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Chris M. Gonzalez, MD, Named Chair of Loyola's Department of Urology

Speh professor and chair of the department of urology of Loyola Medicine and Loyola University Chicago Stritch ... He is a member of the American Association of Genitourinary Surgeons. Dr. Gonzalez is associate editor for the genitourinary reconstruction ...

Source: Chicago Tribune
Published: 15 Oct 2018

Sidra Medicine becomes referral centre for bladder treatment

Sidra Medicine, a high-tech healthcare initiative of Qatar Foundation ... “I deal with severe malformations affecting children in the kidney, bladder and genital areas. Some malformations are very serious in nature causing all kinds of blocks in various ...

Source: Gulf Times
Published: 14 Oct 2018

Lasers Promising for Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause

Solid evidence for the laser treatment of genitourinary syndrome of menopause has been sparse, but it is increasing, said investigator Eric Sokol, MD, from the Stanford University School of Medicine in California. About half the menopausal women in the ...

Source: Medscape
Published: 06 Oct 2018

Dr. McGregor on Immunotherapy in Rare Genitourinary Cancers

Bradley McGregor, MD, physician, Genitourinary Oncology program, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and instructor of medicine, Harvard Medical School, discusses immunotherapy in rare genitourinary (GU) cancers. Clinical trials are generally geared toward rapid ...

Published: 01 Oct 2018

M.D. Anderson's Dr. Jim Allison wins joint Nobel Prize in Medicine

Allison also is deputy director of the David H Koch Center for Applied Research of Genitourinary Cancers at MD Anderson ... The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 108 times to 214 Nobel Laureates between 1901 and 2017. For more information about Allison ...

Source: KHOU
Published: 01 Oct 2018

FDA warns of serious genital infection linked to certain diabetes drugs

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said on Wednesday a serious genital infection has been reported in patients taking a certain class of diabetes drugs, with one death and 11 others hospitalized. The warning pertains to a class of medicines called ...

Source: Fox News
Published: 30 Aug 2018

New reconstructive surgery for female genital mutilation

There is new hope for the hundreds of millions of women worldwide who have been subjected to genital mutilation. A surgeon in Penn Medicine's Center for ... World Health Organization (WHO) defines Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) as, "any procedure that ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 06 Mar 2017

Parents: Getting the HPV vaccine won't make your daughters have risky sex

It can cause head, neck and anogenital cancers, as well as genital warts in men and women ... The most recent study backs up a 2015 study published in JAMA Internal Medicine that the vaccine does not lead to teens to throw sexual caution to the wind.

Source: WFAA
Published: 15 Oct 2018

Liberian Doctors Specializing Abroad Commend Pres. Weah

Out of the 15 selected doctors, five were sent to the University Of Nairobi College Of Health Science where they have commenced a five-year specialized surgical training in the areas of urology, also known as genitourinary surgery, a branch of medicine ...

Source: Liberian Observer
Published: 16 Oct 2018

Right of Reply ‘female genital mutilation’

It has been found that the genital hygiene of women is ... A team led by Maura Gillison recently reported in the New England Journal of Medicine that HPV infection was the strongest risk factor for oral cancer. The team found that oral sex including ...

Source: The Daily Mirror
Published: 10 Oct 2018

10 Home Remedies for Genital Herpes

Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted disease (STD ... The publication of this information does not constitute the practice of medicine, and this information does not replace the advice of your physician or other health care provider.

Published: 22 Jan 2007

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Published: 13 Aug 2018

Biology of Female Sexual Function

Arousal may be said to consist of: 1) central mechanisms including activation of thoughts, dreams and fantasies, 2) non-genital peripheral mechanisms such as salivation, sweating, cutaneous vasodilation and nipple erection and 3) genital mechanisms such as ...

Published: 14 Apr 2003

Review: Oral antiviral drugs reduce clinical recurrence in recurrent genital herpes

Included studies compared suppressive treatment with oral acyclovir, famciclovir, or valacyclovir (continuous treatment for several months with the goal of preventing recurrence) with each other or placebo in patients with≥ 4 genital herpes outbreaks ...

Published: 16 Feb 2015

New NHS scheme will 'unify' options for STI treatment

The most common infections are chlamydia, gonorrhoea, genital herpes and syphilis. The number of people with HIV remains low with the once fatal condition now managed by drugs. Lead sexual health consultant, Gary Brook, said: “It makes sense to offer a ...

Source: Harrow Times
Published: 02 Oct 2018

Female Genital Anatomy

There are multiple anatomical structures which comprise the internal and external female genital tract such as the clitoris, labia minora and corpus spongiosum (vestibular) erectile tissue, peri-urethral glans, urethra, G-spot, Halban’s fascia ...

Published: 26 Nov 2002