• Menopause Essentials Update
  • AMS Congress 2017
  • video series 2016
  • info-sheets-2016
Menopause - what are the symptoms
Is Menopausal Hormone Therapy (HRT) safe?
Menopause - Non-hormonal Treatment Options

What's New?

  • Members update

    Risk of recurrent venous thromboembolism in hormone therapy users; Misclassification rates in breast histopathology biopsies: how can they be lowered?; Menopause and work;  Cosmetics and women's health; Endocrine-disrupting chemic...
  • Weight loss actually possible after menopause

    Women in menopause are likely to complain about hot flushes and an inability to lose weight, especially belly fat. A Spanish study shows how regular exercise can help reduce weight and control bothersome symptoms such as hot flashes, even in women wh...
  • Reducing tooth and gum diseases in postmenopausal women

    Oestrogen therapy has already been credited with helping women manage an array of menopause-related issues, including reducing hot flushes, improving heart health and bone density, and maintaining levels of sexual satisfaction. This suggests that the...
  • Cultural issues in menopause: an exploratory qualitative study of Macedonian women in Australia

    Abstract Objective: This study explored the attitudes to, and experience of, menopause among Macedonian women living in Australia, including attitudes and responses to hormone therapy (HT) and complementary therapies, as well as related psycho-sexua...
  • Early age menstrual periods increases risk of premature and early menopause

    A large international study Early menarche, nulliparity and the risk for premature and early natural menopause has linked early puberty and childlessness with an increased risk of early menopause.  Professor Gita Mishra from The Unive...
  • Helping to head off fractures during menopause

    Bone fragility has long been a worrisome condition affecting women as they age. "It's been considered a silent disease," says Karl Jepsen, Ph.D., associate chair of research and professor of orthopaedic surgery at Michigan Medicine, noting, "On...
  • Cardiovascular risk assessment in women – an update

    Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in postmenopausal women. Although it is a disease of aging, vascular disease initiates much earlier in life. Thus, there is a need to be aware of the potential to prevent the dev...

Features

  • Menopause Essentials Update

    3 August 2017:  The AMS Board is pleased to continue this very popular Menopause Essentials Update series in Brisbane in association with the 43rd ASPOG Scientific Meeting. The workshop is aimed at all GPs, specialists and allied health workers...
  • AMS Congress 2017

    Come and help us celebrate the 21st anniversary of the Australasian Menopause Society, in the vibrant heart of Sydney. Mark the dates: 13-15 October 2017. The 2017 Congress at Sofitel Sydney Wentworth is designed to cut through the myths, prejudic...
  • A Randomised Trial on MonaLisa Touch for Postmenopausal Vulvovaginal Symptoms

    Description of Study We are inviting eligible patients to be part of our MonaLisa Touch trial at the Royal Hospital for Women.  MonaLisa TouchTM (MLT) is a new treatment for women with vulvovaginal symptoms that involves treatment of the vagin...
  • Managing menopausal symptoms after breast cancer - a guide for women

    This booklet is designed to support women diagnosed and treated for breast cancer who may experience menopausal symptoms. Menopausal symptoms can be a side effect of some breast cancer treatments. Management of menopausal symptoms after treatment for...
  • Management of menopausal symptoms in women with a history of breast cancer

    Management of menopausal symptoms after treatment for breast cancer can be complex, and needs a different approach to that used by women who enter menopause naturally. However, most symptoms of menopause can be managed with appropriate care. A new c...
  • Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Postmenopausal Osteoporosis - 2016

    American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and American College of Endocrinology Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Postmenopausal Osteoporosis - 2016  Osteoporosis is preventable and treatable, but only a sm...
  • 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...