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The pepperoni pizza hypothesis

... They have a chronic bladder condition that causes pelvic pain. Spicy food -- as well as citrus, caffeine, ... an explanation for how the body actually "hears" pelvic pain. The discovery also opens up new ... of sufferers are men.) During a flare up, the pelvic pain is so intense some women inject anesthetic ...

UCLA researchers locate and image prostate cancer as it spreads to lymph nodes

... organs. The tiny cancer metastases in the pelvic lymph nodes are very difficult to find using ... . The spread of prostate cancer to the pelvic lymph nodes is the most reliable indicator that ... and progression likely. Accurately assessing pelvic lymph node involvement in patients is critical in ...

Pitt researchers find promising candidate protein for cancer prevention vaccines

... in a clinical trial led by colleagues at UPMC. "In previous work, we found that women who developed an immune response to MUC1, typically after pelvic surgery, mumps or mastitis, have a much lower risk for ovarian cancer," Dr. Finn said. "Cyclin B1 and MUC1 are part of a big family of self-proteins ...

Women with endometriosis need special care during pregnancy to avoid risk of premature birth

... also the release of anti-inflammatory cytokines, signalling molecules used in communication between cells. Symptoms of endometriosis include severe pelvic pain, heavy menstrual periods, and nausea. In addition to an increased risk of preterm birth, the researchers also found other differences in ...

UTSA wins San Antonio Area Foundation grant to further chlamydia research

... progresses without exhibiting noticeable symptoms. Left untreated, chlamydia infections can do severe damage in women, causing ectopic pregnancies, pelvic inflammatory disease and even infertility. In men, complications can occur but are generally less severe. Murthy, a practicing physician from ...

UTSA, Health Science Center collaborate with Merck & Co. to develop chlamydia vaccine

... diagnosis or effective treatment, because they are not aware they have the infection. Long-term C. trachomatis infection in females can lead to pelvic inflammatory disease, ectopic pregnancy, serious complications for newborn infants and infertility. Macrolide (erythromycin-like) antibiotics can ...

Researchers genetically link Lou Gehrig's disease in humans to dog disease

... Owners of dogs with DM usually elect euthanasia six months to a year after diagnosis when the dogs can no longer support their weight with their pelvic limbs, whereas people with ALS typically progress to the state of complete paralysis and succumb to respiratory failure. ...

NC State takes research lead in protecting Puerto Rico's unique freshwater fisheries

... really worthy of conservation." For example, Kwak points to Puerto Rico's native Sirajo Goby a brilliantly colored fish that has evolved sucker-like pelvic fins that allow it to climb steep waterfalls and even the sheer faces of some artificial dams. The Puerto Rico Department of Natural and ...

Fitness in a changing world

... life isolated in freshwater habitats. Oceanic stickleback are protected by a complete set of bony lateral plates along the sides and dorsal and pelvic spines on the top and bottom of the fish. These structures help the fish survive attacks by birds and other fish-eating predators. The lateral plates ...

Gene enhancer in evolution of human opposable thumb

... chimpanzees and other apes. Thus, the many observable differences between humans and chimpanzees, such as brain size, hair density, tooth patterns, pelvic structure and hand and foot modifications, could have arisen partly through changes in the way developmental genes are turned on. The discovery ...

Male cyclists risk sexual problems if they don’t choose the right bike

... in the groin area. Men who cycle a lot can also experience changes to their sperm function, because of the excessive heat generated in the pelvic area. No general link between cycling and male infertility has been established, but it is still recognised as a possible side effect and has been ...

New study finds uncontrollable stress worsens symptoms of endometriosis

... outside the uterus, mainly in the area of the ovaries and fallopian tubes, but can also affect the intestinal tract. The condition results in chronic pelvic pain, painful menstrual periods and pain during intercourse. Many patients report suffering from high levels of stress due to the impact that ...

Where college students live can impact their weight, eating and exercise habits

... outside the uterus, mainly in the area of the ovaries and fallopian tubes, but can also affect the intestinal tract. The condition results in chronic pelvic pain, painful menstrual periods and pain during intercourse. Many patients report suffering from high levels of stress due to the impact that ...

How alligators rock and roll

... with one on each side of an alligators pelvis. Each ischiopubis muscle connects a pubis bone to an ischium bone. Unlike humans, who have their pelvic bones fused together, the pubes and ischia are not fused in gators, so the ischiopubis muscles allow gators to puff out their bellies, helping pull ...

Mice help researchers understand chlamydia

... a vaccine. "Chlamydia is the most common sexually transmitted disease in the world and results in infertility in women and long-term chronic pelvic pain," he said. "There are antibiotics to treat Chlamydia, but there's no vaccine to prevent it. In many cases women don't know they are infected ...

