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The olive (Olea europaea L.) was domesticated in the Mediterranean area over 6000 years ago and is currently one of the area’s most important oleaginous crops. Due to its economic, cultural and ecological importance, breeding programs aimed at obtaining new olive cultivars have been developed in most olive-producing countries. An efficient breeding program(More)
BACKGROUND Fecal incontinence is defined as involuntary passage of stool through the anus. It may vary from soiling to complete evacuation. This involuntary loss of feces, flatus or urge incontinence adversely affects quality of life. Urinary urge incontinence is characterized by symptoms of frequency, urgency and urge incontinence (either alone or in(More)
BACKGROUND A new device, the CCS-30 Contour Transtar, was recently launched for the treatment of obstructed defecation syndrome (ODS). OBJECTIVES To evaluate the efficacy of the Contour Transtar in resection of true rectal prolapse in relation to age and concomitant urogynecologic procedures. METHODS During a 50 (median) month period 15 women with(More)
Hemorrhoids are a common disorder that affects the quality of life of millions of people worldwide. The effectiveness of OTC medication is limited and they mainly provide symptomatic relief. In order to treat this ailment, we formulated PP110 Gel and Wipes, as a novel treatment for hemorrhoids. PP110 is based on known active ingredients with a topical(More)
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