Surgical Menopause and Fragility Risks
No abstract available (Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter)
Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter - April 17, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Perspective Source Type: news

Women on female Viagra can now drink alcohol, FDA declares
The little pink pill was first approved in 2015, and remains the only FDA-approved treatment for hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD) in pre-menopausal women. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The problems we face every day
UNISON health delegates have passed a series of motions on serious but sometimes little discussed issues that affect their daily working lives. These included bullying, the menopause, mandatory flu vaccinations and hospital food. Bullying. Conference heard that bullying in the NHS is “endemic”, “institutionalised” and can be seen at every level – by ministers towards civil servants, to organisations like NHS Improvement and NHS England making unreasonable demands on trusts, down through every layer of management until it hits frontline staff. The 2017 NHS staff survey found that one in four NH...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - April 9, 2019 Category: Food Science Authors: Martin Cullen Tags: Article 2019 Health Conference Source Type: news

Woman, 30, who went through the menopause aged 20 launches a desperate appeal to have her dream baby
Jade Burns, 30, of Essex, was devastated with a premature ovarian failure diagnosis. Her and her husband, Jon Burns, are no longer eligible for IVF in their area. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Preclinical PET study offers better Alzheimer's detection
German researchers have developed a new PET imaging technique that shows early...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: New Alzheimer's definition relies on imaging biomarkers Flortaucipir-PET could lead in early Alzheimer's detection PET study links menopausal status to Alzheimer's Novel PET tracer helps diagnose concussed patients PET with tau agent sheds light on Alzheimer's disease (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 5, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Estrogen and Cognition: An Enigma in Postmenopausal Women Estrogen and Cognition: An Enigma in Postmenopausal Women
Does hormone therapy improve cognition in women after menopause? Dr JoAnn Manson highlights the latest data and what it means for clinical practice.Medscape Ob/Gyn (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Commentary Source Type: news

Pregnancy History Not Likely Tied to Later Cognitive Function
FRIDAY, April 5, 2019 -- There is no clinically meaningful long-term association between pregnancy history and age-related change in cognitive function, according to a study published online March 18 in Menopause. Sindana D. Ilango, M.P.H., from San... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 5, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

‘My menopause was spotted in an AA meeting’
Campaigner Meg Mathews says she had 24 of the symptoms that can affect women going through the menopause (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women Die From Heart Attacks More Often Than Men. Here ’s Why — and What Doctors Are Doing About It
Lilly Rocha was 37 years old in 2008 when she began having strange symptoms. When people asked her questions, she knew the answers but couldn’t articulate them. A tingling sensation on her left breast became painful. She thought she might have breast cancer, but her doctor assured her she was just experiencing stress from her demanding job. Her symptoms continued to get worse, and doctors continued to dismiss her. Three months later, at work, she became seriously ill. Luckily, her boss recognized the symptoms—chest and jaw pain and numbness in her left hand—and drove her to the nearest emergency room, whe...
Source: TIME: Health - April 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Barbara Sadick Tags: Uncategorized heart health Source Type: news

Shorter fertile period in women associated with increased dementia risk
According to a study, published inNeurology, women that have later onset periods, earlier menopause or had a hysterectomy are more likely to develop dementia.Science Daily (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 29, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Attitudes and Barriers to Management of Vulvovaginal Atrophy Attitudes and Barriers to Management of Vulvovaginal Atrophy
How do primary care and gynecology clinicians differ in their knowledge and confidence in managing vulvovaginal atrophy, and what do they consider as barriers to management?Menopause (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Journal Article Source Type: news

Fewer Periods May Mean Higher Dementia Risk
Title: Fewer Periods May Mean Higher Dementia RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/27/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/28/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Menopause General)
Source: MedicineNet Menopause General - March 28, 2019 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Starting period late and entering menopause early can increase dementia risk by 20%, study
A new study from Kaiser Permanente in California found that women who had their first period at age 16 or older were 23% more likely to develop dementia than women who were age 13 or younger. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

progesterone (Prometrium)
Title: progesterone (Prometrium)Category: MedicationsCreated: 3/2/2005 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/27/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Menopause General)
Source: MedicineNet Menopause General - March 27, 2019 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Walking downhill after meals may protect your bones from decay after the menopause
Nutrients from food are believed to be absorbed best this way, researchers at the University of Michigan said. Walking uphill doesn't have the same affect, blood tests from a study showed. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fasting may protect against breast cancer
A study by the University of California, San Diego, found that allowing obese, 'post-menopausal' mice to eat only within a strict eight-hour window 'dramatically' reduced their risk of the disease. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Intimate partner violence, post-traumatic disorders and menopausal symptoms - Ali P, McGarry J.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 24, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Younger Age at Menopause Tied to Higher Risk for Bladder Cancer
Women with menopause onset by age 45 at higher risk than those with onset at age 50 or older (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 22, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Urology, Conference News, Source Type: news

