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2014-08-05 23:12:12

Dr. Lawrence has special interest in PCOS research, therapies. (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 For over 15 years, Dallas-Fort Worth Fertility Associates has offered compassionate care and medical expertise to area residents struggling to conceive. Drs. Samuel Chantilis, Karen Lee, Mika Thomas and Ravi Gada deliver leading-edge therapies that help infertile couples achieve their dreams of parenthood. As part of a continued commitment to their patients, Dallas-Fort Worth Fertility Associates is...

2008-09-09 00:00:07

Infertility problems, caused by polycystic ovary syndrome may be helped by acupuncture, a U.S. researcher suggests. University of Virginia Health System's Lisa Pastore reports preliminary results in a trial in which she showed acupuncture may help women with PCOS -- a disease that causes hormone imbalances that interfere with ovulation and can cause infertility. "Over the last year we have seen women who never had a regular menstrual cycle start having regular periods. We can also boast...

2007-05-05 03:00:10

By Wiltgen, Denusa; Furtado, Lcia; Kohek, Maria B F; Spritzer, Poli Mara Abstract Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a heterogeneous endocrine disorder with individual susceptibility determined by genetic and environmental risk factors. Recently, studies have evaluated the CAPN10 gene in PCOS patients, suggesting that different alleles may play a role in PCOS susceptibility. We performed a cross-sectional study with 88 southern Brazilian hirsute patients with PCOS or idiopathic hirsutism...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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