Latest Ovary Stories
Mammalian females ovulate periodically over their reproductive lifetimes, placing significant demands on their ovaries for egg production.
Cornell University researchers have discovered a likely origin of epithelial ovarian cancer (ovarian carcinoma), the fifth leading cause of cancer death among women in the United States.
New research from the University of Adelaide will rewrite the textbooks on how an ovary is formed, as well as providing new insights into women's health and fertility.
NOCC event celebrates efforts to illuminate Chicago skyline teal in September during National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 11,
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recently issued a recommendation for adult women stating that routine screenings for ovarian cancer do not have any proven benefits and may actually have harmful effects.
In honor of National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, the Nurse Oncology Education Program (NOEP) encourages nurses to view its two free courses on the topic at http://www.noep.org.
Researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) have for the first time isolated stem cells that are capable of producing what appear to be normal egg cells or oocytes from the ovaries of reproductive age women.
The most deadly form of "ovarian" cancer arises in the fallopian tubes – not the ovaries – of knockout mice that lack two genes associated with the disease.
The accepted view of female reproduction includes a pre-determined amount of eggs in the ovaries. This population of eggs becomes depleted over time, resulting in infertility among older women.
Researchers at Brown University and Women & Infants Hospital have invented the first artificial human ovary, an advance that provides a potentially powerful new means for conducting fertility research and could also yield infertility treatments for cancer patients.
The ovaries are the two reproductive female organs where the eggs are produced. These are parallel to the testes in men. Formation and Orientation Each ovary is the size of an almond and is located on one side of the pelvis before the ureter and internal iliac artery but after the external iliac artery. They are attached to either side of the uterus. They are connected and release eggs to fallopian tubes, though not attached, monthly during the menstrual cycle. They also produce...
Iris is a genus of flowering plants with showy flowers ranging in color from gold, copper-red or yellow to white, blue, blue-violet, lavender, tan, maroon and purple. Pink and apricot colored irises have also been bred in some species. The name "Iris" can be applied to the genus or to any of the species within it. It is also applied to various subdivisions within the genus. Description There are many species of iris widely distributed throughout the northern temperate zone. Their...
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