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Several recent publications have raised again the complex association between menopause, glucose handling and insulin status, type 2 diabetes and hormone replacement (HRT/MHT). Interestingly, a cohort of 3639 postmenopausal women from Rotterdam, followed for 9.2 years, revealed a clear statistical
The word 'LASER' is an acronym for 'Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation'. Laser light energy has been widely used for different medical and surgical indications. Different light sources are available for the laser practitioner. In the last years, a number of publications have
Several guidelines have been reported for bone-directed treatment in women with early breast cancer for averting fractures, particularly during aromatase inhibitor (AI) therapy. A systematic literature review identified both several fracture-related risk factors as well as recent advances in the
The radiographic appearance of the breast on mammography varies among women. Fat appears dark on a mammogram, whereas connective and epithelial tissues are radiologically dense and appear white. This is the basis for determining the mammographic density, and the relative percentage of dense versus
A new look at hormone therapy and dementia   Mikkola and colleagues examined the association between use of hormone therapy (HT) and death from Alzheimer’s disease (AD) or vascular dementia (VaD) in a sample of 489,105 Finnish women who had documented use of systemic HT on a nationwide drug
A cura di: Salvatore Giovanni Vitale, Giuseppe Gullo, Valentina Lucia La Rosa, Agnese Maria Chiara Rapisarda, Antonio Simone Laganà   L’incontinenza urinaria (IU) è una patologia benigna frequente nel sesso femminile, con una prevalenza di difficile valutazione che varia tra l’11,4 e il 73%. È
La crioconservazione per fini riproduttivi ha assunto di recente, in tutto il mondo, una crescente importanza nei programmi di Procreazione Medicalmente Assistita (P. M. A.) e con buona probabilità è destinata a giocare un ruolo significativo nei prossimi anni. I principali vantaggi di questa
Risk of recurrent venous thromboembolism in hormone therapy users One of the main issues discussed in relation to postmenopausal hormone therapy (HT) is the risk for venous thromboembolic (VTE) events. In fact, this safety aspect of HT use is probably the only significant one in healthy women
Asthma, menopause and HRT Asthma is basically an inflammatory disease, sometimes associated with allergy. Several publications have addressed recently the potential association between menopause and asthma. The latest study examined the possibility that there is a link between menopause and new-
Menopause Live - IMS Updates InFocus Date of release: 08 May, 2017 Neurokinin-3 receptor antagonist to treat hot flushes Hot flushes, which are among the most frequent symptoms of menopause, are considered to be the result of the changes in the sex hormone milieu and tissue exposure at midlife and
A friend has just told me that sleep is a waste of time, because every minute being awake does count and should be used to enjoy life. Well, I guess he was wrong, since sleep is mandatory not only for relaxation, but also for the initiation of many active neuro-physiological processes which are
Langer's insights on the WHI study: unbiased evaluation and behind the scene facts I urge everyone carefully to read Robert Langer's article in the April issue of Climacteric [1]. Members can download the paper from the IMS website. Langer was one of the chief investigators of the WHI project, both