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2011-01-06 06:45:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Viveve, Inc., a development stage women's health company, announced today that it has received the European CE (Conformite Europeenne) mark for the use of its Viveve System for the non-surgical treatment of laxity of the vaginal introitus (opening), after childbirth, to improve female sexual function. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110106/SF25673LOGO) "The CE mark is a key milestone in our commercialization strategy," said...

2010-12-04 00:00:00

After a decade of treating women with problems in the area of sexual health, the Medical Center for Female Sexuality offers selected products for women, including a Kegel exercise music CD. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 2, 2010 After a decade of treating women with problems in the area of sexual health, the Medical Center for Female Sexuality offers selected products for women, including a Kegel exercise music CD. A Kegel is the name of a pelvic floor exercise, named after Dr. Arthur Kegel...

2010-11-10 07:00:00

DALLAS, Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- In the 70's they burned their bras to demonstrate for equal rights. Now they're lifting and tightening their most intimate areas for better orgasms. Increasingly, women of the American Baby Boomer Generation are willing to challenge societal conventions to improve their lifestyle. "We see more and more Boomers who want to schedule vaginal rejuvenation," says Dallas Ob-Gyn Wesley Anne Brady, M.D. "They are more informed, more prepared and more focused...

2010-10-11 07:06:00

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Growing up, the topic of pH came up in chemistry class and on shampoo commercials, but few women know about pH in vaginal health - and it's more important than you think. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/players/English/43386-RepHresh-Brilliant-pH-Tampons/ "Gynecologists have long been aware of the importance of maintaining a normal pH. In healthy pre-menopausal women, vaginal pH...

2010-10-04 15:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gen-Probe Incorporated (Nasdaq: GPRO) announced today that the Company has submitted a 510(k) application to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its APTIMA® Trichomonas vaginalis assay on the fully automated TIGRIS® system. "Trichomonas is the most common curable sexually transmitted disease in young women, and it can lead to serious health consequences if left untreated," said Carl Hull, Gen-Probe's...

2010-09-29 09:37:00

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Since their invention in 1929, tampons have had the same basic purpose. But, tampons just got smarter. The RepHresh Brilliant pH Tampon is a bold new innovation in feminine protection that actually reduces the usual vaginal pH increase during a woman's period. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please go to: http://www.multivu.com/players/English/43386-RepHresh-Brilliant-pH-Tampons/ "Traditional tampons simply...

2010-09-15 07:05:00

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Gynecologists finally have a tampon they can recommend. Introducing the first and only tampon clinically shown to reduce the usual vaginal pH increase during your period. Traditional tampons simply absorb and retain fluids. Menstrual fluids have a pH higher than normal vaginal pH and tampons retain these fluids inside your body. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100915/MM65252) (Photo:...

2010-08-12 07:00:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Viveve, Inc., a women's sexual health company that has developed a non-surgical procedure to treat vaginal laxity resulting from childbirth, recently sponsored a clinical trial whose results will be published in the September 2010 issue of the Journal of Sexual Medicine. A promising step, this pilot study demonstrates the safety and efficacy of Viveve's radiofrequency (RF) treatment, with self-reported questionnaire responses indicating...

2010-06-03 16:23:16

Differences seem divided between ethnic groups; Scientists hope research leads to personalized medicine The delicate balance of microbes in the vagina can vary greatly between healthy women, according to a new study led by the University of Maryland School of Medicine's Institute for Genome Sciences. Researchers hope further study will lead to personalized reproductive medicine for women, allowing doctors to tailor each woman's treatment and health maintenance strategies to her individual...

2010-04-20 19:00:00

HOLLAND, Mich., April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- As women go through menopause, hormonal changes can wreak havoc with their sex life, causing vaginal dryness, decreased genital sensitivity, low libido, lack of orgasm and more. MiddlesexMD.com is a new sexual health website that helps midlife women understand how these issues alter their experience of sex and offers products that can keep sex enjoyable after menopause. The site is the brainchild of Dr. Barb DePree, an OB/GYN for 20 years and a...


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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
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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