellation

Morcellation

14 / May 14, 2014 4:00 AM

  Laparoscopic power morcellators can be used by surgeons to divide or shred tissue when performing laparascopic procedures such as hysterectomies.  In 2013 two law suits raised questions on the use of morcellators when patients who had received the procedure […]

Huffington Post Healthy Living.

Huffington Post Healthy Living.

12 / March 28, 2014 1:14 PM

We recently received a mention in the Huffington Post Healty Living article, FIBROIDS: TIME TO END THE STIGMA, by Dr. Erin Marcus. The press this week is encouraging beyond measure.  We will continue to bring attention to this global health crisis. […]

The Fibroid Foundation in the Washington Post.

The Fibroid Foundation in the Washington Post.

3 / March 25, 2014 12:10 AM

As we strive to find a cure for fibroids, awareness is key. Sateria Venable of The Fibroid Foundation was interviewed for an article in the Washington Post – “A Common Problem Few Women Want to Talk About: Fibroids Cause More […]

Fertility Preservation

Fertility Preservation

12 / November 6, 2013 7:54 PM

It still amazes me how varied the advice is that a woman can receive regarding reproductive health.  Moving to a new city has reminded me how difficult it can be to find superior medical care.  One subject that is only […]

Fibroid Outcomes Survey

Fibroid Outcomes Survey

0 / August 15, 2013 5:06 PM

  THE SURVEY HAS ENDED.  THANK YOU FOR PARTICIPATING! I’m excited about this survey!  Please take 5 minutes to complete a confidential survey of fibroid symptoms compiled by Mayo Clinic and The Fibroid Foundation. The important statistics gathered in this […]

MEDICAL SPOTLIGHT:  Dr. Linda Bradley, Director of The Fibroid and Menstrual Disorders Center at The Cleveland Clinic

MEDICAL SPOTLIGHT: Dr. Linda Bradley, Director of The Fibroid and Menstrual Disorders Center at The Cleveland Clinic

29 / February 4, 2013 8:00 PM

    The Fibroid Foundation recently spoke with Dr. Linda Bradley, Director of The Fibroid and Menstrual Disorders Center and Director of Hysteroscopic Services at the Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Bradley is an internationally recognized gynecologic surgeon. I had the pleasure […]

Affordable Care Act

Affordable Care Act

0 / June 28, 2012 11:37 AM

  I am so pleased that the Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act! I can’t imagine having to suffer through fibroids without healthcare.  Upwards of 30 million Americans have no health coverage.   Preventive medicine education for the treatment of fibroids […]

Stem Cells Successfully Treat Female Urinary Incontinence

Stem Cells Successfully Treat Female Urinary Incontinence

0 / May 29, 2012 10:28 AM

  A very encouraging article was just released regarding female incontinence.  Dr. Kenneth Peters, medical director of The Women’s Urology Center, conducted research on injecting stem cells into the sphincter to remedy incontinence.  Even more encouraging, the procedure  is minimally […]

Northwestern University – MED12 Stem Cell Mutation Triggers Fibroid Tumors

Northwestern University – MED12 Stem Cell Mutation Triggers Fibroid Tumors

1 / May 22, 2012 6:00 AM

Researchers at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine have identified a stem cell mutation that triggers uterine fibroids. The mutation is called MED12.  This is the first time that a molecular trigger for fibroids has been identified. The fibroid research […]

Russ Parr Morning Show Interview – March 30, 2012

Russ Parr Morning Show Interview – March 30, 2012

39 / April 11, 2012 11:08 AM

The Fibroid Foundation had the pleasure of being interviewed as a guest of Dr. Elizabeth Stewart and Mayo Clinic on The Russ Parr Morning Show on March 30, 2012. Attached please find the audio from the interview. IF YOU LIKED […]