Endocrine and clinical effects of micronized estradiol administered vaginally or orally - [2001]

OBJECTIVE

To determine the impact of the vaginal route of micronized estradiol (E(2)) administration upon hepatic globulin and lipid production and upon the outcome of oocyte donation cycles in which the recipients received E(2) via this route.

DESIGN

Series report.

SETTING

University-based assisted reproduction techniques (ART) program.

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A randomized trial to evaluate effectiveness and cost effectiveness of naturopathic cranberry products as prophylaxis against urinary tract infection in women

Author - Stothers L.

Source - Canadian Journals of Urology. 2002 Jun;9(3):1558-62.

Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Purpose

To determine, from a societal perspective, the effectiveness and cost effectiveness of concentrated cranberry tablets, versus cranberry juice, versus placebo used as prophylaxis …

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Cranberries for preventing urinary tract infections

Source - Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2004;(1):CD001321 (ISSN: 1469-493X)

Authors - Jepson RG; Mihaljevic L; Craig J

Department of General Practice, Edinburgh University, 20 West Richmond Street, Edinburgh, UK, EH8 9DX.

BACKGROUND

Cranberries (particularly in the form of cranberry juice) have been used widely for several decades for the prevention …

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Cranberry juice and urinary tract infection

Source -Clin Infect Dis 2004 May 15;38(10):1413-9 (ISSN: 1537-6591)

Authors - Raz R; Chazan B; Dan M

Infectious Diseases Unit, Haemek Medical Center, Afula, Israel. raz_r@clalit.org.il.

Cranberries have long been the focus of interest for their beneficial effects in preventing urinary tract infections (UTIs). Cranberries …

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Older Men Are as Responsive as Young Men to the Anabolic Effects of Graded Doses of Testosterone on the Skeletal Muscle

Authors

Shalender Bhasin, Linda Woodhouse, Richard Casaburi, Atam B. Singh, Ricky Phong Mac, Martin Lee, Kevin E. Yarasheski, Indrani Sinha-Hikim, Connie Dzekov, Jeanne Dzekov, Lynne Magliano and Thomas W. Storer.

Source

The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism; (2005); Vol. 90, No. 2 678-688.

Although testosterone levels and muscle mass decline …

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Oral and transdermal estrogens both lower plasma total homocysteine in male-to-female transsexuals

Authors

Giltay EJ; Verhoef P; Gooren LJ; Geleijnse JM; Schouten EG; Stehouwer CD

Department of Human Nutrition and Epidemiology, Wageningen University, P.O. Box 8129, Netherlands. giltay@dds.nl.

Source

Atherosclerosis 2003 May;168(1):139-46 (ISSN: 0021-9150)

Plasma total homocysteine (tHcy) levels are on average lower in women versus …

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