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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29786043/risk-factors-for-recurrence-of-ovarian-endometriosis-in-chinese-patients-aged-45-and-over
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Zheng-Xing He, Ting-Ting Sun, Shu Wang, Hong-Hui Shi, Qing-Bo Fan, Lan Zhu, Jin-Hua Leng, Da-Wei Sun, Jian Sun, Jing-He Lang
Background: When considering the issue of recurrence, perimenopausal women may have more dilemma during management comparing with young women, for example, whether to retain the uterus and ovary during surgery, whether it is necessary to add adjuvant medicine treatment after operation, and there is no evidence for reference about using of gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist. This study aimed to study the risk factors for the recurrence of ovarian endometriosis (EM) in patients aged 45 and over...
June 5, 2018: Chinese Medical Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29765929/gonadotropin-releasing-hormone-agonist-plus-aromatase-inhibitor-in-the-treatment-of-uterine-leiomyoma-in-near-menopause-patient-a-case-series-study
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Sanam Moradan
Objectives: There are many drugs for of symptomatic fibroids. Gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) agonists are the well known drugs. Also, aromatase inhibitors are effective. All published studies surveyed the effect of one of these two drugs. In this study as the first study decided to evaluate the effectiveness of the combination of GnRH agonists + aromatise inhibitor on the uterine fibroids. Methods: A cross-sectional prospective case series study was performed on 10 known cases of uterine fibroids late perimenopause, at least 3 myomas >5 cm, abnormal uterine bleeding and anemia due to fibroids, candidate for hysterectomy, no tendency to surgery...
April 2018: Journal of Menopausal Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29746264/adherence-to-american-cancer-society-guidelines-on-nutrition-and-physical-activity-in-female-cancer-survivors-results-from-a-randomized-controlled-trial-yale-fitness-intervention-trial
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So-Hyun Park, M Tish Knobf, Jane Kerstetter, Sangchoon Jeon
BACKGROUND: The American Cancer Society (ACS) publishes guidelines on nutrition and physical activity to minimize health risks in cancer patients and survivors. Studies show that high adherence to such guidelines is associated with a decrease in overall cancer incidence and mortality. However, there are sparse data on adherence to the ACS guidelines in cancer survivors. OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to describe adherence to the ACS guidelines in female cancer survivors who participated in an exercise intervention trial for 1 year...
May 9, 2018: Cancer Nursing
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29738833/emerging-concepts-in-the-epidemiology-pathophysiology-and-clinical-care-of-postmenopausal-osteoporosis
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REVIEW
Daria Lizneva, Tony Yuen, Li Sun, Se-Min Kim, Ihor Atabiekov, Lubna Bashir Munshi, Maria New, Mone Zaidi
Bone loss in women accelerates during perimenopause, and continues into old age. To-date, there has been little progress made in stratifying fracture risk in premenopausal and early postmenopausal women. Epidemiologic data suggests that changes in serum FSH could predict decrements in bone mass during peri- and postmenopause. In bone, FSH interacts with immune receptor complexes, increases the expression of receptor activator of nuclear factor kappa B (RANK), and stimulates osteoclast formation by releasing osteoclastogenic cytokines...
May 5, 2018: Matrix Biology: Journal of the International Society for Matrix Biology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29735965/effectiveness-of-mild-moxibustion-for-sub-health-conditions-in-pre-and-post-menopausal-women-a-randomized-controlled-clinical-trial
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Jie Shen, Bingwei Ai, Meihong Shen
BACKGROUND Mild moxibustion has been reported to effectively treat menopausal syndrome. This study investigated the efficacy and safety of using mild moxibustion at Shenshu for treating sub-health states in perimenopausal women. MATERIAL AND METHODS Sixty participants were randomly assigned to moxibustion and control groups. Participants in the moxibustion group received mild moxibustion at bilateral Shenshu (BL23) for 15 min daily. A course was 5 days, with 2 days between courses; treatment was conducted for 4 courses...
May 8, 2018: Medical Science Monitor: International Medical Journal of Experimental and Clinical Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29734845/the-prevalence-and-determinants-of-genitourinary-syndrome-of-menopause-in-chinese-mid-life-women-a-single-center-study
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M Tao, L Geng, Y Zheng, Y Zhou, C Li
OBJECTIVE: This study aimed to explore the prevalence and determinants of genitourinary syndrome of menopause (GSM) in Chinese mid-life women. METHODS: A cross-sectional single-center study was performed among 40-65-year-old women who participated in physical examinations at Shanghai Jiao Tong University Affiliated Sixth People's Hospital from December 2015 to December 2016. The participating women were questioned about their genitourinary symptoms, and the relationships between these symptoms and the women's demographic characteristics were evaluated...
