Maturitas Paper of the Year

Risk of asthma onset after natural and surgical menopause: Results from the French E3N cohort Bobette Matulonga-Diakiese, Dominique Courbon, Agnès Fournier, Margaux Sanchez, Annabelle Bédard, Sylvie Mesrine, Camille Taillé, Gianluca Severi, Gabriel Thabut, Raphaëlle Varraso, Bénédicte Leynaert Maturitas, Vol. 118, p44–50. https://www.maturitas.org/article/S0378-5122(18)30325-6/abstract

Management of depressive symptoms in peri- and post-menopausal women: EMAS Clinical Guide

Amsterdam, 7 November, 2019 – A new position statement by the European Menopause and Andropause Society (EMAS) published in the journal Maturitas summarises the evidence about management of depression at the menopause. Globally, the total number of people with depression exceeds 300 million with a 70% greater incidence in women. The perimenopause is considered to…

EMAS travel award

EMAS travel award EMAS will support the travel costs for junior members who wish to attend international meetings and congresses; or, for example, those who wish to visit laboratories for specific short-term activities, such as collaborative research, or in order to learn new techniques. This is subject to them meeting the assessment criteria for these…

Global Position Statement on testosterone treatment for women

The first Global Position Statement on the use of testosterone in the treatment of women, led by the International Menopause Society (IMS), was published in four leading international medical journals on 2 September 2019: Climacteric, Maturitas, The Journal of Sexual Medicine, and The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. The statement has been authored by a diverse team of leading experts…

#EMAS2019 in the news

#EMAS2019 in the news Integrating novel scientific insights into clinical application the multidisciplinary international congress was extremely successful and enjoyed by all participants. As part of its menopause week, the BBC filmed speakers on both women’s and men’s health. The clips are below. We look forward to May 2021 when the next congress will be in…

Type and timing of menopausal hormone therapy and breast cancer risk: individual participant meta-analysis of the worldwide epidemiological evidence. Collaborative Group on Hormonal Factors in Breast Cancer

30 August 2019 A meta-analysis covering the period January 1992 to January 2018 has been published in the Lancet by the Collaborative Group on Hormonal Factors in Breast Cancer. It has reported on the risk of breast cancer with MHT in relation to the type and timing of therapy. During prospective follow-up, 108 647 postmenopausal women…