Younger Age at Menopause Tied to Higher Risk for Bladder Cancer
FRIDAY, March 22, 2019 -- An earlier age at menopause is associated with a higher risk for bladder cancer, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the European Association of Urology, held from March 15 to 19 in Barcelona,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 22, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

How does estrogen protect bones? Unraveling a pathway to menopausal bone loss
(Tokyo Medical and Dental University) Women who have reached menopause are at a greater risk of developing osteoporosis, which can lead to bone fractures and long-term impairment of mobility. Studies have suggested a link between reduced bone density and low estrogen levels due to menopause, but the basis for this link is unclear. Researchers at Tokyo Medical and Dental University found that the protein Sema3A plays a key role in maintaining healthy bones, suggesting a new therapeutic avenue to treat osteoporosis. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - March 22, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Long-term hormone use after menopause tied to Alzheimer's risk
(Reuters Health) - Women who take hormone replacement therapy (HRT) to ease menopause symptoms like hot flashes and night sweats may be slightly more likely to develop Alzheimer's disease, a large Finnish study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Study links perimenopause to accelerated fat mass gains, lean mass losses
(University of California - Los Angeles Health Sciences) A UCLA-led study confirms what women approaching menopause have long suspected: menopause does make fat go up. The study finds that women undergoing perimenopause lost lean body mass and more than doubled their fat mass. The research demonstrates that body mass index (BMI) is a very important clinical tool for predicting health events, such as getting diabetes or having cardiovascular disease -- but is a less useful gauge of cardio-metabolic risk in older women. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - March 21, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Study links perimenopause to accelerated fat mass gains, lean mass losses
FINDINGSThe menopause transition, also known as perimenopause, is the time in a woman ’s life when hormonal changes lead to irregular menstruation, hot flashes and other symptoms leading up to menopause, when menstruation stops altogether. The researchers found that women undergoing perimenopause lost lean body mass and more than doubled their fat mass. The women’s lean and fat mass remained stable after the transition to menopause. The researchers also noted ethnic/racial differences in the impact of menopause on body composition.BACKGROUNDThe relationship between menopause and changes in body composition...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - March 20, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Ro tackles menopause, Peloton hit with $150M lawsuit, and more digital health news briefs
Also: Family support coaching app raises $27.5 million; Key components of  a dementia care robot. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - March 20, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Ro Launches Direct-To-Consumer Site To Treat Women ’s Hot Flashes And Other Menopause Symptoms
Direct-to-consumer telehealth startup Ro launched in 2017 selling erectile dysfunction pills to men. Now, it ’s launching a new brand for women in “midlife” with drugs for treating some of the symptoms of menopause. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - March 20, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Michela Tindera, Forbes Staff Source Type: news

Does pregnancy history affect cognitive function?
(The North American Menopause Society (NAMS)) Healthy cognitive aging is a public health priority, especially as the US population grows older. Until now, not much has been known about the link between pregnancy history and cognitive function in older women. A new study finds that there does not appear to be a link. Study results are published online today in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society (NAMS). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 20, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Characteristics of Menopause: What Impact on Risk of CHD?
A new study found that age at menopause accounts for 10% of the link between menopause and coronary heart disease. Get more details in this quick slideshow.   (Source: ConsultantLive)
Source: ConsultantLive - March 16, 2019 Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Veronica Hackethal, MD Tags: Women ' s Health Source Type: news

Large Range of Menopausal Symptoms Affect Quality of Life
A new study assessed which aspects of common menopausal symptoms (ie, vasomotor, physical, psychosocial) are the strongest predictors of poor quality of life. (Source: ConsultantLive)
Source: ConsultantLive - March 15, 2019 Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Veronica Hackethal, MD Tags: Women ' s Health Source Type: news

Generic Humalog; 23andMe T2D Test; Menopause Ads Blocked
(MedPage Today) -- News and commentary from the endocrinology world (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - March 15, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Early menopause in smokers linked to bladder cancer
Longitudinal data used from over 220,000 nurses Related items fromOnMedica Breast cancer rate falls with decline in HRT use Only a third of women with regular bloating would see their GP Women consider legal action over cancer link breast implants Some irregular cervical lesions could be monitored rather that treated immediately Women who were not offered breast screening have been contacted (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - March 15, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Women's Wellness: Mindfulness may ease menopausal symptoms
In this study, we found that midlife women with higher mindfulness scores experienced fewer menopausal symptoms," says Mayo Clinic general internist and women's health specialist?Richa Sood, M.D., the study's lead author. "These findings suggest that mindfulness may be a promising tool to help women reduce menopausal symptoms and overall stress." Mindfulness?involves focusing attention on the [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - March 14, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Can acupuncture help menopause symptoms?
A new study suggests acupuncture may be useful in reducing hot flushes and night sweats. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

HRT treatment may slightly increase risk of dementia
Research, published in theThe BMJ, suggests that HRT treatment for menopause may slightly increase a women’s risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease.News Weeks (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 8, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

