The New York Times is following a team of doctors at the Cleveland Clinic as they attempt the first uterus transplant in the United States. If successful, the procedure will let women who’ve had a hysterectomy, or who were born without a uterus, carry a fetus to term and give birth.
Just in time for Halloween, University of Glasgow medical student Mike McCormick released diagrams of the female and male reproductive systems made out of all the kinds of candy I hated to get when I went trick-or-treating as a kid.
Ladies, you may find that your gynecologist is a bit more hands-off after you put on that little cloth johnny for your annual exam. Recent recommendations from the American Cancer Society and the American College of Physicians that challenge the status quo for breast, cervical, and pelvic exams are starting to reshape…
Stop me if you've heard this one: an Indian farmer goes to the hospital and says "Doc, I've got this horrible pain in my stomach." And then the doctors operate and find "a female uterus, ovaries, Fallopian tubes, a cervix and underdeveloped vaginal tissue." No? Yeah, I hadn't neither.
As much as I admire people who believe enough in their artistic output to foist it on others for money, I knew Etsy had a dark side. Well, someone with the no-nonsense pseudonym Helen Killer just showed it to me: