Menopause

Menstrual cycle length changes linked to increased risk of atherosclerosis

October 19, 2021

In an analysis of SWAN data, investigators found changes in menstrual cycle length within the 5 years preceding a woman's final menstrual period was associated with changes in carotid intima-media thickness and brachial-ankle pulse wave velocity.

Gene-editing technology: potential to usher in a new age in medicine

September 24, 2021

CRISPR gene-editing technology holds the potential to usher in a new age in medicine, according to a featured speaker at the North American Menopause Society Annual Meeting, being held this week in Washington, D.C.

The truth about aspirin and statin prescription for CVD prevention

September 24, 2021

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) remains the leading cause of morbidity for women in the United States. Prior to the update in 2020, published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, there had been no formal guidelines from the American College of Cardiology (ACC)/American Heart Association (AHA) specifically addressing CVD in women since 2011.