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2007-11-18 06:00:35

By De Barros Filho, Adelmo M B Barbosa, Ione C; Maia, Hugo Jr; Genes, Consuelo C; Coutinho, Elsimar M Abstract A retrospective review of the medical records of 258 postmenopausal patients using estradiol and testosterone implants as combined hormone therapy was carried out to evaluate the effects of testosterone on the endometrium after two years of continuous use. Endometrial thickness was measured by ultrasonography. Histology was performed on samples of thickened endometria obtained...

2007-04-11 03:00:00

NIGHT SWEATS Most night sweats which can be severe enough to drench the sheets are caused by anxiety or stress. But they can sometimes be a sign of serious underlying illnesses such as TB and cancer of the lymph system (lymphoma). A MOUTH ULCER THAT HASN'T HEALED WITHIN THREE WEEKS Normal mouth ulcers should heal within two to three weeks. Any that don't may be cancerous and should be shown to your doctor or dentist. Smokers and drinkers are most at risk from mouth cancer. LOSS OF HEIGHT...

2006-11-10 09:00:12

SOMERVILLE, N.J., Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Results from a multicenter, prospective clinical trial showed that nine out of 10 women undergoing treatment with GYNECARE THERMACHOICE* III Uterine Balloon Therapy System to treat menorrhagia, or heavy menstrual periods, returned to a normal bleeding rate or less. The data were presented earlier this week at the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists meeting in Las Vegas. Women in the 250-patient trial were randomized to receive...

2006-08-23 16:32:39

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - After having a cesarean delivery, a woman may experience vaginal bleeding outside her normal periods. Taking oral contraceptive pills can resolve the problem, researchers in Japan report. Anatomic defects at the site of cesarean section scars in the uterus are thought to be the cause of such bleeding, they explain. However, there is currently no simple treatment. Dr. Masahiro Tahara from Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine and colleagues evaluated...

2004-11-28 03:00:15

Sort out the differences between uterine bleeding that's abnormal and that which is dysfunctional. Then teach your patient about new treatments that are available for these sometimes-dangerous conditions. Many women have variations in their menstrual cycle, such as changes in frequency, duration, or amount of flow, or spotting between their periods. This abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB) may have various causes, some of them benign. But when AUB is related to changes in hormones that directly...


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