Tag Archives: Women

'I’m getting a bit narky, but this gets up my nose' – Dr Ciara Kelly sparks debate on issue of breathalysing pregnant women for smoking

‘I’m getting a bit narky, but this gets up my nose’ – Dr Ciara Kelly sparks debate on issue of breathalysing pregnant women for smoking Independent.ie Dr Ciara Kelly sparked a debate yesterday when she admitted to getting “narky” over a recommendation by Irish doctors that pregnant women be breathalysed to check whether they are… Read More »

In Brief: DHEA and Sexual Functioning in Premenopausal Women

Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA)  is a steroid hormone produced by humans.  It functions as a metabolic intermediate in the biosynthesis of the androgen and estrogen sex steroids.   In a recent study, presented at the annual meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), researchers reported that DHEA treatment was associated with improvements in sexual function in… Read More »