Cryptorchidism in Dogs
If a dog is unilateral or bilaterally cryptorchid and is left unneutered, there can be future problems with infection, torsion or cancer. Torsion (twisting) of the spermatic cord of the retained testes can cause an acute onset of abdominal pain. Dogs ...
Victoria Advocate - Thu, 23 Jul 2015 13:37

Surgery gossip just isn't what it used to be
Googling symptoms even led to a self-diagnosis of testicular torsion. Sitting in the surgery, eagerly awaiting my appointment due to the fact that I had contracted guinea worm disease, I couldn't help but listen in to a few conversations. I wasn't ...
Times & Star - Fri, 24 Jul 2015 03:49

Aliskiren might have a protective effect in testicular torsion–detorsion injury
The direct renin inhibitor aliskiren might be useful in protecting the testes from ischaemia–reperfusion injury following testicular torsion injury, according to a new animal study published in The Journal of Urology. Following testicular torsion ... - Tue, 21 Apr 2015 01:18

7 Pains You Should Never Ignore
What it is: It's probably called testicular torsion. Normally, a man's testicles are attached to his body in two ways: by the spermatic cords, which run into the abdomen, and by fleshy anchors near the scrotum. But sometimes, in a relatively common ...
Yahoo Health - Thu, 21 May 2015 04:26

Staying Safe in the ER
“There's a saying in emergency medicine: Time is testicle,” Lev says, referring to the condition called testicular torsion, in which the spermatic cord that supplies the testicle becomes twisted. “If you catch it within six hours, you can save the ...
U.S. News & World Report - Thu, 25 Jun 2015 07:50

Could extra sleep improve memory for people with Alzheimer's?
Numerous studies have associated sleep with improved memory. But can sleep improve memory enough to help patients with Alzheimer's? This is what researchers from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis set out to investigate. An older ...
Medical News Today - Sun, 26 Apr 2015 00:04

Woman's Painful Story Details Health Risks of Skinny Jeans
She was just trying to help out a friend, but ended up in the hospital — all because of her choice in jeans. (Photo: Getty Images). If you've ever done any serious moving in skinny jeans, you're probably aware that they can get pretty uncomfortable ...
Yahoo Health - Mon, 22 Jun 2015 15:30

Ladies, Here's When You Might Want to Stop Wearing Skinny Jeans - Tue, 23 Jun 2015 08:45

Why I'm Earnestly Thankful For Hipsters*
And no, I'm not talking about the testicular-torsion brand of quasi-jeggings found on some hipsters. I'm simply talking about a sharply cut, fitted pair of jeans that makes you look tall and lean. Add vertical stripes and a chihuahua and people might ...
Esquire (blog) - Fri, 13 Mar 2015 08:36

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