Another Big Defeat for Johnson & Johnson in Talc-Ovarian Cancer Case
... a state court jury in St. Louis, Mo., awarded $5 million in compensatory damages and $50 million in punitive damages to Gloria Ristesund, 62, of Sioux Falls, S.D. She was diagnosed with Stage I ovarian cancer in 2011, and had a hysterectomy ...
FairWarning - Mon, 02 May 2016 19:03

Angelina Jolie Has Ovaries Removed Over Cancer Fears
Hollywood megastar Angelina Jolie announced Tuesday that she has had her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed over fears of a hereditary form of cancer, following her double mastectomy two years ago. The actress, who has lost her mother, grandmother and ...
Seeker (registration) (blog) - Sat, 30 Apr 2016 13:03

The Little Known Cause Of Infertility You Need To Watch Out For
“The [bacteria] crawl up the uterus to the fallopian tubes the way the itsy-bitsy spider crawls up the water spout,” Mary Jane Minkin, M.D., a clinical professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Yale Medical School, tells SELF. Once there, they can ...
SELF - Wed, 27 Apr 2016 07:48

Four journeys through infertility: Where they are now
Removing her other fallopian tube removed any chance of conceiving naturally, but this also means that through IVF, Caitlin might be able to get pregnant in the future. As she heals from the recent surgery, Caitlin and Jeff contemplate their next move ...
CNN - Thu, 28 Apr 2016 04:42

Non-lethal deer population controls not working
The deer tick infestation and resultant Lyme disease epidemic was combated with what is called a Four Poster insecticide deer feeding station. ... The process involves sniping the fallopian tubes so that the eggs will not attach and grow in the uterus.).
Wellsville Daily Reporter - Sat, 30 Apr 2016 10:49

Elizabeth Hefley: Running because she can
Ovarian cancer survivor Elizabeth Hefley runs on the track at Ed Weir Stadium in preparation for Sunday's Lincoln Half Marathon. Last summer, Hefley, 35, was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. A long-time triathlete, this is Hefley's first event since ...
Lincoln Journal Star - Fri, 29 Apr 2016 21:07

Should You Take an at-Home Fertility Test?
Abnormalities in the uterus and fallopian tubes can also hinder your chances, as can untreated STDs like chlamydia, which can lead to fallopian-tube-blocking pelvic inflammatory disease, and a man's sperm count and quality, she says. In fact ...
New York Magazine - Thu, 28 Apr 2016 13:48

5 Signs You Might Have Endometriosis
But these symptoms are also hallmark signs of endometriosis, a severely painful and under-diagnosed medical condition that affects about 10 percent of women. Endometriosis happens when endometrial tissue, which normally lines the inside of the uterus ...
SELF - Fri, 15 Apr 2016 08:11

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