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Man Pees on Pregnancy Test Stick And Finds Out He Has Testicular Cancer by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 13 Nov 2012 5:03pm The man pees on the test stick and it shows positive, but this does not mean he is pregnant of all things:)  He posts it on the web and the first comment to his story told him to get tested for testicular cancer.  Pregnancy tests check for a pregnancy hormone called Human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG).  Now men also have the hormone if they have ... Read on »
PVED Medical FAQ by pvedmom Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 11 Jun 2009 8:11pm By: Dr. John S. Hesla, Medical Director- PVED How many embryos are considered a good number in a donor egg cycle? Since most fertility clinics transfer only two embryos or one embryo in an IVF cycle, it is not necessary to have a large number of embryos to achieve a healthy pregnancy. This is particularly true if the egg donor is youn ... Read on »
PVED Medical FAQ by pvedmom Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 12 Jun 2009 11:57pm By: Dr. John S. Hesla, Medical Director- PVED How many embryos are considered a good number in a donor egg cycle? Since most fertility clinics transfer only two embryos or one embryo in an IVF cycle, it is not necessary to have a large number of embryos to achieve a healthy pregnancy. This is particularly true if the egg donor is yo ... Read on »
Infertility Terms - making sense of the jargon ! by Dr. Aniruddha M. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 06 Apr 2009 11:44pm All this may be TMI, but if you need to talk to your GYN, or help your DH make sense of what your RE is saying, this is a useful crib sheet ! This is from the book How to Have a Baby: Overcoming Infertility by Dr. Aniruddha Malpani, MD and Dr. Anjali Malpani, MD. Abortion: the medical term for miscarriage. The various types include: ... Read on »
HCG Diet and Why it doesn't work!! by Scott W. Healthy Living Professional Posted Tue 16 Jun 2009 5:25pm 8 Comments I have reviewed many studies on the HCG Diet and as a Exercise Physiologist I don’t understand why people continued listening to horrible advice and easy quick fixes to their weight loss.  The HCG Diet is horrible and doesn’t work to do to the human body and whomever is recommending this to people need to stop.  People on this diet and who want ... Read on »
Review of the Human Pituitary Trust Account and CJD by Terry S. Patient Expert Posted Tue 04 May 2010 9:14am Issue 20 January 2010 News from the Department of Health and Ageing Review of the Human Pituitary Trust Account Since the Human Pituitary Hormone Program ceased in 1985, the Commonwealth has provided funds for counselling for recipients and their families, a support group network for recipients, and a number of medical research proje ... Read on »
THE TREATMENT OF MIGRAINE HEADACHE by Dr. Edward Leyton Medical DoctorHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sun 23 Nov 2008 11:02am 3 Comments THE TREATMENT OF MIGRAINE HEADACHES USING HUMAN CHORIONIC GONADOTROPIN by Edward Leyton MD CCFP Introduction: Hormonal migraine headaches are defined as a typical migraine headache that occurs in a periodic fashion around the time of the menstrual cycle. The preventive treatment outlined here was first described by Nevil Leyton MB ... Read on »
Polycythemia, Anabolic Steroids and HIV Wasting by Nelson V. Patient Expert Posted Thu 18 Dec 2008 7:28pm Some HIV positive people need to gain lean body mass and weight but develop polycythemia when using nandrolone or other anabolics, so their doctors refuse to prescribe these important medicines. Polycythemia is an increase in red blood cells and hematocrit that can cause increased blood viscosity, making it more difficult for the heart to pump b ... Read on »
HCG Injections for Weight Loss? Nope. by Blake H. Healthy Living Professional Posted Tue 30 Dec 2008 10:27am 3 Comments It’s desperation time for many people.  The new year is almost here, and people are trying to find that quick fix to lose weight in the coming year.  Most certainly, some people will turn to the HCG diet. I’ve heard a lot lately about how HCG ( human chorionic gonadotropin, the pregnancy hormone) injections can help people lose weight.  When I ... Read on »
MIGRAINE – PAIN THAT CAN BE PREV... by Dr. Edward Leyton Medical DoctorHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 4:24pm MIGRAINE – PAIN THAT CAN BE PREVENTED New Ideas and Preventive Approaches The pain of a migraine headache is one of the most excruciating pains that can be felt. A migraine headache is different from a tension headache both in its cause and severity – often intensely throbbing and one-sided. Migraines affect approximately 8% of the Canad ... Read on »