Tag: "fibroids" at biology news
$5 million grant funds partnership, studies of minority-based issues in reproductive health
...her African-American women, who more commonly have fibroids
than women of other races, have higher levels of female sex hormones, which also could make the fibroids
grow faster. A third study will examine the effects of a combination of two drug therapies and lifes...
...ing the gel to see if it can suffocate tumours and fibroids
by blocking their blood supply. Sawhney and his colleagues have special dispensers which plug up blood vessels with the gel. Tumours will wither and die if their blood supply is cut off, a process called anti-angiogenesis. "We're talking about...
Gene Therapy May Suppress Uterine Fibroids
...nificance of this development is enormous, because fibroids
are the most common tumor in humans and hysterectomy is the most common surgical procedure performed in this country. It is estimated that: Thirty percent of women develop leiomyomas. Ten percent to 15 percent of all women between the ages ...