Fengling Chen

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OBJECTIVES To assess therapeutic effect of an extract of Vitex agnus castus (VAC, BNO 1095) in premenstrual syndrome (PMS) in Chinese women. DESIGN It was a prospective, randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled study carried out in China. Eligible patients were treated with VAC extract or placebo for three cycles. Symptoms were documented with PMS(More)
Since the implementation of quantitative ultrasound (QUS) technology may become a part of future clinical decision making to identify osteoporosis and prevent fractures, this study was initiated to evaluate the correlations of QUS parameters and axial bone mineral density (BMD) using dual energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) and to assess the discrimination of(More)
OBJECTIVE To identify the optimal dosage of 17beta-estradiol gel + oral progestin for preventing bone loss in postmenopausal Chinese women. METHODS A 3-year open label, randomized, prospective clinical trial was conducted. Sixty healthy women who had been postmenopausal for 1 to 5 years were recruited and divided into following 4 groups: group 1,(More)
OBJECTIVE To observe the efficacy of estradiol valerate (E(2)V) combined with medroxyprogesterone acetate (MPA) in prevention of bone loss among postmenopausal women with osteopenia. METHODS Ninety-two women 1 to 8 years after menopause with osteopenia were randomly divided into 4 groups: 1) control group: 23 cases, taking calcium carbonate (Ca) 400 mg/d+(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the relationship between androgen level and body adipose tissue content and distribution via a cross sectional survey in healthy women aged 40 to 60 years. METHODS A total of 222 women were divided into 4 groups according menstruation status, i.e. reproductive stage, early perimenopausal stage, late perimenopausal stage and(More)
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