Physical training can preserve and even significantly bolster the bone mass of the hip and femoral neck in individuals under caloric restriction, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis of 13 randomized clinical trials.
Nearly half of women of child-bearing age with cystic fibrosis use estrogen-containing oral contraceptive pills, followed by condoms and long-acting reversible contraceptive methods, according to a pilot study in the journal Contraception.
Women’s postpartum contraceptive decisions are influenced by both their personal goals and provider counseling, according to a recent survey.
The authors of the analysis in JAMA Internal Medicine recommend that these medications be restricted to decreasing fracture risk.
Accelerated biological aging was seen in women who had severe menopausal vasomotor symptoms (VMS) on enrollment in the Women’s Health Initiative Observational Study (WHI-OS), or late-occurring VMS (at enrollment but not at/during their reported menopause transition, according to a study in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.
For postmenopausal women with at least one vulvovaginal atrophy (VVA) symptom, the presence of physician-confirmed VVA is linked to significant impaired sexual function, according to a study from the European Vulvovaginal Epidemiological Survey (EVES).
A diagnosis of vulvovaginal atrophy (VVA) in breast cancer survivors is associated with a significant increase in the burden of illness and social costs, according to an Italian Delphi Panel in the journal Supportive Care in Cancer. These findings are primarily due to a rise in comorbidities and resource utilization, but adequate treatment might reduce the impact of the condition.
Nearly a dozen patient-level key performance indicators (KPIs) for fracture liaison services (FLSs) to guide quality improvement have been selected by the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) Capture the Fracture campaign, in collaboration with the Fragility Fracture Network (FFN) and National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF).
Social inequalities impose negative impact in postmenopausal women with metabolic syndrome and osteoporosis
Social inequalities profoundly impact South Korean postmenopausal women who have metabolic syndrome and osteoporosis, according to a cross-sectional study in the journal Menopause.
The timing of postmenopausal hormone therapy (HT) significantly impacts coronary risk and overall benefit-to-risk profile, according to an overview of Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) results in the journal Menopause.