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Endocannabinoid signaling at the periphery: 50 years after THC.
In 1964, the psychoactive ingredient of Cannabis sativa, Δ(9)-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), was isolated. Nearly 30 years later the endogenous counterparts of THC, collectively termed endocannabinoidsExpand
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Localisation and Function of the Endocannabinoid System in the Human Ovary
Background Although anandamide (AEA) had been measured in human follicular fluid and is suggested to play a role in ovarian follicle and oocyte maturity, its exact source and role in the human ovaryExpand
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Longitudinal quantification of uterine artery blood volume flow changes during gestation in pregnancies complicated by intrauterine growth restriction
Objective To quantify and compare longitudinal uterine artery volume flow changes in appropriate for gestational age (AGA) pregnancies and those complicated by intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR).
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Antenatal detection of a single umbilical artery: does it matter?
The presence of a single umbilical artery is recognised as a soft marker for congenital anomalies, aneuploidy, earlier delivery and low birthweight. Most of the available data are derived from caseExpand
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A longitudinal study of quantitative uterine blood flow with the use of color power angiography in appropriate for gestational age pregnancies.
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to examine longitudinally changes in quantified blood volume flow in the uterine arteries during pregnancy with the use of color power angiography. STUDYExpand
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Endogenous cannabinoids: metabolism and their role in reproduction.
Over the past two decades a number of endogenous compounds that act as ligands for the cannabinoid receptors has been discovered. In analogy with the "endorphins" these compounds have been calledExpand
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Müllerian Agenesis: Etiology, Diagnosis, and Management
Mullerian agenesis, a congenital malformation of the genital tract is the second most common cause of primary amenorrhea. Its etiology is poorly understood but it may be associated with renal,Expand
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Maternal caffeine intake during pregnancy and risk of fetal growth restriction: a large prospective observational study
Objective To examine the association of maternal caffeine intake with fetal growth restriction. Design Prospective longitudinal observational study. Setting Two large UK hospital maternity units.Expand
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Telomere length in small‐for‐gestational‐age babies
Objective  Short telomeres are associated with adult cardiovascular disease. Our aim was to determine whether small‐for‐gestational‐age (SGA) newborns have shortened telomeres compared withExpand
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Histomorphometric evaluation of cannabinoid receptor and anandamide modulating enzyme expression in the human endometrium through the menstrual cycle
Plasma anandamide (AEA) levels fluctuate throughout the menstrual cycle and in early pregnancy in a pattern suggesting its involvement in implantation and early pregnancy maintenance throughExpand
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