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Doctors Implant Lab-Grown Vaginas Into Women With Rare Disease
2014-04-11 12:16:54

[ Watch the Video: Behind The Research To Engineer Human Vaginal Organs ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser (MRKH) syndrome is a rare genetic disorder in which a female’s vagina and uterus are underdeveloped or missing. A new technique has now allowed doctors to implant laboratory-grown vaginas into teenage girls, bringing some sense of normalcy into their lives, according to a new report in The Lancet journal. The laboratory-grown...

2014-01-07 23:03:25

Describes Medicare and Medicaid coverage, promotes screening for most preventable female cancer in the U.S. Belleville, Ill (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 Allsup, a nationwide Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) representation company, is raising awareness of the benefits of preventive care during Cervical Cancer Awareness Month in January. Vaccines to prevent human papillomavirus (HPV), which is the main cause of cervical cancer, make it the most preventable female cancer in the United...

2005-06-23 18:50:00

In patients with vaginal cancer, PET scans detected twice as many primary tumors and cancerous lymph nodes as did CT scans, according to researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. At this time, however, Medicaid, Medicare and many private insurers specify CT (computed tomography) for diagnosing and monitoring this cancer. The researchers hoping to encourage a change in that standard report their comparison of the two methods in the July 1 issue of the International...


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