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2010-04-14 16:00:00

NEW YORK, April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- U by Kotex, a bold new feminine care product line by Kimberly-Clark, has partnered with Khloe Kardashian to encourage women to join the Declaration of Real Talk Campaign. The cause-related campaign is the culmination of an eye-opening U by Kotex study of more than 1,600 North American women aged 14-35, which revealed that 7 in 10 women believe it's time for society to change how it talks about vaginal health, yet less than half (45%) feel empowered to...

2010-01-18 06:00:00

LAWRENCE, Mass., Jan. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- OBP Medical Inc. introduces the OfficeSPEC(TM), the first disposable side-opening vaginal speculum for office-based hysteroscopic procedures. OBP Medical was founded with the office-based physician in mind and continues to prove it! The OfficeSPEC(TM) disposable side-opening vaginal speculum is truly a first of its kind. Not only is the OfficeSPEC(TM) the first disposable side-opening vaginal speculum to hit the worldwide market, it is the only...

2009-11-09 09:08:45

An Indiana University study involving 2,453 women ages 18 to 68 found that lubricant use during sexual activity alone or with a partner contributed to higher ratings of pleasurable and satisfying sex. Personal lubricants have long been recommended to women to improve the comfort of sexual intercourse and to reduce the risk of vaginal tearing, yet strikingly little available data is available on women's use of lubricants or associated vaginal symptoms. The study, conducted by Debby Herbenick,...

2009-11-09 07:00:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Women's sexual health company, TivaMed, today announced it has changed its name to Viveve as it prepares for a 2010 launch of its Viveve system to OB/GYNs in select U.S. markets. "Viveve is a name that we believe captures the essence of our company focus on women's sexual health," said Kerry Pope, Viveve's president and chief executive. "Viveve exists for the sole purpose of helping women restore their sense of fulfillment and sexual...

2009-05-30 12:33:12

The estimated 1,000 species of bacteria inhabiting healthy human skin are likely necessary for proper body functioning, researchers said. Bacterial colonies reside on different parts of the skin, some in the armpit and belly button, which are akin to tropical rain forests, and others on the forearm, which resembles an arid desert, researchers from the National Institutes of Health told the Los Angeles Times in a story published Saturday. We live in a microbial world, and these things are not...

2009-02-26 20:10:28

Natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery -- removing an organ via the vagina or mouth -- may replace gallbladder surgery, U.S. researchers said. Millions of women in the United States suffer from gallbladder disease, and many of those women will eventually have to undergo a surgical procedure to remove the organ, which is often painful and can have a lengthy recovery time, Dr. Eric Hungness said in a statement. Natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery reduces the number of and...

2009-01-07 14:56:08

A British woman said she was shocked to discover that she has two sets of reproductive organs. Lindsay Hasaj, 27, said she was two months pregnant when doctors told her she had two vaginas, two cervixes and two wombs, ABC News reported Wednesday. Dr. Ed Huang, associate director of the OB/GYN Residency Program at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, told ABC News an estimated one in 3,000 women have the condition, which is known as uterus didelphys. He said he has only seen four cases...

2008-12-25 22:30:00

Researchers at Northwestern University in Chicago say they have found a critical way a man can transmit the HIV virus to a woman. The researchers showed that the HIV virus can penetrate a woman's normal, healthy genital tissue to a depth where it can gain access to immune cell targets. This is an unexpected and important result, principle investigator Thomas Hope said in a statement. We have a new understanding of how HIV can invade the female vaginal tract. Scientists had long believed...

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2008-12-18 17:09:53

In February, researchers learned that the elusive and semi-mythical G spot had been captured on ultrasound for the first time. Clear anatomical differences were discovered between women who claim to have vaginal orgasms - triggered by stimulation of the front vaginal wall without any simultaneous stimulation of the clitoris - and those that don't, according to Emmanuele Jannini at the University of L'Aquila in Italy. New research suggests that women who orgasm during penetrative sex have a...

2008-12-17 14:17:00

SHELBY TOWNSHIP, Mich., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Women who struggle achieving sexual satisfaction can now get a boost. The G spot may be elusive for some, and frustrating to find for others. Most women have the potential to achieve a deep vaginal orgasm from stimulation of the G spot. Because female orgasm is not required for reproduction, as well as some traditional views on sexual pleasure, this is a topic that was not discussed until recently. Women who are able to achieve...


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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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  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
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