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Female Viagra boosting women’s sex drive?

by | June 17th, 2010

The first pill designed to boost the female sex drive called Flibanserine and manufactured by Boehringer Ingelheim, failed to make a significant impact on libido in two studies, federal health regulators said.

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Who Knew They Had a Policy? Female Genital Cutting!

by | June 6th, 2010

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is again changing its policy on ritual female genital cutting (FGC) after advocacy groups protested the academy’s recently revised policy statement regarding the excision of girls’ external genitalia, which some African, Middle Eastern, and Asian cultures perform as a rite of passage.

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Overcome Female Infertility 117– How Conventional Surgery Helps to Treat Fibroids, Guest Writer, Non medical.

by | June 6th, 2010

As we mentioned in previous article, conventional medicine plays an important role and most of the time, it is the first treatment for a couple who for what ever reason cam not conceive after 1 year of unprotected sexual intercourse or can not carry the pregnancy to full term. With the advance of medical technology, some infertility are caused by structure problem can be corrected through surgery. In this article, we will discuss how conventional surgery helps to treat fibroids

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The Reality of Female Genital Cutting (FGC)

by | May 30th, 2010

The WHO estimates that up to 140 million girls and women worldwide have undergone some form of FGC, usually between infancy and 15 years of age. In the United States, nearly 228,000 female immigrants or refugees have been cut or are at risk for being cut because they come from ethnic communities where FCG is…Read the Rest of Article

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Unexplained Infertility – What Is It ? Guest Writer

by | May 21st, 2010

The definition of what “standard testing” consists of is not agreed upon by all experts. Unexplained infertility is also referred to as idiopathic infertility. Medical studies have reported that 0-26% of infertile couples have unexplained infertility. The most commonly reported figures are between 10-20% of infertile couples. However, those percentages are from studies in which all the women had laparoscopy surgery to investigate the no longer done as part of the routine fertility workup. Therefore, we are not finding all of the causes of infertility that we used to – leaving more couples in the unexplained category. The current rate of unexplained infertility is probably about 50% for couples with a female partner under age 35 and about 80% by age 40 (see discussion below about female age issues).

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