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Estrogens and neuropeptides in postmenopausal women: un update
Menopause is characterized by depletion of ovarian follicles, a reduction of ovarian hormones to castrate levels and elevated levels of serum gonadotropins from the anterior pituitary gland. Although this process has ...
Emergency contraception: an updated review
Emergency contraception is a common practice now. Many categories of drugs are marketed with modifications in dosage, in combination and even in the timing of administration. Recent re-analysis suggests that there is still ...
Laparoscopic treatment of a yolk sac tumor. Case report and literature review
We report the case of a yolk sac tumor of the ovary in a 26 years old woman. The laparoscopic approach and the BEP chemotherapy were fundamental to have a minimally invasive treatment and to preserve fertility
Environmental pollution effectson reproductive health? Clinical-epidemiological study in southern Italy
This study aims to address the clinical, statistical and Epidemiological Relationship Between Birth Defects and Environmental Pollution, in the Campania Region and in Salerno. Objectives: We examined four groups of subjects ...
Aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage in pregnancy: a case series
Pregnancy is a recognized risk factor for aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH). Headache is very frequent in normal pregnancy and it is a common sign shared between several intracranial diseases. We present a case ...
A new long-term reversible contraception method: sexual and metabolic impact
Background: data relating to the influence of hormonal contraception on sexual life are conflicting and mostly they refer to oral contraceptives. In this study we evalueted the effect of a long-acting contraceptive on ...