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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 ..

Raw-Food Diet: An Enlightening Interview

Posted on 01/30/2012 04:47:59 AM

What is wrong with cooked food? Cooked food is dead food. You cannot revitalize living cells with dead food. Cooking destroys the vitamins and minerals in your food. Isn’t that obvious? Fire destroys! Cooked food eventually clogs up your body, beginning with your large intestine or colon. It d..

DePuy on Issued Hip Recall

Posted on 01/25/2012 12:43:10 PM

DePuy Orthopedics has voluntarily issued a recall on their hip implant, the ASR XL Acetabular System and the ASR Hip Resurfacing System, in August 2010. It was ordered due to the health issues concerning the safety and effectiveness of the device. During the recent Biotech conference, the FDA offici..

How Does Vaginal Mesh Correct Pelvic Organ Prolapse and Stress Urinary Incontinence?

Posted on 01/24/2012 10:39:19 AM

Vaginal prolapse is a condition in which the bladder, urethra, uterus, and rectum protrude into the vaginal wall.These organs may descend into the walls of the female sex organ if the group of connective tissues that extend across it (acting as its framework of support) becomes fragile.  The di..

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