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Menopausal age and the risk of cardiovascular disease in American women: evidence from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey

Summary Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a significant contributor of female deaths, and in this sense premature menopause contributes in increasing this risk. Bearing this in mind, recently Zhang et al. [1] aimed to investigate the age of menopause and the incidence of CVD in American females using data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination… Read More

The impact of overweight and obesity in postmenopausal women

Summary Recently, Martínez-Vásquez et al. [1] reported the results of a cross-sectional study that aimed to investigate the association between overweight and obesity in postmenopausal women (n=395) and different health related aspects including quality of life, physical activity, and sleep quality, by filling out respectively, the 12-item quality of life short-form survey (SF-12), the International… Read More

Use of menopausal hormone therapy beyond age 65 and its effects on women's health outcomes by types, routes, and doses

Summary Recently Baik et al. [1] performed a study that aimed to assess the use of menopausal hormone therapy (MHT) beyond the age of 65 and its health implications by types of estrogen/progestogen, routes of administration, and dose strengths. For this, they used prescription drug and encounter records of 10 million senior Medicare women from… Read More

Genitourinary symptoms and sexual function in women with primary ovarian insufficiency

Summary Recently, Blümel et al. [1] published data of a cross-sectional study performed in seven Latin American countries aiming to compare urogenital symptoms, including sexuality, of women with primary ovarian insufficiency (POI) to those without the condition. For this, 1,190 postmenopausal women (n=401 had POI; and n=789 did not) were surveyed with a general questionnaire,… Read More

Skin Ageing and Menopause - Webinar

The forty fourth in the series of IMS Webinars entitled “Skin Ageing and Menopause” will be held on 16th July 2024 at 15:00hrs (CEST). A recording of the Webinar will be available at https://www.imsociety.org/education/webinars/ soon after the event plus you can watch all previous webinars there now. To register for the upcoming webinar and to join on the day,… Read More

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