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2014-07-25 20:21:55

Beverly Hills Physicians has perfected labial reduction surgery due to the dramatic increase in women's requests for the treatment in the past 10 years. LOS ANGELES, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Female cosmetic genital surgeries are becoming increasingly popular throughout the United States. In fact, Beverly Hills Physicians has seen a dramatic increase in the number of labial reduction surgeries performed by their doctors in the past 10 years. It may be because women are becoming...

Expectant Women Unhappy With Medical Checkups Often Turn To Internet For Pregnancy Advice
2014-07-08 07:01:12

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online More people are turning to Internet sources for medical advice and information, and that includes pregnant women. A research team from Penn State found that pregnant women are unhappy with how often they turn to online sites with their medical questions. The study findings were published in a recent issue of the Journal of Medical Internet Research. "We found that first-time moms were upset that their first prenatal visit did not...

2014-06-25 20:22:10

Beverly Hills Physicians is helping women of all ages boost their confidence with leading edge vaginal procedures. LOS ANGELES, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beverly Hills Physicians is finding new ways to help women of all ages feel good about their physical sensations as well as their aesthetic appearance. Vaginal rejuvenation surgeries from BHP are helping women feel more confident and sexually revitalized! In addition, for aesthetic reasons as well as a number of health issues,...

2014-06-25 08:31:32

Building on the positive results from Phase 1, the public-private partnership outlines new strategy for Phase 2 expansion in Uganda and Zambia WASHINGTON, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Saving Mothers, Giving Life (SMGL), the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-led public-private partnership to accelerate the reduction of maternal and newborn mortality, announced plans to more than double its geographic presence in Uganda and Zambia, with an expanded...

2014-06-23 09:42:06

The Lancet Experts urge global leaders to recognize midwifery's 'vital potential' to save lives of women and infants worldwide Midwifery has a crucial part to play in saving the lives of millions of women and children who die during and around the time of pregnancy, according to a major new Series, published in The Lancet. The Series, produced by an international group of academics, clinicians, professional midwives, policymakers and advocates for women and children, is the most...

2014-06-05 14:36:30

UC A new Ohio study demonstrates that women who have shorter birth spacing between the last delivery and their next conception have shorter pregnancy lengths, which puts mother and child at a greater risk for preterm birth. The study also shows that African-American women have shorter intervals of birth spacing and higher preterm births overall. The findings were published in 'BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology' on June 4, 2014. "We need to place a...

2014-05-26 11:49:34

University of Adelaide University of Adelaide research has for the first time confirmed that women who eat a poor diet before they become pregnant are around 50% more likely to have a preterm birth than those on a healthy diet. Researchers at the University of Adelaide's Robinson Research Institute investigated the dietary patterns of more than 300 South Australian women to better understand their eating habits before pregnancy. It's the first study of its kind to assess women's diet...

2014-05-13 16:11:38

UTMB Health Researchers exposed fetal membranes to cigarette smoke, triggering premature aging of placenta A new study by researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is the first to show that premature aging of the placenta due to oxidative stress is the cause of many preterm births. The study appears today in the American Journal of Pathology. Researchers took fetal membranes, exposed them to oxidative stress in a lab setting (specifically cigarette smoke...

2014-05-07 08:55:45

Mothers in the United States who have unintended pregnancies return to work sooner after childbirth than mothers whose pregnancy was intended, according to a study led by Dr. Rada K. Dagher, assistant professor of health services administration at the University of Maryland School of Public Health. This is the first study to examine pregnancy intention and return to work after childbirth. “We know that it’s better for women to take time off after childbirth to take care of their...

2014-05-05 12:28:20

LAS VEGAS, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Today, we're launching our second annual International Clitoris Awareness Week, May 5-11," said Nadine Gary, Clitoraid spokesperson. "We invite women worldwide to defend, explore and rejoice in their right to sexual pleasure." Although Clitoraid focuses on clitoral repair surgery for women suffering effects of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), its central mission is to raise public awareness. "In some African countries, 98 percent...


Latest Female reproductive system Reference Libraries

Ovaries
2013-03-05 14:55:04

The ovaries are the two reproductive female organs where the eggs are produced. These are parallel to the testes in men. Formation and Orientation Each ovary is the size of an almond and is located on one side of the pelvis before the ureter and internal iliac artery but after the external iliac artery. They are attached to either side of the uterus. They are connected and release eggs to fallopian tubes, though not attached, monthly during the menstrual cycle. They also produce...

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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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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