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2012-06-22 11:44:33

Loyola researchers find procedure has benefits but higher risks A device used to prevent incontinence in women who undergo a common pelvic-floor surgery reduces symptoms but increases side effects in these patients. These findings were published in the latest issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. Women in this study underwent surgery for pelvic organ prolapse. Prolapse occurs when the pelvic organs fall and cause the vaginal wall to protrude outside of the body. About 1 in 5...

2012-06-21 15:35:59

A multicenter study involving a UT Southwestern Medical Center urogynecologist will eliminate some of the guesswork physicians face about whether to use a sling during vaginal prolapse repair to prevent urinary incontinence. The clinical investigation from eight medical centers across the U.S. provides the first surgical outcome evidence on the benefits and risks of midurethral slings for women with vaginal prolapse who show no symptoms of urinary incontinence before surgery. One in...

2012-06-21 12:00:59

Complications also more common in treated group, results of NIH study show Surgery to repair pelvic organ prolapse often carries a risk of incontinence. To avoid scheduling a second surgery, some women may opt to have a second procedure to reduce incontinence at the time of their prolapse repair surgery. A study funded by the National Institutes of Health has found that although the surgery– to support the urethra with a sling–reduces the rate of incontinence, it also...

2012-06-19 23:02:32

Venapro is a two-step all-natural formula that helps gives relief from hemorrhoids without any doctor´s visits or embarrassing trips to the store. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) June 19, 2012 Suffering from Hemorrhoids? Millions of Americans suffer from this uncomfortable, and at times embarrassing condition. The very common condition known as hemorrhoids are painful, swollen veins in the lower portion of the rectum or anus. They usually occur during pregnancy, and after bouts of constipation....

2012-06-15 23:00:48

Venapro is a two-step all-natural formula that helps gives relief from hemorrhoids without any doctor´s visits or embarrassing trips to the store. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) June 15, 2012 Suffering from Hemorrhoids? Millions of Americans suffer from this uncomfortable, and at times embarrassing conditions. The very common condition known as hemorrhoids are painful, swollen veins in the lower portion of the rectum or anus. They usually occur during pregnancy, and after bouts of...

2012-06-14 23:00:08

Vgone Inhibitor Zapper is a perfect solution for people who are struggling with embarrassing skin growth problems. The technology provides fast relief from moles, warts, herpes, cold sores and so on... SPRINGVILLE, UTAH (PRWEB) June 14, 2012 Skin growth problem is not a new problem. People have been struggling with warts, moles and herpes since ages. The good news is that these problems can be eliminated with the help of a newly introduced technology from Vygone. The skin growth issues...

2012-06-12 23:02:17

The US Drug Watchdog is launching an aggressive initiative designed to help women recipients of a transvaginal mesh, who are now severely damaged by this type of product. Transvaginal mesh was designed for women, who were suffering from pelvic organ prolapse and stress urinary incontinence. According to the US FDA the procedure to install a transvaginal was supposed to be minimally-invasive. The US Drug Watchdog now says, "The Transvaginal Mesh Disaster is the worst mess we have ever seen for...


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humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'