Research Updates: women's health

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

  1. Issue 73

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


  2. 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


  3. Issue 72

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


  4. 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


  5. 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.


  6. 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


  7. Issue 71

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


  8. Issue 70

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


  9. 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.


  10. 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


  11. 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


  12. Issue 68

    MEYER and colleagues, Urogynecology Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland,, assessed the effects of pelvic floor educat1


  13. Issue 66

    CHAMBERS and colleagues, National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College School of Medicine, Hammersmith Hospital, London, UK, investigated whether endothelial funct1


  14. Issue 66

    VUTYAVANICH and colleagues, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand, investigated the effectiveness of g1


  15. Issue 65

    SHIIZAKI and colleagues, Kampo and Pharmacognosy Laboratories, Tsumura & Co., 3586 Yoshiwara, Ami-machi, Inashiki-gun, Ibaraki 300-1192, Japan. 1


  16. Issue 64

    BURNS and colleagues, Oxford Centre for Health Care Research and Development, Oxford Brookes University, UK examined whether aromatherapy contributed to maternal comfort during labour and improved the 1


  17. Issue 64

    PAK and colleagues, Department of Acupuncture and Anatomy, Dongshin University, Naju, South Korea investigated whether acupuncture in pregnant rats could suppress oxytocin-induced uterine contractions<1


  18. Issue 62

    PANDEY and colleagues, Department of Biochemistry, King George’s Medical College, Lucknow, India. investigated the effect of vitamin ‘A’ on free radical cascade in pregnancy induced hypertension


  19. Issue 62

    Hernandez-Reif and colleagues, Touch Research Institute, University of Miami School of Medicine, FL 33101, USA. investigated massage therapy for relief of pre-menstrual tension.


  20. Issue 57

    PASQUALI, School of Nursing, Adelphi University, Garden City, New York, USA described the impact of premature menopause on women's experience of self.


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