Latest Pyometra Stories

2012-03-20 16:48:08

Researchers at the University of Cincinnati have found evidence that, in addition to affecting the heart, brain and nervous system, bisphenol A (BPA), could affect a mammal´s ability to reproduce by altering the structure of the uterus in ways that can progress to a potentially fatal infection. Infection and inflammation of the uterus, or pyometra, is most commonly seen in animals like dogs and cats but can also affect humans. It is a result of hormonal and structural changes in the...

2007-10-18 06:00:11

By Rachon, D Vortherms, T; Seidlova-Wuttke, D; Menche, A; Wuttke, W Key words: UTERUS, MENOPAUSE, PHYTOESTROGENS, EQUOL, PROLIFERATING CELL NUCLEAR ANTIGEN, INSULIN-LIKE GROWTH FACTOR I, PROGESTERONE RECEPTOR, COMPLEMENT PROTEIN 3 ABSTRACT Aim The aim of the present study was to evaluate the uterotropic effects of the administration of dietary equol, a metabolite of soy- derived daidzein or formononetin present in red clover, in an ovariectomized rat model of menopause. Method Two doses...

2005-08-24 16:28:21

By Gene Emery BOSTON (Reuters) - The G.D. Searle and Pfizer Inc. drug Cytotec is almost as effective as surgery for removing tissue that can remain in the uterus after a failed pregnancy, a test released on Wednesday has shown. The drug, also known by its generic name misoprostol, had a success rate of around 85 percent, said Jun Zhang of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, the chief author of the study. The treatment, which can be done on an outpatient...

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