Menopause will be unique for each woman, and a physician-patient partnership is a must if women want effective menopause management. © Kinga/Shutterstock.com
Does Body Fat, Other Factors Cause Incontinence?
New research identifies 3 factors that may play a role in menopause-related storage lower urinary tract symptoms, or incontinence.
Drug Helps Protect Ovaries from Chemotherapy
The GnRH agonist goserelin, when given during chemotherapy, may protect against ovarian failure and early menopause in women with breast cancer.
Are You Comfortable Prescribing HRT?
POLL: How do you compare with your colleagues in your comfort level for prescribing hormone replacement therapy for symptoms of menopause.
HRT Unlikely to Have Cardioprotective Effects
Hormone replacement therapy won't protect postmenopausal women against stroke or heart disease, but don't discount it for symptoms of menopause just yet.
The Cost of Untreated Vasomotor Symptoms
Women with hot flashes related to menopause carry the burden of these symptoms, but new research highlights the economic toll if left untreated.
Women Need More Info About Compounded Hormones
Women taking compounded bioidentical hormones for symptoms of menopause don't know as much as they should about the therapy.
Hot Flashes Can Linger for More Than a Decade
New research shows hot flashes last longer than once thought, and when they begin can indicate how long hot flashes will linger.
Current HRT Use Increases Ovarian Cancer Risk
Even brief use of hormone replacement therapy in menopause can increase risk of the 2 most common forms of ovarian cancer, a meta-analysis finds.
Household Chemicals Linked to Earlier Menopause
Women with higher levels of endocrine-disrupting chemicals from both environmental and household exposure have an earlier onset of menopause.
Early Natural Menopause Ups Risk of Heart Failure
Women who experience menopause before age 46 have an increased risk of heart disease, and smoking status can modifying this risk in older women.