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Adaptive Vapor Ablation for Menstrual Bleeding: Interview Maria Sainz of AEGEA Medical

Heavy bleeding during menstruation, known as menorrhagia, is often treated by endometrial ablation. There’s a number of methods of doing so, including delivery of heat, cold, and microwaves, but each has a number of downsides and limitations. AEGEA Medical is a Silicon Valley company that has developed a unique technology, called adaptive vapor ablation, that… Read More »

E-cigarette vapor tied to changes in lung cells

(Reuters Health) – The vapor from e-cigarettes may boost the production of inflammatory chemicals in the lungs, while disabling key cellular defenders against infection, a new study suggests. In a series of laboratory experiments, researchers found that e-cigarette vapor impairs the activity of cells called macrophages, which normally remove allergens, bacteria and other particles that… Read More »