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2012-09-12 14:14:19

Researchers at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine have created a comic influenced by the Japanese manga style to help busy medical staff who treat patients suffering from bleeding. Professor Ian Roberts devised a storyline to highlight the latest research into the life-saving benefits of tranexamic acid (TXA) in a way which he hopes will appeal to doctors, nurses and paramedics on the front-line of medicine. The comic by professional artist Emma Vieceli and colorist...

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...

2012-07-31 02:28:38

TEL AVIV, Israel, July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OCON Medical [http://www.oconmed.com ] Ltd., an Israeli start-up company engaged in the development of an advanced intrauterine device, announced that it has commenced the human clinical stage of the contraceptive intrauterine device that it has developed - the IUB(TM) (Intra Uterine Ball), a technological breakthrough in the contraceptives market. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120731/552185 ) The...

2012-06-05 02:28:04

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., June 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT), in cooperation with Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: NBIX), today announced the initiation of a pivotal Phase 3 clinical trial designed to evaluate the safety and efficacy of elagolix in female patients with endometriosis. Elagolix is an oral gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) antagonist. "Endometriosis can be a debilitating disease that affects millions of women around the world and the exploration of new...

2012-06-02 23:01:46

The cutting edge in office procedure; Endometrial Ablation is a simple, one-time, 5 minute procedure trusted by over one million women - without hormones or surgical down time. Silverdale, Washington (PRWEB) June 02, 2012 Offering the innovative, safe, effective, and affordable solution performed by Dr. Esser at her comfortable medical facility in (Old Town), Silverdale helps to keep procedure costs down creating an affordable option for those who may have considered or wished for a safe...

2012-03-27 02:27:02

SAN DIEGO, March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:NBIX) today announced that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has responded to the Special Protocol Assessment (SPA) filed with the FDA on the design of the Phase III program for elagolix in endometriosis. The FDA comments on the February 2012 SPA filing will be incorporated into the final pivotal trial designs. More importantly, the comments from the FDA are not expected to have an impact on the...

2012-03-14 15:04:00

WAYNE, N.J., March 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc. today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new indication for Natazia® (estradiol valerate and estradiol valerate/dienogest) tablets for the treatment of heavy menstrual bleeding (HMB) that is not caused by any diagnosed conditions of the uterus (womb), in women who choose an oral contraceptive (OC) for contraception. With this approval, Natazia is the first and only...

2012-03-12 08:05:00

PARSIPPANY, N.J., March 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE: WPI) today announced it has initiated its Phase 3 trial to evaluate the efficacy and safety of Esmya® (ulipristal acetate) in women with anemia associated with uterine leiomyomas, a medical condition often referred to as uterine fibroids (myomas). Leiomyomata are benign solid tumors that often lead to excessive menstrual bleeding, anemia and pain, which ultimately may require surgical...

2012-02-06 22:31:33

A large Scandinavian study, that has been running for 30 years, has finally provided convincing evidence that the combined oral contraceptive pill does, indeed, alleviate the symptoms of painful menstrual periods reports scientists from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. The research is published in Europe´s leading reproductive medicine journal Human Reproduction. Although some previous studies and anecdotal evidence have suggested that the combined oral contraceptive pill could...

Oral Contraceptives Ease Painful Periods: Study
2012-01-19 06:05:57

Results of a 30-year Scandinavian study show convincing evidence that use of combined oral contraceptive pills can help ease bloating, cramps and other painful menstrual symptoms. Previous studies and anecdotal evidence had suggested that the combined oral contraceptive pill could have an impact on painful periods.  However, a 2009 review of all the available research by the prestigious Cochrane Collaboration concluded that there was limited evidence for pain improvement. But the...