Human Growth Hormones: What are the Benefits?

You may have seen the ads claiming that you can regain lost youth, remove wrinkles and cellulite, lose weight, and build lean muscle without exercise. According to the advertisements, you would think that human growth hormone pills or oral sprays offer the fountain of youth in a bottle. But according to scientists, you might be disappointed with the results you get from over-the-counter human growth hormone products (HGH). In fact, you might even be endangering your life.

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Vulvodynia and Genital Pain

Vulvodynia is a burning, irritation, stinging, or sharp pain that occurs in the vulva, the area outside the vagina. It’s estimated that approximately 10% of U.S. women will have it at some point in their lives. But, what exactly are the causes, symptoms, and treatments? How does it affect sexual activity, and how does one cope with it?

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Antibiotic-Resistant Infections, MRSA, and C-Diff

A number of elementary and high school students across the United States have been diagnosed with Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA), a type of bacteria resistant to certain antibiotics. So, what causes this antibiotic resistance? What is MRSA, what are the symptoms, and how may it be prevented?

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Nips, Tucks, and…Designer Vaginas? Hype or Help?

Variations in the natural female form used to be accepted, even celebrated. Increasingly, however, these variations are seen not as assets, but as problems to be taken care of by plastic surgeons. Amongst many cosmetic surgeries, “genital rejuvenation” is growing in popularity. Does this procedure work, and what does the future hold for such genital plastic surgeries?

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