Many women experience disturbed sleep as a menopausal symptom which can have a significant effect on mood and energy levels and cause distress.
A useful article published in “Menopause” has reviewed current information on the effect on breast cancer risk with the use of HRT after removal of ovaries for risk reducing surgery in women who carry the BRCA gene.
A review of 32 studies has examined the association with age of menopause and risk of cardiovascular disease.
Scientists have discovered 14 gene variants linked to hot flushes, giving hope that it will lead to treatments other than hormone replacement therapy.
World Menopause Day is a worldwide awareness call for women who face health issues when approaching, during and beyond the menopause. This year's focus in on reducing cardiac risk and preventing heart disease.
Women suffering from a loss of sexual desire should be offered testosterone on the NHS, a doctor has suggested.
BMS/RCOG response to the findings that the effect of combined hormone replacement therapy (HRT) in increasing a woman’s risk of breast cancer is likely to have been underestimated by a number of previous studies.
Breast Cancer Now study finds the effect of combined HRT on breast cancer risk is likely to have been underestimated
The effect of combined HRT in increasing a woman’s risk of breast cancer is likely to have been underestimated by a number of previous studies, according to a new prospective study published in the British Journal of Cancer.
The role of HRT in improving cognitive abilities such as verbal memory continues to be debated, with lack of clarity around the role of menopausal estroegn lack, and hence the role of hormone replacement, along with the role of simply ageing.
Many women and healthcare professionals continue to be concerned about the association of HRT use and breast cancer.