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2013-11-13 23:33:22

Hardik Soni, M.D., Medical Director of Ethos Spa Skin and Laser Center, Now Offers Laser Hair Removal to Treat Pseudofolliculitis and Hirsutism in Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. Summit, New Jersey (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 Women suffering from hirsutism (excessive hair growth) or pseudofolliculitis (razor bumps) can experience significant social anxiety from either condition. Endocrine conditions like polycystic ovarian syndrome can trigger these, but they are treatable. Hardik Soni, M.D....

2013-09-18 23:02:30

Advanced Fertility Center of Texas participates in and sponsors the PCOS Awareness 5K Fun Run/Walk. Houston, TX (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 The PCOS Foundation, based in Houston, is proud to announce the fourth annual PCOS Awareness 5K Fun Run/Walk. On Saturday, September 28, hundreds of women and supporters will march the streets of Houston in an effort to promote awareness. This syndrome affects approximately 7 million women and adolescents across the country. Of those 7 million, 50...

2012-12-17 08:25:37

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Dec. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Testosterone is an important androgen hormone in the health and well-being of men and women. Testosterone levels are associated with sexual development, libido, protection against osteoporosis, and cardiovascular health. In men, insufficient testosterone levels (hypogonadism) have been linked to obesity and low libido. In women, polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common endocrine disorder that can result in excessive production of...

2012-09-13 23:02:39

"Take a Stand" with the PCOS Foundation in effort to help change the lives of 7 million females living with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS). Houston, TX (PRWEB) September 12, 2012 Since 2010, the PCOS Foundation has made history by hosting Houston´s only awareness events for Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) during National PCOS Awareness Month. Since the day the organization was founded by President Lisa Benjamini-Allon, education and awareness has continuously been provided in...

2012-08-28 02:27:46

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Aug. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT) announced today CE Marking (Conformite Europeenne) for a testosterone assay with improved sensitivity and clinical utility. With a simple blood test, the ARCHITECT 2(nd) Generation Testosterone Assay can accurately measure the wide range of testosterone levels seen in a number of different patient populations and clinical settings. Testosterone assays play an important role in the diagnosis and management of many medical...

2012-08-03 10:21:29

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The battle against unwanted hair goes back a very long time, but every summer the urgency seems to increase as very revealing bikinis for women remain popular and excess body hair on men becomes ever less popular. The phones at plastic and vascular surgery specialists, Renaissance Laser & Vein Institute always ring more frequently during the warm summer months. This year, however, the number of inquiries regarding laser hair removal in Los Angeles...

2012-07-26 23:01:07

Sara Wasserbauer, M.D., a Walnut Creek, CA hair restoration surgeon will study the effects of low level laser therapy (LLLT) on hair mass and growth. WALNUT CREEK, CA (PRWEB) July 26, 2012 Bay Area hair restoration surgeon, Sara Wasserbauer, M.D., is seeking participants for a non-invasive study on the effects of low-level laser therapy on hair growth for those in the early to moderate stages of hair loss. Dr. Wasserbauer is seeking 15 men and 15 women between the ages of 18 and 65 to...

2012-07-17 02:26:58

DUBLIN, Calif., June 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Tria Beauty, Inc. announced today that it has entered into a settlement of its false-advertising lawsuit against Radiancy, makers of the no!no! hair removal device. The settlement comes shortly after a series of favorable rulings by the court regarding Tria Beauty's entitlement to damages caused by Radiancy's false advertising, as well as Radiancy's counterclaim that Tria's Hair Removal Laser does not deliver permanent results. The...

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...

2012-05-30 10:23:18

LOS ANGELES, May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The expert staff at Renaissance Laser & Vein Institute has been noticing for some time that laser hair removal in Los Angeles is no longer primarily the domain of women. Now, "Mansome," the newest film from pop documentarian Morgan Spurlock ("Super Size Me," "The Greatest Movie Ever Sold"), which is playing in select theaters nationwide, is directing extra attention to a hairy topic. The film humorously explores the lengths to which modern men...