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Use of calcium or calcium in combination with vitamin D supplementation to prevent fractures and bone loss in people aged 50 years and older: a meta-analysis
TLDR
Evidence supports the use of calcium, or calcium in combination with vitamin D supplementation, in the preventive treatment of osteoporosis in people aged 50 years or older. Expand
A Randomized Controlled Trial of Ginger to Treat Nausea and Vomiting in Pregnancy
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For women looking for relief from their nausea, dry retching, and vomiting, the use of ginger in early pregnancy will reduce their symptoms to an equivalent extent as vitamin B6. Expand
Benefits of fish oil supplementation in hyperlipidemia: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
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Fish oil supplementation produces a clinically significant dose-dependent reduction of fasting blood TG but not total, HDL or LDL cholesterol in hyperlipidemic subjects. Expand
Relaxation techniques for pain management in labour.
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The effects of mind-body relaxation techniques for pain management in labour on maternal and neonatal well-being during and after labour were examined and found that relaxation compared to usual care provided lowered the intensity of pain. Expand
Moxibustion for cephalic version: a feasibility randomised controlled trial
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The findings should be interpreted with caution as the study was underpowered to detect statistical differences between groups, and support for the intervention was given to increase women's choices, and explore opportunities to normalise birth. Expand
Combined Lifestyle and Herbal Medicine in Overweight Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS): A Randomized Controlled Trial
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There is evidence of improved effectiveness and safety for lifestyle intervention when combined with herbal medicines in women with PCOS, and a reduction in oligomenorrhoea is recorded at 3 months. Expand
The feasibility of progressive resistance training in women with polycystic ovary syndrome: a pilot randomized controlled trial
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A randomized controlled trial of PRT in PCOS would be feasible, and this mode of exercise may elicit a therapeutic effect on clinically important outcomes in this cohort, and the success of a large-scale trial required to confirm these findings would be contingent on addressing the feasibility hurdles identified. Expand
Acupuncture and acupressure and massage health outcomes for patients with anorexia nervosa: findings from a pilot randomized controlled trial and patient interviews.
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Acupuncture and acupressure and massage may improve the patient's subjective sense of wellbeing, and further research is needed. Expand
Acupuncture to treat nausea and vomiting in early pregnancy: a randomized controlled trial.
TLDR
Acupuncture is an effective treatment for women who experience nausea and dry retching in early pregnancy and a time-related placebo effect was found for some women. Expand
Acupuncture for induction of labour.
TLDR
The effectiveness and safety of acupuncture for third trimester cervical ripening or labour induction with placebo/no treatment or other methods listed above it on a predefined list of labour induction methods is determined. Expand
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