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Mother-daugther communication about sexual and reproductive health issues in Singkawang, West Kalimantan, Indonesia.
TLDR
The study reveals that communication regarding sexual and reproductive issues between parents and female adolescents is limited in Indonesia, and it is essential that Indonesian parents become better informed and skilled, so that they may be involved in theSexual and reproductive health education of their female adolescent children.
Effects of mind–body therapies on symptom clusters during the menopausal transition
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A review of controlled clinical trials of mind–body therapies for hot flushes and at least one other co-occurring symptom from these groups: sleep, cognitive function, mood, and pain found no consistency in results.
Effects of isoflavones and amino acid therapies for hot flashes and co-occurring symptoms during the menopausal transition and early postmenopause: a systematic review.
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Isoflavone trials yielded significant reductions on hot flashes and co-occurring symptoms during the menopausal transition and postmenopause, but studies require replication with larger sample sizes and attention to measurement of outcomes.
Effects of traditional Chinese medicine on symptom clusters during the menopausal transition
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TCM therapeutics of acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine (CHM) or moxibustion show promising results for the treatment of mood and pain symptoms co-occurring with hot flushes.
A Content Analysis Study: Concerns of Indonesian Women Infected With HIV by Husbands Who Used Intravenous Drugs
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Indonesia needs large‐scale public HIV education campaigns about the risks women encounter as wives to husbands who use intravenous drugs as well as campaigns to educate husbands about their risks.
Feasibility of an iPad application for studying menopause-related symptom clusters and women’s heuristics
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Initial feasibility of the Computerized Symptom Capture Tool for Menopause demonstrated initial feasibility, including usability and utility, for collecting data about symptom clusters experienced by midlife women.
Midlife women's symptom cluster heuristics: evaluation of an iPad application for data collection
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Midlife women's heuristics about symptom clusters they were experiencing, as identified by the Computerized Symptom Capture Tool for Menopause (C-SCAT M), are elicited to provide narrative data about theirHeuristics.
Effects of herbal preparations on symptom clusters during the menopausal transition
TLDR
Black cohosh mixed with other herbals, Rheum rhaponticum, and French maritime pine bark had significant effects on hot flushes and at least one other symptom and may be a promising alternative treatment to hormonal treatment.
Gaining a “normal life”: HIV-positive Indonesian female injection drug users in drug recovery
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Six themes emerged: the challenges of quitting, the role of self-motivation, the utility of methadone treatment, the importance of partner and family support, the transformation of “self” and situation, and the rewards of a normal life if successful.
Adolescent-parent communication about sexual and reproductive health among junior high school students in five areas with the highest prevalence of HIV in Indonesia: A qualitative study.
TLDR
Although mothers and daughters communicate freely about many topics; however, discussions of SRH occur infrequently, parent-based approaches could be effective strategies, especially in terms of improving communication with daughters.
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