Navigation Links
Internists must play a larger role in managing menopausal symptoms
Date:3/19/2014

New Rochelle, NY, March 19, 2014The number of menopausal women is projected to reach 50 million by 2020. With changing views on appropriate therapies to control symptoms and new treatments available and on the horizon, most internists lack the core competencies and experience to meet the needs of women entering menopause, according to a provocative Commentary published in Journal of Women's Health, a peer-reviewed publication from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers. The article is available free on the Journal of Women's Health website at http://www.liebertpub.com/jwh.

The article "Competency in Menopause Management: Whither Goest the Internist?" by Richard Santen, MD, University of Virginia Health Sciences System (Charlottesville), Cynthia Stuenkel, MD, University of California at San Diego, Henry Burger, MD, Monash University (Melbourne, Australia), and JoAnn Manson, MD, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School (Boston, MA), describes the changing landscape of menopausal symptom management, with renewed use of hormone therapy among recently menopausal women at low risk of breast cancer and heart disease. The emergence of new non-hormonal treatments and other approaches may be unfamiliar to internists who are often ill-prepared to manage symptoms in women who have completed their reproductive years and are approaching or beginning menopause.

"It is essential that new curricula be developed to train internists in the core competencies needed to manage menopausal symptoms," says Susan G. Kornstein, MD, Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Women's Health, Executive Director of the Virginia Commonwealth University Institute for Women's Health, Richmond, VA, and President of the Academy of Women's Health.


'/>"/>
Contact: Vicki Cohn
vcohn@liebertpub.com
914-740-2100
Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1

Related biology news :

1. University of Tennessee anthropologists find American heads are getting larger
2. Tracking invasive cheatgrass role in larger, more frequent Western fires
3. Eating fewer, larger meals may prove healthier for obese women
4. Montana State University research on algal biofuels keys larger study
5. Managing biodiversity data from local government
6. Research examines new methods for managing digestive health
7. Managing waters shared across national boundaries: Treasury of papers helps capture 20 years of lessons
8. Managing Type 1 diabetes as an adolescent
9. European Guidance for the diagnosis & management of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women
10. Elseviers Maturitas publishes clinical guide on endometrial assessment in postmenopausal women
11. Calcium plus vitamin D supplementation does not reduce joint symptoms in postmenopausal women
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Internists must play a larger role in managing menopausal symptoms
(Date:3/27/2017)... 2017  Catholic Health Services (CHS) has been ... (HIMSS) Analytics for achieving Stage 6 on the ... In addition, CHS previously earned a place in ... electronic medical record (EMR). "HIMSS Analytics ... EMR usage in an outpatient setting.  This recognition ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... Research and Markets has announced the addition ... - Industry Forecast to 2025" report to their offering. ... The Global Vehicle ... around 8.8% over the next decade to reach approximately $14.21 billion ... estimates and forecasts for all the given segments on global as ...
(Date:3/20/2017)... At this year,s CeBIT Chancellor Dr. Angela ... The Chancellor came to the DERMALOG stand together with the Japanese Prime ... partner country. At the largest German biometrics company the two government leaders ... iris recognition as well as DERMALOG´s multi-biometrics system.   ... ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:4/27/2017)... ... 27, 2017 , ... Oncolinx, a spin-out of the Center ... truly taken their cancer research out of this world. On April 22, 2017, ... to the International Space Station’s (ISS) U.S. National Laboratory, managed by the Center ...
(Date:4/27/2017)... Luxembourg (PRWEB) , ... April 27, 2017 , ... Mitotech ... study in Leber’s Hereditary Optic Neuropathy (LHON) patients. LHON is a rare devastating genetic ... efficacy of SkQ1 eye drops in a group of 20 patients carrying 11778, 14484 ...
(Date:4/27/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Arrowhead Publishers is pleased to announce the ... San Diego, CA on September 27-28, 2017. Leaders from the pharmaceutical, biotech, device ... the treatment of various types of pain. There are also extended networking opportunities, ...
(Date:4/27/2017)... ... April 27, 2017 , ... Sierra Instruments announces ... capillary thermal mass flow technology provide exponentially more accurate mass flow data than ... of all industrial processes—such as those involving chemical reactions, combustion, respiration, pharmaceutical, and ...
Breaking Biology Technology: