Hala Alrasheed

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BACKGROUND With infertility populations rapidly aging, treatments improving pregnancy chances assume increasing clinical importance. Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) has been reported to improve pregnancy rates and lower miscarriage rates in women with diminished ovarian function. This study was planned to evaluate whether pretreatment with DHEA may improve in(More)
AIM The aim of this paper was to evaluate the hypothesis that pretreatment with dehydroepiandrosterone (DEHA) may improve the result on in vitro fertilization (IVF) and the pregnancy outcome among infertile women with normal ovarian reserve. METHODS Double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled study; 52 infertile patients received the long protocol IVF.(More)
STUDY OBJECTIVE Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) might become severe enough to interfere with normal interpersonal relationships. This study was planned to assess whether administration of vitamin D (200,000 IU at first, followed by 25,000 IU every 2 weeks) for a 4-month period might lessen the appearance and the intensity of mood disorders associated with PMS(More)
BACKGROUND Vitamin D (Vit D) is important for the regulation of reproductive physiology. In humans, maternal Vit D deficiency has been implicated in several reproductive- and pregnancy-related disorders. Very few data are available regarding the Vit D status in male partners of couples attempting pregnancy. This observational study (IRB Prot. N. 078/13)(More)
STUDY OBJECTIVE Hirsutism has negative impact on adolescent psychosocial development for both cosmetic and endocrine reasons. This study evaluated the effectiveness of a new intermittent, low-dose finasteride regimen consisting of 2.5 mg of drug given every 3 days (1 day of treatment, 2 days of drug withdrawal) for 6 months in girls with hirsutism by(More)
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