Could hormone therapy for menopause make a comeback?

New research suggests the hormone therapy won't increase risk of early death
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In this study, we aimed to estimate the frequency of premalignant and malignant lesions in endometrial polyps, and to evaluate associated clinical and demographic factors. A literature search was performed in major databases and the gray literature using the terms polyps OR endometrial polyp AND endometrial neoplasms OR endometrial cancer OR endometrial hyperplasia OR malignan*. Studies describing the frequency of premalignant and malignant lesions in endometrial polyps and any clinical or demographic factors associated with malignant lesions extracted using hysteroscopy were considered eligible. Independent investigators ...
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 3 May 2018Source: Pharmacology &TherapeuticsAuthor(s): Marie-Cécile Valéra, Coralie Fontaine, Marion Dupuis, Emmanuelle Noirrit-Esclassan, Alexia Vinel, Maeva Guillaume, Pierre Gourdy, Françoise Lenfant, Jean-François ArnalAbstractWomen now spend more than one-third of their lives in the postmenopausal years, and the decline of endogenous estrogen production during menopause is accompanied by a series of functional disorders that affect the quality of life. These symptoms could be alleviated or even totally suppressed by menopausal hormone therapy (MHT), in...
Source: Pharmacology and Therapeutics - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
ConclusionPelvic floor muscle training increases pelvic floor muscle strength more in women who are not using hormone therapy than in women using hormone therapy.Trial registrationClinicalTrials.gov NCT02549729. [Ignácio Antônio F, Herbert RD, Bø K, Rosa-e-Silva ACJS, Lara LAS, Franco MdM, Ferreira CHJ (2018) Pelvic floor muscle training increases pelvic floor muscle strength more in post-menopausal women who are not using hormone therapy than in women who are using hormone therapy: a randomised trial. Journal of Physiotherapy 64: 166–171]
Source: Journal of Physiotherapy - Category: Physiotherapy Source Type: research
Abstract Transition to menopause is associated with an increase in cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk, mainly attributed to lipid and glucose metabolism dysregulation, as well as to body fat redistribution, leading to abdominal obesity. Indeed, epidemiological evidence suggests that both early menopause (EM, defined as age at menopause
Source: Current Vascular Pharmacology - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Tags: Curr Vasc Pharmacol Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 3 May 2018Source: Pharmacology &TherapeuticsAuthor(s): Marie-Cécile Valéra, Coralie Fontaine, Marion Dupuis, Emmanuelle Noirrit-Esclassan, Alexia Vinel, Maeva Guillaume, Pierre Gourdy, Françoise Lenfant, Jean-François ArnalAbstractWomen now spend more than one-third of their lives in the postmenopausal years, and the decline of endogenous estrogen production during menopause is accompanied by a series of functional disorders that affect the quality of life. These symptoms could be alleviated or even totally suppressed by menopausal hormone therapy (MHT), in...
Source: Pharmacology and Therapeutics - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
In this study, we aimed to estimate the frequency of premalignant and malignant lesions in endometrial polyps, and to evaluate associated clinical and demographic factors. A literature search was performed in major databases and the gray literature using the terms polyps OR endometrial polyp AND endometrial neoplasms OR endometrial cancer OR endometrial hyperplasia OR malignan*. Studies describing the frequency of premalignant and malignant lesions in endometrial polyps and any clinical or demographic factors associated with malignant lesions extracted using hysteroscopy were considered eligible. Independent investigators ...
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
ConclusionPelvic floor muscle training increases pelvic floor muscle strength more in women who are not using hormone therapy than in women using hormone therapy.Trial registrationClinicalTrials.gov NCT02549729. [Ignácio Antônio F, Herbert RD, Bø K, Rosa-e-Silva ACJS, Lara LAS, Franco MdM, Ferreira CHJ (2018) Pelvic floor muscle training increases pelvic floor muscle strength more in post-menopausal women who are not using hormone therapy than in women who are using hormone therapy: a randomised trial. Journal of Physiotherapy 64: 166–171]
Source: Journal of Physiotherapy - Category: Physiotherapy Source Type: research
This study was aimed at comparing the effect of a vitamin E vaginal suppository with that of conjugated estrogen vaginal cream on sexual function in postmenopausal women with genitourinary syndrome of menopause.MethodsThis survey was carried out on 52 postmenopausal women aged 40 –65 years who had been referred to gynecology clinics in Mashhad city, during 2013–2014. Keeping β = 0.1, the power was calculated to be 90%. The patients were randomly divided into two groups: vitamin E vaginal suppository and conjugated estrogen vaginal cream. Participants used the medic ations for 12 wee...
Source: International Urogynecology Journal - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
In conclusion, progesterone effectively treats VMS, improves sleep and may be the only therapy that symptomatic women, who are menopausal at a normal age and without osteoporosis, need. PMID: 29962247 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Climacteric - Category: Geriatrics Authors: Tags: Climacteric Source Type: research
Key differences in depressive symptoms that arise during perimenopause (the period immediately before menopause) suggest that perimenopausal depression may be a distinct subtype of depression, but scales to measure or monitor symptoms of perimenopausal depression are lacking. Areport published yesterday inTranslational Psychiatry describes the development and validation of a questionnaire that clinicians or patients can use to rate the severity of perimenopausal depression symptoms.“Having a reliable tool to aid in the diagnosis of perimenopausal depression is very important in research of this relatively neglected a...
Source: Psychiatr News - Category: Psychiatry Tags: anxiety concentration energy irritability isolation Jayashiri Kulkarni memory Meno-D paranoia perimenopausal depression sexual interest sleep Translational Psychiatry weight Source Type: research
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