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 online July 7 in Menopause. Stephanie S. Faubion, M.D., from the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida, and colleagues reviewed the 2017 Position Statement, evaluated […]

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Shift workers can’t all adjust to a night shift, research finds

Scientists at the University of Warwick, jointly with those at Université Paris-Saclay, Inserm and Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris (France), have challenged the widespread belief that shift workers adjust to the night shift, using data drawn from wearable tech. By monitoring groups of French hospital workers working day or night shifts during their working and free […]

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Higher cardiovascular health may partially offset increased genetic risk for stroke

“We know that well-managed, modifiable risk factors, especially treatment of hypertension, can noticeably lower an individual’s risk of stroke,” said senior study author Myriam Fornage, Ph.D., FAHA, professor of molecular medicine and human genetics at the Institute of Molecular Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. “Our study confirmed that we […]

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