Medical research

Chlamydia's stealthy cloaking device identified

Chlamydia, the leading cause of sexually transmitted bacterial infections, evades detection and elimination inside human cells by use of a cloaking device. But Duke University researchers have grasped the hem of that invisibility ...

Medical research

Researcher solves longstanding fallopian tube transport debate

Wei Yan, MD, Ph.D., and his research group have solved a longstanding mystery and scientific debate about the mechanism underlying the gamete and embryo transport within the fallopian tube. Using a mouse model that lacked ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Risk for ectopic pregnancy increased for women with psoriasis

Women with psoriasis have a significantly increased risk for ectopic pregnancy (EP), which is highest for those with moderate-to-severe psoriasis, according to a study published in the June issue of JAAD International.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Abortion remains medically safe for U.S. women

(HealthDay)—Debate rages over access to abortion, but experts say the collected medical evidence makes one thing clear—it is a fundamentally safe procedure for women.

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