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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...

2011-10-28 06:44:49

By Alicia Rose DelGallo, Ivanhoe Health Correspondent (Ivanhoe Newswire) — The accepted view of female reproduction includes a pre-determined amount of eggs in the ovaries. This population of eggs becomes depleted over time, resulting in infertility among older women. Jonathon L. Tilly, PhD, Director of the Vincent Center for Reproductive Biology at MassGeneral Hospital and professor at Harvard Medical School, presented new ideas about ovarian cells at the 67th annual meeting of the...

2011-10-21 09:07:47

Post-menopausal women with high levels of hormones such as estrogen or testosterone are known to have a higher risk of breast cancer. New research published in BioMed Central's open access journal Breast Cancer Research looked at eight different sex and growth hormones and found that the risk of breast cancer increased with the number of elevated hormones - each additional elevated hormone level increased risk by 16%. Researchers from the Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical...

2011-10-06 09:56:31

National Institutes of Health study followed daughters of women given diethylstilbestrol during pregnancy and found increased fertility problems and cancer risks A large study of the daughters of women who had been given DES, the first synthetic form of estrogen, during pregnancy has found that exposure to the drug while in the womb (in utero) is associated with many reproductive problems and an increased risk of certain cancers and pre-cancerous conditions. The results of this analysis,...

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...

2011-09-22 13:39:36

Male mice whose mothers were exposed to either moderate or high levels of bisphenol A while pregnant did not grow up to show any adverse effects to their reproductive systems by several measures, according to a new study. Data on female mice is still forthcoming but less encouraging. Bisphenol A (BPA), a common component of plastic used in many consumer products, has recently become infamous – and banned in some places – because it can mimic natural estrogen in the body. A new...

2011-09-22 11:15:14

The voice can reveal a lot about a person - their sex, their age, how they are feeling - and recent studies have even suggested that women's voices might also contain cues that men can read about how close they are to ovulation. A new study, however, published today in the journal PLoS ONE, challenges the view that women broadcast reproductive information in their voice. Previous studies in this area have typically relied on the comparison of voices recorded in just two phases in the...

2011-09-08 20:41:02

Growing deposits of bone in the skull means your hormones are out of whack, warns TAU researcher Girls are growing up faster than ever – and not only when it comes to their taste in fashion and music. Their bodies are reaching puberty at an increasingly earlier age, and this trend to rapid maturity continues through women's adult lives. That's bad news, according to Tel Aviv University researchers. Women today are more likely to develop Hyperostosis Frontalis Interna (HFI), a...

2011-08-24 17:27:49

Women with normal sized labia minora still seek labial reduction surgery for cosmetic reasons finds new research published today (24 August) in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Female cosmetic genital surgery is increasingly popular and the number of labial reduction procedures in the National Health Service has increased five fold in the past 10 years. This is the first study looking specifically at the labial dimensions of women seeking cosmetic surgery....


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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