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PHILADELPHIA, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology [http://www.ajog.org ] (AJOG), published by Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com
DALLAS, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Deborah A.
In a finding that could expand the use of one of the most effective forms of birth control, two intrauterine contraceptive systems that had lower doses of the contraceptive hormone, levonorgestrel, were found to be safe and effective in preventing pregnancies.
Women’s Health and Surgery Center OB/GYN in Stafford, VA announced this week that it has added Frank Moffitt M.D., FACOG to its roster of physicians providing care to their patients in Fredericksburg,
The researchers, from the Guttmacher Institute in New York, base their findings on feedback data from almost 9,500 women who had an abortion in 2008 (Abortion Patient Survey), in the light of 11 "disruptive" events, and the links between these, poverty, and contraceptive use.
A new study suggests that a polyclonal antibody that blocks follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) in mice without ovaries might offer a more effective way to prevent or arrest osteoporosis than currently available treatments.
New York City fertility clinic Center for Human Reproduction is initiating a new clinical trial to study testosterone supplementation as a treatment for poor ovarian reserve. New
Human Reproduction is a peer-reviewed scientific journal that concentrates on original research, clinical case studies and opinions and debates on topical issues. The journal was broken into three distinct journals in 1995, with Human Reproduction Update and Molecular Human Reproduction. Human Reproduction Update is a bimonthly review journal and Molecular Human Reproduction is a monthly journal focusing on molecular aspects of reproductive biology. Human Reproduction covers all aspects...
Mycoplasma genitalium is a small parasitic bacterium that lives on the ciliated epithelial cells of the primate genital and respiratory tracts. It is the smallest known free-living bacterium. Up until 2002 it was also considered to be the organism with the smallest genome. M. genitalium was isolated in 1980 from urethral specimens of two male patients with non-gonococcal urethritis. Infection is fairly common and can be transmitted between partners during unprotected sex. It can be treated...
Gardnerella is a genus of gram-variable-staining facultative anaerobic bacteria of which G. vaginalis is the only species. It grows as small, circular, convex, gray colonies on chocolate agar. Colistin-oxolinic acid blood agar is a selective medium for G. vaginalis. Bacterial vaginosis results in some women as a result of disruption of the normal vaginal microflora. Lactobacillus population in the vagina is responsible for the acidic environment. Prescription antibiotics with anaerobic...
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