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Premature Menopause

Known as: menopause early, Early menopause, POF 
A condition in which the ovaries stop working and menstrual periods stop before age 40. Natural menopause usually occurs around age 50. A woman is… Expand
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2010
Review
2010
Premature ovarian failure (POF) is a common cause of infertility in women, and is characterised by amenorrhoea, hypo-oestrogenism… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
In the mammalian ovary, progressive activation of primordial follicles from the dormant pool serves as the source of fertilizable… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND Childhood cancer survivors who retain ovarian function after completing cancer treatment are at increased risk of… Expand
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Review
2006
Review
2006
Objective: Loss of ovarian function and subsequent deficiency of endogenous estrogens is suggested to enhance cardiovascular… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND Mutations in the gene encoding mitochondrial DNA polymerase gamma (POLG), the enzyme that synthesises mitochondrial… Expand
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Review
2004
Review
2004
The diagnosis of osteoporosis is based on the measurement of bone mineral density (BMD). There are a number of clinical risk… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Human Blepharophimosis/ptosis/epicanthus inversus syndrome (BPES) type I is an autosomal dominant disorder associated with… Expand
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Review
2002
Review
2002
The diagnosis of osteoporosis centres on the assessment of bone mineral density (BMD). Osteoporosis is defined as a BMD 2.5 SD or… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
PURPOSE Premenopausal women with breast cancer often enter a premature menopause during initial treatment of their malignancy… Expand
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
To assess the occurrence of premature ovarian failure, the age-specific incidence rates of natural menopause were determined for… Expand
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