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Featured Articles

The following featured articles include those from NICHD researchers or NICHD-supported researchers.

  • Buck Louis, G. M., Peterson, C. M., Chen, Z., Croughan, M., Sundaram, R., Stanford, J., et al. (2013). Bisphenol A and phthalates and endometriosis: the Endometriosis: Natural History, Diagnosis and Outcomes Study. Fertility and Sterility, pii: S0015-0282(13)00427-5. PMID: 23579005
  • Yeung, E. H., Zhang, C., Albert, P. S., Mumford, S. L., Ye, A., Perkins, N. J., et al. (2013). Adiposity and sex hormones across the menstrual cycle: the BioCycle Study. International Journal of Obesity, 37, 237-243. PMID: 22310471
  • Afshar, Y., Miele, L., & Fazleabas, A. T. (2012). Notch1 is regulated by chorionic gonadotropin and progesterone in endometrial stromal cells and modulates decidualization in primates. Endocrinology, 153, 2884-2896. PMID: 22535768
  • Almeida-Francia, C. C., Keator, C. S., Mah, K., Holden, L., Hergert, C., & Slayden, O. D. (2012). Localization and hormonal regulation of endometrial matrix metalloproteinase-26 in the rhesus macaque. Human Reproduction, 27, 1723-1734. PMID: 22434853
  • Buck Louis, G. M., Sundaram, R., Schisterman, E. F., Sweeney, A. M., Lynch, C. D., Gore-Langton, R. E., et al. (2012). Heavy metals and couple fecundity, the LIFE Study. Chemosphere, 87, 1201-1207. PMID: 22309709
  • Chan, Y. M., Butler, J. P., Sidhoum, V. F., Pinnell, N. E., & Seminara, S. B. (2012). Kisspeptin administration to women: a window into endogenous kisspeptin secretion and GnRH responsiveness across the menstrual cycle. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 97, E1458-E1467. PMID: 22577171
  • Dmitrovic, R., Kunselman, A. R., & Legro, R. S. (2012). Continuous compared with cyclic oral contraceptives for the treatment of primary dysmenorrhea: a randomized controlled trial. Obstetrics & Gynecology, 119, 1143-1150. PMID: 22617578
  • Gianetti, E., Hall, J. E., Au, M. G., Kaiser, U. B., Quinton, R., Stewart, J. A., et al. (2012). When genetic load does not correlate with phenotypic spectrum: lessons from the GnRH receptor (GNRHR). Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 97, E1798-E1807. PMID: 22745237
  • Itoh, H., Kishore, A. H., Lindqvist, A., Rogers, D. E., & Word, R. A. (2012). Transforming growth factor β1 (TGFβ1) and progesterone regulate matrix metalloproteinases (MMP) in human endometrial stromal cells. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 97, E888-E897. PMID: 22466340
  • Lomniczi, A., Garcia-Rudaz, C., Ramakrishnan, R., Wilmot, B., Khouangsathiene, S., Ferguson, B., et al. (2012). A single-nucleotide polymorphism in the EAP1 gene is associated with amenorrhea/oligomenorrhea in nonhuman primates. Endocrinology, 153, 339-349. PMID: 22128021
  • Mumford, S. L., Steiner, A. Z., Pollack, A. Z., Perkins, N. J., Filiberto, A. C., Albert, P. S., et al. (2012). The utility of menstrual cycle length as an indicator of cumulative hormonal exposure. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 97, E1871-E1879. PMID: 22837188
  • Munro, M. G., Critchley, H. O., & Fraser, I. S. (2012). The FIGO systems for nomenclature and classification of causes of abnormal uterine bleeding in the reproductive years: Who needs them? American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Advance online publication. PMID: 22386064
  • Plante, B. J., Lessey, B. A., Taylor, R. N., Wang, W., Bagchi, M. K., Yuan, L., et al. (2012). G protein-coupled estrogen receptor (GPER) expression in normal and abnormal endometrium. Reproductive Sciences, 19, 684-693. PMID: 22378861
  • Schutte, S. C., & Taylor, R. N. (2012). A tissue-engineered human endometrial stroma that responds to cues for secretory differentiation, decidualization, and menstruation. Fertility & Sterility, 97, 997-1003. PMID: 22306710
  • Westhof, C. L., Torgal, A. H., Mayeda, E. R., Petrie, K., Thomas, T., Dragoman, M., et al. (2012). Pharmacokinetics and ovarian suppression during use of a contraceptive vaginal ring in normal-weight and obese women. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 207, 39.e1-39.e6. PMID: 22727346
  • Ackerman, K. E., Davis, B., Jacoby, L., & Misra, M. (2011). DXA surrogates for visceral fat are inversely associated with bone density measures in adolescent athletes with menstrual dysfunction. Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology & Metabolism, 24, 497-504. PMID: 21932588
  • Hsu, A. L., Sinaii, N., Segars, J., Nieman, L. K., & Stratton, P. (2011). Relating pelvic pain location to surgical findings of endometriosis. Obstetrics and Gynecology, 118, 223-230. PMID: 21775836
  • Matteson, K. A., Munro, M. G., & Fraser, I. S. (2011). The structured menstrual history: Developing a tool to facilitate diagnosis and aid in symptom management. Seminars in Reproductive Medicine, 29, 423-435. PMID: 22065328
  • Munro, M. G., Critchley, H. O., & Fraser, I. S. (2011). The FIGO classification of causes of abnormal uterine bleeding in the reproductive years. Fertility and Sterility, 95, 2204-2208, 2208 e2201-2203. PMID: 21496802

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