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BACKGROUND Decidualization of endometrial stromal cells is essential for successful implantation and pregnancy. Prostaglandins (PG) have been shown to be required for the initiation and maintenance of decidualization in animal models. The transport of PG across the plasma membrane is mediated by carriers such as prostaglandin transporter (PGT). Our recent(More)
BACKGROUND A simple and inexpensive home sperm test could be of considerable value to couples attempting to conceive and to men curious about their fertility potential. A two-strip lateral flow immunochromatographic diagnostic device that allows men to evaluate their sperm count at low cost in the privacy of their own homes is described. METHODS The(More)
BACKGROUND An enteric-coated levonorgestrel emergency contraceptive pill (E-LNG-ECP) is an improved formulation, in terms of side effects, which both dissolves and is absorbed in the intestine. Our aim was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of E-LNG-ECP as an over-the-counter (OTC) drug for emergency contraception (EC) in Chinese women. METHODS A Phase(More)
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