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Pesticides Linked To Endometriosis
2013-11-06 15:02:26

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online A new study from Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center has discovered certain pesticides are linked to a higher risk for endometriosis, a condition that involves the abnormal growth of uterine cells and affects as many as ten percent of women of reproductive age. In particular, women who experienced higher exposure to two organochlorine pesticides, beta-hexachlorocyclohexane and mirexm, were shown to have an increased risk for...

2013-08-24 23:02:08

Herbal medicine named Fuyan Pill is a new option for women whose infertility is caused by tubal blockage and hydrosalpinx, Wuhan Dr. Lee’s TCM Clinic has recently announced the release of the medicine. (PRWEB) August 24, 2013 Wuhan Dr. Lee’s TCM Clinic, a Ministry of Health of China registered Traditional Chinese Medicine clinic announced the release of a new herbal medicine for treating tubal blockage and hydrosalpinx. The herbal medicine named Fuyan Pill is a new option for women...

2013-04-17 16:26:48

Eggs take a long time to produce in the ovary, and thus are one of a body's precious resources. It has been theorized that the body has mechanisms to help the ovary ensure that ovulated eggs enter the reproductive tract at the right time in order to maximize the chance of successful fertilization. New research from Carnegie's Allan Spradling and Jianjun Sun has shed light on how successful ovulation and fertilization are brought about by studying these processes in fruit flies. They found...

2012-07-04 01:44:28

Cigarette smoke reduces the production of a Fallopian tube gene known as "BAD", which helps explain the link between smoking and ectopic pregnancy. The finding, from scientists led by Drs Andrew Horne and Colin Duncan at the Medical Research Council (MRC) Centre for Reproductive Health in Edinburgh, UK, was described today at the annual meting of ESHRE (European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology) in Istanbul. Ectopic pregnancy - when the embryo implants outside the uterus and in...

2012-05-03 15:02:48

New study shows the hormone adrenomedullin plays significant role in tubal ectopic pregnancies Tubal ectopic pregnancy (TEP) is currently the leading cause of pregnancy-related deaths during the first trimester and a recent study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM) shows that the hormone adrenomedullin (ADM) may help predict this condition. TEP is a condition where the fertilized egg implants in the fallopian...

2012-02-15 10:30:13

The most deadly form of "ovarian" cancer arises in the fallopian tubes — not the ovaries — of knockout mice that lack two genes associated with the disease, said researchers led by Baylor College of Medicine in a report that appears online in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. "While many questions remain about the steps in the pathogenesis of this deadly disease in women, our study opens a new door to understanding the molecular origins and...

2011-09-26 07:00:00

Nadege Neim, a 28-year-old medical student, had her entire life in front of her. She had a bright future as a doctor, a loving husband, and was starting a family. Nothing could go wrong, she said. But her life was turned upside down when wrong site surgery impacted her ability to conceive in the future, according to Andrew G. Slutkin (case number 24-C-11-006058 filed in Baltimore, Maryland). Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) September 26, 2011 Nadege Neim, a 28-year-old medical student, had her...

2011-08-16 09:55:00

SPARTANBURG, S.C., Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Femasys Inc. and Norgenix Pharmaceuticals, LLC today announced an agreement for exclusive distribution rights in the United States as well as US territories and military bases for Femasys' FemVue(TM) Saline-Air Device. This FDA cleared device is used to evaluate a woman's fallopian tubes with standard ultrasound, called a Sono HSG. Femasys Inc. is an emerging medical device developer of women's healthcare solutions. Norgenix Pharmaceuticals,...

2011-07-20 17:03:29

Caffeine reduces muscle activity in the Fallopian tubes that carry eggs from a woman's ovaries to her womb. "Our experiments were conducted in mice, but this finding goes a long way towards explaining why drinking caffeinated drinks can reduce a woman's chance of becoming pregnant," says Sean Ward, professor of physiology and cell biology, at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, who conducted the study. Ward's study was recently published in the British Journal of Pharmacology. Human...


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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
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  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
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