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British Menopause Society/ Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists response to Breast Cancer Now Generations Study on HRT use and breast cancer risk

The British Menopause Society and Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists issue a response to the findings that the effect of combined hormone replacement therapy (HRT) in increasing a woman’s risk of breast cancer is likely to have been underestimated by a number of previous studies.

23 August 2016|Tags: , |

Breast Cancer Now study finds the effect of combined HRT on breast cancer risk is likely to have been underestimated

The effect of combined hormone replacement therapy (HRT) in increasing a woman’s risk of breast cancer is likely to have been underestimated by a number of previous studies, according to a new prospective study published in the British Journal of Cancer.

23 August 2016|Tags: , |

Sedentary lifestyle and menopausal symptoms – more reasons to exercise

A recently published study has demonstrated an association between sedentary lifestyle, severe menopausal symptoms and obesity.

18 August 2016|Tags: |

Estrogen may not improve memory

The role of HRT in improving cognitive abilities such as verbal memory continues to be debated, with lack of clarity around the role of menopausal estrogen lack, and hence the role of hormone replacement, along with the role of simply ageing.

16 August 2016|Tags: , |

Breast cancer and HRT – study of Finnish women

Many women and healthcare professionals continue to be concerned about the association of HRT use and breast cancer.

25 July 2016|Tags: , , |

Survey reveals one in two women go through the menopause without consulting a healthcare professional

A new survey conducted by Ipsos MORI on behalf of our sister charity the British Menopause Society (BMS) has revealed that one in two women in Great Britain (aged 45-65 who are currently experiencing or who have experienced menopausal symptoms go through the menopause without consulting a healthcare professional.

19 May 2016|

Latest HRT research findings

Our sister charity, the British Menopause Society, has recently posted news on the findings of several studies relating to HRT.

5 May 2016|Tags: |

Acupuncture for hot flushes?

Acupuncture has often been used as a treatment for hot flushes but its effectiveness is unclear.

2 February 2016|Tags: |

Recovering Well patient information series published by RCOG

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) has recently published a Recovering Well series of patient information designed to support women to get back on their feet after different types of gynaecological surgery.

3 December 2015|

Victoria Derbyshire discusses new menopause guidelines

Following yesterday's launch of the NICE Guideline on the diagnosis and management of the menopause, BBC2's Victoria Derbyshire discussed how best to treat the menopause.

13 November 2015|Tags: |