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2010-09-28 15:04:00

TORRANCE, Calif., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Uterine fibroids affect more than 30% of American women. However, many do not exhibit symptoms and therefore do not require fibroid treatment. Uterine fibroids treatment is only required if the fibroids are large enough to cause pressure on other organs (such as the bladder), grow rapidly, cause abnormal bleeding or cause problems with fertility. Uterine fibroids symptoms usually cause heavy or abnormal bleeding and discomfort, but the biggest...

2010-09-07 09:24:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- OBGYN.net is offering access to obstetric, gynecology, sexual and reproductive health information provided by world class medical professional experts for the millions of women suffering with various forms of Women's Health conditions free of charge or forced registration. "The biggest problem with most Women's Health websites," cites Roberta Speyer, CEO and founder of OBGYN.net, "is their reliance on woman-to-woman communication alone with little or...

2010-08-31 00:37:00

TEL AVIV, Israel, August 31, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - ExAblate(R) MR Guided Focused Ultrasound System is Being Used for the First Time for Non-invasive Treatment of Prostate Cancer - Seven Patients With Prostate Confined Low Risk Cancer Treated in Clinical Trials Elbit Imaging Ltd. (NASDAQ: EMITF) ("Elbit" "Company") that it's subsidiary, InSightec Ltd., the global leader in MR guided focused ultrasound technology and the only company to receive FDA approval for its...

2010-08-24 12:08:00

SAN RAMON, Calif., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The Reproductive Science Center of the San Francisco Bay Area (RSC) is hoping to recruit 150 women suffering from uterine fibroids, benign tumors that can cause extreme pain and infertility. Fibroids are non-cancerous tumors or growths in the wall of the uterus. The cause of uterine fibroid tumors is unknown. Fifty percent of all women develop these tumors during their lifetime. In fact, uterine fibroids are the most common medical condition for...

2010-07-26 07:00:00

LIVERMORE, Calif., July 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Halt Medical, Inc. announced today that Robert J. Rubin, M.D. has been appointed to its Scientific Advisory Board. Dr. Rubin will also be a consultant to the company, helping to develop and implement comprehensive reimbursement strategies. Dr. Rubin's distinguished career has included significant contributions in the fields of medicine, government, and business. Currently, he is Clinical Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University's School of...

2010-07-21 13:50:00

TORRANCE, Calif., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to fewer complications, minimally invasive robotic surgery has exploded in popularity and usage in the gynecology field. Robotic surgery, via use of the da Vinci robot, has been proven to benefit both physicians and patients because of reduced blood loss, shorter hospital stays and recovery times as compared to traditional surgery. "Patients are opting for less-invasive treatment options, which is why the da Vinci robotic is now being used to...

2010-07-08 09:00:00

Hospital named academic center of excellence for leading-edge gynecological surgery DALLAS, July 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas is the first hospital in Texas -- and one of only three in the United States -- to be named a Center of Excellence for gynecological surgery by the American Institute for Minimally Invasive Surgery (AIMIS). (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100706/DC29919) (Photo:...

2010-07-01 13:28:24

A new, effective, non-surgical treatment for uterine fibroids can help women with this condition maintain their fertility, an American scientist told the 26th annual meeting of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology in Rome today (Wednesday). Dr. Alicia Armstrong, Chief, Gynecologic Services, National Institutes of Health (NIH) Programme in Reproductive and Adult Endocrinology, Bethesda, Maryland, said that the outcome of two Phase II clinical trials of ulipristal acetate...

2010-06-16 05:31:00

ABBOTT PARK, Ill. and SAN DIEGO, June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT) and Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: NBIX) today announced that they have entered into a collaboration agreement to develop and commercialize elagolix for the treatment of endometriosis-related pain. Elagolix is a novel, first-in-class oral gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) antagonist, which has recently completed a phase IIb study in endometriosis. In addition to endometriosis, elagolix will be...

2010-06-15 19:00:00

LIVERMORE, Calif., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Halt Medical, Inc., today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the Halt 2000GI(TM) Electrosurgical System for soft tissue ablation using radiofrequency energy. "This clearance to market is a major milestone for our customers, employees and investors," said Russ DeLonzor, President and Chief Operating Officer. Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA) with the Halt System is a very precise, minimally invasive procedure...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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