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  • Management of Osteoporosis in Postmenopausal Women: The 2021 Position Statement of NAMS
    Highlights Approximately half of women aged 50 years will experience a fracture related to osteoporosis in their lifetimes, often resulting in significant symptoms and impairment of function and quality of life, but the disorder is substantially underdiagnosed and undertreated. Estrogen de... Read more..
  • Global consensus recommendations on menopause in the workplace
    A European Menopause and Andropause Society (EMAS) position statement Highlights Worldwide, 657 million women are aged 45–59, and around half contribute to the labor force during their menopausal years. The diversity of menopause experience and the effect of menopause on employment are ... Read more..
  • eChanges August 2021
    Inside this issue AMS News President's Report A review of online exhibition of women at the heart of general practice Healthed Podcasts Progynova supply shortage and substitute Vale Dr Catherine (Katie) Thorne MBBS (Lond) LRCP MRCS AMS supports action to reduce carbon emissions Midlife a... Read more..
  • Which Women May Benefit From Statin Therapy?
    Dr Chrisandra Shufelt, NAMS President-Elect; associate director, Barbra Streisand Women’s Health Center and Preventive and Rehabilitative Cardiac Center; director, Women’s Hormone and Menopause Program; and associate professor of medicine at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. D... Read more..
  • Decreasing the risk of falls and fractures before, during and after menopause
    MAIN POINTS Falls and fractures can happen at any age, but the risk increases as women age. Falls in older people are more likely to cause more severe injuries. Low bone density, low muscle strength and poor balance are more likely as women age and increase the risk of falls. Improving your bo... Read more..
  • The Basics: HT Dose, Route, Formulations
    Dr Gloria Richard-Davis, executive director, Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, and professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Dr Richard-Davis discusses considerations when prescribing hormone therapies Read more..
  • MHT & breast cancer
    September 2019:   There is a known association between the use of menopausal hormone therapy (MHT) and breast cancer.  An article by Beral et al for the Collaborative Group on Hormonal Factors in Breast Cancer (Lancet 2019 doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(19)31709-X) attempts to quantify the ... Read more..
  • A structured approach to menopause consultations
    By Dr Karen Magraith In the May 2021 edition of eChanges, AMS published a ‘Menopause and Midlife Pre-Appointment guide’, prepared by Board Member Dr Meredith Frearson. This guide is designed to help women prepare for a consultation with their health care provider, with links to appropriate sources ... Read more..
  • eChanges May 2021
    Inside this issue AMS News President's Report Menopause and Midlife Pre appointment Checklist Transdermal patches on PBS  Supply disruptions to Progynova Menopause: The hot topics webinar Healthed Podcasts Midlife and Menopause: Perception in the Pandemic Call for Abstracts - 24th ... Read more..
  • Sex Differences in COVID-19 Outcomes
    In a study of more than 10,600 adult patients hospitalized with COVID-19, women had significantly lower odds than men of in-hospital mortality. They also had fewer admissions to the intensive care unit and less need for mechanical ventilation. Women also had significantly lower odds of major adverse... Read more..
  • Our Menopause World June 2021
    President’s Report One of our priorities over the past year has been to grow our events and resources for professionals. We have built a strong portfolio that consistently has a high level of engagement, positive feedback and has resulted in increased membership numbers. With the wheels firmly in m... Read more..
  • Addressing Intimate Partner Violence With Midlife Women
    One in four US women and one in ten US men have experienced intimate partner violence (IPV) in their lifetimes, and globally, IPV is the single leading cause of homicide death for women. The prevalence of IPV is highest in women aged 18 to 24 years, but IPV and its consequences also are relevant for... Read more..
  • Position Statement on Improving Bone Health and Osteoporosis Management in Australia
    The Position Statement on Improving Bone Health and Osteoporosis Management in Australia was developed as a result of the Inaugural National Consumer and Community Forum, held on 20 November 2020, and provides specific recommendations and actions to improve the diagnosis and management of ... Read more..
  • Menopause and Midlife Pre-Appointment Guide
    This checklist to assist women planning on seeing a healthcare professional to discuss issues relating to Midlife and Menopause. The first page helps women to find information on the Australasian Menopause Society (AMS) website by explaining how to easily access commonly viewed resources such as th... Read more..
  • Statin Therapy in Midlife Women
    Heart disease remains the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in US women. At the time of menopause, several risk factors for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) shift independent of chronologic aging, including the lipoprotein profile. During the menopause transition, serum total ch... Read more..
  • Vitamin D and Omega-3s in Midlife Health
    Dr JoAnn Manson Vhief of the Division of Preventive Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital; Professor of medicine and the Michael and Lee Bell Professor of Women’s Health at Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts; and NAMS Past-President. Dr JoAnn Manson discusses the role of supplements ... Read more..
  • What’s new - The use of testosterone in women
    The AMS Board is pleased to bring you this webinar recording on the use of testosterone therapy in women. This webinar is targeted at GPs, endocrinologists, gynaecologists, pharmacists and other healthcare professionals. This presentation will include a review of basic female androgen physiology, wh... Read more..
  • Cognitive-Behavior Therapy for Sleep Disorders at Midlife
    Insomnia, a clinical disorder characterized as difficulty falling asleep, staying asleep, or waking too early, is common in women transitioning through menopause and frequently continues into the years after menopause. Women who report hot flashes are more likely to report insomnia. Insomnia also ca... Read more..
  • eChanges May 2020
      Inside this issue AMS News President's Report Menopause and Telehealth Shortage of Menopause Hormone Therapy New Consumer Fact sheet: Urinary Incontinence in Women Flesh after Fifty IOF Connect – A new International Osteoporosis Foundation Online Communication Platform IOF Bo... Read more..
  • New benchmark set to deliver optimal osteoporosis care throughout Asia Pacific
    Launch of first pan-Asia Pacific minimum clinical standards for the screening, diagnosis & management of osteoporosis The Asia Pacific Consortium on Osteoporosis (APCO) has today (Thursday, January 28, 2021) launched the first pan-Asia Pacific clinical practice standards for the screenin... Read more..

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