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Menopause - what are the symptoms
Is Menopausal Hormone Therapy (HRT) safe?
Menopause - Non-hormonal Treatment Options

What's New?

  • Members update

    Does long-term bisphosphonate treatment increase fracture risk?;When and how to propose chemical prevention to women at risk for breast cancer?;Is hormone replacement therapy safe in women with a BRCA mutation?; NAMS Menopause Care Updates; ...
  • Migraine and cardiovascular risk in the menopause

    8 August, 2016:  Long ago it was perceived that migraineurs have a higher risk for ischemic stroke, mainly because of short-term pro-thrombotic alterations during attacks [1, 2]. Migraine with aura confers a lifelong 2–2.5-fold elevated risk of...
  • Menopausal hormone therapy and breast cancer: what is the true size of the increased risk?

    ...Professor Baber (International Menopause Society President) concludes “This new observational study, with the best of intentions, remains an observational study with small numbers of breast cancer cases and dose not change our overall understandin...
  • Menopausal hormone therapy and risk of breast cancer

    The International Menopause Society welcomes the release of this study, published in the British Journal of Cancer, Menopausal hormone therapy and breast cancer: what is the true size of the increased risk? which reinforces the advice provi...
  • Menopause symptoms and relationship to demographic and psychosocial factors

    More data analysis about hot flushes from the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation (SWAN) has been published. The study by Ping G. Tepper, PhD, and colleagues shows that the progression of vasomotor symptoms (VMS) across the menopause transition...
  • Certain characteristics predispose women to different hot flush and night sweat patterns

    Most women will get hot flushes or night sweats at some point in life. However, when these symptoms occur and how long they last can vary dramatically among women. New findings show that women fit into four distinct groups when it comes to getting ho...
  • Memory and hormone therapy after menopause

    Contrary to popular belief, taking estrogen after menopause may not affect the memory and thinking abilities of healthy women no matter when the treatment is started. The study is among the first large, long-term clinical trial to examine the cogniti...

Features

  • Revised Global Consensus Statement on Menopausal Hormone Therapy

    This Consensus Statement is endorsed by The International Menopause Society, The North American Menopause Society, The Endocrine Society, The European Menopause and Andropause Society, The Asia Pacific Menopause Federation, The International Osteopor...
  • Sexual difficulties in the menopause

    Key Points Sexual difficulties can be life-long or recently acquired, but they are a common presentation at menopause. Hormones are rarely the only factor involved in desire-arousal problems. Declining sexual function correlates with fal...
  • A model of care for healthy menopause and ageing: EMAS position statement

    Key points:  The conceptual framework of the Healthy Menopause and Ageing is a holistic model of care incorporating disease and disability. Healthcare model's core: lead clinician, specialist nurse, patient, interdisciplinary network of heal...
  • Are women suffering in silence? - UK survey

    New survey puts spotlight on significant impact of menopause despite recent guideline Findings presented at the British Menopause Society’s annual conference show only half of women surveyed in Great Britain (who are currently experiencing or who ha...
  • Early use of postmenopausal hormone therapy may prevent heart disease

    Findings suggest that after decades of research regarding the effectiveness of MHT on heart disease, timing may be everything:  Hormone therapy, when taken within six years of menopause, may slow the progression of subclinical atherosclerosis, ...
  • Know your bones

    Bone fracture risk assessment:  An Australian-first bone health self-assessment tool designed to help consumers understand their bone fracture risk has been produced by Osteoporosis Australia and Garvan Institute of Medical Research. www.knowy...
  • Women with Low Libido: Who Not to Treat with Testosterone?

    Professor Davis explains how to best approach testosterone therapy for women.  Professor Susan Davis is an AMS Member and a leading women's health researcher. In 2005 she became the inaugural Chair of Women's Health in the Monash University ...
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