New Diagnostic Biomarker Test Shows Promise in Monitoring Ovarian Cancer
... in estimating EOC risk in women presenting with pelvic
masses. The HE4 test was developed through ... CA125 can aid in the differentiation of benign pelvic
masses from ovarian malignancies in women diagnosed with a pelvic
mass," said Moore. "This is exciting as it will ...
MRI Accurately Depicts Deep Endometriosis
... have endometriosis. Symptoms include chronic pelvic
pain, lower back pain, painful sexual ... set out to determine the accuracy of 3-T pelvic
MRI in diagnosing the presence of deep ...
"Endometriosis: Contribution of 3.0-T pelvic
MR Imaging in Preoperative Assessment--Initial ...
First Book Focusing on How "The Secret Pain Women Won't Talk About" Affects Relationships
... to mid thigh (classified by doctors as chronic pelvic
pain) constitute an under-reported epidemic of ...
"Secret Suffering: How Women's Sexual and pelvic
Pain Affects Their Relationships" (Praeger, ... Susan Bilheimer, co-author with gynecologist and pelvic
pain specialist Dr. Robert J. Echenberg, "I ...
BD Announces CE Marking of BD ProbeTec™ Qx Amplified Assays to Improve Detection of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae
... untreated, these infections in women can lead to pelvic
inflammatory disease, infertility, ectopic pregnancy and chronic pelvic
Oxford, UK ... untreated, these infections in women can lead to pelvic
inflammatory disease, infertility, ectopic ...
Boston Scientific's Urology/Gynecology Products Featured in Studies at International Urogynecological Association Annual Meeting
... Presentations will feature Boston Scientific's pelvic
floor reconstruction systems and mid-urethral sling systems used to treat pelvic
floor prolapse and stress urinary incontinence ... grafted prolapse repair kit (Pinnacle(R) pelvic
Floor Repair device). Results will be presented ...
Women's Health Foundation, POISE(R) Brand Look for Passionate Women's Health Advocates
... POISE(R) brand to recognize champions of women's pelvic
health by announcing a call for entries to the ... by POISE(R) acknowledges either a survivor or a pelvic
floor champion. The survivor is a woman who has overcome pelvic
conditions (i.e. incontinence or prolapse) ...
Pitching Prowess May Start With the Pelvis
... FRIDAY, May 29 (HealthDay News) -- Good pelvic
control can give pitchers the extra edge they ... mound, say U.S. researchers.
They studied the pelvic
control of 24 pitchers, ages 18 to 26, in the ... the participants wore a device that measured pelvic
stability by grading anterior-posterior tilt ...
Pelvic pain as prevalent in teens as older males, Queen's researchers discover
... University research team has found that a painful pelvic
affliction associated with adult men occurs as ... adolescent boys. Chronic prostatitis or chronic pelvic
pain syndrome (CP/CPPS) is a urogenital disease associated with persistent and life-altering pelvic
and genital pain.
This is the first study to ...
Scientists discover way to jumpstart bone's healing process
... are the nearly 60,000 Americans suffering from pelvic
fractures, where bracing and immobilization are ...
"It takes three to four months for a typical pelvic
fracture to heal. But during those three months, ... and beyond.
"Many people don't realize that pelvic
fracture carries with them the same mortality as ...
Slow-Healing Bones May Get Boost From Drug
... a news release from the center.
"Typically, a pelvic
fracture will take months to heal, and people are ... older than 50 who have what's called a low-energy pelvic
fracture and who are admitted to the emergency ... the approximately 60,000 Americans who suffer a pelvic
fracture each year.
"It takes three to four ...
Some radiation therapy treatments can decrease fertility
... Oncology (ASTRO).
Radiation therapy to the pelvic
region can cause ovarian failure or result in ... as a result of cranio-spinal, abdominal and pelvic
radiation and determined that cranio-spinal ... later in life. Women who received abdominal or pelvic
radiation had an increased risk of uterine ...
New Procedure To Correct Pelvic Prolapse Has Faster Recovery, Shorter Hospital Stay
... you with a very unpleasant rearrangement of your pelvic
organs, you need to know help is possible. ... surgery at Baptist to correct extensive pelvic
organ prolapse commonly called "dropped ... in which one or more of the organs in the pelvic
cavity, such as the uterus, vagina, bladder ...
Cardium Reports on Recent Highlights, Financial Results and 2009 Outlook
... cooling applications, including its UroCool(TM) pelvic
cooling catheter system, which is designed to ... cooling applications, including UroCool(TM), a pelvic
cooling catheter system designed to induce ... function (potency). The specialized UroCool pelvic
cooling catheter is being integrated with ...
