Uterine Fibroids: Non-Cancerous Tumors of the Uterus

The uterus, or womb, is part of the female reproductive system. Often described as pear-shaped, it is located in the lower abdomen. The uterus lies in close proximity to the ovaries, where unfertilized eggs are stored. During ovulation the eggs travel down the fallopian tubes to the uterus. Fertilized eggs implant and grow in the…

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Information on Thrush: Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

Thrush, also known as candidiasis, is a yeast infection that occurs most commonly in the mouth. It is caused by a fungus called Candida albicans (“candida”) that occurs naturally in the intestines, vagina and even the skin. The bacteria that reside in the body’s moist environments usually keep candida under control.

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