Search for dissertations about: "Labisia pumila"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words Labisia pumila.

  1. 1. Studies on Labisia pumila var. alata extract with phytoestrogenic effects : impact on biological activities and gene expression

    Author : Fazliana Mansor; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : Labisia pumila;

    Abstract : In Malaysia, Labisia pumila var. alata (LPva) has been used by women for generations. Traditionally, the plant is boiled, either alone or in decoction with other herbs. It is claimed to have health benefits such as to contract the uterus after childbirth, allay painful menstruation and irregular periods and to generally alleviate fatigue. READ MORE

  2. 2. Urinary tract infections in pregnancy : studies in vivo and in vitro

    Author : Musa Sekikubo; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : The risk of urinary tract infection (UTI) in pregnant women is increased and predisposes them to acute pyelonephritis together with poor pregnancy outcomes. Increased frequency of micturition, nocturia and lower abdominal discomfort are common non-specific complaints during pregnancy, which render clinical diagnosis of UTI inaccurate. READ MORE