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Women Younger Than 30 Need To Be Screened For Chlamydia
...men, resulting in infertility andpotentially fatal ectopic
pregnancy. Results of the study appear in the Feb. 15 issue of Annals of InternalMedicine. "This is such a common infection," Quinn says, "that in addition toscreening all womenunder 30, women under 20 should be screened twice a year. It...
Urine Tests Will Do Better Than Pelvic Exams To Save Teens From Serious Effects Of Sexually Transmitted Diseases, UCSF Analysis Shows
...ong term effects of PID, including infertility and ectopic
or tubalpregnancies, can be painful, costly and life-threatening. Shafer is professor of pediatrics and associate director of the adolescentmedicine at UCSF. Her co-authors are Robert H. Pantell, MD, professor and chiefof the division of general pedi...
FDA clears Berlex Laboratories Mirena (R), new form of long-acting contraception meets need for U.S. women
...inflammatory disease (PID), and have no history of ectopic
pregnancy or a condition that would predispose to ectopic
pregnancy. In clinical studies, side effects of MIRENA were most common during the first months afte...
Magee-Womens Research Institute study finds undiagnosed sexually transmitted disease infection rate nearly 1 in 5 among adolescent females
...ion of infection, is a major cause of infertility, ectopic
pregnancy and chronic pelvic pain. Trichomoniasis has been associated with pregnancy complications such as premature fetal membrane rupture. In addition, the link between STD infection and HIV transmission is becoming ever more apparent. Self-collect...
Risk of ectopic pregnancies after IVF declines with age in women with tubal disease
...rid, Spain: The first study to look at the risk of ectopic
 pregnancies after IVF in a complete national...found that women face a slightly increased risk of ectopic
pregnancies after IVF. More surprisingly, they found that whereas in the normal population the risk ...
Chlamydia infection prevalent among female army recruits
...r underlying cause of pelvic inflammatory disease, ectopic
pregnancy and infertility," says Gaydos. "These sustained high rates of chlamydia infection in female Army recruits provide clear justification for a chlamydia control program for young women entering the Army, consisting of initial screening and tre...
Obesity and hypertension: Two epidemics or one?
...ndrome. However, recent evidence favors a role for ectopic
or inappropriate fat storage as a cause of the met... regard, both the accumulation of visceral fat and ectopic
fat storage in a number of tissues and organs may be important in the cause and consequences of obes...
Growing replacement teeth and dental tissues
...h embryonic oral epithelium and transplanted to an ectopic
site. The latter report is pivotal in that it demonstrates that uncommitted mesenchymal stem cells, in association with oral epithelium, can be instructed to mimic developmental events leading to growth of a tooth structure comprised of enamel, dent...
Reading hexametric rhyme supports cardiac synchronization, especially after a heart attack
...heck 3 subjects had to be excluded due to frequent ectopic
heartbeats. The 20 subjects (10 female; age: 43 6.6 years, average SD; 3 smokers) had no history of cardiovascular diseases, especially no hypo- or hypertension or anti-arrhythmical therapy. All subjects were invited individually three times...
Marijuana use could cause tubal pregnancies
Marijuana use may increase the risk of ectopic
(tubal) pregnancies, researchers at Vanderbilt Uni...rijuana, over-stimulate the CB1 receptor can cause ectopic
pregnancy in humans. However, "our results raise caution for women of reproductive ages regarding th...