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Managing Menopausal Symptoms in Breast Cancer Survivors

Managing Menopausal Symptoms in Breast Cancer Survivors

Lifestyle modification and an individualized treatment approach are effective strategies for managing menopausal symptoms in breast cancer survivors who are largely advised to avoid hormone replacement therapy.

Does Transdermal Estrogen Improve Sexual Function in Early Postmenopause?

Does Transdermal Estrogen Improve Sexual Function in Early Postmenopause?

The Female Sexual Functioning Index was used to assess aspects of sexual function and experience in early postmenopausal women.

K-Postn Assay New Tool to Assess Fracture Risk in Postmenopausal Women

K-Postn Assay New Tool to Assess Fracture Risk in Postmenopausal Women

According to a study published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, researchers hypothesized that serum K-Postn levels may be able to predict low-trauma fractures.

FDA Approves Treatment for Menopause Associated Dyspareunia

FDA Approves Treatment for Menopause Associated Dyspareunia

Intrarosa, the first FDA approved local, non-estrogen product for treating dyspareunia, is now available.

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.

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