Medical news

BMS response to MHRA recommendations

The medical advisory council of the BMS has reviewed the recommendations issued by the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) on 30 August. The following letter was sent to Dr June Raine, interim CEO of the MHRA.

2019-09-09T13:25:30+01:009 September 2019|

Joint RCOG / BMS / FSRH position on ongoing HRT shortages

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG), the British Menopause Society (BMS) and the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Health care (FSRH) are receiving multiple queries from women who are unable to access their hormone replacement therapy (HRT) products due to ongoing manufacturing and supply issues.

2019-08-29T06:52:33+01:0029 August 2019|

Testosterone therapy for women – review recently published

A review of the use of testosterone therapy for women has been published in the Lancet. Analysis of 36 randomised trials including 8480 participants concludes that testosterone is effective for postmenopausal women with low sexual desire which is causing distress. Dr Heather Currie, Founder and MD Menopause Matters, Spokesperson for the Royal College of Obstetricians [...]

2019-08-01T11:38:49+01:001 August 2019|

BBC Breakfast Menopause themed week

BBC Breakfast is planning a variety of news items on the menopause next week, from Monday 13 May. The BMS was approached for input in March and we have provided them with information, guidance, spokespeople and resources. The schedule and content is subject to change, but we hope there will be coverage of a BMS [...]

2019-05-09T13:58:31+01:009 May 2019|