Gynaecology

August 1st, 2018 A large prospective study has found that sexual and physical abuse in childhood and adolescence is associated with a greater risk of endometriosis diagnosed during adulthood. The study found that women reporting severe-chronic abuse of multiple...

March 28th, 2018 Neither prescribed estradiol tablet nor over-the-counter moisturiser provides additional benefit over placebo tablet and gel in reducing post-menopausal vulvovaginal symptoms. Nearly half of post-menopausal women report bothersome vaginal...

March 14th, 2018 Women who use menopausal hormone therapy (HRT) appear to have a heart structure and function that is linked to a lower risk of heart failure, according to a study led by Queen Mary University of London. The effect of menopausal hormone therapy...

September 20th, 2017 Among postmenopausal women in the Women’s Health Initiative trials, use of hormone therapy (HRT) for five to seven years was not associated with risk of all-cause, cardiovascular or cancer death over 18 years of follow-up, according to a...
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