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INTRODUCTION To date, women may use flexible oral contraceptive (OC) regimens. AIM The aim of this study was to evaluate the quality of sexual life of healthy women on continued-regimen OCs. METHODS Fifty women (age range 18-38) were enrolled. The Female Sexual Function Index (FSFI) and the Short Form-36 (SF-36) questionnaires were used to investigate,(More)
PURPOSE The aim of the study was to evaluate the effects of nutraceuticals containing Equol, Resveratrol, Quecitine and Passiflora (Zemiar®, Avantgarde, Pomezia, Rome, Italy) on quality of life (QoL) and sexual function in perimenopausal women. METHODS Sixty perimenopausal women having vasomotor symptoms and being in the -1, +1a of the STRAW system(More)
PURPOSE Maternal age is a crucial factor in fetal aneuploidy screening, resulting in an increased rate of false-positive cases in older women and false-negative cases in younger women. The absolute risk (AR) is the simplest way to eliminate the background maternal age risk, as it represents the amount of improvement of the combined risk from the maternal(More)
OBJECTIVES To investigate the effects of a combined oral contraceptive (COC) containing 17β-estradiol (E2) 1.5 mg and nomegestrol acetate 2.5 mg (NOMAC/E2) on the sexual health of women affected by low sexual desire due to COCs containing ethinylestradiol. MATERIALS AND METHODS Eighty-three women (age range 19-32) participated in the study. Sex(More)
La Sclerosi Multipla (SM) è una malattia del sistema nervoso centrale ad eziologia sconosciuta, caratterizzata da infiammazione cronica, demielinizzazione selettiva (a placche) e gliosi cicatriziale. La malattia colpisce più frequentemente le donne rispetto agli uomini, con un rapporto M:F 2:3 (1). Nel 70% dei casi l'esordio si ve-RIASSUNTO: Sclerosi(More)
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