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Things to Look for When Comparing Health Insurance

Posted on 02/09/2012 07:54:25 AM

Finding the ideal health insurance plan takes an extensive amount of research. There are several different types of plans to compare. Each features a unique set of benefits that must be weighed.Main Forms of Health insurance options include; Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) plans Preferred Pro..

Scientific Breakthrough Modulates The Risk Of Developing Osteoporosis

Posted on 02/08/2012 01:39:27 PM

There is a new-fangled  genetic factor accountable for moderating bone mass in humans has been exposed, reports a home-grown Canadian group of researchers, announcing it as a scientific breakthrough. The latest finding  from the Institut de Recherches Cliniques de Montréal (IRCM) bo..

Effects of Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Posted on 02/07/2012 01:02:40 PM

Muscle relaxation in the pelvic area has been known to cause weakness or laxity in the supporting structures in the pelvic region as well. This weakness or laxity has been known to allow the bladder, uterine, or rectal tissue to bulge into the vagina. This bulging of tissue into the vagina is called..

Hip Problems May be Experienced More by Women

Posted on 02/07/2012 10:32:19 AM

Government data reflects that approximately seven percent of Americans report hip pain complaints and these pains are experienced women more than men.  Meanwhile, the Reuters reported that Johnson & Johnson lose $3 billion dollars from its earnings quarterly, due to its hip devices rec..

Intrinsic Sphincteric Deficiency and Urethral Hypermobility: How are they Different?

Posted on 02/02/2012 12:49:12 PM

Vaginal mesh remains the most innovative technological discovery for the management of women experiencing weakened pelvic floor tissues such as in the gynecologic disorder popularly known as pelvic organ prolapse (POP) and in the urologic physical deformity called stress urinary incontinence (SUI), ..

TVM Clinical Benefits still being Reviewed

Posted on 02/02/2012 08:41:45 AM

A review of the reports of patients and providers of the most up to date literature in the field of transvaginal mesh surgery was recently concluded by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA).   The results of the review showed that currently there is no evidence which support..

Mesh Erosion: What Factors Predispose it?

Posted on 02/01/2012 08:29:10 AM

Among the many vaginal mesh complications known to doctors, erosion is the most preponderant consequence, news reports say. However, many surgeons and patients still resort to vaginal mesh application notwithstanding the unpleasant aftermaths this type of surgery has been linked to.Does this imply t..

Osteoarthritis: Risk Factors and Root Cause

Posted on 01/31/2012 10:25:42 AM

Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most prevalent type of joint disorder. It is due to the breakdown and eventual loss of the cartilage of one or more joints. Surgery, such as hip replacement for hip joints, is intended for cases of OA that do not respond to other modes of treatment. But as a doctor stated ..

Olive oil in Ancient Greece

Posted on 01/31/2012 08:46:16 AM

In his book "Diet and Therapeutics", Hippocrates wrote about olive oil:"With warm olive oil to anoint the women who miscarried", and especially in cases of advanced pregnancy and in cases of metrorrhagia was given a mixture of cooked wild olive leaves in vinegar.Other applications of the o..

Non-Absorbable Vaginal Mesh Products Sought by a Consumer Advocacy Group to be Removed

Posted on 01/30/2012 10:01:28 AM

Consumer advocacy group Public Citizen has launched an interstate campaign calling for the removal from the market of all vaginal mesh products made of synthetic, non-absorbent materials, media reports say.The recall of the Boston Scientific Pinnacle mesh products from public use, which took effect ..

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