You asked: What Is Considered ‘ Early ’ for Menopause?
A woman ’ s period can stop for a variety of reasons. Here is how you know it ’ s menopause. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JEN GUNTER Tags: Menopause Ovaries Estrogen Women and Girls Source Type: news

Long-term HRT Tied to Greater Risk for Alzheimer Disease Long-term HRT Tied to Greater Risk for Alzheimer Disease
' For women in early menopause with bothersome vasomotor symptoms, no compelling evidence exists of cognitive concern from randomized trials,'but'concerns about longer-term use'remain, say experts.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - March 7, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Hormone Therapy Linked to Slight Rise in Alzheimer's Risk
THURSDAY, March 7, 2019 -- Many women turn to hormone therapy to ease some of the more troubling symptoms of menopause, such as hot flashes and night sweats. But new research suggests that relief may come at a cost -- an increased risk of... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 7, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Menopause Symptoms Linked to Chronic Pain in Midlife
THURSDAY, March 7, 2019 -- Menopause symptoms are associated with chronic pain among midlife female veterans, according to a study published online March 4 in Menopause. Carolyn J. Gibson, Ph.D., M.P.H., from the San Francisco VA Health Care System,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 7, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

VA study evaluates quality indicators for hormone therapy in menopausal women
(Wolters Kluwer Health) Improvements are needed in VA's prescribing of hormone therapy for menopausal women veterans, concludes a study in the Journal for Healthcare Quality, the peer-reviewed journal of the National Association for Healthcare Quality. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

HRT: Women told not to be alarmed by Alzheimer's study
The risk is very low and drugs to treat menopause symptoms are safe and effective, doctors say. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Millions of women who take HRT pills may face a greater risk of Alzheimer's, warns study
An estimated one million women in Britain and five per cent of women over the age of 50 in the US take hormone replacement therapy to help relieve menopause symptoms. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

I'm 15, going through the menopause and won't have kids
Two years ago, Annabelle's periods stopped. This is how she copes with early menopause. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Early menopause: I'm 15 and already know I won't have kids
Two years ago, Annabelle's periods stopped. This is how she copes with early menopause. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Menopause symptoms nearly double the risk of chronic pain
(The North American Menopause Society (NAMS)) In addition to the other health conditions affected by estrogen, it has also been shown to affect pain sensitivity. This finding was the basis of a study of more than 200,000 records from the Veterans Health Administration that demonstrated a link between menopause symptoms and chronic pain. Study results are published online today in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society (NAMS). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Acupuncture a'Realistic Option' vs HRT for Hot Flashes Acupuncture a'Realistic Option' vs HRT for Hot Flashes
A small study shows that acupuncture is better than no treatment for menopausal symptoms and is a realistic option for women who cannot or do not wish to use hormone replacement therapy (HRT), say researchers.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Do Men and Women Experience Bipolar Disorder Differently?
Bipolar disorder affects men and women in equal numbers, and the symptoms are essentially identical. But some key differences do exist—differences that might be due to biological factors, and social ones, too. For starters, research has consistently shown that women have higher rates of bipolar II disorder, “which typically presents as a chronic depressive disorder with periods of hypomania,” according to Candida Fink, MD, a board-certified child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist with a private practice in Westchester, N.Y. There’s a misconception that bipolar II disorder is less severe than bipola...
Source: Psych Central - March 2, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S. Tags: Bipolar Disorders Gender General Men's Issues Women's Issues Bipolar Disorder bipolar disorder and pregnancy bipolar I Bipolar Ii Gender Differences men and bipolar disorder menopause and bipolar disorder menstruation and bipolar Source Type: news

Grandmother, 50, who thought she was in menopause GIVES BIRTH
Michele Hall and her husband, Jerry, of Naples, Florida, found out in October that she was 26 weeks pregnant - just days from entering the third trimester, with two months until her due date. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women who work night shifts are nine per cent more likely to have an early menopause
A study by the University of Dalhousie in Canada looked at nurses who had worked at least three nights in a month, in addition to day and evening shifts. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vaginal Laser Treatment Tied to Complications Like Scarring Vaginal Laser Treatment Tied to Complications Like Scarring
Vaginal laser treatments may help relieve problems associated with menopause, like dryness, pain and sexual dysfunction, but the safety of this technique is not clear, suggest the authors of a small study describing complications including scarring and penetration injuries.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Vaginal laser treatment tied to complications like scarring
(Reuters Health) - Vaginal laser treatments may help relieve problems associated with menopause, like dryness, pain and sexual dysfunction, but the safety of this technique is not clear, suggest the authors of a small study describing complications including scarring and penetration injuries. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Clinical Management of Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder Clinical Management of Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder
This Practice Pearl aims to improve the clinician's understanding of and confidence in discussing hypoactive sexual desire disorder in postmenopausal women.Menopause (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Journal Article Source Type: news