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MenoPro app helps clinicians, patients manage menopausal symptoms

October 22, 2014

During its 25th annual meeting, The North American Menopause Society launched MenoPro, a mobile iPhone/iPad menopause app designed for use by clinicians and patients to help manage menopausal symptoms and assess risk factors.  

The algorithm-based app, featuring separate modes for provider and patients, offers access to society resources, a cardiovascular disease risk score calculator and the capability to email a decision-making process summary and other information to patients.

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Nonhormonal menopause treatment did not inhibit enzyme related to tamoxifen conversion

October 22, 2014
WASHINGTON — An in vitro investigation showed that a nonhormonal purified pollen extract did not inhibit the CYP2D6 enzyme involved in tamoxifen conversion to…
In the Journals

Low levels of DHEA predicted CHD risk in elderly men

October 22, 2014
Low serum levels of the adrenal sex hormone dehydroepiandrosterone and its sulfate were predictors of increased risk for CHD events in elderly men, researchers…
Meeting News Coverage

Novel bioidentical estradiol vaginal capsule shows promise in pilot study

October 21, 2014
WASHINGTON — A novel estradiol vaginal gel cap containing low doses of solubilized bioidentical estradiol improved vaginal cytology and pH in healthy…
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Screening and Treatment of Diabetes-Associated Eye Disease: Out of Sight, Out of Mind?

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Diabetic retinopathy is a major cause of blindness among adults aged 40 years and older. Optimal outcomes necessitates…
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Treatment of Acromegaly: Emerging Options - Part 4 of 5

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech.

Several medical therapies for acromegaly, including somatostatin receptor agonists, dopamine receptor agonists, and a…
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MenoPro app helps clinicians, patients manage menopausal symptoms

October 22, 2014
During its 25th annual meeting, The North American Menopause Society launched MenoPro, a mobile iPhone/iPad menopause app designed for use by…
figure Meeting News Coverage

Nonhormonal menopause treatment did not inhibit enzyme related to tamoxifen conversion

October 22, 2014
WASHINGTON — An in vitro investigation showed that a nonhormonal purified pollen extract did not inhibit the CYP2D6 enzyme involved in…
In the Journals

Low levels of DHEA predicted CHD risk in elderly men

October 22, 2014
Low serum levels of the adrenal sex hormone dehydroepiandrosterone and its sulfate were predictors of increased risk for CHD events in elderly men…
Meeting News Coverage

Novel bioidentical estradiol vaginal capsule shows promise in pilot study

October 21, 2014
WASHINGTON — A novel estradiol vaginal gel cap containing low doses of solubilized bioidentical estradiol improved vaginal cytology and pH in…
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Ospemifene benefited postmenopausal women with vulvar, vaginal atrophy

October 21, 2014
WASHINGTON — In postmenopausal women with vulvar and vaginal atrophy, 
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Weight, libido unchanged with low-dose paroxetine to treat vasomotor symptoms

October 20, 2014
Paroxetine administered in low doses to treat vasomotor symptoms associated with menopause did not yield significant changes in body weight or sexual…
Meeting News Coverage

Lower estradiol, SHBG levels related to ectopic CV fat volumes in women at midlife

October 20, 2014
WASHINGTON — Endogenous sex hormones were associated with ectopic cardiovascular fat volumes in women during varying stages of menopause…
Meeting News Coverage

DXA to determine body fat may better evaluate metabolic syndrome

October 17, 2014
WASHINGTON — Using DXA to determine body fat percentage expressed as a percentile for age and sex may be a reasonable, safe and simple approach…
In the Journals

GH therapy offered long-term improvement in quality of life at all ages

October 8, 2014
Growth hormone replacement therapy provided sustained improvement in quality of life for adults and children with deficiencies, according to research…
FDA News

Bioequivalent estradiol patch approved for new indication dose

September 27, 2014
The FDA has approved a 33% smaller dose of the estradiol transdermal system for the prevention of postmenopausal osteoporosis, according to the…
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