A study of a representative sample of US women shows a clinically significant association between early menopause and exposure to 15 different endocrine-disrupting chemicals.
Women with more severe vasomotor symptoms and night sweats may be at risk of having poorer bone health, according to a prospective observational study.
Many women complain of changes in their cognitive function during the menopausal transition. Here's how to tell what's normal and what's not--and how to treat appropriately.
The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) has issued guidelines for care of women at midlife, based on the textbook Menopause Practice: A Clinician’s Guide. Published in Menopause, the recommendations cover more than 50 topics, including vasomotor symptoms, osteoporosis, and vulvovaginal health.
Many women who suffer from moderate to severe vasomotor symptoms (VMS) appear to go untreated, potentially leading to work loss, according to a new study in Menopause.
The initial findings from the WHI were concerning, but subsequent detailed analysis and long-term follow-up of women enrolled in these trials have brought perspective.
Ultrasound-based evaluation is less costly than an endometrial biopsy and also allows for evaluation of the adnexa and bladder.
Menopausal hot flashes may be more bothersome in women who drink caffeine, according to results of a 6-year cross-sectional survey published in Menopause.
According to a recent study in Annals of Internal Medicine, hormonal therapy in early menopause may improve some markers of cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk, but not progression of atherosclerosis.
Hormone replacement helps to maintain normal bone mineral density (BMD) in young women with primary ovarian insufficiency (POI), a study by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has found.