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2012-06-22 11:44:33

Loyola researchers find procedure has benefits but higher risks A device used to prevent incontinence in women who undergo a common pelvic-floor surgery reduces symptoms but increases side effects in these patients. These findings were published in the latest issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. Women in this study underwent surgery for pelvic organ prolapse. Prolapse occurs when the pelvic organs fall and cause the vaginal wall to protrude outside of the body. About 1 in 5...

2012-06-21 23:03:35

With the help of Longevity Herbs' supplements and dietary changes, patients with low Anti-mullerian hormone may still be able to achieve pregnancy Beverly Hills,CA (PRWEB) June 21, 2012 In today´s world, many couples are delaying pregnancy well into their late 30´s. The problem is that women over the age of 35 find it more challenging to get pregnant. Usually after 6-12 months of unsuccessful attempts, pregnancy patients will start seeking fertility care. “Ovarian...

2012-06-21 15:35:59

A multicenter study involving a UT Southwestern Medical Center urogynecologist will eliminate some of the guesswork physicians face about whether to use a sling during vaginal prolapse repair to prevent urinary incontinence. The clinical investigation from eight medical centers across the U.S. provides the first surgical outcome evidence on the benefits and risks of midurethral slings for women with vaginal prolapse who show no symptoms of urinary incontinence before surgery. One in...

2012-06-21 12:00:59

Complications also more common in treated group, results of NIH study show Surgery to repair pelvic organ prolapse often carries a risk of incontinence. To avoid scheduling a second surgery, some women may opt to have a second procedure to reduce incontinence at the time of their prolapse repair surgery. A study funded by the National Institutes of Health has found that although the surgery– to support the urethra with a sling–reduces the rate of incontinence, it also...

2012-06-19 23:03:18

Fertility and Sterility®, the flagship journal of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) and its publisher Elsevier, today announced the first-ever publication of a new multimedia format that integrates video and traditional print research. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 19, 2012 Fertility and Sterility®, the flagship journal of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) and its publisher Elsevier, today announced the first-ever publication of a new multimedia...

2012-06-19 23:01:10

There is a new home and support community for women who are dealing with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) and other women´s related health and wellness issues. Denver, CO (PRWEB) June 19, 2012 There is a new home and support community for women who are dealing with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) and other women´s related health and wellness issues. Insulite Labs, based in Boulder, co announces the "Inspiration Hour” a virtual gathering place for women to come together...


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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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