Clinical Trial

Women’s Sexual Dysfunction, are Hormonal Contraceptives to Blame?

Women’s Sexual Dysfunction, are Hormonal Contraceptives to Blame?

Female sexual dysfunction (FSD), a disorder that keeps a women from enjoying sex over extended periods of time, includes many symptoms such as difficulty becoming aroused, lack of orgasm, painful intercourse, and lack of desire. This is a common disorder with 43% of women reporting some degree of difficulty. These problems can a negative impact on quality of life and relationships with sexual partners. Causes of FSD can be either psychological or physical...

Mammogram in Women Under 40

Mammogram in Women Under 40

A new report finds that mammograms in women under 40 are not as beneficial as previously believed. After reviewing records from nearly 200,000 women under the age of 40 who had mammograms performed, radiologist Bonnie Yankaskas of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and colleagues concluded that mammograms did more harm than good.

Why Clinical Trials Are Helpful to Society and Patients

Why Clinical Trials Are Helpful to Society and Patients

Virtually all the modern medical miracles we know today began their road to routine practice through clinical trials. This includes vaccinations for flu, measles, and polio; cancer treatments, including radiation and chemotherapy; drugs to treat HIV, diabetes, and hypertension, as well as common antibiotics that are used to treat a variety of infections.

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