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MsFLASH: Success, potential in treating bothersome menopause symptoms

October 23, 2014

WASHINGTON — Findings from clinical intervention studies inside the Menopause Strategies: Finding Lasting Answers for Symptoms and Health, or MsFLASH, network reveal that several strategies showed success or potential in alleviating bothersome symptoms women experience during the menopause transition.

Presenters at the 25th annual meeting of The North American Menopause Society highlighted pharmacologic and behavioral interventions effective for sleep quality and quality of life and introduced a promising telehealth approach to help women in midlife.

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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 function, according…
Meeting News Coverage

Demographic shifts affect future well-being of women

October 17, 2014
WASHINGTON — A growing aging population, changing roles and smaller households are altering women’s lives and affecting their future well-being, according to…
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Acromegaly: Pathophysiology, Signs, Symptoms, and Complications - Part 1 of 5

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech.

An understanding of the pathophysiological mechanisms of acromegaly is important to its various complications as well…
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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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MsFLASH: Success, potential in treating bothersome menopause symptoms

October 23, 2014
WASHINGTON — Findings from clinical intervention studies inside the Menopause Strategies: Finding Lasting Answers for Symptoms and Health, or…
figure Meeting News Coverage

Ospemifene benefited postmenopausal women with vulvar, vaginal atrophy

October 21, 2014
WASHINGTON — In postmenopausal women with vulvar and vaginal atrophy, 
figure In the Journals Perspective

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

Demographic shifts affect future well-being of women

October 17, 2014
WASHINGTON — A growing aging population, changing roles and smaller households are altering women’s lives and affecting their future…

Survey: Fewer than half of postmenopausal women take bone health supplements

October 12, 2014
A recent survey conducted by AIDP Inc. found that although women are well aware of the risks of brittle bones and fractures, fewer than half take…
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Liraglutide, metformin combination yields weight loss in obese PCOS patients

October 9, 2014
In overweight and obese women with polycystic ovary syndrome, a regimen of liraglutide, combined with metformin and lifestyle changes, yielded…
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Endocrine Society issues revised androgen therapy guidelines for women

October 3, 2014
An updated set of clinical practice guidelines for the therapeutic use of androgens in women, revised by an international task force and published in…

PCOS symposium aims to raise awareness, educate community

September 14, 2014
To boost awareness about polycystic ovary syndrome and educate healthcare professionals and patients about the disorder, PCOS Challenge will bring…
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Diagnosis and monitoring of an incidental infundibular lesion

Endocrine Today, October 2014
Poorami Goundan, MD; Stephanie L. Lee, MD, PhD, ECNU
A 61-year-old male was referred to the endocrine clinic for evaluation of a pituitary mass. A head MRI was ordered for the complaint of decreased…
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Androgenic parameters similar in elite female athletes, healthy young women

September 5, 2014
European researchers found normative serum androgen levels in high-level female athletes, even when considering the possible influence of menstrual…
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