- Genital Arousal Disorder Adversely Impacts Women’s Lives
New research shows that women suffering from Persistent Genital Arousal Disorder (PGAD), a condition marked by unprovoked, intrusive and persistent sensations of genital arousal that are unrelieved by one or several orgasms, are likely to experience a variety of associated psychological conditions.
- Older Children More Likely To Develop Vision Disorders
In a study of more than 6,000 Los Angeles-area children — the largest study of its kind — researchers at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC) found that both strabismus (commonly known as cross-eyed or wall-eyed) and amblyopia (often referred to as lazy eye) were more prevalent in older children than in younger children.
- Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy For Interstitial Cystitis Resistant To Conventional Treatments
In a case report of two patients with refractory ulcerative interstitial cystitis hyperbaric oxygen proved to be an effective therapy with long-lasting positive results.
- Bad To The Bone: Research To Shed Light On Osteoporosis
Ten million people in the United States are estimated to already have bone diseases, and almost 34 million more are estimated to have low bone mass, putting them at increased risk for osteoporosis, according to the National Osteoporosis Foundation.
- Deficiency In Exposure To Sunlight Linked To Endometrial Cancer
Using newly available data on worldwide cancer incidence, researchers at the Moores Cancer Center at University of California, San Diego (UCSD) have shown a clear association between deficiency in exposure to sunlight, specifically ultraviolet B (UVB), and endometrial cancer.
- Melanomas’ Left-Side Trend Puzzles Cancer Scientists
Melanomas are more likely to develop on the left side of the body, but scientists are at a loss to explain why.