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2012-01-23 10:39:17

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Estrogen has a wide range of effects on the body and brain. The link between estrogen and emotion was first investigated over a century ago and showed that estrogen can improve mood. During PMS approximately 75% of reproductive-age women report premenstrual mood swings or physical discomfort. Women commonly feel depressed or grumpy during this time and brain scans have shown a significant increase in activity in the medial orbitofrontal cortex related to emotional...

2012-01-23 10:13:39

Women's emotional responses can vary significantly premenstrually. They may become depressed or grumpy during menstruation or the premenstrual phase, known as premenstrual syndrome (PMS). Roughly 75% of reproductive-age women report premenstrual mood swings or physical discomfort. Brain scans show a significant increase in activity in the medial orbitofrontal cortex related to emotional processing premenstrually, even if women's emotional responses do not vary significantly. The relationship...

The Elusive G-spot: Even Scientists Can’t Find It!
2012-01-20 14:38:24

Many an intrepid lover has sought in vain for that legendary spring of erogenous pleasure known in pop culture simply as ℠the G-spot´. Yet mounting research suggests that the mythical female sexual organ may be just that: a myth. A team of scientists recently reviewed some 100 scientific studies on sexuality conducted over the past sixty years, and they say there´s simply no conclusive evidence corroborating the existence of the G-spot. “Objective measures have...

2012-01-19 14:53:15

Men are four times more likely to develop liver cancer compared to women, a difference attributed to the sex hormones androgen and estrogen. Although this gender difference has been known for a long time, the molecular mechanisms by which estrogens prevent -- and androgens promote -- liver cancer remain unclear. Now, new research, published in Cell this week from the lab of Klaus Kaestner, PhD, professor of Genetics in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, has...

Birth Control Pill For Nuns Would Reduce Cancer Risks
2011-12-08 11:34:18

A strong risk factor for cancer in women is childlessness, and a new study in The Lancet suggests that nuns be prescribed the contraceptive pill in hopes of reducing enhanced death rates of nuns from breast, ovarian and uterine cancer that result from their childlessness. Pregnancy and breastfeeding a baby reduces the number of ovulatory cycles a woman has in her lifetime and an increased number of ovulatory cycles increases cancer risk. Women who begin their periods at an early age and...

2011-12-03 08:00:00

Vaginismus-treatment.org, a new website specializing in information about vaginismus, has compiled personal stories from women who have suffered from vaginismus and sought treatment. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 03, 2011 Vaginismus-treatment.org, a new website dedicated to informing women about the condition called vaginismus and its treatment, recently posted to their website stories from women who have suffered from vaginismus. Vaginismus is the name of a medical condition where there...

2011-11-19 08:00:00

Dr. Grant Stevens, a cosmetic surgeon and founder of the Los Angeles plastic surgery center, Marina Plastic Surgery Associates, will be featured on The Doctors on Monday, Nov. 21. Marina Del Rey, California (PRWEB) November 19, 2011 Dr. Grant Stevens of Marina Plastic Surgery Associates (http://marinaplasticsurgery.com/) will be featured on The Doctors at 2 p.m. PST Monday, Nov. 21. Dr. Stevens, who is a Los Angeles plastic surgery specialist, will share his knowledge and experiences...


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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