Research Updates: women's health

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  1. Issue 57

    TANAKA, UMESAKI and OGITA, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Osaka City University Medical School, Japan reported two cases of thawing of frozen shoulder in menopausal women treated with a Japanese herbal medicine.

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  2. Issue 56

    FRYE and SILVERMAN, Lancaster General Hospital Family Practice Residency Program, Pennsylvania, USA. gfye@bowdoinmed.com reviewed (22 references) focused diagnosis and therapies for the mul1

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  3. Issue 56

    TALWAR and colleagues, International Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, New Delhi, India outlined the use of polyherbal formulations for reproductive tract infections and sexually transmitted diseases.

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  4. Issue 56

    WEDENBURG, MOEN and NORLING, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Vrinnevi Hospital, Norrkoping, Sweden conducted a clinical trial comparing the use of acupuncture with physiotherapy for low-back and pelvic pain in pregnancy.

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  5. Issue 53

    VALSECCHI and colleagues, VI Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Milan, H San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Italy set out to assess alpha-tocopherol (vitamin E) serum levels in a population of pregnant women affected by different hy1

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  6. Issue 53

    KASS-ANNESE, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA USA reviews (112 references) alternative approaches to hormone replacement therapy (hrt).

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  7. Issue 52

    LABRECQUE and colleagues, Department of Family Medicine and Social and Preventive Medicine, Laval University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada evaluated the effect of perineal massaged performed during pregnancy upon perineal symptoms 3 months followin1

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  8. Issue 52

    ALLAIRE and colleagues, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill USA allaire@med.unc.edu conducted a survey to determine the prevalen1

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  9. Issue 52

    KEENAN, Potomac Massage Training Institute USA, reviews (40 references) the most recent literature regarding touch support and one-to-one support during labour and childbirth. The author presents the positive 1

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  10. Issue 44

    FIELD and colleagues, Touch Research Institute, University of Miami School of Medicine, Florida USA compared massage and relaxation therapy for pregnant women.

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  11. Issue 43

    HOCHSTRASSER and MATTMANN, (No affiliation provided) investigated 2 fundamental questions, the first regarding the usefulness and adequacy of the questionnaires and case report forms available in mains1

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  12. Issue 43

    HOCHSTRASSER (No affiliation provided) conducted a study which investigated pregnant women cared for and treated by physicians specialised in homoeopathy with pregnant women cared for and treated by mainstream gynaecologists

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  13. Issue 43

    MURPHY and colleagues, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322 USA review (81 References) the mechanisms of endometriosis.

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  14. Issue 42

    BEAL, Yale University School of Nursing, New Haven, CT 06536-0740 USA reviews (57 references) the use of complementary and alternative therapies by women health care consumers, particularly regarding women

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  15. Issue 40

    Comments: Lets hope that phytoestrogens, rather than HRT, becomes the future treatment of choice for menopausal symptoms. Somehow I suspect that soy will lose out in the battle with the pharmaceutical industry.

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  16. Issue 40

    DE-LEO and colleagues, Istituto di Ginecologic e Ostetricia, Universita degli Studi-Siena tested a plant herbal product for the treatment of menopausal symptoms.

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  17. Issue 40

    PETRIDOU and colleagues, Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, Greece. epetrid@atlas.uoa.gr. write that the role of maternal diet in the development of the foetal brain

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  18. Issue 40

    SEIDL and STEWART, Toronto Hospital, Canada review the scientific literature (115 references) regarding common alternative remedies for the treatment of menopausal symptoms.

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  19. Issue 39

    ROBERTSON and colleagues, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, Medical Center USA investigated whether water baths during labour are associated with development of chorioamnio1

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  20. Issue 39

    CUMMINGS, Homoeopathic Midwifery Service, Stillorgan, Co. Dublin, Republic of Ireland has published a brief introduction to the principles of homoeopathy and to how homoeopathy can be prescribed safely and effectively for women1

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