The Royal Osteoporosis Society (formerly the National Osteoporosis Society) has announced plans to set up an academy to bring together the best minds, leading researchers, clinicians and academics in the field to advance the scientific knowledge of osteoporosis and bone health and ultimately to find a cure for the condition. The Osteoporosis and Bone Research [...]
The BMS Medical Advisory Council has submitted a Rapid Response to an article published in the BMJ on 9 January 2019.
To mark World Menopause Day last week, a new online register of BMS-recognised menopause specialists throughout the UK and Ireland was launched. Click on the links below to hear Chairman Kathy Abernethy on BBC Radio 4 Woman’s Hour and watch Sara Moger, BMS CEO on Channel 5 News talking about it. Kathy Abernethy on Woman's Hour [...]
For the first time in the Middle East, a joint RCOG, BMS & IMS conference is being staged, which will connect speakers from top O&G institutions to provide an update on the most recent developments and innovations in Post Reproductive Health Kathy Abernethy, BMS Chairman says: I am privileged to be participating in this joint [...]
To mark World Menopause Day, the British Menopause Society (BMS) has launched a UK-wide register of BMS recognised menopause specialists, covering both NHS and private clinics and services.
BBC Wales highlights the lack of dedicated clinics offering specialist menopause care. Click here to read more. The BMS is collaborating for the first time with the RCGP Wales and is holding a joint education meeting in Cardiff on Friday 7 September. Speakers include Dr Heather Currie, BMS immediate past chairman, speaking on the NICE [...]
UCL are launching the results of an HIV and menopause questionnaire survey today, Thursday 17 May. Kathy Abernethy is part of the Q&A panel and has summarised the key points of the survey results. Menopause in women living with HIV - PRIME Study 2018 IN 2016, 10,350 women living with HIV aged between 45 and [...]
Most prescribable alternatives to HRT have been evaluated for their impact on vaso-motor symptoms. Some of them also have an impact on mood and well-being. The class effect of the drug is important in selecting what is likely to be the best alternative for your patient. Click here to see a new document produced by [...]
Excellent evaluations for this first ever BMS Cognitive Behaviour Therapy course, brilliantly facilitated by Dr Melanie Smith and Dr Janet Balabanovic. The group comprised HCPs from a diverse array of disciplines and included lots of new faces, BMS members, two delegates from Denmark and one each from Australia, Greece, Malta and Romania - and founder [...]
A new study shows that a simple set of CBT exercises can help with symptoms, yet many workplaces have no policies in place to support women. Click here to read the full story.