New light trap captures larval stage of new species; DNA barcode technology used

... individual differed slightly from the known species of Atlantic gobies by having fewer fin rays and lacking a frenum, the small fold of tissue in the pelvic fins of most gobies that forms a sucking disc for grasping the substrate. The fish was sent to Dr. Benjamin Victor of the Ocean Science Foundation ...

Immune cells promote blood vessel formation in mouse endometriosis

... lesions, or masses, but once blood vessels are recruited, the lesions grow larger and respond to female hormones, resulting in inflammation, cyclic pelvic pain, and infertility. In the mouse model, the researchers observed that dendritic cells infiltrate endometriosis lesions, and near the sites ...

UCLA/VA partners with ASU to advance biosensor technology for urinary tract infections

... acclaimed physicians have pioneered treatments for many conditions, including cancers of the prostate, bladder and kidney; kidney stones; pelvic floor disorders; genitourinary tract conditions; incontinence; and sexual dysfunction in men and women. The Biodesign Institute at Arizona State ...

Dog genome sequenced

... "For example," says Lark, "one of the QTL that we identified controls both pelvic size and metacarpal length, but the two traits are inversely correlated. ... limb strength. Mammals specialized for running tend to exhibit large pelvic bones and relatively slender limbs." In the second manuscript, Lark's ...

Scientists fetch useful information from dog genome publications

... "For example," says Lark, "one of the QTL that we identified controls both pelvic size and metacarpal length, but the two traits are inversely correlated. ... limb strength. Mammals specialized for running tend to exhibit large pelvic bones and relatively slender limbs." In the second manuscript, Lark's ...

Definitive evidence found of a swimming dinosaur

... was swimming against a current, struggling to maintain a straight path. "The dinosaur swam with alternating movements of the two hind limbs, a pelvic paddle swimming motion," said Costeur. "It is a swimming style of amplified walking with movements similar to those used by modern bipeds, including ...

Focused ultrasound relieves fibroid symptoms in women

... to 50 suffer from symptomatic uterine fibroids. Fibroid symptoms can include excessive menstrual bleeding, enlarged uterine size, frequent urination, pelvic pressure or pain and infertility. According to the National Women’s Health Information Center, fibroids are the primary reason for surgical ...

Chlamydia vaccine a step closer to reality

... to develop a vaccine. "Chlamydia is the most common infectious disease in the world and results in infertility in women and long-term chronic pelvic pain," he said. "There are antibiotics to treat Chlamydia, but there's no vaccine to prevent it. In many cases women don't know they are ...

Study challenges myth that sex late in pregnancy hastens birth

... who are more comfortable late in pregnancy may be more likely to engage in sexual activity, and that women who experience abdominal discomfort or pelvic pressure ?possible signs of earlier delivery ?won't be inclined to want to have sex. Schaffir also said that because of the highly personal nature of ...

One therapeutic dose of radiation causes 30 percent spongy bone loss in mice

... clinical study of 6,000 cancer patients reported in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that post-menopausal women who received pelvic radiation for cervical and colorectal cancer increased their bone fracture risk by 60%. Radiation following anal cancer increased the risk of ...

Anti-HIV drug has potential to prevent transmission in women

... with HIV and 24 were HIV-infected women. All participants used the study product for 14 consecutive days and received frequent safety assessments and pelvic exams during the study at one of four research sites: The Miriam Hospital in Providence, RI; Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in ...

Chlamydia parasite lives off our fat

... infections are responsible for a range of ailments from sexually transmitted infections to atypical pneumonias to chronic severe disorders such as pelvic inflammatory disease and atherosclerosis. The Centers for Disease Control says that Chlamydia trachomatis is the most common sexually-transmitted ...

From one cell, many possible cures

... the ages of 19 and 49. Essentially, each donor undergoes a medical procedure in which a small amount of bone marrow is extracted from his or her pelvic bone." Within that extracted bone marrow, only about one in every 100,000 cells is a stem cell, Ma said. "Because they are so rare, the ability to ...

Cells from amniotic fluid used to tissue-engineer a new trachea

... bypass, which can cause neurologic and other complications. Surgeons have tried various fixes, such as grafting in pieces of the baby's rib or pelvic bone, using synthetic substances like Teflon, or implanting stents (in the hope that tissue would scar around the stents and form a tube), but with ...

Researchers devise new technique for creating human stem cells

... general approach of cell fusion is an interesting one that should be further explored." The researchers also performed fusion experiments using pelvic bone cells as the somatic cells and a different human embryonic cell line, to demonstrate that their technique was not restricted to one adult cell ...
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