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  1. Khoon TN
    Med J Malaysia, 1974 Sep;29(1):40-3.
    PMID: 4282629
    Matched MeSH terms: Female
  2. Mohamed Arifin N, Khoo CS, Leong D, Tee TY, Tan HJ
    Neurol Neurochir Pol, 2021;55(2):233-235.
    PMID: 33555605 DOI: 10.5603/PJNNS.a2021.0015
    Matched MeSH terms: Female
  3. Sha'ari N, Woon LS, Sidi H, Das S, Bousman CA, Mohamed Saini S
    Phytomedicine, 2021 Dec;93:153760.
    PMID: 34638031 DOI: 10.1016/j.phymed.2021.153760
    BACKGROUND: Female sexual dysfunction (FSD) includes female orgasmic disorder, female sexual interest or arousal disorder, and genito-pelvic pain or penetration disorder. FSD affects 40% of women worldwide, but it is understudied and likely undertreated. Natural products are frequently used by women to treat FSD, but scientific evidence of their efficacy is lacking.

    OBJECTIVE: This systematic review and meta-analysis focused on the study of the efficacy of natural products on FSD.

    STUDY DESIGN: Systematic review and meta-analysis of existing studies on natural products in the treatment of FSD.

    METHODS: The literature search included MEDLINE, EMBASE, PsycINFO, and the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trial databases for studies published from January 2000 to February 2020. The quality and the level of evidence of the studies were assessed. The association between natural products and FSD was summarized using standardized mean differences (SMD) with a 95% confidence interval (CI).

    RESULTS: A total of 536 studies were identified, with 20 of them meeting the criteria. According to this meta-analysis, Tribulus terrestris showed a significant positive effect in improving overall female sexual function (SMD = 1.12, 95% CI = 0.46 - 1.79, p = 0.001) and individual sexual arousal (SMD = 1.03, 95% CI = 0.22 - 1.84, p = 0.013), sexual desire (SMD = 1.08, 95% CI = 0.52 - 1.63, p ≤ 0.001) and sexual orgasm (SMD = 0.51, 95% CI = 0.02 - 1.00, p = 0.040) domains compared to placebo. Panax ginseng was found to be effective in treating sexual arousal (SMD = 0.54, 95% CI = 0.11 - 0.97, p = 0.014) and sexual desire (SMD = 0.59, 95% CI = 0.27 - 0.90, p < 0.001) compared to placebo. Meanwhile, other natural products reviewed in this study, such as Trifolium pretense, did not differ significantly from placebo in terms of improving FSD.

    CONCLUSION: Preliminary evidence suggests that Tribulus terrestris and Panax ginseng may be effective as alternative treatments for FSD in a clinical setting.

