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More women choosing alternative medicine to treat menopausal symptoms

June 21, 2015

More women are turning to complementary and alternative medicine to treat their menopausal symptoms without first consulting a clinician, according to research in Menopause, and a leading menopause group is calling on clinicians to take a more active role in educating patients about the various therapies.

In a longitudinal data analysis of Australian women, researchers found that women with menopause-related symptoms were more likely to use self-prescribed complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), but were not more likely to consult a CAM practitioner.

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Boys with idiopathic short stature more likely to receive GH than girls

June 15, 2015
Boys with idiopathic short stature are two to three times more likely to receive growth hormone treatment than girls, despite sex not playing a role in the condition…

Leading menopause group calls for supporting hormone therapy for women over age 65

June 14, 2015
The North American Menopause Society has formally recommended that hormone therapy be considered for women over age 65 years, citing recent research on longer-lasting…
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FDA committee recommends ADDYI approval to treat hypoactive sexual desire disorder in pre-menopause

June 5, 2015
In an 18-to-6 vote at the FDA joint meeting of the Bone, Reproductive and Urologic Drugs Advisory Committee, and the Drug Safety and Risk Management Advisory Committee…
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Postmenopausal HT may improve mood, does not affect cognition

June 4, 2015
Hormone therapy in younger postmenopausal women does not increase the risk for cognitive decline and may lead to…
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Vlog: Global endocrinology community gathers for ICE/ENDO 2014

June 21, 2014
Ronald Tamler, MD, PhD, MBA, clinical director of the Mount Sinai Diabetes Center and a member of the Endocrine Today
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