Gynaecology

April 19th, 2017 An experimental drug has been shown to dramatically cut the number of hot flushes in women with severe menopause symptoms, says a Pharmaceutical Journal report. In a phase II randomised trial of the neurokinin 3 receptor antagonist MLE4901 in 28...

March 22nd, 2017 Women who have taken the oral contraceptive pill are protected from some types of cancer for as long as 30 years after they stopped taking it, according to research from the University of Aberdeen. Those who have used the pill “during their...

March 15th, 2017 A 'sensationalised cascade of fear' has for more than a decade led many women and their doctors incorrectly to believe hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is unsafe, concludes a University of Nevada study. The research was welcomed by Professor...

November 16th, 2016 A US study shows that middle-aged women outperform age-matched men on all memory measures, but memory declines as women enter post-menopause. Pre-menopausal and peri-menopausal women outperformed post-menopausal women in a number of key memory...

July 27th, 2016 Estradiol initiated within six years of menopause does not affect verbal memory, executive functions, or global cognition differently than therapy begun 10+ years after menopause, found a large, long-term Stanford University clinical...
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