Novel Treatment Of Premature Ejaculation
Premature ejaculation (PE) is defined as “persistent or recurrent onset of orgasm and ejaculation with minimal sexual stimulation before, on, or shortly after penetration and before the person wishes it.”
The psychological elements of distress and dissatisfaction may account for the traditional
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Drug Discovery May Revolutionize Treatment Of Inflammatory Diseases And Leukemia
If you found yourself on a run-away train, would you want to switch on the brakes? Two Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute (VCHRI) and University of British Columbia investigators have found a way to turn on the brakes of a cell, and thus halt abnormal blood-cell growth in a range of inflammatory and autoimmune disorders and blood cancers.
The discovery was made by Drs. Alice Mui and Christopher Ong, two assistant professors in the Dept of Surgery at UBC and researchers in the VCHRI Immunity & Infection Research Centre and the Prostate Centre at VGH. It is highlighted in ... Read Full Article
Stem Cells Show Promise For Treating Huntington's Disease
Paying close attention to how a canary learns a new song has helped scientists open a new avenue of research against Huntington's disease -- a fatal disorder for which there is currently no cure or even a treatment to slow the disease.
In a paper published Sept. 20 in the Journal of Clinical Investigation, scientists at the University of Rochester Medical Center have shown how stem-cell Read Full Article
Hip size of mothers linked to breast cancer in daughters
In a study of the maternity records of more than 6,000 women, David J.P. Barker, M.D., Ph.D., and Kent Thornburg, Ph.D., of Oregon Health & Science University discovered a strong correlation between the size and shape of a woman’s hips and her daughter’s risk of breast cancer. Wide, round hips, the researchers postulated, represent markers of high sex hormone concentrations in the mother, which increase Read Full Article
Early treatment of children with bilateral amblyopia essential, according to multisite study
When a child is farsighted or has astigmatism or has both conditions in both eyes, bilateral amblyopia may develop. In contrast to single-eye amblyopia or “lazy eye,” where one eye presents an unclear image to the brain, bilateral amblyopia affects both eyes and is less common.
In an article published in the October issue of the American Journal of Ophthalmology, researchers report Read Full Article
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