Japan Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Japan Society for Menopause and Women's Health 2017 guidelines for hormone replacement therapy

Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research, EarlyView.
Source: Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research - Category: OBGYN Authors: Source Type: research

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18 October 2018   is World Menopause Day and October is World Menopause Month.Cochrane Gynaecology and Fertility Group has published multiple reviews assessing the effectiveness and safety of interventions in menopausal women, including peri and postmenopausal women. To celebrate World Menopause Day we have collated a special selection of reviews investigating various treatments  for menopausal symptoms such as hormone therapy, tibolone, relaxation, exercise, and alternative therapy.Black cohosh (Cimicifuga spp.) for menopausal symptomsDehydroepiandrosterone for women in the peri- or postmenopausal phaseHormone t...
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This study does not support the existence of an important association between plasma concentrations of endogenous testosterone, DHEAS or SHBG with risk of VTE in middle-aged to older men or post-menopausal women not using HRT. PMID: 30296818 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Thrombosis and Haemostasis - Category: Hematology Authors: Tags: Thromb Haemost Source Type: research
Breast cancer is the most prevalent cancer in the U.S., affecting almost 85 of every 100,000 Americans, according to recent data from the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC). Around the globe, 627,000 people are projected to die from breast cancer this year alone. The silver lining is that with early detection and proper care, breast cancer is among the most treatable forms of the disease. In the U.S., breast cancer deaths dropped by 40% between 1989 and 2015, thanks to better screening and access to care — but a large body of research suggests that widespread adoption...
Source: TIME: Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Uncategorized breast cancer news Source Type: news
Our panel this morning discussed the issues surrounding how the WHI results were interpreted and communicated to women and their health care providers. We recognize that hormones are not appropriate for all women, and look forward to hosting a future panel that highlights alternatives. The speakers have a variety of backgrounds and experiences (and genders), and we aim to promote diversity of voices. This was not normal breakfast conversation. Today was a jolting – and disruptive – talk about what happens to women’s bodies when they age. (Who knew that if you’re menopausal and you don’t take y...
Source: Disruptive Women in Health Care - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: blogs
(MedPage Today) -- Drop in risk occurred regardless of menopausal status or hormone replacement therapy
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - Category: Cardiology Source Type: news
Sex Differences in the Vascular Function and Related Mechanisms: Role of 17βEstradiol. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2018 Sep 07;: Authors: Pabbidi MR, Kuppusamy M, Didion SP, Sanapureddy P, Reed J, Sontakke SP Abstract The incidence of cardiovascular disease (CVD) is lower in pre-menopausal women but increases with age and menopause compared to similar-aged men. Based on the prevalence of CVD in the post-menopausal women, sex hormone-dependent mechanisms have been postulated to be the primary factors responsible for the protection from CVD in pre-menopausal women. Recent Women's Health Initia...
Source: American Journal of Physiology. Heart and Circulatory Physiology - Category: Physiology Authors: Tags: Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol Source Type: research
Ever since a report by a U.S. study claimed in 2002 that it carried a significant risk of breast cancer and heart disease, most menopausal women remain scared of taking it.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
(Natural News) For women suffering from the unpleasant symptoms that precede menopause, traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) may present a superior alternative to the standard hormone replacement therapy. Recent research suggests that regular intake of Kuntai capsules (KC) is more effective at alleviating perimenopausal syndrome than HRT, reported a ScienceDirect review. Perimenopausal syndrome is triggered by decreasing amounts of sex...
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Abstract We explored the strategy of frozen-thawed embryo transfer (FET) in the women with advanced maternal age (AMA). We first determined the age cut-off point of AMA by retrospective analysis of pregnancy outcomes in the patients undergoing FET. The patients with AMA were divided into 3 groups including natural cycle (NC) group, controlled ovarian stimulation (COS) group, and hormone replacement therapy (HRT) group, and simultaneously were divided into 2 groups including cleavage-stage embryo transfer (CET) group and blastocyst-stage embryo transfer (BET) group. The clinical pregnancy, embryo implantation, abor...
Source: Systems Biology in Reproductive Medicine - Category: Reproduction Medicine Authors: Tags: Syst Biol Reprod Med Source Type: research
Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is not associated with cognitive decline when women have recently started the menopause or do not have diabetes, according to US researchers.
Source: Nursing Times - Category: Nursing Source Type: news
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