Research Updates: women's health

Below are short extracts from research updates about this subject - select more to read each item.

  1. Issue 78

    MEHL, Program in Integrative Medicine of the University of Arizona in Tucson, Texas, USA, evaluated non-drug and non-surgical (ND/NS) therapies (which included traditional Chinese medicine, body therapies and guided imagery) f1


  2. Issue 78

    SMITH and colleagues, Department of Obstetrics Gynaecology, Adelaide University, Adelaide, Australia, evaluated acupuncture for the relief of nausea and vomiting in early pregnancy.


  3. Issue 78

    GRIFFITHS, Southern Cross University, Australia reported on a case of dysmenorrhoea successfully treated with traditional Chinese medicine, involving acupuncture and herbal therapy.


  4. Issue 77

    OLSEN and SECHER, Maternal Nutrition Group, Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, Statens Serum Instutut, Artillerivej 5, DK-2300 Copenhagen S, Denmark,, explored whether low in1


  5. Issue 76

    KIERNAN, Cayuga Community College, Auburn, NJ, USA, jkiernan@, examined the subjective effects of therapeutic touch during home 1


  6. Issue 76

    WERNTOFT and DYKES, Department of Nursing, Unit of Caring Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden,, investigated the potential of acupressure1


  7. Issue 76

    SLOTNICK, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Suite 310, Hofheimer Hall, 825 Fairfax Avenue, Norfolk, VA 23507, USA, slotnirn@evms.edu1


  8. Issue 75

    MCCANDLISH, National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Health Sciences, Headington, Oxford, UK, reviewed (49 references) the management of perineal care and trauma in routine midwifery practice.


  9. Issue 73

    MUSLIMATUN and colleagues, SEAMEO TROPMED Regional Center for Community Nutrition, University of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia, investigated whether retinol and iron variables in breast milk a1


  10. Issue 73

    EWIES, Department of Gynaecology, Leicester University, UK,, reviewed (45 references) available research into some of the more common alternative thera1


  11. Issue 73

    KOMESAROFF and colleagues, Baker Medical Research Institute, PO Box 6492, St Kilda Central, Melbourne 8008, Victoria, Australia, investigated the efficacy and safety of a externally applied cream containing an extract 1


  12. Issue 72

    IBRAHIM and colleagues reviewed (48 references) the literature for alternative therapies for treatment of menopausal symptoms.


  13. Issue 72

    TIAN and colleagues, Maternity and Child Health Institute, Changqing 400013, China studied the effect of a Chinese herbal medicine for replenishing Kidney combined with acupuncture in treating anovulat1


  14. Issue 71

    TSUI and colleagues, Department of Clinical Pharmacy, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA, examined the usage patterns of dietary supplements during pregnancy.


  15. Issue 71

    TANAKA, Departments of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Osaka City University Medical School, Osaka, Japan, examined the therapeutic effects of several Japanese herbal medicines on menopausal symptoms induced by go1


  16. Issue 71

    CLAUSEN and colleagues, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Aker University Hospital, Oslo, Norway,, investigated whether diet in the first 1


  17. Issue 70

    NORHEIM and colleagues, Havnegata General Practice, Harstad, Norway, investigated whether acupressure wristband could reduce nausea and vomiting in early pregnancy.


  18. Issue 68

    CHEN and colleagues, College of Nursing, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, ROC, systematically evaluated the effects of weekly support group meetings for women with postnatal distress.


  19. Issue 68

    DELLENBACH and colleagues, Centre de la douleur pelvienne chronique, service de gynecologie, syndicat inter-hospitalier de la Communaute urbaine de Strasbourg, centre medico-chirurgical et obstetrical, 19, rue Louis-Pasteur BP120, 67303 Schiltighei1


  20. Issue 68

    STAMP and colleagues, Centre for Research into Nursing and Health Care, University of South Australia and North Western Adelaide Health Service, North Terrace, Adelaide, SA 5000, Australia, georgie.stamp@1


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