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Hysterectomy in six European countries.
Gynaecologists have been criticized in recent years because of their attitude towards hysterectomy; it is often stated that they are too ready to consider hysterectomy to be indicated and thatExpand
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Factors affecting the age at menopause.
A postal questionnaire was sent out in September 1977 to all women aged between 40 and 60 years in Ede, the Netherlands. The design of the study was similar to that used by Jaszmann et al. in 1967 inExpand
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The history and rationale of hormone replacement therapy.
Robert Wilson rendered women aged over 45 a great service. He provoked a line of research which has in 25 years resulted in a sensible approach towards the use of medication in treating theExpand
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The impact of socio-cultural factors on symptom formation. Some results of a study on ageing women in Switzerland.
Biology and culture are not completely independent spheres, but overlap partially. This is demonstrated with some data from a study involving interviews with 448 Swiss women of 41–60 years of age. It
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The climacteric in Bandung, West Java province, Indonesia. A survey of 1025 women between 40-55 years of age.
Data collected by questionnaire in 1981-1982 from a sample of 1025 relatively highly educated women in Bandung Indonesia are used to examine age at menopause. The results indicate that mean age atExpand
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Psycho-sociology of menopause and post-menopause.
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Estrogens and vitamin B6.
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Development and present state of hormone replacement therapy.
The first therapeutic trials to evaluate the treatment of climacteric symptoms by the administration of ovarian tissue were reported in 1896, i.e. before the endocrine function of the ovary was knownExpand
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Attitudes toward family planning and contraception in Mexico City.
500 women living in Mexico City and 250 women attending the Asociacion Pro-Salud Maternal (Association for Maternal Health) all aged 16-50 and married were interviewed between December 1970 andExpand
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Proven beneficial effects of estrogen substitution in the post-menopause--a review.
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