May 8, 2018: Climacteric: the Journal of the International Menopause Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29728203/migraine-throughout-the-female-reproductive-life-cycle
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REVIEW
Stephanie S Faubion, Pelin Batur, Anne H Calhoun
By the end of their reproductive life cycle, roughly 40% of women have experienced migraine. Women have certain times of vulnerability for migraine that relate to abrupt declines in estrogen levels. Specifically, the prevalence of migraine is higher after menarche, during menstruation, during the postpartum period, and during perimenopause, but it is commonly lower during the second and third trimesters of pregnancy and the postmenopausal years. Therapeutic strategies for migraine management include hormonal manipulation aimed at eliminating or minimizing the decreases in estrogen that trigger the especially severe menstrual-related attacks...
May 2018: Mayo Clinic Proceedings
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29725510/role-of-serum-osteoprotegerin-as-a-diagnostic-indicator-of-primary-osteoporosis-in-perimenopausal-and-postmenopausal-women-an-indian-perspective
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A Pandey, Y A Khan, S S Kushwaha, F Mohammed, A Verma
Introduction: Osteoporosis (OP) is a major health problem in the older population. The aim of the study was to assess the role of serum osteoprotegerin (OPG) as a diagnostic indicator of primary osteoporosis in peri- and post-menopausal women in an Indian population. Materials and Methods: After ethical approval, 90 cases (45 cases and 45 controls) of peri- and post-menopausal females above 40 years of age presenting to our outpatient department were included in the study. It was a case controlled study conducted between July 2014 to July 2015...
March 2018: Malaysian Orthopaedic Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29723767/tibolone-improves-depression-in-women-through-the-menopause-transition-a-double-blind-randomized-controlled-trial-of-adjunctive-tibolone
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Jayashri Kulkarni, Emorfia Gavrilidis, Natalie Thomas, Abdul-Rahman Hudaib, Roisin Worsley, Caroline Thew, Caitlin Bleeker, Caroline Gurvich
BACKGROUND: Many women with no past psychiatric history experience severe mood symptoms for the first time in their life during the menopausal transition, with debilitating long-term consequences. Women with a history of depression can experience a relapse or worsening of symptoms during the menopause transition. Traditional antidepressants, SSRIs or SNRIs, are commonly prescribed as the first line response. However, such treatment has shown only small improvements with side effects. Hormone therapies directly targeting the perimenopausal fluctuations in reproductive hormonal systems such as tibolone, have significant potential to treat perimenopausal depression...
April 24, 2018: Journal of Affective Disorders
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29717286/quality-of-life-of-peri-and-postmenopausal-women-attending-outpatient-department-of-obstretics-and-gynecology-of-a-tertiary-care-hospital
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Sunita Koirala, Naresh Manandhar
BACKGROUND: Many women experience menopausal symptoms during menopausal transition and postmenopausal years. This natural phenomenon often results in various psychological, somatic and urinary symptoms which impair the overall quality of life of women. This study aimed to access the quality of life of women during perimenopausal and early postmenopausal years attending outpatient department of OBGYN at Kathmandu Medical College Teaching Hospital. METHODS: A descriptive cross-sectional study of 240 perimenopausal women of aged 45-60 years attending gynaecological outpatient clinic was carried out between 15th January to 13th April 2017...
March 13, 2018: Journal of Nepal Health Research Council
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29710663/effect-of-zuoguiwan-on-osteoporosis-in-ovariectomized-rats-through-rankl-opg-pathway-mediated-by-%C3%AE-2ar
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Feixiang Liu, Feng Tan, Weiwei Tong, Qiaoling Fan, Sumin Ye, Shengfeng Lu, Zhanli Teng, Miaomiao Han, Mingyue Zhang, Yi Chai
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE: The deficiency of kidney Yin is the main pathogenesis of postmenopausal osteoporosis (PMOP) according to traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). Zuoguiwan (ZGW) is among the classical prescriptions in TCM and has been applied to various diseases that are due to deficiency of kidney Yin, including osteoporosis, fractures, menopausal syndromes. However, the underlying mechanism of ZGW in treating PMOP remains poorly understood. AIM OF THE STUDY: ZGW, a traditional Chinese prescription, has been used to nourish Yin and reinforce the kidney since ancient times...
April 25, 2018: Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy, Biomédecine & Pharmacothérapie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29705467/effects-of-gua-sha-therapy-on-perimenopausal-syndrome-a-systematic-review-and-meta-analysis-of-randomized-controlled-trials
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REVIEW
Qing Ren, Xinyu Yu, Fujiu Liao, Xiaofan Chen, Dongmei Yan, Heyun Nie, Jinju Fang, Meng Yang, Xu Zhou
OBJECTIVE: In East Asia, Gua Sha therapy is widely used in patients with perimenopausal syndrome. The goal of this systematic review was to evaluate the available evidence from randomized controlled trials (RCTs) of Gua Sha therapy for the treatment of patients with perimenopausal syndrome. METHODS: Databases searched from inception until June 2017 included: PubMed, Embase, the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials and four Chinese databases [WanFang Med Database, Chinese BioMedical Database, Chinese WeiPu Database, and the China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI)]...
