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2012-03-15 17:01:53

Recommendations aim to reduce harms without reducing benefits of screening The American Cancer Society (ACS), the American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology (ASCCP), and the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) have released new guidelines for the prevention and early detection of cervical cancer. The guidelines generally advise a reduction in the number of tests women get over their lifetime to better ensure that they receive the benefits of testing while minimizing...

2011-12-15 16:55:15

A new study co-authored by the University of Kentucky's Dr. John O'Brien found that applying vaginal progesterone to women who are at a high risk of preterm birth significantly decreased the odds of a premature delivery. The new study, published in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, described a two-prong strategy used by doctors: participating pregnant women underwent a measurement of the cervical length via transvaginal cervical ultrasound to define risk for preterm birth;...

2011-12-14 19:21:43

Significant findings published in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology Women with a short cervix should be treated with vaginal progesterone to prevent preterm birth, according to a landmark study by leading obstetricians around the world. Vaginal progesterone decreased the rate of preterm birth by 42%, and significantly reduced the rate of respiratory distress syndrome and the need for mechanical ventilation, as well as a composite of several complications of premature...

2011-11-03 03:25:00

Nerissa Oden's free e-book is for anyone who has gotten a bad pap result or has been told that they have cervical dysplasia or anal dysplasia. Itâs for anyone who is concerned about the harmful effects from human papillomavirus (HPV). Most importantly, this e-book gives women and men hope to heal their bodies naturally and overcome the virus. Wimberley, TX (PRWEB) November 02, 2011 Vaginal self-sampling for Human Papillomavirus (HPV) at home could unveil many cases of cervical...

2011-10-06 09:56:31

National Institutes of Health study followed daughters of women given diethylstilbestrol during pregnancy and found increased fertility problems and cancer risks A large study of the daughters of women who had been given DES, the first synthetic form of estrogen, during pregnancy has found that exposure to the drug while in the womb (in utero) is associated with many reproductive problems and an increased risk of certain cancers and pre-cancerous conditions. The results of this analysis,...

2011-08-18 09:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A forensic researcher, Lindy Hess was 32 when she was diagnosed with cervical cancer in 2005. Hess used her investigative techniques to determine what treatment would work for her. And, like half a million other Americans, she traveled outside the country for a natural approach to cancer care. According to TMD Limited, a medical tourism company, nearly 10,000 people leave the US every week to get medical treatment, and most of them travel to...

2011-07-19 00:00:00

TUCSON, Ariz., July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ventana Medical Systems, Inc. (Ventana), a member of the Roche Group, (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced today that Roche has signed an agreement under which it will acquire 100 percent of mtm laboratories AG (mtm), a privately-held company based in Heidelberg, Germany. mtm is a global leader in developing in vitro diagnostics with a focus on early detection and diagnosis of cervical cancer, the largest early detection market in oncology. mtm...

2011-06-21 12:15:18

Cervical ripening that instigates preterm labor is distinct from what happens at the onset of normal term labor, researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have found. The findings challenge the conventional premise that premature cervical ripening and remodeling is likely just an accelerated version of the term labor process, and that normal term ripening is caused primarily by activation of inflammatory responses. Cervical remodeling is the process by which the cervix is transformed to...


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Colposcopy
2013-01-18 11:34:29

The Colposcopy is a preventive procedure to identify a possible abnormal cells or tissue on the cervix, vagina and vulva. By illuminating and magnifying the area with a coloscope during the examination, areas of concern can be identified earlier by the colposcopist. The procedure was developed by a German physician Hans Hinselmann in 1925 with the help of Dr. Helmut Wirths. Cause for the Procedure This examination has multiple candidates. If a patient has been a victim of a sexual...

Colposcopy
2012-12-31 11:42:30

The Colposcopy is a preventive procedure to identify a possible abnormal cells or tissue on the cervix, vagina and vulva. By illuminating and magnifying the area with a coloscope during the examination, areas of concern can be identified earlier by the colposcopist. The procedure was developed by a German physician Hans Hinselmann in 1925 with the help of Dr. Helmut Wirths. Cause for the Procedure This examination has multiple candidates. If a patient has been a victim of a sexual assault...

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Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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