Menopause

Menopausal hormone therapy and mortality in breast cancer survivors

July 30, 2020

A study from the Long Island Breast Cancer Study Project (LIBCSP) investigated the association between menopausal hormone therapy (MHT) and mortality outcomes among breast cancer survivors.

Subclinical atherosclerosis in postmenopausal women who breastfed

July 27, 2020

Postmenopausal women who breastfed for at least 6 months cumulatively have a significantly lower incidence of subclinical atherosclerosis compared to postmenopausal women who breastfeed for a shorter duration, according to a cross-sectional study in the journal Gynecological Endocrinology.

Healthcare usage and prevalence of menopause symptoms

July 20, 2020

Lack of patient knowledge about the natural process of menopause and lifestyle interventions are two major challenges to symptom control.

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.