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*  Patterns in the menstrual cycle
"Evidence for menstrual cycle shifts in women's preferences for masculinity: a response to Harris (in press) "Menstrual cycle ... Women's preference for male's body odour changes across the menstrual cycle. During their most fertile phase of the menstrual ... Unlike other animal species, women do show interest in sex across all days of the menstrual cycle, when fertility is both high ... Economic spending patterns of women may change with the phase within their menstrual cycle. One area of spending that has been ...
*  Luteal phase
The luteal phase is the latter phase of the menstrual cycle (in humans and a few other animals) or the earlier phase of the ... for the same woman the length will be fairly consistent from cycle to cycle. The loss of the corpus luteum can be prevented by ... These falling levels of ovarian hormones cause increased levels of FSH, which begins recruiting follicles for the next cycle. ... which is significantly higher during the luteal phase than other phases of the cycle. The opposite of the luteal phase, the ...
*  Birth control pill formulations
21 day cycle + 7 days no pills (Canada: Min-Ovral 21; EU: Ovoplex 150/30; Sweden: Neovletta, Prionelle) 150 µg levonorgestrel: ... referred to as a menstrual period) occurs. These differ in the amount of estrogen given, and whether they are monophasic (the ... 21 day cycle + 7 days placebo (Canada: Min-Ovral 28; Sweden: Prionelle 28; RU: Rigevidon 21+7, Richter Gedeon) 150 µg ... extended cycle: 84 days + 7 days 10 µg ethinylestradiol only (US: Seasonique, Duramed; Camrese, Teva; Amethia, Watson) 75 µg ...
*  Gestational age
... length of menstrual cycle, and menstrual regularity. In order to have a standard reference point, the normal pregnancy duration ... "Variability in the phases of the menstrual cycle". J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs. 35 (3): 376-84. doi:10.1111/j.1552-6909.2006 ... is substantially larger because of uncertainty which menstrual cycle gave rise to the pregnancy. For example, the menstruation ... Gestational age is a measure of the age of a pregnancy which is taken from the woman's last menstrual period (LMP), or the ...
*  Menstrual cycle
The menstrual cycle can be described by the ovarian or uterine cycle. The ovarian cycle describes changes that occur in the ... The average menstrual cycle lasts 28 days. The variability of menstrual cycle lengths is highest for women under 25 years of ... The length of a woman's menstrual cycle typically varies somewhat, with some shorter cycles and some longer cycles. A woman who ... Even though the average length of the human menstrual cycle is similar to that of the lunar cycle, in modern humans there is no ...
*  Centre for Menstrual Cycle and Ovulation Research
The Centre for Menstrual Cycle and Ovulation Research (CeMCOR) is a health research centre in Vancouver. According to the ... Prior has called menstrual cycles "a vital sign". CeMCOR does not conduct research funded by the pharmaceutical industry. "UBC ... "Menstrual Cycle and Ovulation (CeMCOR)". Research Centres. Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute. Retrieved 10 May 2013. ... The stated vision was to 'reframe scientific knowledge of the menstrual cycle and ovulation in a woman-centered context.' ...
*  Progesterone
Adult males have levels similar to those in women during the follicular phase of the menstrual cycle. Blood test results should ... 31-. ISBN 978-0-19-513021-8. Walker A (7 March 2008). The Menstrual Cycle. Routledge. pp. 49-. ISBN 978-1-134-71411-7. Piosik R ... In women, progesterone levels are relatively low during the preovulatory phase of the menstrual cycle, rise after ovulation, ... Progesterone (P4) is an endogenous steroid and progestogen sex hormone involved in the menstrual cycle, pregnancy, and ...
*  Fallopian tube
"Menstrual Cycle: Biology of the Female Reproductive System: Merck Manual Home Health Handbook". Merck.com. Retrieved 2011-03-06 ... Menstrual cycle Daftary, Shirish; Chakravarti, Sudip (2011). Manual of Obstetrics, 3rd Edition. Elsevier. pp. 1-16. ISBN ... Histology image: 18501loa - Histology Learning System at Boston University Menstrual Cycle - Merck. ...
