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Risk of obstructive sleep apnea in obese and nonobese women with polycystic ovary syndrome and healthy reproductively normal women

Objective: To study the risk for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in a group of nonobese and obese polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and control women.Design: Prospective study.Setting: Academic tertiary care medical center.Patient(s): Forty-four women with PCOS and 34 control women.Intervention(s): All of the women completed the Berlin questionnaire for assessment of OSA risk.Main Outcome Measure(s): All […]

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Kohli’s ballistic performance gives India a bonus point win – Hindustan Times

Hindustan TimesKohli's ballistic performance gives India a bonus point winHindustan TimesPTI Virat Kohli (L) is congratulated by teammate Suresh Raina after hitting the winning runs against Sri Lanka in their international one day cricket match played in Hobart. AFP/William West Virat Kohli blasted an unbeaten 133 as India snatched an ...Statistical highlights of India-Sri Lanka […]

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Kudankulam protests spearhead sends legal notice to PM – Daily News & Analysis

Daily MailKudankulam protests spearhead sends legal notice to PMDaily News & AnalysisPrime Minister Manmohan Singh has been sent a legal notice by SP Udayakumar, the convener of the Peoples Movement Against Nuclear Energy for the former's criticism that NGOs in the country are receiving support from abroad for stalling the use of ...Udayakumar sends notice […]

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Norway: Uncle to get custody of children in Oslo – IBNLive.com

IBNLive.comNorway: Uncle to get custody of children in OsloIBNLive.comNew Delhi: The custody of the two Indian children - three-year-old Abhigyan and one-year-old Aishwarya - will be given to their uncle Arunabhash Bhattacharya, the Norwegian embassy said on Tuesday. India has already sent an envoy to Norway to expedite ...Relief for NRI couple in Norway; uncle […]

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No More Consequences (aka THINKING) – Part 1

I have an internal dilemma:  Is it that I am a lazy mom or is it that I am systematic and a believer in systems?  It’s likely a bit of both.  Whatever the root cause, I am struggling to change parenting systems.Our  teen daughters were raised with a combination of time-outs and natural consequences.  Okay, […]

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Watson Receives Complete Response Letter from FDA for Progesterone Vaginal Gel 8%

PARSIPPANY and LIVINGSTON, N.J., Feb.

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Children’s National Medical Center Adds Robotic Surgery for Urology to Surgical Specialties

International pediatric robotic surgery expert Craig Peters, MD, leads team for minimally invasive robotic surgery procedures at Children's National in Washington, DC. Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 27, 2012 Children’s National Medical Center has added robotic surgery as a minimally invasive option for some pediatric urologic procedures.

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Study Finds NSAIDs May Increase Risk Of Prostate Cancer

An emerging study reveals that NSAIDS may increase prostate cancer risks, which is a finding contrary to prior studies. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents (NSAIDs) are used by millions for headaches, minor pain, arthritis, lowering fever, and for reducing swelling and include nonprescription aspirin, ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin) and naproxen (Aleve); prescription medications include COX-2 inhibitors such as Celebrex (celecoxib). University of Tampere School of Medicine researchers, led by Teemu J

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FIRMAGON® (degarelix) demonstrates non-inferiority to goserelin with bicalutamide in reducing prostate volume in …

PARIS--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Two new studies presented at the 27th Annual European Association of Urology (EAU) Congress reported that FIRMAGON® (degarelix), a gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) receptor blocker, was similar to the combination of goserelin (a luteinizing-hormone-releasing hormone (LHRH) agonist) plus bicalutamide at reducing total prostate volume in men with advanced hormone-dependent prostate cancer, and offered better control of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS).1,2 LUTS can include frequency, urgency and hesitancy in urination and have a major negative impact on quality of life3,4 for men with prostate cancer. The Phase IIIb CS30 trial assessed the use of FIRMAGON® as neoadjuvant hormone therapy in men with intermediate to high-risk prostate cancer.

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Study Sees Trend Towards More Metastatic Bladder Cancer At Diagnosis

A new study has revealed a disturbing trend towards increased metastatic bladder cancer at the time of diagnosis. The findings show an about a 1.7% yearly increase over the study period—1998 to 2006—in which metastatic disease appears at bladder cancer diagnosis, known as “stage migration,” explained Renal and Urology News.

