Research Updates: women's health

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

  1. Issue 120

    HARTMAN and others, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA,, have investigated the consequences of moderate alcohol consumption in postmenopausal women.


  2. Issue 119

    FACCHINETTI and co-authors, Maternal-Infantile Department, OU of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy, have reviewed polyunsaturated fatty acids and the risk of premature birth. Abstract: Premature birth is chara1


  3. Issue 119

    ZIAEI and others, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medical Science, Tarbiat Modarres University, PO Box 14115.111, Tehran, IR, Iran, have carried out a randomized controlled trial of vitamin E in the treatment of painful periods.


  4. Issue 114

    ELDEN and colleagues, Perinatal Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Institute for the Health of Women and Children, Sahlgrenska Academy, East Hospital, 41685 Gothenburg, Sweden,, have con1


  5. Issue 111

    KESSEL and KRONENBERG, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Women's Health, John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI, USA,, have reviewed (72 references) the role of complementa1


  6. Issue 111

    ZHANG and colleagues, Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA,, have studied the vitamin C levels in pregnant women 1


  7. Issue 108

    MEHL-MADRONA, Program in Integrative Medicine, University of Arizona College of Medicine, 1249 N. Mountain St., Tucson, AZ 85719, USA,, has studied hypnosis to facilitate uncomplicated birth.


  8. Issue 107

    KANTOLA and colleagues, Department of Chemistry, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland., have investigated the role of selenium in pregnancy.


  9. Issue 106

    PFRUNDER and colleagues, Department of Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, Women's Hospital, University Clinic Basel / Kantonsspital, Basel Switzerland, have studied the interaction of St John's wort with low-dose oral contraceptive pills.


  10. Issue 102

    SMITH and colleagues, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia,, report on a randomized controlled trial of ginger against nausea and vomiting 1


  11. Issue 100

    KVORNING and colleagues, Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Hospital of Helsingborg, Sweden,, have found that acupuncture relieves pelvic and low back1


  12. Issue 98

    PORTNOI and colleagues, The Motherisk Program, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1X8, Canada, report on a study of the safety and effectiveness of ginger for the treatment of nausea and vomiting in pregna1


  13. Issue 98

    RAYMAN and co-workers, School of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences, University of Surrey, Guildford BU2 7XH, UK,, have found that the pregnancy disease pre-eclamspia is associated with low selenium statu1


  14. Issue 98

    SRIPRAMOTE and LEKHYANANDA, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Bangkok Metropolitan Administration Medical College, Vajira Hospital, Thailand, have conducted a randomized trial comparing ginger and vitamin B6 in the treatment of nausea and vomiting in pregnancy.


  15. Issue 97

    SHU, School of Nursing, Chung San Medical University,, has researched the effects of using a crisis intervention programme on the psychosocial responses and coping strategies of women during in vitro fertilization.


  16. Issue 97

    MOLLART, Antenatal Services, Maternity Services, Central Coast Health, PO Box 361, Gosford, NSW 2251, Australia,, has carried out a randomized controlled trial of two different reflexology techniques versus1


  17. Issue 97

    PERSILY, West Virginia University School of Nursing, Charleston, Wva 25304, USA,, has reviewed (34 references) the proposition that lay home visits may improve pregnancy outcomes.


  18. Issue 96

    STEENKAMP, Department of Urology, School of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Pretoria, PO Box 667, Pretoria 0001, South Africa,, has reviewed (35 references) traditional he1


  19. Issue 96

    WOZNIAK and colleagues, Specialized Outpatient Clinics, Polish Mothers' Memorial Hospital-Research Institute, 281/289 Rzgowska St. 93-338 Lodz, Poland,, have studied the anti-inflammatory a1


  20. Issue 94

    ILICH and colleagues, University of Connecticut, School of Allied Health, Storrs, Connecticut 06269, USA,, have studied bone and nutrients in elderly women.


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