Asthma Linked To Infertility In Women Who Only Take Short-Term Medication
Women with asthma took 20% longer to conceive than women without the condition, but only when they exclusively took short-term medications to relieve their symptoms
Conditions: Asthma; Infertility, Female Interventions: Drug: Omalizumab Injection; Drug: NaCl Sponsors: Bispebjerg Hospital; Novartis Not yet recruiting
Authors: Matalliotaki C, Matalliotakis M, Zervou MI, Trivli A, Matalliotakis I, Mavromatidis G, Spandidos DA, Albertsen HM, Chettier R, Ward K, Goulielmos GN Abstract Endometriosis is an enigmatic condition with an unknown etiology and poorly understood pathogenesis and women with endometriosis represent a high-risk population group for a large category of chronic conditions. The study focused on a 67-year-old woman who presented with a 40-year history of familial endometriosis associated with various non-gynecological co-morbidities, thus representing a unique case from a cohort of 1,000 patients with endometriosi...
The objective of the present survey is to list the major plants used in Congolese traditional folk medicine for the treatment of oxidative stress-related diseases as well as to review the phytogeographical distribution of these plants, their natural habitats, plant parts used, routes of administration, and administered doses. Several methods have been used to fulfil the aim of the study: an ethnobotanical survey, observation of the practices of traditional healers, and bibliographical research focused on the ethnobotany and antioxidant power of sub-Saharan African medicinal plants. From a questionnaire, a guided semi-struc...
No link to infertility for those with former asthma, or for those with asthma preventer medications
(University of Adelaide) Women with asthma who only use short-acting asthma relievers take longer to become pregnant than other women, according to international research led by the University of Adelaide.