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AIDS can Be Prevented by Using Diaphragm During Intercourse

... previous data has suggested that the cells in the cervix are particularly vulnerable to HIV infection, and use of a diaphragm presented the potential for protection. A flexible, dome-shaped rubber disk, a diaphragm is inserted vaginally with a gel to cover the cervix....

Diaphragms offer no extra protection Against HIV

...t against the AIDS virus. The theory held that the cervix - which can be shielded from semen by a diaphragm - is the most vulnerable part of the female reproductive tract to HIV infection. Yet now, the diaphragm in the use of HIV-prevention, may well be history. Padian was quoted that the diaphragm does no...

Playing Music Helps Women Relax During Colposcopy

..., a technique that involves a doctor studying the cervix with a special microscope. Many women find the whole procedure highly stressful and have particularly high levels of anxiety before and during colposcopy. Researchers working for The Cochrane Collaboration studied data from eleven trials that invol...

Gardasil Could Be Effective, but Aggressive Marketing Raises Ethical Concerns

...a clinic. This test can find abnormal cells in the cervix that may turn into cancer if they're not treated. ...cervix, and collect a few cells and mucus from the cervix and the area around it. These cells are placed on a slide and sent to a laboratory to be checked for...

New Technology Makes Diagnosis of Abnormal Pregnancy Cheaper

...t attached to fallopian tubes, abdomen or even the cervix area. As none of these areas have enough space, the mother suffers pain. When the foetus grows, it can even result in bursting of the organ, leading to major complications, the doctors explained. It causes severe bleeding and in many cases endanger...

New Cervical Cancer Test Increases the Detection Rate of Abnormal Cells

... are made by transferring material, taken from the cervix by a collection instrument, directly onto a glass slide. LBC slides are made by rinsing the collection instrument in liquid to produce a suspension, which is processed in a laboratory to produce a single layer of cells. A recent study published by ...

Doctors Warned Against Encouraging Elective Caesareans

... attaches over or near the internal opening of the cervix - was 47 percent higher in their second pregnancy than women who gave birth naturally. The risk of a second condition, placenta abruptio - where the placenta separates from the womb prematurely - was 40 percent higher in women who had a previous c...

New Symptom-free STD on the Rise in US and Australia

...from the bladder), in men, and inflammation of the cervix and the lining of the uterus in women, possibly leading to infertility. In the current study, researchers at the University of Washington, Seattle, tested 1714 women and 1218 men between the ages of 18 and 27 years participating in Wave III of the...

Doctors Warned Against Encouraging Elective Caesareans

... attaches over or near the internal opening of the cervix - was 47 percent higher in their second pregnancy than women who gave birth naturally. The risk of a second condition, placenta abruptio - where the placenta separates from the womb prematurely - was 40 percent higher in women who had a previous c...

One-fifth of Obese Women Undergo Caesarean Due to Uterus Failure

...us to contract sufficiently in order to dilate the cervix and deliver the baby. In a study of 4,000 pregna...us to contract sufficiently in order to dilate the cervix and deliver the baby. The team from the University of Liverpool's Physiology department found tha...

Canandian Firm Announces Positive Results from Anti- Cervical Cancer Drug Trials

...old improvement). In a PAP test cells from the cervix are collected for examination under a microscope. It is used to detect changes that may be cancer or may lead to cancer. It is named after George Papanicolaou, an American anatomist."We are very pleased to have achieved this milestone in the continui...

New Screening Techniques for Cervical Cancer in Chennai Government Hospital

...ears. Pap smear is collection of cells from the cervix for examination under a microscope. It is named after George Papanicolaou an American anatomist. It is used to detect changes that may be cancer or may lead to cancer. It can show non-cancerous conditions too, such as infection or inflammation. Co...

An Incompetent Gynecologist

...that he was not able to locate the entrance to the cervix in a woman while analyzing the results of a laproscopic surgery. Stegnman said that proper procedures were followed by the hospital in association with the Medical council and unions in handling Dr. Hasil’s problems. But there are also allegations ...

UAE Introduces Cervical Cancer Vaccine

... pap tests once a year. Any aberration detected in cervix can be treated with a simple and painless procedure. Next to breast cancer, cervical cancer is the common cause of death among women across the world. Human papilloma virus causes cancer of the cervix. The new vaccine Gardasil targets the types 6,...

Better Healthcare for 100 Villages - Courtesy Indian American Physicians

...cular problems, deafness among children, carcinoma cervix and carcinoma prostate (both of the cancer family) would have extra attention. These diseases are quite curable but mortalities occur due to the late detection of these diseases. "We hope our expertise would help these people in rural India to live ...

Loop Incision Treatment Enhances Premature Delivery Risk

...have undergone a widely practiced treatment of the cervix to eliminate precancerous cells, called LEEP or lo...at women are informed about the impending risks of cervix treatment using the LEEP method so that they could take an informed decision....

The Other Side of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant

...nmelanoma skin cancer and carcinoma in situ of the cervix were excluded, incidence was 2.3 percent. That risk was 1.85 times that of the general population. The median time to diagnosis was almost 7 years after transplant. The most commonly reported second cancers were cancers of the skin (basal and squamou...

Stem cell transplant recipients face significant risk of second cancer

...nmelanoma skin cancer and carcinoma in situ of the cervix were excluded, incidence was 2.3 percent. That risk was 1.85 times that of the general population. The median time to diagnosis was almost 7 years after transplant. The most commonly reported second cancers were cancers of the skin (basal and squamou...

National Cancer Awareness Day observed

...n and early detection of cancers of the breast and cervix was presented by Dr. F.D. Patel, Professor in the ...ccurring cancers in Indian women. "Cancer of the cervix is commonest among women of low socio-economic status and results from poor hygiene, infection, earl...

Cure of Cancer Requires Early detection

...rds these cancers. Dr Patel said, "Cancer of the cervix is commonest among women of low socio-economic status and results from poor hygiene, infection, early sexual activity, early marriage and a large number of children. Cancer of the breast, which is the second commonest among females, is related to un-...

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