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Urologists Blamed for Rise in Chlamydia Among Young Men 2010-10-18

Urologists are failing to pick up and treat Chlamydia infection in young men, say UK researchers in a letter published ahead of print in the journal Sexually Transmitted Infections.…

Scientists Develop Cheap, Accurate Test to Predict Prostate 2010-10-16

A test to check the risk of prostate cancer in men has been developed by British scientists. The breakthrough raises the prospect of millions being screened for the disease in the same way as women are for breast cancer. …

Prostate Cancer Risk Increased by Gender-bending Chemical 2010-10-14

A gender-bending chemical found in babies' bottles may raise their odds of prostate cancer in later life, scientists have warned. In experiments, newborn rats fed bisphenol A, were more likely to develop pre-cancerous cells as they aged.…

Vaginitis / Vaginal Infections 2010-10-13

The most common type of Vaginitis is Bacterial Vaginosis (BV). It is mainly caused by Gardnerella vaginalis and Mycoplasma hominis. The exact incidence of this infection is not known as 50% of the women are asymptomatic. …

Genetics of Male Infertility 2010-10-12

Infertility is defined as the state in which a couple wanting a child is unable to conceive after 12 months of regular intercourse in the absence of contraceptives. It is a problem faced by couples rather than individuals. …

50% of Women Don't Check Their Breasts For Cancer 2010-10-11

Almost fifty percent of women do not check their breasts for signs of cancer, claims a new survey. Amongst the participants, one in four said they just forgot to chec k. Thirteen per cent insisted they didn't think it necessary.…

Treatment to Protect Women from IVF Dangers Possible After N 2010-10-09

A potentially deadly complication of fertility treatment has been uncovered by scientists at Middlesex University. The team has identified the genetic abnormality that causes Ovarian Hyper Stimulation Syndrome.…