    Matched MeSH terms: Female
  4. Ang CS
    Med J Malaysia, 2002 Jun;57(2):215-7.
    PMID: 24326655
    Clomiphene is a widely prescribed drug for the treatment of infertility. Visual symptoms that occur as a side effect of this drug are uncommon. Some doctors may neglect to mention this side effect when prescribing clomiphene. Thus these visual disturbances can be very alarming to the patient and may also pose a hazard if the patient is doing activities such as driving or operating machinery. The patient should be told to stop taking clomiphene and ophthalmologic evaluation should be performed. Although visual disturbances generally cease on stopping clomiphene, some women may experience persistent visual disturbances.
    Matched MeSH terms: Infertility, Female*
  5. Peng LT, Fong TN
    Med J Malaysia, 1975 Dec;30(2):121-6.
    PMID: 1228377
    Matched MeSH terms: Female; Infertility, Female/diagnosis
  6. Boyd ME
    Med J Malaya, 1969 Dec;24(2):121-3.
    PMID: 4244136
    Matched MeSH terms: Female; Genital Diseases, Female/etiology*
  7. Dawson A, Rashid A, Shuib R, Wickramage K, Budiharsana M, Hidayana IM, et al.
    Aust N Z J Public Health, 2020 Feb;44(1):8-10.
    PMID: 31825567 DOI: 10.1111/1753-6405.12956
    Matched MeSH terms: Female; Circumcision, Female*
  8. Sonkusare S
    Med J Malaysia, 2008 Aug;63(3):272-6; quiz 277.
    PMID: 19248711 MyJurnal
    Vomiting in pregnancy is a very common phenomenon, though not well understood. The extreme form, hyperemesis gravidarum can lead to severe complications. Articles published in the last decade in this field were searched and studied. Various aetiological factors were identified, the recent ones being the association of Helicobacter. pylori with hyperemesis, as well as the presence of cell free fetal DNA. The management of the condition involves symptomatic treatment along with antiemetic, pyridoxine and thiamine. Important role of alternative therapies like ginger and P6 acupoint stimulation in the treatment of hyperemesis has been identified.
    Matched MeSH terms: Female
  9. Nadesan K
    Ceylon Med J, 1999 Sep;44(3):109-13.
    PMID: 10675993
    Matched MeSH terms: Female
  10. Yip FW, Lee SH
    Singapore Med J, 1992 Dec;33(6):643-4.
    PMID: 1488683
    Renal angiomyolipoma is a benign tumour of the kidney which is often mistaken for a renal cell carcinoma resulting in an unnecessary nephrectomy. It can be diagnosed preoperatively and managed conservatively without surgery. Large symptomatic renal angiomyolipomas can often be treated by renal-sparing surgery. We report a case of a large renal angiomyolipoma diagnosed preoperatively and excised completely with preservation of the kidney.
    Matched MeSH terms: Female
  11. Ho YN, Leong YP, Sakijan AS, Swaminathan M, Sarvananthan K
    Singapore Med J, 1992 Jun;33(3):297-8.
    PMID: 1631594
    A 45-year-old Malay lady who presented with intermittent abdominal pain and a left hypochondrial mass was found to have a 10 x 8 x 5 cm duodenal tumour without local invasion at laparotomy. En bloc resection of the tumour with adequate margin of clearance was done and histopathological diagnosis of low grade leiomyosarcoma was made. Fourteen months later, she returned with multiple metastases in the liver and needed palliative chemotherapy for pain relief. Duodenal leiomyosarcomata are very rare tumour. Their prognostic indicators include biological grading, tumour size and presence of metastases. Recognition of its high malignant potential calls for close surveillance calls even after apparent curative surgery.
    Matched MeSH terms: Female
  12. Yaacob HB, Mahfuz Ali MA, Hamid JA
    Med J Malaysia, 1983 Jun;38(2):118-20.
    PMID: 6621440
    Two cases of oral speckled leukoplakia with differing behaviour are presented. This precancerous lesion of unknown aetiology requires early diagnosis for proper management. Candida albicans are frequently found in these lesions. The significance of epithelial dysplasia in relation to treatment is discussed. Surgical removal is the treatment of choice.
    Matched MeSH terms: Female
  13. Krishnan MMS
    Med J Malaysia, 1984 Dec;39(4):320-2.
    PMID: 6544943
    Matched MeSH terms: Female
  14. Arumugasamy N, Tarkington JA
    Med J Malaya, 1972 Dec;27(2):136-41.
    PMID: 4351105
    Matched MeSH terms: Female
  15. Jansz R
    Matched MeSH terms: Female
  16. Sim BNH, Hui LY, Krishnan D, Joseph JP
    Clin Med (Lond), 2019 03;19(2):133-134.
    PMID: 30872296 DOI: 10.7861/clinmedicine.19-2-133
    Cryptococcosis is an opportunistic fungal infection commonly seen in HIV cases. We present a case of disseminated cryptococcosis with multiple non-continuous infective foci in a non-HIV, non-transplant case.
    Matched MeSH terms: Female
  17. Kadir F, Soe MZ, Hayati F, Fahmy EHAM, Aung T
    ANZ J Surg, 2021 10;91(10):2225.
    PMID: 34665502 DOI: 10.1111/ans.17061
    Matched MeSH terms: Female
  18. Okayasu J, Williams KA, Lelej AS, Pham TH
    Zootaxa, 2021 Nov 03;5061(1):1-38.
    PMID: 34810642 DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.5061.1.1
    Females of the East Asian velvet-ant genus Andreimyrme Lelej, 1995 are reviewed. The genus definition is extended to accommodate A. borkenti (Williams, 2019), comb. nov. (from Smicromyrme Thomson, 1870), and nine new species: A. auricoma Okayasu, sp. nov. (Malaysia), A. laminatihumeralis Okayasu, sp. nov. (Indonesia, Malaysia), A. matsumotoi Okayasu, sp. nov. (Vietnam), A. naturalis Williams, sp. nov. (Indonesia), A. rong Williams, sp. nov. (Thailand, Vietnam), A. silvorientalis Okayasu, sp. nov. (Indonesia), A. takensis Okayasu, sp. nov. (Thailand), A. ursasolaris Williams, sp. nov. (Indonesia), and A. yotoi Okayasu, sp. nov. (Laos, Vietnam). Diagnoses, distributional records, and illustrations are provided for these and four previously recognized species, A. neaera (Mickel, 1935), A. paniya Terine, Lelej Girish Kumar, 2021, A. sarawakensis Lelej, 1996, and A. substriolata (Chen, 1957). Andreimyrme borkenti is newly recorded from Vietnam. A key to species known from females is provided. Habitat preference of this genus is discussed based on collecting records.
    Matched MeSH terms: Female
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