Variation analysis of theTMEM150B gene in Chinese women with premature ovarian insufficiency

ConclusionThe results suggest that the perturbations in the TMEM150B gene are not a common explanation for POI in Chinese women. The role of autophagy in the pathogenic mechanism of POI needs further exploration.
Source: Reproductive BioMedicine Online - Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research

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Publication date: Available online 24 May 2020Source: The Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular BiologyAuthor(s): Armina Kazi, Olga Goloubeva, Amanda Schech, Stephen Yu, Gauri J Sabnis
Source: The Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology - Category: Biochemistry Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Trials of antidepressants may be driven mainly by commercial interests, focusing on prevalent diseases and everyday problems. No one can live a full life without experiencing several of the problems for which these drugs were tested. Antidepressants, sometimes called happy pills, could be seen as the modern version of Aldous Huxley's soma pill intended to keep everyone happy in the "Brave New World". PMID: 32444565 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: International Journal of Risk and Safety in Medicine - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Int J Risk Saf Med Source Type: research
AbstractOver 74,000 women in the United States are diagnosed annually with endometrial or cervical cancers and experience significant treatment-related difficulties with body image, sexuality, and sexual functioning. The aims of the research were to examine relationships among body image, sexuality, and sexual functioning, and to understand women ’s views of these concepts. A novel theoretical framework encompassing these three concepts and contextual variables guided the research. A non-experimental cross-sectional pilot study was conducted with pre-menopausal women in an academic medical center who had stages I&nda...
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Abstract BACKGROUND: Survivorship care plans (SCPs) have been used to address ongoing health problems associated with the diagnosis and treatment of early-stage breast cancer. OBJECTIVES: The aim of this article was to determine whether nurse-led consultations using SCPs, as compared with a standard medical consultation, identify more side effects and supportive care needs and lead to appropriate referral patterns. METHODS: The study audited 160 retrospective medical clinic and nursing SCP records in a sample of patients receiving treatment for early-stage breast cancer at a tertiary-level breast service...
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AbstractIntroductionThe primary objective of this study was to investigate the percentages of women choosing watchful waiting, pessary use or surgery as first-line treatment of pelvic organ prolapse (POP). Second, the rate and cause of discontinuation of pessary use were investigated.MethodsA retrospective chart review was conducted on 794 patients referred with POP at a Danish tertiary center for urogynecology at Aalborg University Hospital between 1 January 2014 and 31 December 2015. The following data were registered: age, BMI, previous use of a pessary, total number of births, vaginal births, cesarean sections, previou...
Source: International Urogynecology Journal - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
OVARIAN cancer is mostly diagnosed in women who have gone through the menopause. Not picked up during a routine smear test, pain felt in one specific area of the body could be a revealing sign.
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Women dealing with hot flushes: the role of β-alanine. Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2020 May;24(9):5148-5154 Authors: Andreeva E, Tkeshelashvili B Abstract Hot flushes (HFs) are a very frequent condition in menopausal women, associated with a marked decrease in quality of life, impaired ability to carry on daily activities and sleep disturbances. However, this condition is often only given poor attention in daily practice and in clinical research. Indeed, several treatments for HFs exist. The most effective is considered to be hormone replacement therapy, but this strategy has been associated with a...
Source: European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci Source Type: research
A reduction in reproduction hormones from menopause may reduce cognitive function in women and increase risk for Alzheimer’s, according to a study published in theJournal of Alzheimer’s.News Medical
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