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- Dietary concerns
- Menopause management
- Necessary medical tests
- Osteoporosis prevention
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March 2017 - Hormone replacement therapy is associated with lower coronary artery calcium scores in postmenopausal women, and may also be linked to lower all-cause mortality, according to data presented in a poster at the annual meeting of the American College of Cardiology.Read more…
March 2017 - Hormone replacement therapy reduces the risk of early death in postmenopausal women by as much as 30 per cent, a major new study indicates.
A survey of more than 4,200 women found that those who used the treatment also had healthier hearts.
The proportion of women taking up up HRT has dropped significantly over the past two decades since reports emerged that it can lead to a greater risk of certain cancers in some people.Read more…
March 2017 - A study published in the International Journal of Cancer suggests that the Mediterranean diet may reduce the risk of estrogen-receptor-negative breast cancer, a postmenopausal form of the disease with a poor prognosis.Read more…
Urinary incontinence is common, underreported, and undertreated. Primary care physicians should be comfortable discussing urinary incontinence with their female patients and managing it with conservative treatment.Read more…
Study proves effectiveness of exercise in managing weight and hot flashes in postmenopausal women, even those who were previously sedentaryRead more…
For young women undergoing bilateral oophorectomy, estrogen therapy effectively controls symptoms, lessens risk of disease, and reduces mortality. This review discusses how disturbingly, many women go untreated due to inappropriate fears regarding estrogen use.
List authored and from Fertility and Sterility, September 9, 2016.Read more…
Women with primary ovarian insufficiency (POI) have ovarian hormone deficiency and associated increased morbidity. This review discusses hormone replacement therapy options to improve the quality of life for women with POI.
List authored and from Fertility and Sterility, September 27, 2016.Read more…
January 23, 2017 - The risk of dying from cervical cancer might be much higher than experts previously thought, and women are encouraged to continue recommended cancer screenings.
Black women are dying from cervical cancer at a rate 77% higher than previously thought and white women are dying at a rate 47% higher, according to a new study that published in the journal Cancer on Monday.
The study found that previous estimates of cervical cancer death rates didn't account for women who had their cervixes removed in hysterectomy procedures, which eliminates the risk of developing the cancer.Read more…
Fewer shots of the HPV vaccine offer more incentive to prevent HPV related cancers.Read more…
December 2016 - Age-related decline in women's lung function may speed up during and after menopause, a recent study suggests.
Past research has shown that young women can boost their lung function through their mid-twenties by following a healthy lifestyle that includes getting plenty of aerobic exercise and avoiding cigarettes. After that, lung function declines gradually, and the process can be sped up when people smoke or carry excess fat around their midsection.Read more…