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2013-06-07 13:05:04

Uterine leiomyomata, or fibroids, are benign tumors that nevertheless affect the health of millions of women.

2013-04-15 19:20:49

Women who had sufficient amounts of vitamin D were 32 percent less likely to develop fibroids than women with insufficient vitamin D.

2011-08-25 21:29:09

Uterine leiomyomas, also called fibroids, cause a very significant burden to women's health.

2011-03-07 21:38:28

Research continues to show that the controversial abortion drug mifepristone might have another use, as a therapeutic option besides hysterectomy for women who suffer from severe symptoms associated with uterine fibroids.

2010-11-15 19:33:37

Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have found that both physical and sexual abuse history were positively associated with a higher incidence of uterine fibroids later in life.

2010-03-15 13:11:53

First global study indicates comparable fertility rates for minimally invasive UFE and 'gold standard' surgical myomectomy for women who want to have children after uterine fibroid treatment

2010-03-15 08:00:00

First Global Study Indicates Comparable Fertility Rates for Minimally Invasive UFE and 'Gold Standard' Surgical Myomectomy for Women Who Want to Have Children After Uterine Fibroid Treatment TAMPA, Fla., March 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Uterine fibroid embolization, a minimally invasive interventional radiology procedure that blocks blood supply to treat painful uterine fibroids, has a comparable fertility rate to myomectomy, the surgical removal of uterine fibroids, for women who want to...

2010-02-01 13:07:00

LIVERMORE, Calif., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wall Street Journal, CBS, and other popular news outlets have recently featured headline stories about a clinical study that is recruiting patients suffering with uterine fibroids.

2009-12-04 22:52:06

Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) researchers at the Slone Epidemiology Center found that black women with high intake of dairy products have a reduced incidence of uterine leiomyomata (fibroids).


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dittany
  • An aromatic woolly plant (Origanum dictamnus) native to Crete, formerly believed to have magical powers.
The word 'dittany' may come from the name of Mount Diktē in Crete, where it was supposed to grow.
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