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AACE/ACE Updated Position Statement on Menopause

AACE/ACE Updated Position Statement on Menopause

Although the updated statement does not change the recommendations outlined in previous treatment guidelines, the authors have added 8 new recommendations based on evidence that has emerged in the interim.

Estrogen Exposure and Depression Risk Examined

Estrogen Exposure and Depression Risk Examined

A combination of early menstruation with more frequent periods may lower a woman's depression risk.

Increased RA Risk in Post-Menopause, Early Post-Menopause

Increased RA Risk in Post-Menopause, Early Post-Menopause

Acute decline in ovarian function may contribute to the autoimmunity associated with rheumatoid arthritis.

North American Menopause Society Releases New Guidelines for Hormone Therapy

North American Menopause Society Releases New Guidelines for Hormone Therapy

The North American Menopause Society released updated guidelines for hormone therapy use in women who are postmenopausal.

Fracture Risk Decreases, Bone Mineral Density Increases With Long-Term Denosumab

Fracture Risk Decreases, Bone Mineral Density Increases With Long-Term Denosumab

Long-term denosumab increased bone mineral density in postmenopausal women.

Frequent Hot Flashes Worsened Endothelial Function in Younger Midlife Women

Frequent Hot Flashes Worsened Endothelial Function in Younger Midlife Women

Age significantly affected the association between hot flash status and flow-mediated dilation, particularly in younger women.

Fewer Menstrual Cycles May Lead to Increased Risk for Heart Failure

Fewer Menstrual Cycles May Lead to Increased Risk for Heart Failure

The fewer menstrual cycles women had over a lifetime placed them at greater risk for incident heart failure.

Oral HRT Increases Postmenopausal Hearing Loss Risk

Oral HRT Increases Postmenopausal Hearing Loss Risk

Research results indicate that more randomized clinical trials are needed to examine the relationship between hearing loss and oral hormone replacement therapy.

Bone Mineral Density Changes Related to Adrenal Incidentalomas in Menopausal Women

Bone Mineral Density Changes Related to Adrenal Incidentalomas in Menopausal Women

After 24 months, bone mineral density was statistically different from baseline.

Decline in Lung Function Linked to Menopausal Status

Decline in Lung Function Linked to Menopausal Status

Serum samples, spirometry, and questionnaire data were collected from nearly 1500 women to determine if menopausal status affected lung function.

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