The power of social media is clearly evident in cases such as the Russian influence on our election and Mark Zuckerberg‘s realization of the need for transparency on his powerful platform of Facebook. However, maybe not so evident, is the transformative power of social media on healthcare trends and misinformation. A popular new term for… Continue reading Beware of Pseudoscience: The Desperate Need for Physicians on Social Media
Interesting articles this week are linked below. Highlights include a 132 pound tumor, a new (and basic) approach to helping the homeless, and an in utero first. 132-pound ovarian tumor removed from Connecticut woman CNN Apparently, this tumor had been growing at a rate of about 10 lbs per week since November. It is unclear… Continue reading Weekly Wrap Up
You may have heard about tech companies in Silicon Valley offering an “egg freezing” benefits package to lure the top candidates for demanding, all consuming careers that eat up their precious fertile years in their late 20’s and early 30’s. Most women who are leading the workforce are not thinking about having children early… Continue reading Should Women in Medicine be Freezing their Eggs?
This is a different kind of post than my usual, but hopefully you will find some value in it. First, I bring you my top medical news this week: Originally posted by Dr. Adare Robinson "My ortho husband (William) and his co-resident (Elvis Francois) sharing their God-given talents last weekend on call. Can’t tell you… Continue reading What a week in the news!
The simple fact is that endometriosis pain is tied to estrogen provided by the ovaries. Therefore, even if the uterus is removed, the pain may continue if even just one ovary remains.