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Calling Bull*[email protected]# on Science

In Female Pelvic Pain, Male Pelvic Pain by Elizabeth Akincilar2 Comments

  By Elizabeth Akincilar-Rummer   How many times have you heard a journalist say something like, “Researchers report a significant breakthrough…”, “Groundbreaking research shows… “, or “According to a new scientific study…”? The news constantly bombards us with “research” or “studies” to provoke an emotional response, whether it’s fear, excitement, or surprise. The point is, to catch your attention. Here …

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Do Oral Contraceptive Pills Cause Vulvodynia?

In Female Pelvic Pain by Stephanie Prendergast5 Comments

by Guest Bloggers: Dr. Andrew T. Goldstein, Dr. Jill Krapf, Zoe Belkin The debate about the role of oral contraceptive pills (OCPs) in vulvodynia has been underway for almost two decades. More than a dozen different research articles have been written on the topic, both supporting and refuting the association. In this article we will examine this very important issue. …