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Doctor Claims He Has Discovered The G-Spot
2012-04-25 09:36:03

John Neumann for Redorbit.com Like the search for the Loch Ness Monster or sightings of UFOs, the search for the elusive G-Spot has eluded researchers ever since it was first described and named in 1950 by Ernst Grafenberg, a German gynecologist. Now, however, the mysterious spot has been identified and confirmed to be real, at least for one doctor. Writing in the Journal of Sexual Medicine, Dr. Ostrzenski of the Institute of Gynecology in St. Petersburg, Florida, said it was a...

2012-04-04 10:08:00

The findings suggest that new therapies targeting estrogen's metabolism may help prevent or treat lung cancer The hormone estrogen may help promote lung cancer– including compounding the effects of tobacco smoke on the disease–pointing towards potential new therapies that target the hormone metabolism, according to new research presented at the AACR Annual Meeting 2012 on Tuesday, April 3 by scientists at Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia. "This research provides the...

Menopause Hormone Treatments Could Increase Breast Cancer Risk
2012-04-02 04:53:25

A new study funded by the National Cancer Institute has reportedly found that long-term hormone therapy to ease the symptoms of menopause, regardless of which type of hormone is used, could increase a woman's risk of contracting breast cancer. According to an April 1 Associated Press (AP) article, experts have long warned women that the most common form of this type of treatment -- taking pills which combine estrogen and progestin -- could increase breast cancer risk. However, the new...

2012-03-20 16:48:08

Researchers at the University of Cincinnati have found evidence that, in addition to affecting the heart, brain and nervous system, bisphenol A (BPA), could affect a mammal´s ability to reproduce by altering the structure of the uterus in ways that can progress to a potentially fatal infection. Infection and inflammation of the uterus, or pyometra, is most commonly seen in animals like dogs and cats but can also affect humans. It is a result of hormonal and structural changes in the...

2012-03-16 11:07:30

Menopausal hormone therapy and breast cancer risk: Emerging evidence from randomized trials In the past decade, results from large prospective cohort studies and the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) randomized placebo-controlled hormone therapy trials have substantially changed thoughts about how estrogen alone and estrogen plus progestin influence the risk of breast cancer, according to a review published TK in the Journal of The National Cancer Institute. Although hormone therapy is...

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...

2012-01-26 13:04:40

Moderate caffeine intake associated with higher level for Asians, lower for whites Asian women who consumed an average of 200 milligrams or more of caffeine a day–the equivalent of roughly two cups of coffee–had elevated estrogen levels when compared to women who consumed less, according to a study of reproductive age women by researchers at the National Institutes of Health and other institutions. However, white women who consumed 200 milligrams or more of caffeine a day...

2012-01-25 08:00:00

The geographical and health sciences website EurekaMag.com publishes insights into specific subjects of all areas of geographical and health science. The latest reviews cover Aurora borealis which are the Northern Lights caused by radiation emitted as light from atoms in the upper atmosphere as they are hit by fast-moving electrons and protons, and bayam which is amaranth, a herb with approximately 60 species and inflorescences and foliage ranging from purple to red and gold. The latest...


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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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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