Articles for April 2014

Marriages are partnerships, couples should decide on intimacy together

Marriages are partnerships, couples should decide on intimacy together

Then I started menopause and found that cuddling and hugging brought us … I am currently seeing a man whose wife is going through menopause.
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Exert Premiere Product Saves Struggling Pharmacies Searching for Something New and Different

Exert was originally designed to help women experiencing hot flashes and night sweats as a result of menopause. Approximately 27 million women …
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Glaucoma Risk Increases after Menopause – All about Menopause: Well-being and Symptoms Relief

Glaucoma is an eye condition which is characterized by elevated fluid pressure within the eyes. If this is left untreated the sufferer may become blind …
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Menopausal women are the target for new US wine brand – Hot Flash Wines

A new wine business targeting menopausal women has been set up in the United States called Hot Flash Wines. It is the latest in a number of US …
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Writer still hot after all these years

WHEN multi-talented performer and writer Jean Kittson hit menopause, she was amazed at what she didn't know. So she set out to write the sort of …
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Two million now puff on e-cigarettes: Number using devices trebles in two years

Two million now puff on e-cigarettes: Number using devices trebles in two years

Of these, two-thirds also smoke normal cigarettes, while the rest are mostly ex-smokers. Number of c-cigarette users has jumped from 700,000 to 2million in just two years. Critics claim the battery-powered devices, which contain nicotine but no tobacco, could …
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Meet the teenage girl turning into a human statue

The Birmingham Mail and Sunday Mercury are backing a £1 million charity campaign to help set up Europe's first Rare Disease Centre. Executive Editor PAUL COLE reports. Teenager Seanie Nammock is anxiously waiting for her A-level results. She took …
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NHS understaffing may have effect on baby mortality rate, says top doctor

Nearly three hundred babies a year are dying during or soon after their birth with a further 1,200 ending up with brain damage or other serious health problems. Photograph: Richard Gardner/Rex Features. Britain's leading obstetrician says it is legitimate to …
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MS charity: it's shameful that hundreds of Scots are missing out on treatment

MS charity: it's shameful that hundreds of Scots are missing out on treatment

HUNDREDS of multiple sclerosis sufferers in Scotland are being left in the dark about treatments that could alter the devastating condition, a leading charity has warned. HUNDREDS of multiple sclerosis sufferers in Scotland are being left in the dark about …
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Top doctor slams schools policy for fuelling epidemic of child obesity

One of Britain's top doctors has warned that children's health is being damaged because academies and free schools are allowed to opt out of serving healthy lunches to their pupils. Two million children at such schools are now at risk of exposure to …
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NHS could be 'carved open' by US healthcare profiteers, warns Shadow Health …

The NHS could be “carved open” for profiteering US private healthcare companies by the end of this year Labour has warned, as concerns grow over the implications of a landmark trade treaty between the US and the EU that critics say would give US …
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Catholic Church forces tetanus drive review

… Njue kicked up a storm over the vaccination of pregnant women against tetanus claiming the medicine could have been laced with infertility drugs.
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Morning briefing: Green Bay gun advocates plan open carry protest at bar time

Another area of racial disparity: Infertility. The New York Times' Tanzina Vega writes: “Women who have used fertility services are likely to be married, …
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Girls born for success: How being an eldest child gives a leg-up for strivers

Girls born for success: How being an eldest child gives a leg-up for strivers

GIRLS who are the first born in their families are more likely to excel in their career, researchers found. By: Jacqueline McMillan. Published: Mon, April 28, 2014. siblings, success, girls, first born, Angela Merkel, Hillary Clinton, Oprah FIRST BORN: According …
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"Egg Freezing to Preserve Fertility in Women" is the Topic of a Webinar on Thursday, May 8 at 8pm …

… United States, providing comprehensive infertility diagnosis, advanced infertility treatment options, fertility preservation, and exceptional patient care.
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'Depression and burn-out' at work afflict one-third of employees

Depression at work devastates lives and wipes billions from the European economy, a report finds. Businesses will launch an initiative today to tackle the problem, setting out guidelines for spotting and helping employees with mental health issues. Behind the …
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Facts about sperm 'count-ing'

Commonly requested when a couple is having difficulty conceiving, it begins the process of evaluating the cause of subfertility. However, many men …
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Mumbai has 42% of state's IVF centres: Study

Experts said that, in any given population, fifteen per cent rate infertility exists, and such a statistic can be extrapolated to Indian couples too.
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Ask The Expert: Products For Dealing With Menopause

Ask The Expert: Products For Dealing With Menopause

In today's ask the expert Marissa Carter is giving her verdict on the best products to use to deal with the side effects of the menopause. All women go …
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Scientific congress on menopause to take place from 1-4 May

The world's most important scientific congress on the menopause will take place in Cancun, Mexico from 1-4 May 2014. Up to 3000 delegates are …
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Topical lidocaine reduces menopausal dyspareunia

Applying topical liquid lidocaine to the vulvar vestibule prior to penetration allows for comfortable intercourse in breast cancer survivors with severe …
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BMI linked to breast cancer risk after menopause

… (Reuters Health) – Overall body size, rather than shape, is a better indicator of breast cancer risk after menopause, according to a recent study.
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Center for Family Health column: Osteoporosis a serious condition but it can be avoided or slowed

Although everyone is at risk, menopause, several medical conditions and lifestyle choices can increase the likelihood of developing osteoporosis.
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