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Pandemic's mental health impact harder on older women with trauma history

Pandemic's mental health impact harder on older women with trauma history

September 24th 2021

NAMS

Older women with a history of childhood abuse or intimate partner violence (IPV) may have been impacted by mental health issues even more than others during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Research notes racial differences in recommended cancer screenings

Research notes racial differences in recommended cancer screenings

September 24th 2021

NAMS

Black and Hispanic women are significantly less likely to have up-to-date colon cancer screening compared to White women.

Menopause: a time of elevated cardiovascular risk

Menopause: a time of elevated cardiovascular risk

September 23rd 2021

NAMS

When a woman goes through menopause, she is at accelerated risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD), according to the 2020 statement on menopause and CVD risk from the American Heart Association (AHA).

How to treat weight gain in menopause

How to treat weight gain in menopause

September 22nd 2021

NAMS

Many women gain weight during menopause. Aging and lifestyle are the main factors, and women generally become less active as they go through midlife. At any age, it is known that burning fewer calories increases weight and fat mass. But what can providers do?

Pearls for your patients to sleep better in menopause

Pearls for your patients to sleep better in menopause

September 22nd 2021

NAMS

Rebecca Thurston, PhD, explains clinical research and strategies for undermining the power of vasomotor symptoms and insomnia to interrupt sleep.

Changes in heart health begin in perimenopause

Changes in heart health begin in perimenopause

September 22nd 2021

NAMS

“Don’t it always seem to go, that you don’t know what you’ve got ‘til it’s gone.” Samar R. El Khoudary, PhD, MPH, used Joni Mitchell’s popular song lyrics to introduce the crowd to her session, “Health is Where the Heart Is,” which addressed the connection between heart health and menopause.

Mindset and Wellness: Advising your patients

Mindset and Wellness: Advising your patients

September 22nd 2021

NAMS

Holly Wyatt, MD’s session, "The Tao of Wellness," kicked off the North American Menopause Society’s (NAMS) 2021 Annual Meeting. It was the springboard for the Utian Translational Science Symposium, themed “Charting the Path to Health in Midlife and Beyond: The Biology and Practice of Wellness.”

The North American Menopause Society’s 2021 Annual Meeting has officially begun

The North American Menopause Society’s 2021 Annual Meeting has officially begun

September 22nd 2021

NAMS

Check in throughout the week for the latest coverage from the North American Menopause Society’s (NAMS) Annual Meeting, which is being held Sept. 22-25 in Washington, D.C.

What you need to know about wellness at midlife

What you need to know about wellness at midlife

September 22nd 2021

NAMS

This week, Contemporary OB/GYN® will be covering the North American Menopause Society’s (NAMS) 2021 Annual Meeting, which is taking place Sept. 22-25 in Washington, D.C. We spoke with NAMS President Hadine Joffe, MD, MSc about wellness at midlife and why it is crucial in menopause.

An Update on CDC STI Treatment Guidelines

An Update on CDC STI Treatment Guidelines

May 5th 2021

ACOG

A session of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) 2021 annual meeting pointed to the dramatic increase in STIs in the United States and presented highlights from the updated CDC STI guidelines.