Vasomotor and sexual symptoms in older Australian women A cross sectional study

Tuesday, December 29, 2015
Vasomotor and vaginal atrophy symptoms are common in community-dwelling older women but are predominantly untreated. The degree of distress caused by sexual symptoms among older women needs further exploration.

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Magnitude of the impact of hot flashes on sleep in perimenopausal women

Tuesday, November 25, 2014
The presence of objective hot flashes accounts for a statistically significant proportion of the total amount of time spent awake after sleep onset, as defined by polysomnography in perimenopausal women.

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Daily physical activity and hot flashes in the Study of Womens Health Across the Nation SWAN Flashes Study

Monday, March 31, 2014
Among midlife women, acute increases in daily physical activity were associated with increased odds of reporting hot flashes lacking physiologic evidence, particularly among women with higher levels of negative affect.

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Effect of prior oophorectomy on changes in bone mineral density and carotid artery intima media thickness in postmenopausal women

Monday, March 31, 2014
Secondary analysis of the Women’s Isoflavone Soy Health trial demonstrates that as menopausal onset increases in healthy postmenopausal women, oophorectomy is associated with faster rates of bone loss and carotid artery intima-media thickening.

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Menopausal hormone therapy and menopausal symptoms

Monday, March 31, 2014
Menopausal symptoms and risks of hormonal treatment are better understood than ever before. This knowledge can be mobilized to provide safer and more effective treatments for symptomatic postmenopausal women.

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Race ethnic disparities in reproductive age An examination of ovarian reserve estimates across four race ethnic groups of healthy regularly cycling women

Tuesday, December 31, 2013
In a healthy, multiethnic sample, a significant race/ethnicity-by-age interaction was observed, suggesting African-American women may have lower AMH at younger ages but experience less of a reduction in AMH with age.

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Oocyte or embryo donation to women of advanced age a committee opinion

Wednesday, July 31, 2013
This document discusses the ethical issues surrounding donation of embryos or oocytes to women of advanced age.

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Relationship between leukoaraiosis and menopause in healthy middle aged women

Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Menopause was independently associated with the presence of leukoaraiosis after adjusting for age and vascular risk factors.

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Intrauterine exposure to diesel exhaust diminishes adult ovarian reserve

Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Intrauterine exposure to acceptable levels of diesel exhaust diminishes ovarian reserve of sexually mature mice. The authors recommend more careful examination of the environmental guidelines in humans.

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BRCA mutations and fertility don t push the envelope

Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Reflections on "Frequency of premature menopause in women who carry a BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation" by Finch et al.

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Self reported menopausal symptoms coronary artery calcification and carotid intima media thickness in recently menopausal women screened for the Kronos Early Estrogen Prevention Study KEEPS

Thursday, March 28, 2013
In recently menopausal women, self-reported climacteric symptoms do not correlate with subclinical atherosclerosis.

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Best Practices of ASRM and ESHRE A Journey through Reproductive Medicine

Thursday, November 29, 2012
ASRM and ESHRE held their first joint meeting on the hottest topics in the field. Although different opinions and approaches sometimes exist, there was more commonality than divergence of opinion.

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Contribution of the rate of change of antimullerian hormone in estimating time to menopause for late reproductive age women

Thursday, November 1, 2012
The rate of change of AMH is an independent predictor of TTM in late reproductive-age women and increased precision of estimates of TTM when included with baseline AMH levels and age.

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Personality and Hormone Therapy Use among Postmenopausal Women in the GAZEL Cohort Study

Thursday, September 27, 2012
Type A personality (i.e., time urgency, job involvement, competitiveness) independently predicted hormone therapy use among 1,803 postmenopausal women of the French GAZEL Cohort Study, before and after the WHI publication.

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A Decade after the Women’s Health Initiative—The Experts Do Agree

Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Leading medical societies devoted to the care of menopausal women agree that the decision to initiate hormone therapy should be for the indication of treatment of menopauserelated symptoms.

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Compounded Bioidentical Menopausal Hormone Therapy

Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Conventional hormone therapy is preferred over compounded hormone therapy given the available data.

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Prediction of the shrinking rate of uterine leiomyoma nodules using needle biopsy specimens

Thursday, June 7, 2012
Shrinkage of uterine leiomyoma after GnRH-a therapy or menopause is positively correlated with ER levels and VEGF.

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Effect of escitalopram on hot flash interference: a randomized, controlled trial

Thursday, May 31, 2012
Compared to placebo, escitalopram (10–20 mg/d) for 8 weeks reduced hot flash interference in daily life, a key measure of quality of life. Reduced hot flash interference was correlated with improvements in other hot flash variables.

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Running interference

Wednesday, May 30, 2012
The author discusses recent findings on hot flash severity, frequency, and interference by treatment.

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Sex-related differences in association of oxidative stress status with coronary artery disease

Friday, May 25, 2012
Oxidative stress status, a powerful predictor of coronary artery disease in women, has important implications for the differences between sexes in ischemic disease physiopathology.

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Executive summary of the Stages of Reproductive Aging Workshop + 10: addressing the unfinished agenda of staging reproductive aging

Thursday, May 10, 2012
STRAW + 10 recommended updates to the 2001 Stages of Reproductive Aging Workshop (STRAW) criteria, recommended application regardless of women’s age, ethnicity, body size or lifestyle characteristics and identified seven research priorities.

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