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2013-12-18 16:24:47

The Life Care Solutions Group discusses the use of pessaries as a treatment option for women who suffer from pelvic organ prolapse. CONCORD, Calif., Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pessaries have long been regarded as effective tools to help physicians manage multiple types of pelvic support defects, including genuine stress urinary incontinence. The device is also effective for the treatment of pelvic organ prolapse and may be a viable alternative for some women who would be prone to...

2013-12-17 23:29:35

Women who have had just one baby are three times more likely to experience bladder weakness issues than women who have never been pregnant, due to increased pressure placed on the pelvic floor. And sadly, 31.3% of women believe they will suffer bladder weakness forever if it occurs to them during pregnancy, according to a new survey of over 500 New Zealand women carried out by lights™ by TENA®. Auckland, New Zealand (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 Women who have had just one baby are...

2013-12-16 23:23:35

Expert Shares Tips on How to Regain Control to Reduce Leaks Auckland (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 An alarming 46.3% of women experience urine leakage when exercising and of these, 22.8% experience leaks often, according to a new survey of over 500 New Zealand women carried out by lights™ by TENA®. Whilst 52% of women have no idea that exercise can cause bladder weakness, a staggering 76.9% of sufferers have never sought professional advice to deal with this issue. The research also...

2013-12-16 23:21:29

“I subscribed to the Healthy Pregnancy, Healthy Baby Text Messaging Service because we badly needed this information” says Khalifan Ramadan, who is one of the 300,000 Tanzanian registrants the service counts after its first year. The implementing mHealth Tanzania Partnership team states that partnerships are key for an effective mHealth initiative. Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 Khalifan benefits from the well working integrated partnership model that is at the core...

2013-12-16 23:03:20

The class from Edenway Birth Center will include lowering risks through nutritional support for mother and baby, miscarriage, help for morning sickness, dos and don'ts in early pregnancy. Fort Worth, TX (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 Beginning in January 2014, women in the Fort Worth, Texas area will have access to an early pregnancy class that addresses fears and concerns they may have before pregnancy or during the first trimester. For women and couples who are newly pregnant or hoping...

2013-12-16 23:00:22

Trim Pregnancy written by Alicia Pennington is the latest book that teaches people how to get an attractive body quickly. Elena Kwan from the site HealthReviewCenter.com performed a detailed Trim Pregnancy book review that indicates if it is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 Trim Pregnancy is the latest book that instructs people how to achieve ideal weight gain throughout pregnancy and how to get an attractive body quickly. The book also covers a proven and practical...

2013-12-16 20:21:20

The Life Care Solutions Group discusses alternatives to using the transvaginal mesh device for gynecological conditions. CONCORD, Calif., Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Some statistics suggest that one in two women will experience pelvic organ prolapse during their lifetime. The gynecological condition is one that may have a number of causes including childbirth, obesity, and pelvic organ tumors. Since its introduction into the market in the 1990s, the transvaginal mesh medical...

Spermbots Remotely Controlled By Magnetic Fields
2013-12-15 05:41:05

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A team of German scientists has developed a sperm-based system that could aid in fertilization and drug delivery, according to a new study published in the journal Advanced Materials. New Scientist reports that the system involves placing a bull sperm inside a nanotube. The scientists are then able to remotely control the movements of the sperm using magnetic fields. The speed of the sperm can be controlled be changing the temperature...

2013-12-13 23:04:40

Headquartered in Pittsburgh, InventHelp is a leading service company that is working on submitting the Pregnancy Check to companies for their review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 "When I was trying to get pregnant, I had to drive to the doctor for a blood test, and sometimes the doctor did not want to do one for my own peace of mind," said an inventor from Brighton, Mass. "I wanted to put control back in the hands of pregnant women, which is why I developed this...

2013-12-13 13:50:41

Study finds rising cesarean section rates nationally; induction of labor increases more sharply at rural hospitals Rates of unnecessary cesarean section and other potentially risky obstetric procedures show some significant differences between rural and urban hospitals in the United States, reports a study in the January issue of Medical Care. The journal is published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a part of Wolters Kluwer Health. Both rural and urban hospitals showed increases...


Latest Obstetrics Reference Libraries

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2011-04-28 17:02:45

Labor Induction is a process of giving an artificial start to birth with medical intervention or other methods. When an induction is not performed for emergency or other medical reasons, the method is considered an elective process. The decision to induce labor has increased in recent years due to its convenience or because it easily accommodates busy schedules. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, however, say that labor should only be induced when it is more risky...

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2011-02-22 18:09:06

The B19 virus, referred to as parvovirus B19, was first known human virus in the family of parvovirus. It causes a childhood rash called fifth disease or commonly called slapped cheek syndrome. Discovered in 1975 by Yvonne Cossart, the virus gained its name because it was found in well B19 of a large series of Petri dishes. The virus is mainly spread through infected respiratory droplets. Symptoms usually appear six days after exposure and last about a week. Patients aren't usually...

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