May 2018: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29704913/effects-of-oral-contraceptives-on-rheumatoid-arthritis-in-korean-menopausal-women-a-nationwide-cross-sectional-study
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Han Saem Jeong, Soon Jun Hong, Sung Jae Choi, Jae-Hoon Kim, Gwan Gyu Song, Jae Hyun Jung
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic autoimmune inflammatory disease with a multifactorial etiology. The higher prevalence of RA in women than in men may originate from differences in sex hormone levels or types. Ethnicity may interact with hormonal factors to produce various observed differences in the prevalence of RA. Oral contraceptives (OCs) are a source of exogenous sex hormones and can affect the prevalence of RA. We investigated the effects of OCs on RA in Korean menopausal women using a national data set...
June 2018: Maturitas
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29704911/vegans-report-less-bothersome-vasomotor-and-physical-menopausal-symptoms-than-omnivores
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Bonnie Beezhold, Cynthia Radnitz, Robert E McGrath, Arielle Feldman
OBJECTIVES: Lifestyle modifications that may reduce menopausal symptoms have generated much interest. The vegetarian diet has been associated with a lower risk of chronic disease as well as a more healthy hormonal milieu. Our objective in this cross-sectional study was to survey peri- and postmenopausal women to investigate menopausal symptoms and dietary pattern. STUDY DESIGN: Survey distribution in 2015-2016 was aimed at female vegans, vegetarians, and omnivores between the ages of 45 and 80 years, who were active on senior and vegetarian social networking websites and at vegan restaurants and events...
June 2018: Maturitas
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29686512/effects-of-total-flavonoids-of-raspberry-on-perimenopausal-model-in-mice
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Zhenna Fu, Zhenzhen Wei, Mingsan Miao
To study the effect of raspberry total flavonoids on perimenopausal model in mice. Blank group, sham operation, and the rest of the mice made the menopausal model. Choose 72 mice castrated completely random divided into 6 groups for the experiment, respectively: model group, gengnianan (GNA) capsule group, soybean isoflavone soft (SIS) capsule group, high, mid and low dose group of total flavonoids of raspberry (TFR). Animals in each group were given the corresponding drugs tenth days after operation, and were given intragastrical administration of once a day for continuous administration of 21 days...
March 2018: Saudi Journal of Biological Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29680438/factors-associated-with-poor-sleep-during-menopause-results-from-the-midlife-women-s-health-study
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Rebecca L Smith, Jodi A Flaws, Megan M Mahoney
BACKGROUND: Poor sleep is one of the most common problems reported during menopause, and is known to vary throughout the menopause transition. The objective of this study was to describe the dynamics of poor sleep among participants of the Midlife Women's Health Study and to identify risk factors associated with poor sleep during the menopausal transition. METHODS: Annual responses to surveys that included questions about the frequency of sleep disturbances and insomnia were analyzed to determine the likelihood of persistent poor sleep throughout the menopausal transition and the correlation of responses to the different sleep-related questions, including frequency of restless sleep during the first year of the study...
May 2018: Sleep Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29617516/safety-of-estradiol-treatment-in-perimenopausal-asymptomatic-women-reply
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David R Rubinow, Jennifer L Gordon, Susan S Girdler
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
April 4, 2018: JAMA Psychiatry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29617513/safety-of-estradiol-treatment-in-perimenopausal-asymptomatic-women
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Justine Hugon-Rodin, Gaelle Amand, Geneviéve Plu-Bureau
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
April 4, 2018: JAMA Psychiatry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29610616/ovarian-strumal-carcinoid-tumour-case-report
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Vesna S Antovska, Milka Trajanova, Iskra Krstevska, Irena Gosheva, Jasmina Chelebieva, Irina Prodanova
BACKGROUND: Ovarian strumal carcinoid is a germ cell tumour characterised by a mixture of thyroid tissue and carcinoid. Ovarian struma is a very rare occurrence with 0.3-1% incidence of all ovarian tumours and 3% of mature teratomas. Primary carcinoid ovarian tumours are still uncommon as a part of mature teratoma or mucinous cystadenoma. There are four major variants of a carcinoid tumour: insular, trabecular, strumal and mucinous. A strumal carcinoid is an unusual form of ovarian teratoma composed of an intimate admixture of thyroid/carcinoid tissues...
March 15, 2018: Open Access Macedonian Journal of Medical Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29601891/dehydroepiandrosterone-supplementation-is-not-beneficial-in-the-late-postmenopausal-period-in-diet-induced-obese-rats
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Caio Jordão Teixeira, Luciene Maria Ribeiro, Katherine Veras, Layanne Cabral da Cunha Araujo, Rui Curi, Carla Roberta de Oliveira Carvalho
AIMS: Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) is an adrenal steroid hormone that is a precursor of sexual hormones. It is reduced during aging and is strongly associated with insulin resistance and obesity. There is evidence for beneficial effects of this steroid, in both human and animal models, during perimenopause. However, the impact of DHEA treatment during late postmenopause on glucose metabolism is not clearly documented. We tested the hypothesis that DHEA supplementation could improve insulin sensitivity in an ovariectomized obese rat model (OVX) that was fed a high-fat diet for 11 weeks...
March 27, 2018: Life Sciences
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