Elaine Brown, MD's MedHelp Blogs https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/603463 Medical communities and forums staffed by doctors from leading medical centers. Over 325 forums and communities providing medical information and medical help. en What's New in Infertility, a three part series In the United States 1 in 8 couples has difficulty when they wish to start a family. ***What's ne Elaine Brown, MD Thu, 27 Dec 2012 07:58:56 -0500 https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/635374/Whats-New-in-Infertility-a-three-part-series https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/635374/Whats-New-in-Infertility-a-three-part-series Preterm Labor--Advances in Dagnosis, Management and Prevention Srategies What is preterm labor? Preterm labor is labor and before 37 completed weeks of pregnancy (normally p Elaine Brown, MD Tue, 27 Nov 2012 07:08:05 -0500 https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/607725/Preterm-Labor-Advances-in-Dagnosis-Management-and-Prevention-Srategies https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/607725/Preterm-Labor-Advances-in-Dagnosis-Management-and-Prevention-Srategies What Do I Need to Know About Group B Strep? Prior to the mid 1960's Group B streptococcal (GBS) infections in humans were almost unheard of. By Elaine Brown, MD Sat, 22 Sep 2012 07:47:32 -0400 https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/553734/What-Do-I-Need-to-Know-About-Group-B-Strep https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/553734/What-Do-I-Need-to-Know-About-Group-B-Strep Pap Smears and Hpv: New Guidelines from the American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology The pap smear was introduced in the 1960's in the United States, and since that time, the rate of cer Elaine Brown, MD Fri, 07 Sep 2012 14:34:26 -0400 https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/549170/Pap-Smears-and-Hpv-New-Guidelines-from-the-American-Society-for-Colposcopy-and-Cervical-Pathology https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/549170/Pap-Smears-and-Hpv-New-Guidelines-from-the-American-Society-for-Colposcopy-and-Cervical-Pathology Screening for Birth Defects in the First Trimester -- a New Trend Historically antenatal screening was offered primarily to women older than 35. These mothers were o Elaine Brown, MD Sat, 04 Feb 2012 13:01:36 -0500 https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/339643/Screening-for-Birth-Defects-in-the-First-Trimester-a-New-Trend https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/339643/Screening-for-Birth-Defects-in-the-First-Trimester-a-New-Trend Urinary Incontinence Treatment Options Reviewed Urinary incontinence affects 10-70% of women. Including over 200,000 women world-wide. Prevalance inc Elaine Brown, MD Tue, 27 Dec 2011 12:58:54 -0500 https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/332484/Urinary-Incontinence-Treatment-Options-Reviewed https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/332484/Urinary-Incontinence-Treatment-Options-Reviewed Egg Freezing -- A New Option for Women At long last, it seems, it has become possible to successfully freeze (and thaw) human eggs. Vitrific Elaine Brown, MD Mon, 21 Mar 2011 11:52:50 -0400 https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/277153/Egg-Freezing-A-New-Option-for-Women https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/277153/Egg-Freezing-A-New-Option-for-Women How To Prevent Pregnancy In An Emergency Unfortunately, many women are unaware of the availability of emergency contraception. Also known as Elaine Brown, MD Sun, 08 Feb 2009 21:55:01 -0500 https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/60693/How-To-Prevent-Pregnancy-In-An-Emergency https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/60693/How-To-Prevent-Pregnancy-In-An-Emergency An Attempt to Explain the Menstrual Cycle in Plain Language Period Facts: Menstruation occurs only in humans and other closely related species (like chimps). Elaine Brown, MD Wed, 26 Nov 2008 15:30:43 -0500 https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/44065/An-Attempt-to-Explain-the-Menstrual-Cycle-in-Plain-Language https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/44065/An-Attempt-to-Explain-the-Menstrual-Cycle-in-Plain-Language When You Need to Know If You're Pregnant Manufacturer's of today's home pregnancy tests claim that they are 99% effective when properly used. Elaine Brown, MD Thu, 11 Sep 2008 17:24:31 -0400 https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/27340/When-You-Need-to-Know-If-Youre-Pregnant https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/27340/When-You-Need-to-Know-If-Youre-Pregnant