The Transvaginal Surgical Mess

Imagine a Tyrannosaurus Rex gnashing its prey to bits. Yes of course you may not have a real-life experience of having seen one in action. But you have all seen Jurassic Park right? Now imagine a cat lapping milk from a bowl.Well, if a sanitary napkin was the equivalent of the cat, then the Transvaginal Mesh (TVM) would be nothing less than a T-Rex down there! This product, marketed as a corrective measure for treating pelvic organ prolapse (POP) and stress urinary incontinence (SUI) has been wreaking havoc in the lives of thousands of women in the past decade or so....more

Five Law Enforcement Careers That You Should Know About

Like all sectors, the legal sector was also adversely impacted in the wake of the global financial crisis of 2007-2008. A decrease in general business activity led to reduced legal needs in different sectors causing a cut down in job offers for law school graduates. However, with a recovering economy, the legal sector is set to make a comeback....more

Birth Defects Caused By Drugs

Drugs like Zoloft, Paxil and Prozac are commonly used by women who are experiencing depression during pregnancy. These drugs belong to a broader class called Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRI). Some other brand names for SSRIs are Paxil, Zoloft, Wellbutrin, Prozac, Celexa, Lexapro, and Effexor. The use of these drugs is not without any disadvantage. They are known to cause a number of birth defects. Therefore you are advised to thoroughly discuss the details with your physician before you start taking any type of SSRI during pregnancy....more

Are You Considering Taking Yaz/Yasmin/Ocella-The Black Boxed Pills? Think Again!

Yaz and Yasmin, as well as their generic version Ocella are amongst the most widely used brands of oral contraceptives in the country. They consist of two types of hormones; a synthetic estrogen called ethinyl estradiol and a progestin called drospirenone. However, the use of these birth control pills has been linked with serious side effects including DVT, PE, Blood Clots, Heart Attack, Stroke, Pulmonary Embolism, and Deep Vein Thrombosis....more