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Androgen enhances sexual motivation in females: a prospective, crossover study of sex steroid administration in the surgical menopause.
It was clear that exogenous androgen enhanced the intensity of sexual desire and arousal and the frequency of sexual fantasies in hysterectomized and oophorectomization women, but there was no evidence that testosterone affected physiologic response or interpersonal aspects of sexual behavior.
The role of androgen in the maintenance of sexual functioning in oophorectomized women.
It is suggested that androgen may be critical for the maintenance of optimal levels of sexual functioning in postmenopausal women.
[Does episiotomy prevent perineal trauma and pelvic floor relaxation?].
It is found that liberal or routine use of episiotomy prevents perineal trauma or pelvic floor relaxation, and no difference between trial groups was found in postpartumperineal pain, antepartum and 3-month post partum EMG perineometry, and urinary and pelvic floor symptoms.
17&bgr;‐Estradiol Vaginal Tablet Versus Conjugated Equine Estrogen Vaginal Cream to Relieve Menopausal Atrophic Vaginitis
Vaginal tablet therapy resulted in greater patient acceptance and lower withdrawal rates compared with vaginal cream therapy, and demonstrated a localized effect without appreciable systemic estradiol increases or estrogenic side effects.
Sexuality among older women.
  • M. Gelfand
  • Medicine
    Journal of women's health & gender-based medicine
  • 2000
Determining the impact of medications, both alone and in combination with others, on quality of life must be considered when providing comprehensive care for elderly patients and the question of sexuality plays an important part.
The antenatal use of betamethasone in the prevention of respiratory distress syndrome: a controlled double-blind study.
Assessment of the effectiveness and side-effects of antenatal administration of betamethasone in the prevention of respiratory distress syndrome in potentially premature infants found that prolonged rupture of the membranes played no protective role against RDS, and the incidence of infection was similar in both groups.
Incidence of Respiratory Distress Syndrome following Antenatal Betamethasone: Role of Sex, Type of Delivery, and Prolonged Rupture of Membranes
Prevention of RDS with betamethasone is far more effective in female infants and the natural ratio of male/female of 1.7:1 becomes 3.4:1.