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Leiomyoma vs. leiomyosarcoma by pathologystudent Posted Mon 18 Nov 2013 9:00am I love questions from our readers. If one person has the question, undoubtedly many others do as well. Recently, someone asked: “Is there a fixed number of mitotic figures that implies a diagnosis of leiomyosarcoma instead of leiomyoma?” Everyone who has been in a pathology gross room (where we cut specimens open) for more than 10 minutes ... Read on »
Abnormal Periods: When Should You Worry? by DigestBetter .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:49pm MARY WAGNER: Welcome to our webcast. I'm Mary Wagner. Abnormal uterine bleeding is an often debilitating condition that affects hundreds of thousands of American women. So what exactly is it? Well, today, we have four of the nations leading gynecologists to help us answer that question. Let me introduce them to you. Dr. Linda Bradley, Direc ... Read on »
Dear Mark: Is a High Protein Diet Really As Bad for You As Smoking? by Mark S. Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 10 Mar 2014 11:00am It’s about that time, boys and girls. A new “protein kills” study has arrived to throw you into the pit of existential angst and self-doubt you recently managed to crawl out of from the last one. As you may know, I’ve just spent a week in Tulum, Mexico for PrimalCon (which was amazing, by the way, absolutely fantastic) where I managed to avoid ... Read on »
Treating Diarrhea by DigestBetter .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:49pm PAUL MONIZ: I'm Paul Moniz. Thank you for being with us today. We are discussing how hysteroscopy has become an alternative to hysterectomy in treating abnormal uterine bleeding. Here to walk us through this procedure and its effectiveness is a gynecologist and one of his patients. We appreciate you being here. Dr. Martin Goldstein is Associat ... Read on »
Current Events by Robert S. Patient Expert Posted Tue 03 Feb 2009 1:22am I just reviewed the blog and realized I have not posted a significant change in my therapy. So before I can share what is new, I must update you on what I thought you already knew. Whoops - Sorry! A couple of weeks ago, the pain following my enemas became too much to bear. In addition, I have had an increase in the pain I feel on a daily ba ... Read on »
Understanding Abnormal Uterine Bleeding: Part 1 by DigestBetter .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:49pm 1 Comment PAUL MONIZ: I'm Paul Moniz. Thank you for joining us on this webcast. Today we are discussing abnormal uterine bleeding and it's connection to fibroids. Fibroids are benign muscle tumors that usually grow in the uterus, but they can occur elsewhere, causing in some cases pain and infertility. As many as 20-50 percent of all women actually develop t ... Read on »
We Are Meant to Be Here by Selena Facebook Posted Tue 30 Nov 2010 9:07am Image via Wikipedia I do not think we can ever know how much we will affect all the people we meet in our lifetime. Perhaps, for those people closest to us, we can momentarily see how our words and deeds effects them when they are right in front of us. But when we part or move on, we have no idea what lasting effects this contact will have ... Read on »
Understanding Abnormal Uterine Bleeding: Part 2 by DigestBetter .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:49pm PAUL MONIZ: I'm Paul Moniz. Thank you for joining us on this webcast. Today we are discussing abnormal uterine bleeding and it's connection to fibroids. Fibroids are benign muscle tumors that usually grow in the uterus, but they can occur elsewhere, causing in some cases pain and infertility. As many as 20-50 percent of all women actually develop t ... Read on »
So, you think you have heavy periods? by Dr Nicoll Posted Thu 06 Oct 2011 11:34pm Whenever I ask a patient “do you have heavy periods?”  I feel like I deserve the kinds of answers I receive.  I’m just as likely to hear “Yes.  I have to change a panty liner every few hours.” As to hear, “No.  I only go through one box of super-overnight maxi-pads per day now.  It used to be two boxes.”  Which is to say that every woman p ... Read on »
Does a Tumor Hurt Before it Shrinks? by Karen Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:58pm Remember the tumor in my psoas muscle? I have not mentioned it here for so long, we might all have forgotten about it. Anyway, when I went for that checkup with Dr Morris, I was soooo pleased to report that there had been nary a twinge from that tumor since after the second day of fabulous CyberKnife treatment. I took a lot of comfort from th ... Read on »