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Latest Female reproductive system Stories

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.

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.

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.

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.

2011-10-28 06:44:49

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.

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.

2011-10-06 09:56:31

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.

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.


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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