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OncoGenex Announces Data Highlighting OGX-427 at 27th Annual European Association of Urology Congress

Data Further Support the Potential Role of OGX-427 in Advanced Prostate Cancer BOTHELL, Wash. and VANCOUVER , Feb

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Romney scrambles to nail down Mich.

Romney was born and raised in Michigan. He has vastly outspent his rivals in the state, won coveted endorsements, and until two weeks ago had a comfortable lead in the polls

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Nigeria: Ojukwu Gets Heroic Farewell in Lagos

Maxwell Oditta reports that prominent Nigerians and the Igbo community paid glowing tributes to Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu in words and gestures in a rally organised in his honour during the week. ONLY few Nigerians have received as many accolades as Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu since he died in a London hospital last November

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Raw Politics: Can Santorum's Michigan campaign count on a volunteer army?

Editor's note: On the eve of the Republican primaries in Arizona and Michigan, tune in to AC360 for Raw Politics at 8 and 10 p.m.

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Pregnancy Rising Among Women Surgeons

(RTTNews.com) - According to a new study published in Archives of Surgery, the number of women general surgeons becoming pregnant during training has increased in recent years, although substantial negative bias persists.

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Chimp Haven announces another pregnancy

KEITHVILLE ? The Stork will be paying another visit to Champ Haven in the coming months as officials there have learned yet another chimpanzee is expecting. The news comes nearly two weeks after Flora, a 29-year-old former research chimpanzee, unexpectedly delivered a healthy baby female chimpanzee. Now it?s Ginger?s turn.

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Pregnancy Miracle System by Lisa Olson Now Available For The Best Ways To Get Pregnant Fast

Giving birth is a great experience for a mother.

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Pregnancy medical homes gain momentum in North Carolina

Originally published February 27, 2012 at 7:54 PM | Page modified February 27, 2012 at 9:47 PM WASHINGTON — Like most southern states, North Carolina has a higher than average rate of infant deaths and premature births.

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Physician to be honored as 'Legend'

Public release date: 27-Feb-2012 [ | E-mail | Share ] Contact: Susan McDonald slmcdonald@wihri.org 401-681-2816 Women & Infants Hospital The Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center (LA BioMed) recently announced that it will honor John E. Buster, MD, associate director of the Center for Reproduction and Infertility at Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island and Tufts Medical Center, as one of its three "Legends" this May.

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Medtronic Infuse May Cause Retrograde Ejaculation, Infertility in Men

A study released last spring linked Medtronic Inc.’s Infuse bone growth protein to male sterility that, in some cases, may be permanent. The study, conducted by frequent Infuse critic, Dr. Eugene Carragee, found that 7.2 percent of the men he treated with Infuse during spine surgery developed retrograde ejaculation, compared with 0.6 percent of those who received a traditional bone graft.

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Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff: Reduce Chemicals to Increase Fertility

The last thing you want to think about is whether toxic chemicals will prevent you from starting a family. But with rates of infertility on the rise and testosterone levels in decline, we may need to factor in chemical exposures to the future of our love lives

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I’ll Take a Sperm Test, to Go: First At-Home Male-Infertility Test Debuts

Why should women bear the brunt of infertility testing? A new at-home sperm-analysis test allows men to assess their babymaking abilities. Gary Cornhouse / Digital Vision / Getty Images Sperms swimming toward an egg When it comes to infertility, the burden seems to often fall on women

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Sperm Test, to Go: First At-Home Male-Infertility Test Debuts

Why should women bear the brunt of infertility testing?

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UK's Biggest Surrogate Mom: 10 Babies and Counting

Jill Hawkins, a single, childless 47-year-old who lives with two cats, has has given birth to eight babies and given them up to infertile couples.

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Study Could Result In Egg Cell Production For Fertility Treatments

February 27, 2012 Researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) have for the first time isolated stem cells that are capable of producing what appear to be normal egg cells or oocytes from the ovaries of reproductive age women. According to BBC News Health and Science Reporter James Gallagher, the research demonstrates that it could be possible to someday create a virtually unlimited supply of human eggs to assist with fertility treatments and help women hoping to have a child. Gallagher also said that the MGH researchers have shown that it is possible to find stem cells that spontaneously produce new eggs in laboratory conditions, and that additional research involving mice showed that these oocytes could be fertilized

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