Effect of menses on standardized assessment of sexual dysfunction among women with uterine fibroids A cohort study
Thursday, July 30, 2015Women with uterine fibroids report differences in specific domains on a validated measure of sexual functioning during menses vs. between menses.
Monday, March 30, 2015
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Tranilast an orally active anti allergic compound inhibits extracellular matrix production in human uterine leiomyoma and myometrial cells
Wednesday, July 30, 2014Tranilast reduces fibronectin, COL1A1, versican, and activin-A expression in leiomyoma and myometrial cells.
An engaging example of translational medicine The Wnt β catenin cellular pathway and pharmacological research in fibroid treatment
Wednesday, April 30, 2014Reflections on "Inhibition of canonical WNT signaling attenuates human leiomyoma cell growth" by Ono et al.
Effect of fibroids not distorting the endometrial cavity on the outcome of in vitro fertilization treatment A retrospective cohort study
Thursday, February 20, 2014A retrospective cohort study demonstrates that intramural fibroids with diameter larger than 2.85 cm have a negative effect on in vitro fertilization/intracytoplasmic sperm injection delivery rates.
Friday, January 31, 2014Vaginal mifepristone may offer an effective treatment option for women with symptomatic uterine leiomyomas and can improve the patients’ quality of life.
Friday, June 28, 2013Several factors, such as genetic, epigenetic, steroids, growth factors, cytokines, chemokines, and extracellular matrix components, have been identified in myometrial and leiomyoma biology that are hereby reviewed and discussed.
Friday, March 1, 2013Ex vivo expanded myoma cells or transformed and immortalized by SV40ER lose in vivo tumorigenicity. Injections of uncultured primary myoma cells produce stable xenografts with unique similarity to human fibroids.
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Elizabeth A. Stewart, M.D.…