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.
A study published in The Lancet shows the risk of breast cancer with hormone replacement therapy (HRT) in relation to the type and timing of hormonal intake.
A meta-analysis published in the Lancet this week by the Collaborative Group on Hormonal Factors in Breast Cancer reported on the risk of breast cancer with HRT in relation to the type and timing of hormonal intake.
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.
In response to the ongoing HRT shortages, the British Menopause Society has produced this further update on the current availability of HRT products. This provides guidance to BMS members and clinical practitioners who may be experiencing difficulties with HRT supplies.
In response to the recent reports of HRT shortages, the British Menopause Society has produced this update on the current availability of HRT products.
The BMS medical advisory council has issued a response to the recent coverage on delaying the menopause: A number of media outlets have reported this week on the launch of a procedure that is intended to delay the menopause by offering women cryopreservation (freezing) of their ovarian tissue with the intention of subsequently replacing the [...]
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 [...]
We are aware of supply issues with many HRT products and are reassured that some are only temporary.
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 [...]