Tag: "gynecological" at medical news
Herbs With Estrogen Action Aggravate Cancer Risk
...red clover and motherwort - traditionally used for gynecological
complaints - as well as saw palmetto and rhodiola rosea root can have such a strong estrogenic effect they could increase the risk of estrogen-related cancers. While all the plants can successfully be used to ease a wide variety of symptoms, partic...
Gynecological Surgeries Reduce Cancer Risk
...varian cancer has the highest fatality rate of all gynecological
cancer and few preventive or screening options. One of the strong predictors of developing ovarian cancer is a family member who has been diagnosed with the disease. Women who carry the BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes are also at a greater risk //for ovarian ca...
Vaccine for Cervical cancer
...ents were observed for 36 months and regularly had gynecological
examination, cervicovaginal sampling for HPV DNA, pap testing and testing for serum antibodies to HPV. The results showed the incidence of HPV types 6,11,16,or 18 reduced by 90% for those who were given the vaccine against those who did not receive...
PET Scanner detects more Vaginal cancer than CT scans
... but vaginal cancers account for only 1 percent of gynecological
malignancies. According to Grigsby, if cervical cancer has not spread beyond its primary site, about 90 percent of patients will survive. The rate of survival drops to 70 percent if the cancer has spread to lymph nodes in the pelvis and even further ...
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome(PCOS) linked to Diabetes
...iabetes. Although PCOS typically is perceived as a gynecological
disorder -- because it impairs fertility and can c...is more of a disorder of the endocrine system with gynecological
consequences. The disorder also appears to be genetic, particularly among women with family histori...
Familial Breast cancer without gene mutation not found to cause ovarian cancer.
...tatus. Ovarian cancer is also the leading cause of gynecological
cancer deaths. Women should be aware of the risk of cancer and should do early assessment for cancer detection, apart from BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes other genes may also pose a risk for cancer development. Early breast cancer can be detected by mammogra...
Plastic Dilators for normal sex after cancer treatment
...revention of scar formation during radiotherapy or gynecological
surgery in cancer patients//. The scarring in thes...risk of scarring in women undergoing treatment for gynecological
cancers involving vulva and vagina. Joan Thomas, is Macmillan Nurse specialist who has worked most...
Chances Of Getting Cancer Can Be Reduced By Hysterectomy
Women can protect themselves from gynecological
cancers by having their ovaries and uterus removed...r endometrial cancer. There is also no instance of gynecological
cancers in the case of women who had undergone hysterectomies. The New England Journal of Medicine h...
Radiation Therapy Raises Survival Rate
...// that this can prolong their survival. Among the gynecological
malignancies, endometrial cancer is reported to be the most common. As many as 40,000 women in the US suffer from this condition annually in the US alone, according to the data of the American Cancer Society. The presence of this type of cancer is...
Women aware of “feminine health” : their attituds
...any women who need to start taking charge of their gynecological
health, put the embarrassment aside and foster frank, open relationships and discussions with their doctors." Honesty with the doc is pr paramount importance, "One example is smoking – there are certain methods of birth control with which women sh...
Funding for Machine Delays Cervical Cancer Treatment
... to be used in the treatment of cervical and other gynecological
cancers and was proposed to be ready by the following month. However it has still not been ordered because the DHB wants other DHBs to share the cost of running it. Gynaecological cancer specialist, Dynes McConnell has said that the cancer services...
Money Matters When Choosing an Infertility Treatment
...men’s infertility and reporting it as an unrelated gynecological
problem. Physicians may “change things to say they have pelvic adhesions, or pain from adhesions, but don’t call it fertility treatment,” Cowan said. Although there were once racial differences in how often women sought infertility treatment, Sta...
Pelvic Exams without Stirrups May Improve Women’s Healt
...d trial of stirrups versus no stirrups for routine gynecological
exams, researchers found that women who were allow...ain during exams are potential barriers to getting gynecological
care. Having the no-stirrups option might encourage more women see their doctors regularly for Pap s...
Obesity may Reduce Risk of Breast Cancer in Pre-menopausal Women
...r or lengthy menstrual cycles. It could also cause gynecological
problems and the reduction in the levels of the female hormones that are associated with the development of breast cancer. The lowered levels of female hormones may be the reason behind reduction in breast cancer risk for the younger women. Dr Sara...
Wrong Belief About Ovarian Cancer
...Centre said that pap smear is not the test for all gynecological
cancers. It is a detection tool only for cervical cancer. The signs of ovarian cancer include bloating of stomach, pain in the pelvic region, fatigue, an abnormal bowel or bladder changes, a puzzling weight change. According to Dr.Zorbas women shou...
Improper Abortions- Kenyan Teenagers At Risk
...to hospital research, almost 50 percent of Kenya’s gynecological
emergencies compromise// complications arising out...s for 43 per cent of all cases admitted with acute gynecological
conditions, also accounts for the longest hospital stays.Accordingly, an average 91 bed-hours are re...
Magic of Motherhood Through Egg Donation
... a relative. A donor has to undergo physical and gynecological
examinations prior to selection. Protocol requires her to re-schedule her life, in order to meet the demands of the procedure. Once selected, fertility drugs are injected into her for 2-3 weeks inducing her to grow and release several eggs all at onc...
Better Risk Management Could Cut MRSA Infection Rates
...her proportions of patients undergoing surgical or gynecological
treatment. And the “busier” the hospital — the closer it is to full capacity — the higher the incidence of MRSA infection. Professor Fenn said: “Our research has demonstrated that hospital management has responded to financial incentives by adoptin...
Gardasil Effective in Preventing Vaginal, Vulvar Cancers, Study Finds
... and vulvar cancers account for about 3% and 4% of gynecological
cancers, respectively. According to HealthDay News/Forbes, HPV is present in about 80% of the 6,000 vaginal and vulvar cancers diagnosed annually in the U.S....
Rent-A Body Scam Busted
...ent profits, and obtained the right to perform all gynecological
procedures at Unity. Accordingly, the doctors participated in a $96 million billing scheme that recruited 2,000 healthy people from all over the country to receive unnecessary surgeries in exchange for money or low cost cosmetic surgery. The recrui...