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Human chorionic gonadotrophin induces ovarian follicle growth in pregnant sows

Fertility of female pigs is often significantly depressed during the summer and early autumn, an effect referred to as seasonal infertility. Manifestations of seasonal infertility can include reduced pregnancy rates and, less often, smaller litter sizes. These

Potential new therapy for painful bladder syndrome with a pregnancy hormone, human chorionic gonadotropin

Painful bladder syndrome, also called interstitial cystitis, is a painful debilitating chronic bladder disease that primarily affects 40-60 year old women. Women of all races, ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds are susceptible to the disease. The symptoms include

Treatment of preterm births with pregnancy hormone, human chorionic gonadotropin

Birth of infants between the 20th to 37th completed gestational weeks is considered preterm. They account for more infant deaths than from any other single cause. The incidence is about 9% in the U.S. and it is

Proposed novel therapy for a sexually transmitted disease

Neisseria gonorrhoeae (NG) is one of the seven pathogens that cause sexually transmitted disease, also popularly known as venereal disease. The NG infections are contagious. Their prevalence is higher among women than in men, high among sexually