Lipophilic Statins inhibit growth and invasiveness of human endometrial cells

Lipophilic Statins inhibit growth and invasiveness of human endometrial cells By Murat Osman

Endometriosis is a disease process whereby cells of the endometrium grow and invade structures outside of the uterus. Through recent research, it has been seen that endometriotic foci in women with endometriosis exhibit an altered phenotype that contributes to its…

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Growth Hormone-Inhibiting Hormone: Somatostatin and its receptors in endometriosis

Growth Hormone-Inhibiting Hormone: Somatostatin and its receptors in endometriosis By Engin Aydin

Yanhua Zhao and colleagues, led by Dr.Zhang from Hunan, China reported their recent research at Experimental and Therapeutic Medicine.  Somatostatin is a natural polypeptide extensively distributed in the digestive and nervous system, exhibiting several biological effects with a restricted clinical…

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Fighting with endometriosis

Fighting with endometriosis By Irem Onur

Maduro M.R. reviewed three separate studies on potential new targets to successfully manage endometriosis in her recent paper titled “Novel Strategies to Fight Endometriosis” published in the journal Reproductive Sciences. In the autotransplantation rat model of Torres-Reveron et al., the…

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miRNAs, Could Be a Reliable Biomarker of Endometriosis

miRNAs, Could Be a Reliable Biomarker of Endometriosis By Özge Özkaya

miRNAs, small pieces of genetic material found in the blood could be used as a reliable marker to diagnose endometriosis, according to a study by U.S. researchers. They could also be used to follow the progression of the disease and…

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Therapeutic Roles of Statins in Gynecology and Obstetrics.

Therapeutic Roles of Statins in Gynecology and Obstetrics. By Dr. Youngran Park

Statins are a class of drugs, which act by inhibiting the rate-limiting enzyme of cholesterol biosynthesis, which reduces lipid production. Therefore, statin has been used for the treatment of hypercholesterolemia and coronary artery disease. This study published in Reproductive Sciences performed…

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