Tag: menopausal syndrome

PCOS Tied to Risk for Cardiovascular Disease After Menopause

Women with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) before menopause appear to have a greater risk of stroke, heart attack, and other cardiovascular events after menopause, according...

Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause Statement Stresses Tx Options

It’s important for clinicians to ask women whether they are experiencing symptoms of genitourinary syndrome of menopause (GSM) before and after menopause, according to a...

Two-Stage Surgery to Reduce Ovarian Cancer Risk Piques Interest

“Many physicians would assume that prevention of cancer, especially cancer as serious as ovarian cancer, trumps all other decision making, but when we really listen...

New Nonhormonal Hot Flash Treatments on the Way

A new group of nonhormonal drugs currently in clinical trials shows strong promise for treating menopausal hot flashes as effectively as hormones, researchers told attendees...

Longer Bisphosphonate Use Ups AFF Risk

In a national study of older Danes who had previously had a fracture and were taking bisphosphonates, the risk of having a serious though rare...

Tension-Free Tape Repair May Boost Sexual Function Related to Stress Incontinence

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Slingplasty with tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) improved sexual function in women with stress urinary incontinence in a study in China....

HRT Update Regarding Breast Cancer Risk Advised in EU

In concluding their review of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and the associated risk of breast cancer, the EU Pharmacovigilance Risk Assessment Committee (PRAC) has recommended...

Cognitive Decline With Endocrine Tx for Breast Ca

Cognitive impairment seen in women with early breast cancer who undergo chemotherapy ― so-called chemobrain ― has now been reported in patients who are treated...