Patients with a history of psychosocial stressors can have worse menopause symptoms and poorer well-being almost two decades later highlighting the long-lasting influence of adverse experiences on women's physical and mental health.
Estradiol tablets will now be available over the counter (without prescription) for menopausal women experiencing vaginal dryness.
A cross-party group of MPs are urging the government to remove dual prescription charges for oestrogen and progesterone as part of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) nationwide, replacing it with a single charge for all women.
A large UK study has found that hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is not associated with an increased risk of developing dementia, regardless of hormone type, dose, or duration.
In this article, a patient recounts her experiences of being diagnosed with the menopause, and considers the processes she had to go through to receive the diagnosis.
Understanding and interpreting menopausal symptoms can be difficult for GPs, especially so when depression may be obscuring the diagnosis. This article looks at the relationship between the two conditions, and considers how GPs can best…
Dr Louise Newson, the clinical editor of our Women's Health journal, is to run two one-day courses on the topic of the menopause, with the first taking place later this month.
Pre-menopausal South Asian women could be more at risk of developing osteoporosis in later life than Caucasian women, according to a new study published in the journal Bone.
A new website has been launched to help GPs better understand the menopause with the aim of making them more confident in managing the condition in their patients.
A new report into the effect of combined hormone replacement therapy (HRT) should allow women to make an informed choice regarding the benefits and drawbacks of HRT, its authors have said.