Herbal Medicine for Hot Flushes Induced by Endocrine Therapy in Women with Breast Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. [Free Full-text]

Herbal Medicine for Hot Flushes Induced by Endocrine Therapy in Women with Breast Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2016;2016:1327251 Authors: Li Y, Zhu X, Bensussan A, Li P, Moylan E, Delaney G, McPherson L Abstract Objective. This systematic review was conducted to evaluate the clinical effectiveness and safety of…

Herbal Medicines in Idiopathic Heavy Menstrual Bleeding: A Systematic Review.

Herbal Medicines in Idiopathic Heavy Menstrual Bleeding: A Systematic Review. Phytother Res. 2016 Jul 10; Authors: Javan R, Yousefi M, Nazari SM, Amiri P, Mosavi-Jarrahi A, Modiramani P, Naghedi-Baghdar H Abstract Idiopathic heavy menstrual bleeding (HMB; IHMB) is a common gynecological problem with no pelvic pathology or general bleeding disorder. Herbal remedies are commonly used…

A Systematic Review of the Uterine Relaxant Effect of Herbal Sources.

A Systematic Review of the Uterine Relaxant Effect of Herbal Sources. Curr Pharm Biotechnol. 2016 Jun 30; Authors: Rezaeizadeh G, Hantoushzadeh S, Ghiasi S, Nikfar S, Abdollahi M Abstract BACKGROUND: Preterm birth is a worldwide tragedy with a high incidence. Several medications are used to inhibit acute preterm labor, but tocolysis by these medicines do…

Long-Term Supplementation of Green Tea Extract Does Not Modify Adiposity or Bone Mineral Density in a Randomized Trial of Overweight and Obese Postmenopausal Women.

Long-Term Supplementation of Green Tea Extract Does Not Modify Adiposity or Bone Mineral Density in a Randomized Trial of Overweight and Obese Postmenopausal Women. J Nutr. 2016 Feb;146(2):256-64 Authors: Dostal AM, Arikawa A, Espejo L, Kurzer MS Abstract BACKGROUND: Green tea extract (GTE) consumption has been linked to favorable changes in adiposity and bone mineral…

Comparison of the Effects of Myrtus Communis L, Berberis Vulgaris and Metronidazole Vaginal Gel alone for the Treatment of Bacterial Vaginosis. [ Free Full-text ]

Comparison of the Effects of Myrtus Communis L, Berberis Vulgaris and Metronidazole Vaginal Gel alone for the Treatment of Bacterial Vaginosis. J Clin Diagn Res. 2016 Mar;10(3):QC04-7 Authors: Masoudi M, Miraj S, Rafieian-Kopaei M Abstract INTRODUCTION: There is a growing tendency towards herbal medicines for treatment of vaginitis. Antibacterial and antifungal effects of Myrtus communis…

Comparison of the Effect of Vaginal Zataria multiflora Cream and Oral Metronidazole Pill on Results of Treatments for Vaginal Infections including Trichomoniasis and Bacterial Vaginosis in Women of Reproductive Age. [ Free Full-text ]

Comparison of the Effect of Vaginal Zataria multiflora Cream and Oral Metronidazole Pill on Results of Treatments for Vaginal Infections including Trichomoniasis and Bacterial Vaginosis in Women of Reproductive Age. Biomed Res Int. 2015;2015:683640 Authors: Abdali K, Jahed L, Amooee S, Zarshenas M, Tabatabaee H, Bekhradi R Abstract Effect of Zataria multiflora on bacterial vaginosis…

Effects of sea buckthorn oil intake on vaginal atrophy in postmenopausal women: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study. [Free Full-text]

Effects of sea buckthorn oil intake on vaginal atrophy in postmenopausal women: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study. Maturitas. 2014 Nov;79(3):316-21 Authors: Larmo PS, Yang B, Hyssälä J, Kallio HP, Erkkola R Abstract BACKGROUND: Vaginal atrophy, the thinning and drying of vaginal mucosa, is associated with menopause. The standard estrogen treatment is not suitable for all…

Plants used during maternity, menstrual cycle and other women´s health conditions among Brazilian cultures.

Plants used during maternity, menstrual cycle and other women´s health conditions among Brazilian cultures. J Ethnopharmacol. 2015 Dec 27; Authors: Yazbek PB, Tezoto J, Cassas F, Rodrigues E Abstract ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE: For innumerous clinical cases related to women’s health and precarious medical care in developing countries, a large repertoire of plants have been used as…