*  Colorpuncture
2005). "12, Alternative Medicines, by K.Reddy". The abnormal menstrual cycle. Taylor and Francis. p. 176. ISBN 978-1-84214-212- ...
*  Medroxyprogesterone acetate
Rees MC, Hope S, Ravnikar V (12 August 2005). The Abnormal Menstrual Cycle. Taylor & Francis. p. 213. ISBN 978-1-84214-212-7. ... Takes one week to take effect if given after the first five days of the period cycle. Effective immediately if given during the ... Offers no protection against sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Depo-Provera can affect menstrual bleeding. After a year of ... changes in menstrual flow, drowsiness, and can cause birth defects if taken by pregnant women. Other common side effects ...
*  Extended female sexuality
Gangestad, S. W.; Thornhill, R. (1998). "Menstrual cycle variation in women's preferences for the scent of symmetrical men". ... "Menstrual cycle alters face preference". Nature. 399 (6738): 741-742. Bibcode:1999Natur.399..741P. doi:10.1038/21557. PMID ... Therefore, women largely showed the same level of sexual behaviour in the non-fertile phases of their ovarian cycles as in the ... Mating outside the fertile window of their ovarian cycle may incur considerable costs for females, such as in time and energy ...
*  Extended cycle combined hormonal contraceptive
The Society for Menstrual Cycle Research holds that this use of COCPs does not have sufficient safety studies to justify ... Extended cycle use of COCPs may also be called menstrual suppression. Other combined hormonal contraceptives (those containing ... During the week of placebo pills, withdrawal bleeding occurs and simulates an average 28-day menstrual cycle. The placebo pills ... "Menstruation Is Not A Disease". Society for Menstrual Cycle Research. 2007-06-08. Archived from the original on 2007-10-12. ...
*  Female athlete triad
However, the underlying cause of the menstrual disorder is an energy imbalance, and using pills to regulate the menstrual cycle ... She may also display subtle menstrual disturbances, such as a change in menstrual cycle length, anovulation, or luteal phase ... Due to low bone mineral density that declines as the number of missed menstrual cycles accumulates, and the loss of BMD may not ... Amenorrhea, defined as the cessation of a woman's menstrual cycle for more than three months, is the second disorder in the ...
*  Recurring Saturday Night Live characters and sketches introduced 2009-2010
Society for Menstrual Cycle Research. Retrieved 9 May 2013. Ellwood, Gregory (6 December 2009). "Recap: 'Saturday Night Live ...
*  Anovulatory cycle
The anovulatory cycle is a menstrual cycle characterized by varying degrees of menstrual intervals and the absence of ovulation ... the anovulatory cycle has cycle lengths of varying degrees. In many circumstances, menstrual intervals are prolonged exceeding ... While the normal menstrual cycle in the human typically lasts 4 weeks (28 days, range 21-35 days) and consists of a follicular ... Menstrual cycle Ovulation Park, KH; Song, CH (Feb 1995). "Bone mineral density in premenopausal anovulatory women". Journal of ...
*  Elephant shrew
Female elephant shrews undergo a menstrual cycle similar to that of human females and the species is one of the few nonprimate ... van der Horst, Cornelius; Gillman, Joseph (1941). "The menstrual cycle in Elephantulus". The South African Journal of Medical ...
*  Fertility
A woman's menstrual cycle begins, as it has been arbitrarily assigned, with menses. Next is the follicular phase where estrogen ... The cycle is approximately twenty-eight days long, with a fertile period of five days per cycle, but can deviate greatly from ... Creinin, Mitchell D.; Keverline, Sharon; Meyn, Leslie A. (2004). "How regular is regular? An analysis of menstrual cycle ... This fertile window varies from woman to woman, just as the ovulation date often varies from cycle to cycle for the same woman ...
