vasomotor symptom

Study: Clinical trials indicate positive results for Zika vaccineThree Phase 1 human clinical trials evaluating the efficacy of an Army-developed Zika purified inactivated virus (ZPIV) vaccine have shown it to be safe and well tolerated, according to a recent study. Plus: Another study has found an association between postmenopausal vasomotor symptoms (VMS), including hot flashes and night sweats, and elevated risk of diabetes.
Natural estrogen/progesterone HT capsule shows promiseA first-of-its-kind capsule combining natural 17β-estradiol and progesterone has promise for menopause-related hot flushes, according to results of a Phase 3 multi center trial.
Can low-dose estrogen bring vasomotor symptom relief?A study examines the efficacy of lower-than-conventional doses of estrogen in relieving vasomotor symptoms. Plus: What are the latest ACOG recommendations on water births?
Does ospemifene increase vasomotor symptoms?A study examines if ospemifene is linked to increased hot flashes. Plus: Do certain cerclage sutures increase the risk of preterm birth? Also, do pregnancy delays actually decrease the risk of microcephaly as a result of congenital Zika infection?
Menopause counseling hot flash: Persistent VMS more common in African-Americans and more new researchA review of the latest research on the persistence of vasomotor symptoms, the link between hormone therapy and ovarian cancer risk, and the prevalence of substance use in pregnant adolescents.
Are severe menopause symptoms a bellwether of bone health?
Are severe menopause symptoms a bellwether of bone health?Women with more severe vasomotor symptoms and night sweats may be at risk of having poorer bone health, according to a prospective observational study.
Untreated hot flashes may impact work productivityMany women who suffer from moderate to severe vasomotor symptoms (VMS) appear to go untreated, potentially leading to work loss, according to a new study in Menopause.
Caffeine may fuel hot flashesMenopausal hot flashes may be more bothersome in women who drink caffeine, according to results of a 6-year cross-sectional survey published in Menopause.
SNRI may be as effective as estrogen for hot flashesA small study led by investigators from Brigham and Women’s Hospital suggests that the serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI) venlafaxine hydrochloride may be as effective as low-dose estradiol for relief of hot flashes.
‘9 Foods That Fight Hot Flashes’A study from The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition is the basis for this article in Woman's Day. A link to the North American Menopause Society’s website is offered in the introduction, but not one to the study abstract itself.