Taking hormone replacement therapy (HRT) for at least 6 months after total knee arthroplasty (TKA) or total hip arthroplasty (THA) may reduce risk of repeat surgery. So say the results of a community-based cohort study of women in the UK who had undergone TKA or THA for osteoarthritis.
An ob/gyn continues to fill prescriptions for HRT despite a patient's breast cancer diagnosis.
Women should not feel that they need to log long hours of vigorous exercise to see any benefits, says a study from Spain.
FDA has approved low-dose paroxetine capsules (Brisdelle, Noven Pharmaceuticals), 7.5 mg/day, for treatment of moderate to severe vasomotor symptoms (VMS) associated with menopause, also referred to as hot flashes and night sweats.
The British Menopause Society (BMS) on May 23 released updated recommendations on hormone replacement therapy (HRT), claiming that they are finally providing clarity to this murky issue. The new guidelines appear in the society’s flagship journal, Menopause International. Developed by a panel of experts, the guidelines discuss how women can optimize their menopause transition, focusing in particular on lifestyle and diet and the pros and cons of complementary therapies.