*  Anaphrodisiac
"Psychologic manifestations of the menstrual cycle." Psychosomatic medicine 12.4 (1950): 229-235. Rosen, Raymond C. "Alcohol and ...
*  Solly Zuckerman, Baron Zuckerman
1951 publication of Zuckerman's theory on postnatal oogenesis Zuckerman, S. (2009). "The Menstrual Cycle of the Primates.-Part ...
*  Alan Clemetson
In collaboration with J.K. Kim and others, he showed that the luteal phase of the human menstrual cycle is the reabsorptive ... Clemetson CA, Blair L, Brown AB (April 1962). "Capillary strength and the menstrual cycle". Annals of the New York Academy of ... 1973 "Human Uterine Fluid Potassium and the Menstrual Cycle." J Obstet Gynaecol Br Commonw. Jun;80(6):553-61. Member of the ... "Human uterine fluid potassium and the menstrual cycle". The Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of the British Commonwealth. ...
*  Ovulation
Anovulatory cycle Corpus luteum Folliculogenesis Menstrual cycle Oogenesis Mittelschmerz Ovulation Test at Duke Fertility ... CS1 maint: Multiple names: authors list (link) "Usually, it occurs between the 10th and 20th day of your menstrual cycle". ... The follicular phase (or proliferative phase) is the phase of the menstrual cycle during which the ovarian follicles mature. ... Baerwald AR, Adams GP, Pierson RA (July 2003). "A new model for ovarian follicular development during the human menstrual cycle ...
*  Neurosteroid
It is thought that fluctuations in the levels of inhibitory neurosteroids during the menstrual cycle and pregnancy play an ... "Pathogenesis in menstrual cycle-linked CNS disorders". Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 1007: 42-53. doi:10.1196/ ... as a way of treating catamenial epilepsy with neuroactive steroids such as ganaxolone during the period of the menstrual cycle ... "The neurosteroid allopregnanolone promotes proliferation of rodent and human neural progenitor cells and regulates cell-cycle ...
*  Irritable bowel syndrome
Jackson NA, Houghton LA, Whorwell PJ, Currer B; Houghton; Whorwell; Currer (1994). "Does the menstrual cycle affect anorectal ... Studies of female patients with IBS show symptom severity often fluctuates with the menstrual cycle, suggesting hormonal ...
*  Dysmenorrhea
"Menstruation and the menstrual cycle fact sheet". Office of Women's Health. December 23, 2014. Archived from the original on 26 ... During a woman's menstrual cycle, the endometrium thickens in preparation for potential pregnancy. After ovulation, if the ovum ... Further work-up includes a specific medical history of symptoms and menstrual cycles and a pelvic exam. Based on results from ... Archer DF (November 2006). "Menstrual-cycle-related symptoms: a review of the rationale for continuous use of oral ...
*  Parental brain
Other changes such as menstrual cycle, hydration, weight and nutrition may also be factors which trigger the maternal brain to ... "Hippocampal structural changes across the menstrual cycle". Hippocampus. 18 (10): 985-8. doi:10.1002/hipo.20468. PMID 18767068 ...
*  Obstetric ultrasonography
... and assuming ovulation occurred on day fourteen of the menstrual cycle. Sometimes a woman may be uncertain of the date of her ... or there may be reason to suspect ovulation occurred significantly earlier or later than the fourteenth day of her cycle. ... Gestational age is usually determined by the date of the woman's last menstrual period, ...
*  Saliva testing
The menstrual cycle has been found to impact levels of cortisol in the body, impacting both within- and between-person variance ... Celec P, Ostaniková D, Skoknová M, Hodosy J, Putz Z, Kúdela M (2009). "Salivary sex hormones during the menstrual cycle". ... Researchers measured various hormones in the saliva throughout the menstrual cycle and found that salivary luteinizing hormone ... wherein progesterone levels decline prematurely within the menstrual cycle, were identified with high frequency using salivary ...