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The psychological impact of hirsutism

Women with excess hair growth in the face and on the chest, abdomen and thighs are suffering in silence. They are embarrassed, they blame themselves for their hairiness and would do anything to keep it a secret. Women, who ...

Dec 13, 2013
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New diagnostics for ovarian syndrome

(Medical Xpress)—Having multiple ovarian follicles is the leading cause of infertility in America, with wider implications for cancer, cardiovascular disease, metabolic syndromes, hormonal imbalance and ...

Dec 05, 2013
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Ovary

The ovary is an ovum-producing reproductive organ, often found in pairs as part of the vertebrate female reproductive system. Ovaries in anatomically female individuals are analogous to testes in anatomically male individuals, in that they are both gonads and endocrine glands.

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