Latest cryptorchidism Stories

2012-11-29 14:51:13

Boys whose testes have not descended at birth–a condition known as cryptorchidism–are almost three times as likely to develop testicular cancer in later life, finds an analysis of the available evidence published online in Archives of Disease in Childhood. The findings prompt the authors to ask whether boys with the condition should be regularly monitored to lessen the potential risk Cryptorchidsim, where testes fail to descend into the scrotum and are retained within...

2012-02-14 08:00:00

As hCG rapidly gains popularity, many people are beginning to wonder how Dr. Simeons discovered hCG for weight loss and if hCG has any other unlikely benefits. In response to the recent surge of questions about this topic over the last few days, hCG Blog explains the unrelated experiment that led researchers to discover hCG´s fat burning abilities and various other benefits. (PRWEB) February 14, 2012 Recently, a growing number of visitors to hCG Blog have been asking, “How did...

2011-03-23 12:20:00

Tana, a female French bulldog, was brought to a veterinary center for her first vaccination. Specialists there were alerted by the size of her clitoris, which was "larger than normal", and they started to carry out tests. These revealed the first ever genetic alteration ever detected in the reproductive system of this breed "“ the female puppy had cryptorchid testicles (outside the scrotum). Genetic alteration of the reproductive system or sexual reversal "has been described in many...

2010-11-08 14:05:00

Experts have warned that prolonged use of paracetamol and painkillers during pregnancy may cause health risk to baby boys. Research suggests that drugs increase the risk of undescended testicles in male babies, which is a condition linked to infertility and cancer later in life. Doctors already advise pregnant women to avoid taking these drugs if possible to help protect the unborn child. Experts say the study warranted further research "as a matter of priority." However, it should not be...

2009-02-09 13:30:00

Long-term marijuana use may be linked to an increased risk of developing the most aggressive form of testicular cancer, US researchers reported on Monday. The team studied 369 Seattle-area men with testicular cancer who ranged in ages from 18 to 44 along with 979 men in of similar age who did not have testicular cancer. They found that those who currently smoke pot are 70 percent more likely to develop testicular cancer than those who do not. The risk was heightened among men who had...

2008-12-08 13:30:00

Scientific research from around the world suggests that the male gender is in danger, with incalculable consequences for both humans and wildlife. The research shows that a host of common chemicals is feminizing males of every class of vertebrate animals, from fish to mammals, including people. On Wednesday, Britain will lead opposition to proposed new European controls on pesticides, many of which have been found to have "gender-bending" effects. Recent U.S. research has also shown that baby...

2007-08-16 06:16:43

By Bahrami, Armita Ro, Jae Y; Ayala, Alberto G Context.-More than 90% of testicular neoplasms originate from germ cells. Testicular germ cell tumors (GCTs) are a heterogeneous group of neoplasms with diverse histopathology and clinical behavior. Objective.-To help the readers distinguish various subtypes of GCTs, to highlight the clinical manifestations and pathologic features of these tumors, and to review several newly developed immunohistochemical markers for GCTs. Data Sources.-Review...

2005-11-21 13:29:42

By Anne Harding NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Men who are undergoing treatment for infertility are 20 times more likely than men in the general population to be diagnosed with testicular cancer, a new study shows. The finding underscores the importance of urological screening for any man with infertility, Dr. Marc Goldstein said, especially because this evaluation is often not a part of infertility treatment. Male infertility is frequently handled by reproductive endocrinologists, and...

2005-06-30 08:06:15

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) -- Though testicular cancer remains relatively uncommon, rates of the disease have risen in many countries since the 1970s, a new study shows. Testicular cancer is known to be most common among white men, and worldwide, rates of the disease are still highest in the U.S., Canada, Australia and Europe -- particularly in Nordic countries such as Denmark and Norway. But researchers at National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, Maryland, have found that rates of the disease...

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