Biomarker Combination and Risk of Ovarian Malignancy Algorithm (Roma(TM)) Demonstrates Accuracy in Detecting Ovarian Cancer
... in women who will undergo surgery to remove a pelvic
mass compared to the Risk of Malignancy Index ... American women who will be diagnosed with a pelvic
mass over the course of a year. By combining the ... the assessment of women with an ovarian cyst or pelvic
mass, and can provide physicians with an ...
Cardium's InnerCool Announces Launch of New Enhanced Website
... and traditional prostate surgeries. This pelvic
cooling technology platform has the opportunity ... distributorship agreements.
InnerCool's UroCool(TM), a pelvic
catheter system designed to induce localized ...
Fujirebio Diagnostics and Abbott Agree To Develop New Ovarian Cancer Test for Abbott's Architect(R) Analyzers
... clinicians worldwide with a tool to help define a pelvic
mass so that appropriate treatment can be best ... or postmenopausal women presenting with a pelvic
mass. The HE4 manual test and corresponding Risk ... (FDA) for use in women who present with a pelvic
"More than 250,000 women present to ...
Video: Getting in Shape From the Inside Out for the New Year
... Core Wellness Puts Spotlight on pelvic
Free DVD of New PELVICORE Exercise ... neglect what they can't see. Having a strong pelvic
floor - the group of muscles located on the ... can vastly improve symptoms of a weakened pelvic
floor. Now a new DVD, free at ...
Common treatment for men's pelvic pain proves ineffective, Queen's-led study shows
... drug for men suffering from a painful pelvic
condition failed to significantly reduce ... doctors to treat chronic prostititis/chronic pelvic
pain syndrome. This affliction is estimated to ... to treat new cases of chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic
pain syndrome is weak, some physicians have ...
Fujirebio Diagnostics and Roche Diagnostics Sign Agreement for New Ovarian Cancer Test
... to distinguish between benign and malignant pelvic
masses more accurately, helping to ensure that ... with a much needed tool to better define a pelvic
mass, enabling women at higher risk for cancer to ... to diagnose because its symptoms - bloating, pelvic
or abdominal pain, difficulty eating or feeling ...
Two Endometrial Cancer Treatments May Not Work
... Dec. 12 (HealthDay News) -- Removal of the pelvic
lymph nodes, as well as external beam radiation, ... studies show.
One study looked at removal of pelvic
lymph nodes (pelvic lymphadenectomy), in addition ... salpingo-oophorectomy -- BSO). Removal of pelvic
lymph nodes is used to determine whether or not ...
Pelvic Inflammation Puts Girls at Risk for Repeat STIs
... 13 (HealthDay News) -- Teenage girls treated for pelvic
inflammatory disease (PID) become highly ... which can increase the risk of chronic pelvic
pain, ectopic (outside the uterus) pregnancies ... Women's Health Information Center has more about pelvic
inflammatory disease .
Possible link between diabetes and pelvic girdle syndrome
... appears to be linked with an increased risk of pelvic
girdle syndrome. This is shown in a new study ... showed that five percent of women had had serious pelvic
girdle syndrome (pain in both iliosacral ... only 0.5 percent of women who had not had severe pelvic
girdle syndrome. Women with diabetes had ...
NIH launches unique effort to advance study of urologic chronic pelvic pain disorders
... conduct collaborative studies of urologic chronic pelvic
pain disorders by looking for clues outside the ... Approach to the Study of Chronic pelvic
Pain (MAPP) Research Network includes six ... research of the most common urologic chronic pelvic
pain syndromes from a broadened systemic ...
National Orgasm Day 31 July 2008 - Women's Health Campaign Reaches Climax
... the health and sex benefits of effective pelvic
Initiated by SPM ... Orgasm Day.
Barry Fowler, MD of SPM, said: "The pelvic
floor muscles naturally
slacken or stretch ... "The link between the strength of the pelvic
floor muscles and the
ability to achieve orgasm ...
Symptom Screening Plus a Simple Blood Test Equals a 20 Percent Jump in Early Detection of Ovarian Cancer
... symptoms linked to ovarian cancer -- abdominal or pelvic
difficulty eating or feeling full quickly ... of symptoms such as abdominal swelling and pelvic
pain might have
The symptom-screening ... to 75 women about to undergo surgery for pelvic
were later diagnosed with ovarian ...
Poise Brand Passion Award Honors Pelvic Health Champion
... (WHF) to recognize champions of women's pelvic
On June 7, 2008, WHF, a Chicago-based ... the Foundation's mission to increase awareness of pelvic
wellness. During the benefit, Poise ... award because her story of
personal triumph over pelvic
pain and bladder control issues -- and ...
