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Pelvic Organ Prolapse: A Female Disorder that Can Be Treated and Resolved

A woman’s pelvis is home to several organs, including the bladder, the uterus and the rectum. All three normally stay put, but sometimes one or more of these organs can actually fall through the vagina. That’s called prolapse, and it’s far more common that you might suspect.

Pelvic organ prolapse is caused by weakness in the muscles of the pelvic floor to a point where they can no longer keep the pelvic organs where they belong, says Dr. Unwanaobong Nseyo, a specialist in...

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A New Home for Women With Pelvic Floor Disorders

The pelvic floor consists of the muscles that hold the pelvic organs in place, including the bladder, urethra, intestines, rectum and, in women, the uterus, cervix and vagina. Located between the tailbone and pubic bone, these muscles form a “sling” that supports these organs and keeps them in good working order.

According to the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHHD), a woman may develop a...

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NewYork-Presbyterian Takes a Multidisciplinary Approach to Address Pelvic Floor Disorders in Women - Advances in Urology | NewYork-Presbyterian (nyp.org):

Doctors at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medicine are coming together to create the first comprehensive multidisciplinary center for female pelvic health in New York City. Pelvic health issues are exceedingly common, affecting approximately one-quarter of women; examples of common disorders include urinary and fecal incontinence, chronic pelvic pain, pelvic organ prolapse, and obstructive defecation.


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Doctors say men are getting more vasectomies amid abortion restrictions nationwide

After the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, the 1973 landmark case that protected abortion rights, medical professionals say they have seen a drastic increase in vasectomies.

Vasectomies offer a form of permanent birth control for men, and roughly 500,000 are performed every year in the United States....

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2022 Top Story in Urology: Effect of COVID-19 mRNA Vaccines on Sperm Parameters

This report by Diaz et al1is a follow-up of the larger controlled study by Gonzalez et al2 that documented a lack of semen parameter change in men who received COVID-19 mRNA vaccines. These patients were studied using semen analyses before and after vaccination. The current study extended the follow-up duration to a total mean of 10 months after vaccination. Again, no adverse effect of COVID-19 vaccination on sperm numbers was seen....

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2022 Top Story in Urology: Trends in Infertility Treatment

Choi et al report on the use of medically assisted reproduction (which includes medical ovulation stimulation and intrauterine insemination as well as in vitro fertilization [IVF]/intracytoplasmic sperm injection[ICSI]) in Australia.1Australia is unique in that is has a single healthcare registry system (allowing the tracking of infertility treatments and subsequent births), and infertility care is available without restriction....

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Priapism Increases the Risk of Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease in Men

Written by Peter N. Schlegel MD, FACS. The article by Mulloy et al in J Urology raises additional considerations for the management of men with priapism....

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Podcast: Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery

In this episode of Back to Health, Larissa Rodriguez, M.D. discusses what patients should know about female pelvic medicine & options for reconstructive surgery. She also highlights the newly established Center for Female Pelvic Health at Weill Cornell Medicine/New York-Presbyterian Hospital. Under her direction, the Center is quickly...

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Your Guide to Pelvic Floor Disorders

Pelvic floor disorders, such as incontinence, painful sex, and pelvic organ prolapse, are common conditions that many women and gender-nonconforming people struggle with. In fact, one in four women have reported having had at least one pelvic floor disorder and approximately ...

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Wall Street Journal: Dr. Peter Schlegel discusses male infertility trends and the use of antioxidants in support of sperm health

Dr. Peter Schlegel, the James J. Colt Professor of Urology and Professor of Reproductive Medicine spoke with the Wall Street Journal regarding recent trends in male infertility, and the medical research into the use antioxidants to treat it. 

To Read the Full Story: https://www.wsj.com/articles/sperm-focus-start-ups-looking-to-boost-male-fertility-11654691234


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