Month: June 2019

Dr Jim Tsaltas Menopause Hormonal Therapy (MHT) is regarded as the most effective treatment for menopausal symptoms. However, there are ongoing concerns regarding the use of hormones after treatment for conditions such as endometrial and other gynaecological malignancies and endometriosis....
  • June 30, 2019
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Martha Hickey Topical and other non-oral approaches are an alternative to oral medications to manage systemic menopausal symptoms including vasomotor symptoms (hot flushes and/or night sweats) and local symptoms such as vaginal dryness. Systemic absorption from the vaginal epithelium makes...
  • June 30, 2019
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Martha Hickey Menopausal symptoms include vasomotor symptoms (often described as “hot flushes” or “night sweats”) and vaginal dryness. Estrogen-containing hormonal therapies are currently the most effective treatments for these symptoms but are contraindicated for some women and avoided by others....
  • June 30, 2019
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Maree Lipschitz1 1The Feminine Pathway Title: Menopause: A female rite of passage Aim: To discuss the wider aspects and significance of the menopause in a woman’s life in addition to the medical assistance that she may require to get through...
  • June 28, 2019
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Mindi Li1, Dr Andrew Hung2, Dr Angela Yang1 1School of Health and Biomedical Sciences, RMIT University, Bundoora, Australia, 2School of Science, RMIT University, Bundoora, Australia Aim: To investigate the mechanisms of actions of an herbal formula named Guizhi Fuling Wan...
  • June 28, 2019
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Dr Nicole Opie1, Dr Kathy Zhu2, Professor Bronwyn Stuckey1,2 1Keogh Institute For Medical Research, 2Department of Endocrinology and Diabetes, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital Background: Institution of bone preserving therapy in women without a minimal trauma fracture (MTF) depends on prediction...
  • June 28, 2019
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Dr Qunyan Xu1, Dr Jill Dorrian2, Dr Jane Warland1 1School Of Nursing & Midwifery, University Of South Australia, 2School of Psychology, Social Work and Social Policy, University of South Australia Objectives: To examine the relationship between sunlight exposure and hot...
  • June 28, 2019
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Dr Stephanie Than1,2, Dr Chris Moran1,2, Associate Professor Richard Beare1, Associate Professor Amanda Vincent3,4, Dr Wei Wang1, Professor Velandai Srikanth1,2 1Department of Academic Medicine, Peninsula Clinical School, 2Central Clinical School, Monash University, Department of Geriatric Medicine, Peninsula Health, 3Department of...
  • June 28, 2019
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Dr Jane Elliott MHT has come  full circle since  the WHI papers were published – when  women and their doctors were inappropriately discouraged from using this treatment. The advice now from all major world menopause guidelines is that MHT is...
  • June 26, 2019
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Dr Amanda Vincent Menopause is the final menstrual period and diagnosed after 12 months of amenorrhoea. The average age of menopause is 51 years. The final menstrual period is preceded by the perimenopause which is often a time of chaotic...
  • June 26, 2019
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