Decreased expression of microRNA 29 family in leiomyoma contributes to increased major fibrillar collagen production

Monday, May 2, 2016

Authors:
Erica E. Marsh, M.D., M.S.C.I., Marissa L.…

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Role of vitamin D in uterine fibroid biology

Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Vitamin D3 or its hypocalcemic analog, paricalcitol, may be a novel therapeutic approach as an effective, safe, nonsurgical treatment option for uterine fibroids.

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Berberine inhibits the proliferation of human uterine leiomyoma cells

Monday, March 30, 2015
Berberine inhibits proliferation of leiomyoma cells and may serve as a potential therapeutic agent for the medical treatment of uterine leiomyomas.

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Follow up to genome wide linkage and admixture mapping studies implicates components of the extracellular matrix in susceptibility to and size of uterine fibroids

Friday, January 30, 2015
Follow-up genetic association mapping implicates variant members of the collagen gene family in the development of uterine fibroids and suggests a defective extracellular matrix as a potential mechanism of pathogenesis.

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First series of 18 pregnancies after ulipristal acetate treatment for uterine fibroids

Thursday, July 31, 2014
The first series of pregnancies achieved after UPA treatment is reported.

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Fibroid growth and medical options for treatment

Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Fibroids are frequent benign clonal tumors, promoted by sex steroids. They reduce quality of life through bleeding and fertility. Current medical treatment option, including GnRH analogues and selective progesterone receptor modulators, are discussed.

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MED12 mutation frequency in unselected sporadic uterine leiomyomas

Thursday, June 26, 2014
MED12 mutations inversely correlate with leiomyoma size; in this study where size bias is carefully controlled, over 80% of uterine leiomyomas display a MED12 mutation.

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Racial differences in fibroid prevalence and ultrasound findings in asymptomatic young women 18 to 30 years old A pilot study

Friday, May 31, 2013
Racial differences in fibroid prevalence exist even in young asymptomatic women. Findings of thicker endometrium in black women warrant further investigation, given possible clinical implications.

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The two health disparities of uterine fibroids

Friday, May 31, 2013
Reflections on "Racial differences in fibroid prevalence and ultrasound findings in asymptomatic young women (ages 18-30 years old): A pilot study" by Marsh et al.

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Comparison of characteristics of fibroids in African American and white women undergoing premenopausal hysterectomy

Friday, March 1, 2013
African American women with fibroids have larger and more numerous fibroids compared with white women. Racial differences were not explained by a higher prevalence of known risk factors.

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Recurrent IVF failure: other factors

Friday, May 4, 2012
Beyond embryo and endometrium, other known and suspected causes of recurrent IVF failure include obesity, uterine anomalies and fibroids, thyroid disease, tobacco smoke, immune factors, and thrombophilias.

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