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Female Triathletes at Risk for Pelvic Floor Disorders and Other Complications

Female triathletes are at risk for pelvic floor disorders, decreased energy, menstrual irregularities and abnormal bone density, according to researchers at Loyola University Health System (LUHS). These data were presented today at the American Urogynecologic Society 2014 Scientific Meeting in Washington, DC.

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ASU Researcher Shows How Stress Hormones Promote Brain’s Building of Negative Memories

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A team from ASU and UC Irvine has discovered a key component to better understanding how traumatic memories may be strengthened in women. Their study's findings suggest that developing clinical treatments that could lower norepinephrine levels immediately following a traumatic event might offer a way to prevent this memory-enhancing mechanism from occurring.

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Mayo Clinic Study Suggests Caffeine Intake May Worsen Menopausal Hot Flashes, Night Sweats

A new Mayo Clinic study, published online today by the journal Menopause, found an association between caffeine intake and more bothersome hot flashes and night sweats in postmenopausal women.

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Study Examines Presence of Uterine Cancers at the Time of Hysterectomy Using Morcellation

Among women undergoing a minimally invasive hysterectomy using electric power morcellation, uterine cancers were present in 27 per 10,000 women at the time of the procedure, according to a study published by JAMA. There has been concern that this procedure, in which the uterus is fragmented into smaller pieces, may result in the spread of undetected malignancies.

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25-Hydroxy Vitamin D (25-OH Vitamin D) (Chemiluminescent Immunoassay)

Chemclin’s new Vitamin D assay provides components for in-vitro quantitative determination of 25-Hydroxy Vitamin D (25-OH Vitamin D) in human serum by a competitive chemiluminescent assay method.

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Antibody to Treponema Pallidum (Anti-TP) (Chemiluminescent Immunoassay)

Chemclin’s Anti-TP assay provides components for in-vitro qualitative determination of Antibody to Treponema Pallidum (Anti-TP) in human serum or plasma by a double - antigen sandwich chemiluminescent assay method.

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Semi-automated and Fully Automated Chemiluminescent Immunoassay Systems

Chemclin provides a wide range of chemiluminescent immunoassays for in-vitro diagnosis, covering infectious diseases, tumor markers, thyroid functions, fertility, diabetes, liver fibrosis and other panels. Most of them are CE certified and all of them are designed for both the semi-automated (Chemclin®100) and fully automated (Chemclin®600) chemiluminescent immunosystems in quantitative and qualitative determinations.

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Loyola Developing Immortal Line of Breast Cancer Cells

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Kimberly Koss is fighting an aggressive form of breast cancer. She hopes that long after she dies, her cancer cells will continue to live on in an immortal cell line that would be similar to the cell line described in the book "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks."

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New Heart Procedure Safer for Women

Instead of going through the groin during heart catheterizations, physicians can now insert the catheter through a patient’s wrist, a less traumatic and safer option for some patients — especially women.

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