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Press Releases

The North American Menopause Society periodically issues news releases, typically on EurekAlert and through our media list. Releases are also posted here, starting with the most recent.

11/4   As Menopause Approaches, Fluctuating Estrogen Increases Sensitivity to Stress, Depression

10/19  Physical Activity Has Greater Impact on Body Composition in Postmenopausal Women

10/14  More Than One-Third of Perimenopausal Women Develop Insomnia
           New study shows symptoms escalating over time

 10/8   Menopause Diminishes Impact of Good Cholesterol
           New study shows women more vulnerable to artery hardening during menopause

 9/30   One Third of Hormone Users at Menopause Take Unapproved, Untested Compounded Drugs
           Cases of uterine cancer reported among users of compounded hormones

 9/30   Impact of Menopausal Hormone Therapy on Heart Disease Depends on Timing of Initiation
           Women taking hormones shortly after onset of menopause remain free of coronary heart
           disease for longer periods of time

 9/30   Vitamin D3 Supplementation Helps Women Build Muscle Even After Menopause
            New study demonstrates vitamin effectiveness in reducing degeneration and risk of falls

 9/30  Use of Local Estrogens for Genitourinary Menopausal Symptoms Remains Low
           New study demonstrates preference for vaginal estrogen tablets vs cream and how method of
           treatment affects adherence to treatment

9/30  New Study Proves Link Between Recent Abuse and Menopause-Related Symptoms
          Verbal and emotional abuse impact menopause experience the most

 9/23  Taming Hot Flashes Without Hormones: What Works, What Doesn’t
          NAMS experts make evidence-based recommendations so providers can help women make
          informed decisions

 9/21  NAMS Honors Outstanding Contributors to Menopause Science, Care, and Communication 

 9/9    New Edition of “The Menopause Guidebook” Helps Women Looking for Facts, Not Myths

 8/12  Postmenopausal Women Prefer Vaginal Estrogen to Achieve Higher Sexual Quality of Life
          New study demonstrates women’s willingness to use vaginal estrogen despite fears of hormones;
          justifies use of local estrogen in addition to systemic hormone therapy

 8/5    New Study Demonstrates Combined Impact of Smoking and Early Menopause on Mortality
          Current smokers who experienced early menopause expected to die 2.6 years earlier         

 6/10  More Women Turning to CAM for Menopause Without Medical Guidance

 6/8    NAMS Supports Judicious Use of Systemic Hormone Therapy Even After Age 65

 3/17  Hormones with Statins May Help Women’s Hearts after Menopause
 3/11  New Study Links Urinary Troubles at Menopause with Sleep, Body Fat, Reaction Time

 3/2    When I’m 64—I’ll Still Have Hot Flashes?
           The answer is “yes” for many women. For some, the symptoms can still be troublesome

 2/19  More Women Now Using Compounded Hormones without Understanding the Risks

 2/4   Study Finds Link between Early Menopause and CFS

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