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2014-02-12 23:29:39

Dr. J. Kyle Mathews of Plano Urogynecology Associates Among 1 Percent to Receive Board Certification in Urogynecology Plano, TX (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Joining a handful of urogynecologists, Dallas’s Dr. J. Kyle Mathews is one of the first in the United States to receive board certification in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, also known as Urogynecology. A relatively new field of medicine, urogynecology is a subspecialty within Obstetrics and Gynecology and treats...

2013-12-06 00:19:41

Findings suggest expanded use of these contraceptive devices 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, according to an international study that included researchers at the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center (LA BioMed). The study,...

2013-10-03 23:34:03

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, VA and Stafford VA. Fredericksburg, VA (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 Dr. Moffitt joins Women’s Health and Surgery Center from another local practice in the area. He brings a wealth of years of experience and knowledge in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Moffitt has a specialized interest in...

2012-08-21 21:58:23

Job loss, relationship break-down, and falling behind on rent/mortgage payments key factors 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. The disruptive events included job loss, separation, falling behind on rental/mortgage payments, death of a close friend,...

2012-08-21 01:25:21

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. The study used a mouse model of menopause to show that an injection of a polyclonal antipeptide antibody enhances bone regeneration by simultaneously slowing bone destruction and building bone, say researchers at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York. In addition,...

2012-08-20 23:01:42

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 York, NY (PRWEB) August 20, 2012 Center for Human Reproduction (CHR), a leading fertility research and treatment center in New York City, has announced a new prospectively randomized controlled clinical trial to investigate the effects of testosterone supplementation in women with diminished ovarian reserve (DOR)....

2012-08-18 23:03:26

Dr. Jon S. Nielsen, M.D., FACOG became an InTone Specialist in order to provide an effective treatment option to treat female urinary incontinence. Maple Grove, Minnesota (PRWEB) August 18, 2012 “This product brings a very patient centered treatment option for women with stress, urge, and mixed incontinence. I am pleased to be able to offer it to my patients.” Urinary incontinence is a condition that affects at least 20% percent of women in the United States alone. In fact,...

2012-08-18 23:00:03

FertiBella ConceiveEasy today announced that it is teaming up with some of YouTube's biggest celebrity mom bloggers to bring an exclusive video series to its growing community of mommies-to-be. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 18, 2012 FertiBella ConceiveEasy today announced that it is teaming up with some of YouTube's biggest celebrity mom bloggers to bring an exclusive video series to its growing community of mommies-to-be. The unique content will showcase real moms sharing their...

Continuous Oral Contraception Offers More Comfort For Menstrual Cramps Than Other Methods
2012-08-16 11:47:05

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Premenstrual syndrome can be a difficult time of the month for females. Recently, researchers sought to study the effects of different contraceptive methods on the menstrual cycle. Scientists at Penn State College of Medicine recently discovered that women who take oral contraceptive on a continuous basis, rather than during each menstrual cycle, have relief for moderate to severe cramps at an earlier rate. The cramps, known...


Latest Gynecology Reference Libraries

Human Reproduction
2012-05-14 11:44:50

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...

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2011-04-25 16:25:00

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...

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2011-04-15 15:11:42

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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