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New Evidence Shows Hysterectomy Does Not Increase Risk Of Heart Disease
2013-05-15 13:05:34

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While previous research has shown a connection between the medical removal of a woman´s uterus and heart problems, a new study in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology has found no evidence of an increased risk. Commonly referred to as a hysterectomy, the removal of the uterus is the second most common surgery among American women. "Middle-aged women who are considering hysterectomy should be encouraged because our...

2013-05-10 23:24:29

“Post-op, I was never in pain, only discomfort. And, that's mostly from my bad back,” exclaimed Tracey Tempone, just weeks after becoming the first cervical cancer patient to undergo a robotic-assisted radical hysterectomy at Staten Island University Hospital (SIUH). Staten Island, NY (PRWEB) May 10, 2013 Tracey Tempone, who works as a unit clerk on SIUH´s oncology unit, had skipped several years of annual checkups. When the 48-year-old mother of three decided to take...

2013-05-01 13:03:56

Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) significantly improves muscle function — down to the muscle fiber level — in postmenopausal women, a new study published today [1 May] in The Journal of Physiology shows. Some studies published over the last decade have led to negative publicity around HRT, a treatment used to relieve symptoms of menopause, resulting in many women being reluctant to use it. However this new study offers a positive outcome from the treatment. Previous...

2013-03-20 23:03:00

This report available from Research and Markets analyzes and evaluates the global market opportunity for transdermal hormone replacement and assesses the probable impact of evolving regulatory, economic and demand factors. Dublin, Ireland (PRWEB) March 20, 2013 As life expectancy in the developed world increases and populations age, the incidence and associated morbidity of decreasing hormone levels have come to the forefront as a quality-of-life issue for patients and their families. For...

2013-03-19 23:02:05

Testosterone149 is the latest Testosterone Replacement Therapy Program which provides a custom all inclusive hormone therapy program for men who suffer from Testosterone deficiency -- At an affordable price point and unique delivery system, Testosterone149 gaining momentum in the anti-aging market. Miami, FL (PRWEB) March 19, 2013 Testosterone149 is a unique Testosterone Replacement Therapy Program tailored and designed specifically for men who suffer from Testosterone deficiency. At $149 a...

2013-03-06 23:02:03

A common result of hysterectomy is vaginal vault prolapse, especially if the cervix was taken with the uterus at the time of surgery. Women´s Excellence in Bladder Control offers a supra-cervical hysterectomy option with sacral colpopexy which prevents the occurrence of vaginal vault prolapse and also offers a similar treatment option for those women who have already had their hysterectomy in which the cervix was taken and resulted in a subsequent vaginal vault prolapse. Oakland County,...

2013-02-20 10:32:57

Between 2007 and 2010, the use of robotically-assisted hysterectomy for benign gynecologic disorders increased substantially, although, when compared with laparoscopic hysterectomy, the robotic procedure appears to offer little short-term benefit and is accompanied by significantly greater costs, according to a study appearing in the February 20 issue of JAMA. "Hysterectomy for benign gynecologic disease is one of the most commonly performed procedures for women. Overall, 1 in 9 women in...

2013-02-06 14:51:44

Researchers at the University of Granada have designed the first guideline for physicians and patients on the Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome (AIS), a disease that affects one in 2000 people. This disease is transmitted y a recessive gene associated to gender i.e. it is transmitted by women, by it is only developed by men. University of Granada researchers have designed a guideline for physicians and patients on the Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome (AIS), a rare disease that makes the...


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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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