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2011-09-28 08:05:00

BEDFORD, Mass., Sept. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hologic, Inc. (Hologic or the Company) (Nasdaq: HOLX), a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of premium diagnostics, medical imaging systems and surgical products dedicated to serving the healthcare needs of women, today celebrates 10 years of the availability and success of its NovaSure endometrial ablation system. Since 2001, more than one and a half million women have been treated with the NovaSure system to reduce or eliminate...

2011-09-27 14:30:21

Women taking postmenopausal hormone replacement therapy (HRT) may have an increased risk of severe asthma attacks requiring hospitalization, scientists warn. A new study, which will be presented today (27 September 2011) at the European Respiratory Society's Annual Congress in Amsterdam, adds to the debate over the health effects of the drug which helps women through the menopause. Previous studies have found a link between asthma and HRT, but this is the first to suggest that the drug...

2011-08-31 08:00:00

North Valley Plastic Surgery has responded to numerous patient requests for expanded genital surgery options for both men and women by adding genital plastic surgery options to the procedures offered by the practice. Scottsdale, Arizona (PRWEB) August 31, 2011 North Valley Plastic Surgery has responded to renewed interest by patients who have requested genital plastic surgery options by adding a full line of genital plastic surgery procedures for both men and women. In addition to the...

2011-08-17 15:13:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Women's Health Foundation (WHF), in collaboration with the Association for Pelvic Organ Prolapse Support (APOPS) announced today that they will be representing female patients' stories who have undergone transvaginal mesh surgical treatment for pelvic organ prolapse at an upcoming FDA meeting in Washington, D.C. This meeting is in response to the FDA's recent public health notification warning regarding the safety of transvaginal mesh....

2010-11-10 07:00:00

DALLAS, Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- In the 70's they burned their bras to demonstrate for equal rights. Now they're lifting and tightening their most intimate areas for better orgasms. Increasingly, women of the American Baby Boomer Generation are willing to challenge societal conventions to improve their lifestyle. "We see more and more Boomers who want to schedule vaginal rejuvenation," says Dallas Ob-Gyn Wesley Anne Brady, M.D. "They are more informed, more prepared and more focused...

2010-11-10 00:00:39

Laparoscopic gallbladder removal Is 100%--why not hysterectomy? In 21 years, little has changed; @65% of hysterectomies still have large incisions. "Unlike gallbladder removal, for which general surgeons converted 100% to laparoscopic surgery in two short years between 1987 to 1989, the spread and availability of LSH hasn't progressed as much as we'd like, for several reasons," said Dr. Tom Lyons, who first performed Laparoscopic Supracervical Hysterectomy in 1989. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB)...

2010-11-09 08:00:00

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- If your doctors are recommending an abdominal incision to complete your hysterectomy, then you may want to do some research.  A new statement published in this month's Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology by the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL) urges women to pursue vaginal or laparoscopic procedures instead, which are less risky and offer a much faster recovery. Out of the 600,000 hysterectomies performed each year in the U.S. to treat...

2010-11-08 09:30:00

BOCA RATON, Fla., Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Not all hormones act in the same deleterious way in the body as the combined HRT drugs tested in a study just published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). That study showed that combined hormone replacement therapy using Premarin and Provera leads to increased incidences of breast cancer and deaths among post menopausal women. This is hardly news to gynecologists, however, many of whom long ago switched to natural...

2010-11-07 18:24:23

Recommendation of the AAGL advancing minimally invasive gynecology worldwide Approximately 600,000 hysterectomies are performed in the United States annually to treat benign disorders of the pelvis. More than two-thirds are performed through an abdominal incision. In an evidence-based position statement published online today in The Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, the AAGL, a medical specialty society of over 5,000 gynecologic surgeons, advocates the practice of performing these...

2010-10-31 00:13:22

The Total Rejuvenation HGH Center, which provides human growth hormone therapy and testosterone treatment, has announced the hiring of its new director, Glenn Dorsey. Miami, FL (PRWEB) October 30, 2010 The Total Rejuvenation HGH Center, which provides human growth hormone therapy and testosterone treatment, has announced the hiring of its new director, Glenn Dorsey. Dr. Dorsey has 15 years experience in the health and medical field. His hiring comes after a comprehensive search by the...