Target Ovarian Cancer launches the Symptoms Diary

Cheap drugs normally used to strengthen bone can cut deaths from breast cancer, research shows.
29 July 2015|Tags: |

Research shows cheap drugs can cut deaths from breast cancer

Cheap drugs normally used to strengthen bone can cut deaths from breast cancer, research shows.
24 July 2015|Tags: , |

HRT instead of anti-depressants

For some women depression in their 40s can be hormonal as Ursula Hirschkorn - writing in The Telegraph, 30 June 2015 - found out, and since being treated with tailored Hormone Replacement Therapy her quality of life has vastly improved.

RCOG Women’s Network survey

8 June 2015|

NICE menopause clinical guideline is on its way…

Following a two year development process examining the diagnosis and management of menopause, in which the British Menopause Society has been a prominent stakeholder, the draft guideline is available for viewing and comment from 1 June to 13th July 2015.
4 June 2015|Tags: |

New blood tests to detect ovarian cancer

Regular blood tests can provide early detection of 86% of ovarian cancers. These are the first results of a 14-year trial of more than 46,000 women.
5 May 2015|Tags: |

Joint RCOG/BMS statement: Lancet study examines use of HRT and ovarian cancer risk

A study published today in The Lancet, looks at short-term use of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and the possible increased risk of ovarian cancer.
13 February 2015|Tags: , |

Tickets available for the Primrose Ball, 7 March, in Leeds – in aid of Endometriosis UK

Organised by Leeds Endometriosis Support Group and Endometriosis UK, the event is called the ‘Primrose Ball’. It will be hosted on 7th March 2015 at the Park Plaza in Leeds and it is in aid of Endometriosis UK.
22 January 2015|

The 18th October is world menopause day

The International Menopause Society is marking the day by publishing a report encouraging women to “have a health audit – and take action at the time of the menopause to avoid chronic diseases in later life.”
18 October 2014|

Mind the Gap… in your knowledge: Urgent Need to Educate Women and Healthcare Professionals in Good Health Post 50

At the British Menopause Society 24th annual conference, which was held in Harrogate last week, chairman Eddie Morris launched the ‘Mind the Gap. . . ‘ campaign.
1 July 2014|