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menopause

Overactive bladder: Special considerations across a woman’s life spanThis article summarizes guidelines for diagnosis and treatment, highlighting special considerations for management of OAB across a woman’s life span.
Why Are Women Choosing Bioidentical Hormone Therapy?A study looked at the reasons menopausal women choose compounded bioidentical hormone therapy rather than conventional hormone therapy.
Late Menopause May Link to Reduced Risk of DiabetesA prospective study found a reduced risk of developing diabetes in women the later they entered menopause.
Menopause updatesGuidelines from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) offer a unique perspective on diagnosis and management of menopause. Plus: A guide for hormone replacement therapy.
Impact of aspirin in reducing preterm preeclampsiaA study looks at the efficacy of aspirin in reducing preterm preeclampsia. Plus: The CDC reports on antidepressant use in the United States. Also, a look at whether vaginal estrogen postmenopause increases the risk of heart disease and certain types of cancer.
Migraines in Women
Migraines in WomenThis article reviews how migraines in women are impacted by the fluctuating hormone levels they experience throughout their lifecycle.
Natural estrogen/progesterone HT capsule shows promiseA first-of-its-kind capsule combining natural 17β-estradiol and progesterone has promise for menopause-related hot flushes, according to results of a Phase 3 multi center trial.
Tools Test Drive: Sureglide, Überlube, and TruClearDr Greenberg reports his thoughts on the Sureglide device and preventing lacerations during cesarean, Überlube and helping women with vaginal dryness and dyspareunia, and TruClear ULTRA Mini tissue removal device for mechanical morcellation.
How quality measures can decrease cesareansCan adopting quality measures decrease the cesarean rate? Plus: The Government Accountability Office issues a report on power morcellators and the FDA's system of evaluation. Also, does the volume of one type of heart fat indicate the risk of heart disease?
Can low-dose estrogen bring vasomotor symptom relief?A study examines the efficacy of lower-than-conventional doses of estrogen in relieving vasomotor symptoms. Plus: What are the latest ACOG recommendations on water births?