Acupuncture Shows Benefits for Stress Incontinence, Not for PCOS-Related Infertility (FREE)

By Amy Orciari Herman Edited by David G. Fairchild, MD, MPH, and Lorenzo Di Francesco, MD, FACP, FHM Two new trials in JAMA report mixed findings for acupuncture: One shows that acupuncture may help treat stress urinary incontinence, while the other shows no effect on infertility …
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Publication date: September 2018Source: European Urology Supplements, Volume 17, Issue 9Author(s): Hernández D. Hernández, B. Padilla-Fernández, G. Conde-Santos, D. Castro-Díaz
Source: European Urology Supplements - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
Clinicians should counsel women that maintaining a healthy weight may help prevent urinary incontinence now or later in life, the authors suggest.Medscape Medical News
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This study was conducted to evaluate the effects of fish oil omega-3 fatty acid supplementation on mental health parameters and metabolic status of women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). METHODS: This randomized double-blind, placebo-controlled trial was conducted on 60 women with PCOS, aged 18-40 years old. Participants were randomly assigned into two groups to receive either 2 × 1000 mg/day fish oil omega-3 fatty acid (n = 30) or placebo (n = 30) after lunch for 12 weeks. Metabolic profiles were quantified at baseline and after the 12-week int...
Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynaecology - Category: OBGYN Tags: J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol Source Type: research
Conditions:   Environmental Exposure;   Infertility Intervention:   Sponsor:   Tongji Hospital Not yet recruiting
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Condition:   Infertility Intervention:   Other: Medium Supplemented with Latrunculin A Sponsor:   Ibn Sina Hospital Not yet recruiting
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Condition:   Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Interventions:   Behavioral: Exercise Intervention;   Behavioral: Lifestyle Physical Activity Sponsors:   Sheffield Hallam University;   Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Not yet recruiting
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CONCLUSION: Biofeedback is a beneficial treatment for children with dysfunctional voiding and functional fecal incontinence. More conclusive research needs to be completed to explore the effects of biofeedback therapy treatment to make more concrete conclusions. Healthcare professionals should consider biofeedback as an alternative approach in conjunction with traditional treatments. A multidisciplinary approach is best when treating dysfunctional voiding and functional fecal incontinence in the pediatric population. PMID: 30223405 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine - Category: Rehabilitation Tags: J Pediatr Rehabil Med Source Type: research
ConclusionThis study showed that PRL, AMH, Age, SGPT, and history of abortion are affecting factors for distinguishing the phenotypes of PCOS.
Source: Middle East Fertility Society Journal - Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research
Authors: Lopes-Souza P, Dionello CF, Sá-Caputo DDC, Moreira-Marconi E, Frederico EHFF, Marchon RM, Bergmann A, Furness T, Bernardo-Filho M Abstract The purpose of this systematic review was to investigate the effects of whole body vibration (WBV) exercise in the management of cancer therapy-related morbidities. The PubMED and PEDro databases were used to access publications published in English about the use of whole body vibration (WBV) exercises in cancer patients until February 22nd 2017. The studies included were classified according to the level of evidence (LE) by the National Health and Medical Resear...
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TUESDAY, June 27, 2017 -- Acupuncture, a 3,000-year-old healing technique, received mixed reviews in two new studies from China -- one focusing on incontinence and the other on a cause of female infertility. A research team found acupuncture did...
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