Obstetrics & gynaecology

NAMS updates position statement on menopausal hormone therapy

Hormone therapy remains the most effective treatment for vasomotor symptoms (VMS) and genitourinary syndrome of menopause, according to a position statement issued by the North American Menopause Society (NAMS) and published ...

Medical research

Study identifies new protection mechanism in breast cancer

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have identified a protein that protects against breast tumor growth and that can be linked to a better prognosis in breast cancer patients. The results, which are published in ...

Oncology & Cancer

Postmenopausal women may benefit from estrogen compound research

Postmenopausal women have increased risk of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease due to loss of estrogen from metabolic changes. A high-fat diet further exacerbates the disease, which can progress to cirrhosis and liver failure. ...

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