BBC Radio Sheffield is to join forces with Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour for a week-long series looking at the impact the menopause is having on women’s lives. The investigation will [...]
Three quarters of women say that the menopause caused them to change their life and over half say it had a negative impact on their lives.
Kathy Abernethy, the new BMS chairman, said: “Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is absolutely the best treatment for hot flushes and sweats that affect daily life. It can also help sleep [...]
A paper published today in Menopause, the journal of the North American Menopause Society, reports that Postmenopausal Hormone Replacement Therapy may be associated with a higher risk of hearing loss.
Just in case you missed these two excellent TV programmes last Thursday, 20 April here are the links.
This documentary features Dr Heather Currie, Chair of the British Menopause Society (BMS). The British Menopause Society and the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) have issued a statement ahead of the screening.
Essential viewing on BBC 1: Kirsty Wark – The menopause and me. Everything you always wanted to know about the menopause (but were too embarrassed to ask).
Results have been reported from a study of more than 4,200 women who received a coronary calcium scan at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center between 1998 and 2012. A coronary calcium scan is a CT scan that measures the amount of calcium in the heart's arteries.
NAM (National Aids Manual) – the HIV/AIDS information charity – has produced a new factsheet entitled ‘Menopause and HIV’.
Essential viewing on BBC i-player - two recent TV programmes on BBC1.