Healthcare usage and prevalence of menopausal symptoms

July 13, 2020

Medically documented menopausal symptoms result in a significant increased burden of disease and use of healthcare in Israel, according to a real-world analysis in the International Journal of Women’s Health.

Menopause symptoms through the seasons

July 10, 2020

A peak in hot fl ash reports was observed in July, while January had a trough in hot fl ash reports.

Early menopause and cardiovascular disease

July 09, 2020

The authors noted that, although recent guidelines embrace using history of menopause before age 40 to refine atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) risk assessments in middle-aged women, “robust data on cardio-vascular disease risk in this population is lacking.”

Did delay in bladder repair cause urologic issues?

July 08, 2020

Allegations in this complex case include negligence in performing laparoscopic hysterectomy and delaying treatment of bladder injury.

Link between hormone replacement therapy and mammographic density

July 06, 2020

The review concluded that the highest increase in MD is among current users of HRT, particularly those taking continuous estrogen plus progestin (CEP).

Effects of isoflavones on BMD in postmenopausal women

June 26, 2020

Isoflavones significantly improve bone mineral density (BMD) and are safe in postmenopausal women, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis of 63 randomized controlled trials involving 6,427 postmenopausal women.

Can a healthier diet reduce menopause symptoms?

June 22, 2020

New research indicates that women may be able to reduce menopausal symptoms by increasing their intake of fruits and vegetables (FV).

Life lessons learned from post-menopausal hormone therapy

June 19, 2020

The overview underscores the importance of considering a woman’s age and time since menopause.

NAMS 31st Annual Meeting: September 30 to October 3

May 29, 2020

The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) will hold its 31st Annual Meeting at the Gaylord Rockies Hotel in Denver from Sept. 30 to Oct. 3, 2020.

Vasomotor symptoms and faster epigenetic aging

May 21, 2020

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.