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Vaginitis is an inflammation of the vagina. It can result in discharge, itching and pain, and is often associated with an irritation or infection of the vulva. It is usually due to infection. Vulvov...
Toxic shock syndrome is a rare but very serious illness that can develop rapidly in anyone From a UK population of around 60 million there were about 40 cases reported each year, half of which are a...
Variant Angina (or Prinzmetal Angina) is pain in chest region caused by coronary artery spasm. Prinzmetal's Angina, or coronary artery spasm, is an uncommon condition seen in both men and women....
A bionic fingertip has enabled a Danish amputee to distinguish between different textures in real-time with 96% accuracy, bringing us closer to sensory-enhanced prosthetics.
TUESDAY, March 8, 2016 -- A bionic fingertip enabled an amputee to feel different textures, researchers report. The fingertip was linked to electrodes surgically implanted into nerves in Dennis Aabo S...
The future of prosthetic touch resolution: Mimicking touch.
Among women currently using contraception, the most commonly used methods were the pill (25.9%, or 9.7 million women), female sterilization (25.1%, or 9.4 million women), the male condom (15.3%, or 5....
Violence against elderly women, disabled women, and pregnant women are addressed, as are the public health issues related to violence against women.
It is the best of times. Nearly equal numbers of American women and men now go into medicine and law. More women than men graduate from college and graduate school. The gap between men’s and w...
Maaret al-Numan, SYRIA (Reuters) - In what looks like an ordinary white truck, two men are helping victims who have lost limbs in the conflict in Syria to walk, play, and even herd sheep again.
The goal of this study was to examine the hypothesis that the difference in the 200-m sprint performance of amputee and able-bodied sprinters is due to a shorter step length rather than a lower step f...
Affording lower-limb amputees the ability to volitionally control robotic prostheses can improve the adaptability to terrain changes as well as enhancing proprioception. However, it also increases amp...
More than one-third of U.S. adults are obese, the highest prevalence occurring among women age 60 and older (42.3%), and women ages 40 to 59 (36.0%). This issue is even more pronounced among lesbian a...
In this study we explored the experiences of Norwegian women living with vestibulodynia, a chronic disease affecting young women all over the world. Using a phenomenological approach we conducted in-d...
Violence against women is a serious social problem and affects mainly young women. This study aimed to evaluate sexual violence against women in Campina Grande, Brazil.