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2012-06-17 23:02:28

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) Affects More Than 1 in 15 Women; New ℠Conquer Your PCOS Naturally´ Approach Offers Relief, Receives Rave Reviews From Patients & Doctors. Mt. Barker, SA/Australia (PRWEB) June 16, 2012 Women suffering from Polycystic Ovary Syndrome — a complex disorder of the endocrine system affecting more than 1 in 15 women worldwide and rising, according to a 2007 report by The Lancet — often find themselves desperately seeking relief from their...

2012-06-14 23:00:25

New book from Human Kinetics explains the significant impact of hormones on female physiology. Champaign, IL (PRWEB) June 14, 2012 While a man´s hormonal system remains relatively stable, a female´s hormonal system is constantly changing. According to Jason Karp, PhD, an exercise physiologist and 2011 IDEA Personal Trainer of the Year, hormonal fluctuations can affect how women will respond and adapt to training. “The phase of the menstrual cycle significantly affects a...

2012-06-13 13:11:11

Could increase risk of cardiovascular disease Estrogen-deficient, postmenopausal women who have had their uterus removed appear to have stiffer arteries compared to similar women who have not had a hysterectomy, according to new research from the University of Colorado School of Medicine. The finding may help explain the greater risk of cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of death in women, reported in previous research. "The message here is that having a hysterectomy may lead...

2012-06-11 23:03:58

Clear Passage Physical Therapy® has launched a mobile version of its website. Viewable on smartphones and tablet devices, the mobile-ready website will help the nearly 30% of web visitors who request information or services via mobile devices. Clear Passage is a unique network of U.S.-based physical therapy clinics that has sparked huge interest as a result of its non-surgical, drug-free therapy for infertility, bowel obstruction and chronic pain. Gainesville, FL (PRWEB) June 11, 2012...

2012-06-11 23:00:45

A paper by New York´s Center for Human Reproduction earns international recognition for its analysis of IVF success rates in women with low AMH levels. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 11, 2012 A recent paper(1) by researchers at the Center for Human Reproduction (CHR) in New York City — which describes reasonable live birth chances in women with extremely low ovarian reserve — received the prestigious Austrian Hugo Husslein Prize. The prize is awarded biannually by the Austrian...

2012-06-11 18:40:02

Women are less prone to cardiovascular disease then men; but this difference between the sexes becomes less marked after the menopause. This observation is behind a great deal of received wisdom, where estrogen is assumed to have a beneficial effect on the heart and blood vessels. Today, new data seems to question these presuppositions. A study has been conducted by a team of Inserm researchers, directed by Pierre-Yves Scarabin (Inserm Unit 1018 "Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health...

2012-06-08 11:04:44

Study results show these patients are 50% less likely to develop severe rheumatoid arthritis A new study presented today at EULAR 2012, the Annual Congress of the European League Against Rheumatism, shows that early menopause predicts a milder form of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). New insights on factors influencing RA are good news for sufferers of the chronic inflammatory disease that currently affects over 2 million women in Europe. The study, based on 134 incident RA cases, found that...

2012-06-06 21:36:13

Female athletes, particularly those involved in high level college sports at the NCAA Division I level, are particularly prone to a trio of medical issues called the "female athlete triad." A new study conducted by sports medicine researchers at the Medical College of Wisconsin found there are some possible shortfalls in the methods used to screen these athletes for the triad, and that could put athletes at risk for lifelong health problems. The findings are published in the Clinical...

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2012-06-06 17:12:41

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com The United Nations health agency said on Wednesday that drug-resistant strains of gonorrhea have spread to countries through out the world. The U.N. said millions of patients may run out of treatment options unless doctors are able to catch and treat the drug-resistant strains. Last year, scientists reported finding a "superbug" strain of gonorrhea in Japan in 2008 that was resistant to antibiotics. Those scientists warned that it could transform...


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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Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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