Metabolic syndrome, levels of androgens, and changes of erectile dysfunction and quality of life impairment 1 year after radical prostatectomy

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Published: February 15, 2021 Robust data evaluating the association of preoperative parameters of the patients with the quality of life after radical prostatectomy are lacking. We investigated whether clinical and biological preoperative characteristics of the patients were associated with impaired patient-reported quality of life (QoL) and sexual outcomes 1 year after radical prostatectomy. We evaluated patient-reported outcomes among the 1343 …

WellsRX TeamMetabolic syndrome, levels of androgens, and changes of erectile dysfunction and quality of life impairment 1 year after radical prostatectomy

Antioxidant-Based Therapies in Male Infertility: Do We Have Sufficient Evidence Supporting Their Effectiveness?

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Under physiological conditions, reactive oxygen species (ROS) play pivotal roles in various processes of human spermatozoa. Indeed, semen requires the intervention of ROS to accomplish different stages of its maturation. However, ROS overproduction is a well-documented phenomenon occurring in the semen of infertile males, potentially causing permanent oxidative damages to a vast number of biological molecules (proteins, nucleic acids, polyunsaturated …

WellsRX TeamAntioxidant-Based Therapies in Male Infertility: Do We Have Sufficient Evidence Supporting Their Effectiveness?

Reproductive Hormones and Anthropometry: A Follow-Up of PCOS and Controls From Perimenopause to Older Than 80 Years

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Maria Forslund, Johanna Schmidt, Mats Brännström, Kerstin Landin-Wilhelmsen, Eva Dahlgren The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, Volume 106, Issue 2, February 2021, Pages 421–430, https://doi.org/10.1210/clinem/dgaa840 Published: 17 November 2020 Abstract Context There is a lack of knowledge about hormonal and anthropometric changes in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) after the menopause.Objective This work aimed to study reproductive hormones and anthropometry in women with PCOS …

WellsRX TeamReproductive Hormones and Anthropometry: A Follow-Up of PCOS and Controls From Perimenopause to Older Than 80 Years

Reading Difficulties and Vitamin B12: A Qualitative Case Rep

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Author(s): Rattan Singh; Aradhana KaulDate of Publication: 1 February 2021Citation: Singh R & Kaul A (2021) Reading difficulties and vitamin B12: A qualitative case report. J Orthomol Med. 36(1) Introduction This case highlights the need for wider uptake and acceptance of the growing knowledge base regarding vitamins and their deficiencies. In this case, a better-informed patient was able contribute to her own recovery. …

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Total estimated usual nutrient intake and nutrient status biomarkers in women of childbearing age and women of menopausal age

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Prasad P Devarshi, LeeCole L Legette, Ryan W Grant, Susan Hazels Mitmesser. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, nqaa392, https://doi.org/10.1093/ajcn/nqaa392 Published: 10 February 2021 ABSTRACT Background Women of childbearing age (WCBA) and women of menopausal age (WMENO) have distinct nutritional needs. Understanding nutrient intake and status in these life stages is critical for tailoring dietary recommendations.Objectives The objectives of this study were to evaluate total …

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A prospective study of waist circumference trajectories and incident cardiovascular disease in China: the Kailuan Cohort Study

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Liang Wang, Yujin Lee, Yuntao Wu, Xinyuan Zhang, Cheng Jin, Zhe Huang, Yixin Wang, Zhiyi Wang, Penny Kris-Etherton, Shouling Wu… Show more The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Volume 113, Issue 2, February 2021, Pages 338–347, Published: 17 December 2020 ABSTRACT Background Single measurements of waist circumference (WC) predict the incident cardiovascular disease (CVD); however, long-term patterns of WC and their association with the incidence of CVD are poorly characterized.Objective We …

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Interactions Between Age, Sex, Menopause, and Brain Structure at Midlife: A UK Biobank Study

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Stephanie Than, Chris Moran, Richard Beare, Amanda J Vincent, Taya A Collyer, Wei Wang, Michele L Callisaya, Russell Thomson, Thanh G Phan, Alex Fornito… Show more The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, Volume 106, Issue 2, February 2021, Pages 410-420 Published: 17 November 2020 Abstract Objectives Age and female sex are risk factors for dementia, and menopause is associated with cognitive dysfunction. Previous work largely considered the effects of sex …

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SARS-CoV-2 Pneumonia Affects Male Reproductive Hormone Levels: A Prospective, Cohort Study

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Mustafa Kadihasanoglu, MD, FEBU, FACS  Semih Aktas, MD Emre Yardimci, MD Hale Aral, MD Ates Kadioglu, MD, FECSM Published: November 26, 2020 Abstract Background SARS-CoV-2 which causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) binds to angiotensin-converting enyzme 2 (ACE2) and enters the host cell. ACE2 protein is expressed highly in the testis. Aim The aim of this study was to compare male …

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Platelet Activation In Situ in Breasts at High Risk of Cancer: Relationship with Mammographic Density and Estradiol

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Sofija Mijic, Charlotta DabrosinThe Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, Volume 106, Issue 2, February 2021, Pages 485–500, https://doi.org/10.1210/clinem/dgaa820 Abstract Context High mammographic density in postmenopausal women is an independent risk factor for breast cancer by undetermined mechanisms. No preventive therapy for this risk group is available. Activated platelets release growth factors that modulate the microenvironment into a protumorigenic state. Estrogens may …

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Comparison of Traditional Indigenous Diet and Modern Industrial Diets and Their Link to Ascorbate Requirement and Status

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Author(s): Alexander J Audette; Francesco Anello; Richard Russell JohnsonDate of Publication: 20 December 2020Citation: Audette AJ, Anello F & Johnson RR (2021) Comparison of traditional indigenous diet and modern industrial diets and their link to ascorbate requirement and status. J Orthomol Med. 36(1) Abstract Traditional indigenous diets contained liberal amounts of parts of animals such as internal organs, glands and other tissues …

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