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2013-04-23 12:46:46

New research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis points to a common species of bacteria as an important contributor to bacterial vaginosis, a condition linked to preterm birth and increased risk of sexually transmitted diseases. The condition affects one in every three women, making it more common than yeast infections. But bacterial vaginosis often does not cause significant symptoms, leaving many women unaware they have it. “Bacterial vaginosis can...

2013-04-14 23:03:12

There is still time for alleged victims of vaginal mesh complications to file vaginal mesh lawsuits seeking compensation for their injuries New York, NY (PRWEB) April 14, 2013 The vaginal mesh lawyers at Alonso Krangle LLP, a law firm focused on fighting for the rights of medical device injury victims, report that court documents indicate a Joint Status Conference has been scheduled for April 18th for thousands of Vaginal mesh lawsuits, also known as a Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits, Pelvic...

2013-03-06 23:00:53

The first vaginal mesh lawsuit has concluded, and the plaintiff has been awarded more than 3 million dollars. Vaginal mesh attorney Jeff Nadrich recently responded to the verdict. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 06, 2013 A vaginal sling recipient has been awarded $3.35 million after suing* manufacturer Johnson & Johnson over painful side effects, this according to a February 26th Reuters article. Linda Gross, 47, of South Dakota, reportedly received J&J´s Gynecare Prolift vaginal...

2012-11-23 10:47:21

Urgent need for clear guidelines to improve standards, say researchers The quality of internet information available for women opting for "designer vagina" procedures is "poor," and in some cases, inaccurate, reveals a small study published in the Obstetrics & Gynaecology edition of the online only journal BMJ Open. The findings prompt the authors to urge that guidelines be drawn up to improve standards so that women can make fully informed choices about an increasingly popular...

2012-06-27 10:30:02

An investigation led by UCSF has found that the risk of female-to-male HIV transmission is increased 3 fold for women with bacterial vaginosis, a common disorder in which the normal balance of bacteria in the vagina is disrupted An investigation led by UCSF has found that the risk of female-to-male HIV transmission is increased three fold for women with bacterial vaginosis, a common disorder in which the normal balance of bacteria in the vagina is disrupted. "Previous research has shown...

2012-06-27 06:31:56

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — A new investigation led by UCSF has found that the risk of female-to-male HIV transmission is increased 3-fold for women with bacterial vaginosis. Bacterial vaginosis is a condition where the normal balance of microorganisms naturally found in the vagina is altered. The disruption of vaginal flora takes place when the amount of helpful bacteria is reduced and the harmful bacteria is increased. "Previous research has shown that bacterial vaginosis can increase...


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Colposcopy
2013-01-18 11:34:29

The Colposcopy is a preventive procedure to identify a possible abnormal cells or tissue on the cervix, vagina and vulva. By illuminating and magnifying the area with a coloscope during the examination, areas of concern can be identified earlier by the colposcopist. The procedure was developed by a German physician Hans Hinselmann in 1925 with the help of Dr. Helmut Wirths. Cause for the Procedure This examination has multiple candidates. If a patient has been a victim of a sexual...

Colposcopy
2012-12-31 11:42:30

The Colposcopy is a preventive procedure to identify a possible abnormal cells or tissue on the cervix, vagina and vulva. By illuminating and magnifying the area with a coloscope during the examination, areas of concern can be identified earlier by the colposcopist. The procedure was developed by a German physician Hans Hinselmann in 1925 with the help of Dr. Helmut Wirths. Cause for the Procedure This examination has multiple candidates. If a patient has been a victim of a sexual assault...

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Word of the Day
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.'