Latest Ovary Stories

2008-11-13 00:00:19

A baby girl was born in London to a 38-year-old woman who received an ovary from her identical twin sister, a doctor said Wednesday. The Daily Mail reported it was the world's first full ovary transplant. Dr. Sherman Silber, a U.S physician who conducted the transplant, said the child was healthy, weighing 7 pounds 15 ounces. The infertility specialist, who practices at the Infertility Center of St Louis, said women could have an ovary frozen in their 20s and then have it implanted in...

2008-11-10 11:25:00

A barren woman is about to deliver the world's first baby conceived after a complete ovary transplant. The 38-year-old was labeled infertile after her ovaries stopped working at the age of 15, which caused her to have an early menopause. After getting an ovary transplant from her twin sister, the woman will give birth shortly. The innovative surgery gives hope to more than 100,000 women who struggle through a premature menopause, but also to women receiving chemotherapy or radiotherapy in...

2008-10-02 00:00:14

By Shari Low THIS week's "Fact I Didn't Need to Know" - Jason Donovan has revealed that he consummated his relationship with Kylie in an Australian Travelodge. Oh, the heart-throbbing, ovary-swelling romance of a night spent indulging in wild passion, free tea bagsand two pre-packed shortbread fingers. (c) 2008 Daily Record; Glasgow (UK). Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2005-10-07 18:21:45

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - As many as one quarter of young women with uterine cancer also have ovarian cancer, new research suggests. Several groups advocate ovary-sparing treatment to safeguard fertility in young women with uterine cancer, the authors explain, but reports have suggested that these women have ovarian cancer rates ranging from 5 to 29 percent, according to a report in the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology. Dr. Ilana Cass from UCLA and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center,...

2005-06-28 11:47:01

By Megan Goldin JERUSALEM (Reuters) - An Israeli woman who became infertilefrom cancer treatment has given birth to a healthy baby girlafter an ovarian tissue transplant, the first clear example ofthe procedure's success, doctors said on Tuesday. The Israeli, who suffered from non-Hodgkins lymphoma,became completely infertile in her late 20s due to chemotherapyand a bone marrow transplant to treat her disease. She gave birth on Monday at Israel's Sheba Medical Centernear Tel Aviv. "Her...

Latest Ovary Reference Libraries

2013-03-05 14:55:04

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...

2005-06-08 20:47:33

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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  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.