News Articles on 'Genito-Urinary Medicine'
Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis Don’t Have to Ruin Your Love Life
A 2013 study published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine found that women with genital psoriasis “have more significantly impaired sexual function compared with either those without genital lesions or those with lesions elsewhere in the body.”
Source: Everyday Health
Published: 12 Dec 2018
Dr. Choueiri on Next Steps for Treatment in RCC
Toni Choueiri, MD, director, Lank Center for Genitourinary Oncology, director, Kidney Cancer Center, Jerome and Nancy Kohlberg Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, discusses next steps for treatment in ...
Published: 12 Dec 2018
Surgeon: Physicians in Genital Cutting Case Should Lose Licenses
Wayne Bloodworth, MD, who this year founded the nation's only clinic dedicated solely to the repair of female genital mutilation (FGM), told ... "I just don't believe American medicine is guilty of that." "That being said," he added, "there are certain ...
Published: 10 Dec 2018
Medical News Today: What to know about genital herpes
Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted infection. It can cause blisters and sores around the genitals and anus, but it may cause no symptoms. This article provides an overview of the symptoms ...
Published: 10 Dec 2018
Federal Ban on Female Genital Mutilation Ruled Unconstitutional by Judge
Advocates fighting to end female genital cutting were dismayed by the ruling ... In the Michigan case, Dr. Jumana Nagarwala, an emergency medicine physician and a member of the Dawoodi Bohra sect, is accused of cutting the genitals of nine girls.
Source: The New York Times
Published: 22 Nov 2018
Study finds 'significant decline' in genital mutilation rates in girls
PARIS - Rates of female genital mutilation among girls under 14 have fallen sharply in most regions of Africa over three decades, according to ground-breaking analysis cautiously welcomed by aid groups. The age-old ritual of cutting or removing the ...
Source: Bangkok Post
Published: 07 Nov 2018
Untreated genital warts may increase risk of HIV transmission
Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) took biopsy samples of genital warts and compared the number of "HIV-target cells" (cells that can become infected with the virus) to that found in normal tissue from the same areas of the body.
Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 21 Aug 2018
Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery:
Objective: The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a genital vibratory stimulation device in improving sexual function in women with arousal and orgasm disorders. Methods: In this single-arm, prospective study, baseline and 1- and 3 ...
Source: LWW Journals
Published: 01 Dec 2016
Egyptian women say doctors don’t discourage female genital cutting
according to a new study led by a former Stanford University School of Medicine researcher. Rates of female circumcision, also known as female genital mutilation or female genital cutting, have rapidly declined in Egypt in recent years as a result of women ...
Published: 25 Aug 2016
OncLive® to Host State of the Science Summit™ on Genitourinary Malignancies
The conference will be chaired by Charles Ryan, M.D., professor of clinical medicine and urology; program leader, genitourinary medical oncology; associate director for clinical sciences, University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Helen Diller Family ...
Source: Business Wire
Published: 06 Jul 2017
New study could aid in the development of chlamydia vaccine
“Mice do not precisely model the human response to infection, but we were able to show Type 2 immunity prevents Chlamydia from causing widespread upper genital tract damage,” says Cherpes, an assistant professor of comparative medicine ...
Source: Scope Blog Stanford
Published: 01 Aug 2017
Everything You Need To Know About Urinary Tract Infections
“If your infection is treated with antibiotics, it’s important to follow directions carefully and finish all the medicine, even after you start ... regularly washing the genital area with a mild soap and warm water and, for women, wiping front to ...
Published: 11 Dec 2018
Initial positive results reported on vaccine to treat genital herpes
Initial, positive results have been reported for a therapeutic vaccine candidate for treating patients with genital herpes ... University of Washington professor of medicine and laboratory medicine in the School of Medicine and professor of epidemiology ...
Source: University of Washington
Published: 13 Sep 2013
Decreased Genital Sensation in Competitive Women Cyclists
... sensation and were more likely to have a history of genital pain than women runners, researchers in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences at Yale School of Medicine and The Albert Einstein College of Medicine report in the ...
Source: Yale News
Published: 15 Nov 2006
Experimental gel could prevent genital herpes: study
HSV-2 virus infects about one in five sexually active adults worldwide, or about 417 million people aged 15 to 49 years old, the study team writes in the New England Journal of Medicine. The virus is the most common cause of genital ulcers, and in South ...
Source: New York Daily News
Published: 06 Aug 2015