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Endometriosis (INACTIVE)

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  • Wylie W. Vale Jr. dies at 70; researcher helped discover stress hormone

    Wylie W. Vale Jr. dies at 70; researcher helped discover stress hormone
    Wylie W. Vale Jr., a professor at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla and an internationally renowned expert on brain hormones who led a team of Salk researchers that discovered the brain hormone that triggers the body's reaction to...
  • ‘Free’ birth control for all -- Get the insurance companies as well as the employers out of the contraceptive business

     
    Here’s an idea: socialized birth control. Really. One premise of the new health care reform law is that every insurance policy must provide free contraceptive services to those who want them. Another is that every person must be covered by......
  • Jillian Michaels’ pregnancy quote was ‘misconstrued’

     
    Jillian Michaels, the physical trainer made famous on The Biggest Loser, would like to explain herself. In a recent interview with Women's Health magazine, Michaels answered a question on pregnancy by saying that she  ”can't handle doin...
  • Jillian Michaels says comments were taken out of context: ‘Pregnancy does NOT ruin your body!

     
    Jillian Michaels is not someone I'd like to have as an enemy. I mean, she's a workout machine. Recently “The Biggest Loser” trainer's comments in Women's Health magazine set off a firestorm of controversy when she told them she had no i...
  • Pain in the Pelvis: Pelvic Congestion Syndrome

    Pain in the Pelvis: Pelvic Congestion Syndrome
    Christina Patlan has been in pain for months--at the age of 32 she has four kids--two jobs and one big pain in her pelvic area. "I guess for some time now I've complained of just dull, achy pain," Christina said. "Lots of problems like that." The pain...
  • Heavier women may have less IVF success

    Heavier women may have less IVF success
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The heavier a woman is, the more trouble she may have getting pregnant and having a baby through in vitro fertilization, or IVF, suggests a large U.S. study. Researchers found that women who were overweight or obese were...
  • Women on the Pill have less menstrual pain

    Women on the Pill have less menstrual pain
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Young women on birth control pills tend to have less painful menstrual periods than those not on the contraceptives, a new study finds. Swedish researchers found that of 2,100 women followed from age 19 to 24, those on the...
  • Endometriosis Association warns about association with ovarian cancer

    Endometriosis Association warns about association with ovarian cancer
    Worldwide, more than 89 million women are affected by endometriosis; the chronic, painful hormonal and immune disease contributes to a greater risk for three types of cancer, according to the Endometriosis Association. It raises the risk by two or...
  • Nor shortage of reasons for oral contraceptives

    Rush Limbaugh is an attention-hogging, obnoxious and ignorant loud mouth ("Rush to judgment on birth control," March 7). His crudeness sicken me. The controversies about oral contraceptives are passe. Yes, insurance companies have to make them available...
  • 'Top Chef's' Padma Lakshmi has a miracle bun in the oven: her first baby

     
    "Top Chef" host Padma Lakshmi is cooking up a surprise that should be ready in a few months. "Padma Lakshmi confirms that she is carrying her first child after years of struggling with endometriosis, a cause for which she has......
  • Coping With Sexual Woes

    Thanks, Hollywood, for making sex look so easy. In real bedrooms, the rest of us must wrangle with some not-so-sexy issues: unsatisfactory erections, untimely ejaculation, pain, low libido, and more. Yet tending to a problem might save not only a...