Is Genetic Testing Right for You?
After much thought and counseling, Karlin made the difficult decision to have a double mastectomy and have her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed. ... "We're moving into an era where there's all sorts of genetic markers for all sorts of diseases. - Wed, 20 May 2015 15:32

Why test for the BRCA mutation
Monterey County Herald - Wed, 20 May 2015 12:41

Researchers Adopt 'Secretome' Expression Array Approach to ID Promising ...
Once this bioinformatic development was complete, Birrer and his colleagues went on to apply the method to expression data generated from advanced-stage serous ovarian cancer samples and compared that to normal ovarian cell and fallopian tube samples ...
GenomeWeb - Fri, 22 May 2015 11:33

Now you can get an STI test without talking to your doctor
Untreated chlamydia can spread to a woman's uterus and fallopian tubes causing pelvic inflammatory disease. If it goes untreated, pelvic inflammatory disease can damage the reproductive system and even lead to the inability to get pregnant ... - Tue, 19 May 2015 12:47

A Lab Dog's Painful Life: Thousands of Man's Best Friends Are Still Used for ...
Unchecked stress can actually alter a dog's physiology, causing it to develop affective disorders and even diseases, which "can have significant study implications," according to the article. It's important for staff to interact with dogs and gain ...
Dallas Observer - Mon, 18 May 2015 09:47

10 Surprising Facts About Contraception
While the Pill is still the most common form of contraception used by American women, the intrauterine device (IUD) is now gaining in popularity, according to a 2015 report from the National Center for Health Statistics, part of the Centers for Disease ...
Everyday Health (blog) - Fri, 15 May 2015 14:11

Study adds diabetes drug with anti-cancer effect to ovarian cancer treatment
Several recent studies have suggested that metformin, an established drug developed to treat patients with type II diabetes, may provide significant benefits, including increased survival, to patients being treated for advanced cancers. An analysis of ... - Wed, 20 May 2015 14:00

Gonorrhoea - Silent Rage of a 'Forgotten' Disease
In women it causes blockage of fallopian tubes which eventually lead to infertility. In babies it can cause blindness. It can affect so many organs of the body. Experts say any sexually active person can be infected with gonorrhoea, yet nearly 75 ... - Wed, 20 May 2015 23:56

Clark County saw gonorrhea outbreak in 2014
But women are at risk for serious complications from gonorrhea, such as pelvic inflammatory disease and, if the infection spreads to the fallopian tubes, possible infertility, Melnick said. Gonorrhea can also cause blindness in babies delivered by ...
The Columbian - Mon, 18 May 2015 05:56

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