Tag: menopausal syndrome

Not So Fast Blaming Slow Metabolism for Mid-Life Weight Gain

Although a number of factors can add to weight gain during mid-life, it’s unlikely that a slowing metabolism is one of them, new evidence suggests....

Hormone Pellet Safety Data ‘Not Very Reassuring at All’ for Women

Women who receive pellet hormonal therapy may be significantly more likely to have side effects such as mood swings, anxiety, breast tenderness, hair pattern change,...

Primary Ovarian Insufficiency Requires Long-term Management

Primary ovarian insufficiency is not your mother’s early menopause, Laurie McKenzie, MD, told attendees at the 2021 annual meeting of the American College of Obstetricians...

Pregnancy After Pioneering Treatment for Early Menopause

A novel therapy combining platelet-rich plasma (PRP) with follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) that is injected directly into the ovaries has the potential to restore ovarian function...

How Patients Decide on Surgery

Patients consider the risk of cancer and menopause, as well as other factors, when making decisions about ovarian cancer prevention surgery, according to a small...

Increased Risk of Meningioma With Cyproterone Acetate Use

New details confirm an increased risk of developing intracranial meningiomas after prolonged use of the hormonal product cyproterone acetate. Cyproterone acetate is a synthetic progestogen...

Higher Dietary Fiber Tied to Lower Depression Risk in Young Women

Higher fiber intake may be associated with decreased risk of depression in premenopausal women, new research suggests. Investigators analyzed data from close to 6000 pre-...

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...