Is Female Sexual Dysfunction a Myth?
awareness of the sex benefits of a strong pelvic
These findings reinforce research ... ever since. Arnold Kegel, of the eponymous pelvic
exercises, reported that over 60% of women ... by helping women identify
and isolate the correct pelvic
floor muscle and exercise effectively
Pelvic Floor Disorders Affect 1 in 3 Women
... of women in the United States have one or more pelvic
floor disorders, and age has no significant ... urge to urinate, incontinence and dropped pelvic
organs are among the symptoms of such disorders. ... overactive bladder, and 6 percent from dropped pelvic
organs (pelvic organ prolapse). The women in the ...
Kaiser Permanente Study Shows One-Third of Women Have Overactive Bladder, Incontinence or Other Pelvic Floor Disorders
... such as the frequent urge to
urinate, dropped pelvic
organs, and incontinence. The study consists of ... overactive bladder and six percent
organ prolapse, the dropping of pelvic
"These conditions really affect women's ...
New blood marker may predict prostate cancer spread
Although it is recognized that pelvic
lymphadenectomy can provide important staging and ... in whom this procedure should be done. Doing pelvic
lymphadenectomy on all patients is not ... blood marker that identifies patients in whom pelvic
lymphadenectomy should be done, said co-author ...
NIH awards OHSU researcher $1.2 million to determine causes of, risk factors for pelvic floor injury
... Institutes of Health to study the extent of pelvic
floor injury in women before, during and after pregnancy.
floor comprises the muscle group that supports the pelvic
organs and maintains bowel ....
Hysterectomy May Boost Incontinence Risk
... Dr. Gil Levy, director of urogynecology at the pelvic
Floor Dysfunction and Reconstructive Surgery ... Center College of Medicine and director of female pelvic
medicine and reconstructive surgery for Scott ... City; Gil Levy, M.D., director of urogynecology, pelvic
Floor Dysfunction and Reconstructive Surgery ...
Internal radiotherapy better than external for quality of life in endometrial cancer patients
... of using vaginal brachytherapy or external beam pelvic
radiotherapy after surgery.
Up till now we ... in the field. PORTEC-1 showed that external beam pelvic
radiotherapy significantly reduced the rate of ... between vaginal brachytherapy and external beam pelvic
radiotherapy. Quality of life was analysed in the ...
Pelvic Exams Can Help Spot Ovarian Cancer
That's why women need to get regular pelvic
exams and pay attention to possible symptoms of ... ovarian cancer.
The symptoms are: bloating; pelvic
or abdominal pain; difficulty eating or feeling ... only way to be sure it's nothing is to go get a pelvic
exam," Dr. Rebecca Liu, assistant professor of ...
New Website Helps Women Be Fit, Sexy and in Control!
... resource for
consumers seeking information about pelvic
health and fitness as well as a
clearinghouse for ... of their own home.
"So many women suffered pelvic
health issues in silence, and we can now
finally ... featuring an abundance of information
related to pelvic
health and wellness, personal success stories, ...
Case Western Reserve University receives $3.7M NIH grant to study autonomic nervous system link to painful bladder syndrome
... mild discomfort, pressure, tenderness, or intense pain in the bladder and pelvic
area. Symptoms may include an urgent need to urinate, a frequent need to ... subjects will be compared with healthy patients, and patients with chronic pelvic
pain without IC/PBS.
"We've designed the study to lead to a better ...
Urgent(R) PC and Macroplastique(R) Featured in Numerous IUGA 2009 Sessions
... Therapy (Neuromodulation) On Quality Of Life Of Patients With Chronic pelvic
Pain," was presented in a poster by S.G. Bayrak, M.D. of Istanbul ... the treatment contributing to the quality of life of women with chronic pelvic
pain by decreasing the intensity of pain (this indication is not approved ...
MRI accurately depicts deep endometriosis
... 5 million American women have endometriosis. Symptoms include chronic pelvic
pain, lower back pain, painful sexual intercourse, painful menstrual ... Therefore, the researchers set out to determine the accuracy of 3-T pelvic
MRI in diagnosing the presence of deep endometriosis and to evaluate colon ...
The Diagnosis Every Woman Dreads - Ovarian Cancer
... referred her to an oncologist. Standard tests for ovarian cancer are a pelvic
exam, a blood test for the CA-125 tumor marker, ultrasound and a biopsy of ... make fewer hormones. Symptoms of ovarian cancer may include abdominal or pelvic
pain or pressure, sudden bloating, nausea and indigestion, gas, fatigue, ...
Neurocrine Announces Full Year Results from 603 Study (Petal Study) of Elagolix for Treatment of Endometriosis Pain
... compared to baseline was demonstrated (p<0.0001) in the mean Composite pelvic
Signs and Symptoms Score (CPSSS) such that many subjects would no longer ... among treatment groups. The "responder rate" on the Non-Menstrual pelvic
Pain component of the CPSSS at Week 24 was 86% and at Week 48 was 67% ...