The amount of fatty acids (FAs) in the red blood cell appears to factor in the risk of developing uterine fibroids in women, and depending on the type, increased erythrocyte membrane FA levels may either be protective or detrimental, according to a study.
Women with vulvovaginal atrophy receiving ospemifene do not have an excess risk of breast cancer incidence and recurrence as compared with their counterparts not receiving treatment, as shown in a study.
Low serum prolactin levels may spell trouble for women, with a recent study linking hypoprolactinemia to impaired sexual functioning and well-being. Specifically, libido and arousal wane, and mild depressive symptoms ensue.
Acute diarrhoea is the second leading cause of deathin children aged younger than 5 years, accounting forapproximately 1.9 million deaths worldwide each year;however, diarrhoea is a preventable and treatable condition.In Malaysia, acute gastroenteritis accounts for about 1.3%of all deaths in children aged younger than 5 years annually.Diarrhoea is defined as the passage of three or more looseor watery stools within 24 hours, and it may be clinicallycategorised as either acute watery diarrhoea (AWD), acutebloody diarrhoea, persistent diarrhoea or diarrhoea withsevere malnutrition.