Published in OBGYN and Reproduction Week, April 18th, 2005
M. Harada and colleagues wrote, "Uterine movement is suggested to play roles in various events related to the uterus. In view of the current concept underscoring the biological implications of mechanical stretch, we speculated that the mechanical stretch exerted by uterine movement might stimulate the production of biochemical mediators in endometrial cells and contribute to inflammation-associating processes, such as menstruation and endometriosis."
They described their protocol: "To address the possible effects of...
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