Are Transvaginal Surgeries For Treating Pelvic Organ Prolapse Equal?

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Are Pelvic Organ Prolapse Surgeries Equal?

Two common transvaginal surgeries for treating pelvic organ prolapse delivered comparable rates of success, and pelvic floor muscle training did not alter outcomes for either, researchers reported.

Most Stroke Signs Are Unrecognized By Women.

Slightly more than half of the participants (51%) identified sudden one-sided weakness or numbness of the face or a limb as a stroke warning sign, but the rest of the warning signs were tagged by fewer than half, according to Heidi Mochari-Greenberger, PhD, MPH, of Columbia University Medical Center in New York City.

Carbohydrate Digestion And Obesity Are Strongly Linked.

New research indicates that obesity in the general population may be genetically linked to how our bodies digest carbohydrates. The journal Nature Genetics, published a study that investigated the relationship between body weight and a gene called AMY1.

Are Statins Good For Your Love Life?

Statins are associated with a significant improvement in erectile function, a fact researchers hope will encourage men who need statins to reduce their risk of heart attack to take them, according to research.

 

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