Increased risk of recurrence after hormone replacement therapy in breast cancer survivors.
After extended follow-up, there was a clinically and statistically significant increased risk of a new breast cancer event in survivors who took HT.
Acupuncture improves health-related quality-of-life (HRQoL) and sleep in women with breast cancer and hot flushes
- J. Frisk, A. Källström, N. Wall, M. Fredrikson, M. Hammar
- Medicine, PsychologySupportive Care in Cancer
- 1 April 2012
Both EA and HT increased HRQoL and sleep, probably through decreasing numbers of and distress by hot flushes, and should be further evaluated as treatment for women with breast cancer and climacteric complaints.
The effect of oral magnesium substitution on pregnancy-induced leg cramps.
Low Back Pain During Pregnancy
- G. Berg, M. Hammar, J. Möller-Nielsen, U. Lindén, J. Thorblad
- MedicineObstetrics and Gynecology
- 1 January 1988
Pregnant women from a well defined area attending antenatal clinics over a period of seven months were interviewed with regard to low back pain during pregnancy and factors associated with an increased risk of developingLow back pain and sacroiliac dysfunction during pregnancy were identified.
Women's soccer injuries in relation to the menstrual cycle and oral contraceptive use.
It was found that women using contraceptive pills had a lower rate of traumatic injuries compared to women who were not on the Pill and the results can be explained by the fact that oral contraceptives ameliorate some symptoms of the premenstrual and menstrual period which might also affect coordination and hence the risk of injury.
Effects of Acupuncture on Climacteric Vasomotor Symptoms, Quality of Life, and Urinary Excretion of Neuropeptides among Postmenopausal Women
Acupuncture significantly affects hot flushes and sweating episodes after menopause, with effects persisting at least 3 months after the end of treatment, and changes in calcitonin gene-related peptide, which is a very potent vasodilator, could be involved in the mechanisms behind hot flushing.
Prevalence and duration of hot flushes after surgical or medical castration in men with prostatic carcinoma.
Psychological well-being improves in women with breast cancer after treatment with applied relaxation or electro-acupuncturefor vasomotor symptom
- E. Nedstrand, Y. Wyon, M. Hammar, K. Wijma
- Medicine, PsychologyJournal of Psychosomatic Obstetrics and…
- 1 January 2006
The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of applied relaxation and electro-acupuncture (EA) on psychological well-being in breast cancer-treated women with vasomotor symptoms. Thirty-eight…
Long-term follow-up of acupuncture and hormone therapy on hot flushes in women with breast cancer: a prospective, randomized, controlled multicenter trial
- J. Frisk, S. Carlhäll, A. Källström, L. Lindh-Åstrand, A. Malmström, M. Hammar
- 1 January 2008
Electro-acupuncture is a possible treatment of vasomotor symptoms for women with a history of breast cancer and should be further studied for this group of women.
Acupuncture compared with placebo acupuncture in radiotherapy-induced nausea--a randomized controlled study.
- A. Enblom, A. Johnsson, M. Hammar, E. Onelöv, G. Steineck, S. Börjeson
- MedicineAnnals of Oncology
- 1 May 2012
Acupuncture creating deqi is not more effective than sham in radiotherapy-induced nausea, but in this study, nearly all patients in both groups experienced that the treatment was effective for nausea.