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  • Will menopause affect my sex life?
    MAIN POINTS If your sex life is good before menopause, it is likely to remain good after menopause. Sexual wellbeing is complex and many other personal factors in your life could be involved. Vaginal dryness can be treated with creams and lubricant. Hormonal treatments include oestrogen or t... Read more..
  • Fact Sheets
    The AMS website is often the first port of call for patients. With this in mind we have decided to create a set of fact sheets for patients, as companion sheets to the popular videos, and the other more detailed AMS Information Sheets. Menopause what are the symptoms? Menopause at a glance Ev... Read more..
  • What We Know About Estrogen and Cardiovascular Health
    Dr Cynthia Stuenkel Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of California San Diego. Dr Stuenkel explains the safety and efficacy of estrogen throughout a woman’s life stages. Read more..
  • Tailoring Estrogen Therapy for Maximum Cardiovascular Health
    Dr Cynthia Stuenkel Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of California San Diego. Dr Stuenkel explains the importance of individualizing hormone therapy during a woman’s life stages.  Read more..
  • Midlife Women and Sleep - Study
    Are you on the brink of menopause, going through menopause, or newly post-menopausal? Are you sick and tired of getting a bad night’s sleep?  A psychology honours student at the University of New England is investigating different behaviours and their effects on women’s sleep at midlife. Your ... Read more..
  • Gender Differences in Cardiovascular Health
    Dr Howard Hodis Professor of Medicine and Preventive Medicine and Director of the Atherosclerosis Research Unit, Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. Dr Hodis addresses gender differences and primary prevention for cardiovascular disease in midlife women... Read more..
  • What is Menopausal Hormone Therapy (MHT) and is it safe?
    MAIN POINTS MHT (also known as Hormone Replacement Therapy or HRT) covers a range of hormonal treatments that can reduce menopausal symptoms. MHT is the most effective way to control menopausal symptoms while also giving other health benefits. MHT is safe to use for most women in their 50s or... Read more..
  • Bone Health
    Dr Felicia Cosman Medical Director of the Clinical Research Center at Helen Hayes Hospital and Professor of Medicine at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York. Dr Cosman discusses treatment options for women with low bone density and women at high risk. In addition, she... Read more..
  • iPrevent: an evidence-based tool to assess and manage breast cancer risk
    A new web-based tool is available at https://www.petermac.org/iprevent to help women understand their personal breast cancer risk and then act on it. It is designed to be used collaboratively by women and their doctors. Women can use it at home, print the output, and bring it to a consultation for d... Read more..
  • Diagnosis and treatment options for bone health
    Dr Felicia Cosman MD Medical Director of the Clinical Research Center at Helen Hayes Hospital and Professor of Medicine at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York. Dr Cosman explains vertebral and osteoporotic fractures, risk levels, and antiresorptive and anabolic thera... Read more..
  • Clinical Consideration for the Treatment of GSM
    Dr Nick Panay, MSc, MBBS, FRCOG, MFSHR Honorary Senior Lecturer, Imperial College Director, West London Menopause and PMS Center Queen Charlotte’s and Chelsea Westminster Hospitals General Secretary-Elect of the International Menopause Society Dr Panay reviews why discussion of treatment options f... Read more..
  • Moisturizers, Lubricants, and Prasterone
    Dr Nick Panay, MSc, MBBS, FRCOG, MFSHR Honorary Senior Lecturer, Imperial College Director, West London Menopause and PMS Center Queen Charlotte’s and Chelsea Westminster Hospitals General Secretary-Elect of the International Menopause Society Dr Panay discusses the importance of talking about pai... Read more..
  • Heavy Menstrual Bleeding Clinical Care Standard 2017
    7 December 2017:  The first nationally agreed standard of care for women with heavy menstrual bleeding was launched by the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care on 20 October 2017. The new standard aims to improve women’s health across Australia for this potentially debili... Read more..
  • The Timing Hypothesis
    Dr Peter Schnatz Past President of NAMS and Associate Chairman and Residency Program Director in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Reading Hospital in Reading, Pennsylvania. Dr Schnatz discusses the benefits of starting women on hormone therapy at the beginning of the menopause tr... Read more..
  • Common Cognitive Complaints
    Dr Victor Henderson Past President, The North American Menopause Society Professor, Health Research and Policy and Neurology and Neurological Sciences Stanford University Director, Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center Stanford, CA Dr Hendersen explains cognitive complaints as it relates to ageing a... Read more..
  • Changes before the Change: World Menopause Day 2017
    18 October 2017 Changes before the Change: Perimenopausal bleeding Although some women may abruptly stop having periods leading up to the menopause, many will notice changes in patterns and irregular bleeding. Whilst this can be a natural phase in your life, it may important to see your he... Read more..
  • Menopausal Hormone Therapy and Long-term All-Cause and Cause-Specific Mortality: The Women's Health Initiative Randomized Trials
    Abstract Importance: Health outcomes from the Women's Health Initiative Estrogen Plus Progestin and Estrogen-Alone Trials have been reported, but previous publications have generally not focused on all-cause and cause-specific mortality. Objective: To examine total and c... Read more..
  • Bleeding – perimenopausal, postmenopausal and breakthrough bleeding on MHT/HRT
    Key points A change in bleeding pattern is common during perimenopause. Heavy bleeding, prolonged bleeding, and any bleeding more than 12 months after the last menstrual period need investigation. Endometrial ultrasound is the first investigation of choice, and the findings determine th... Read more..
  • Early Menopause: Using the Experiences and Perspectives of Women and Health Professionals to Translate Evidence into Practice
    Description of Study This research project is being conducted by RMIT University, the Monash Centre for Health Research and Implementation (Monash University) and other partners. We are interested in the experiences of women with early or premature menopause, and the perspectives of health professi... Read more..
  • NAMS 2017 position statement updates guidelines for hormone therapy use
    A new position statement on the use of hormone therapy (HT) for menopausal and postmenopausal women from The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) has been published online today in the Society's journal, Menopause. "The use of hormone therapy continues to be one of the most controversial and deba... Read more..

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