Long-term Use of Hormone Replacement Therapy is Associated With a Lower Risk of Developing High-risk Serrated Polyps in Women

Dylan E O’Sullivan   et al (J Clin Gastroenterol. 2021 Aug 18. doi: 10.1097/MCG.0000000000001606.) reported data from a cross-sectional study of 1384 women undergoing screening-related colonoscopy between 2008 and 2016 were analyzed. Modified Poisson regression models with robust error variance were used to determine the relative risk (RR) of developing adenomatous polyps, serrated polyps, high-risk adenomatous…

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Age at menopause and risk of lung cancer: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Hsin-Fang Chung et al Maturitas 2021 Nov;153:1-10.   Abstract Previous reviews have found that menstrual and reproductive factors are associated with lung cancer risk, but evidence on a possible association with age at menopause is inconsistent. This review aimed to determine the association of early and late menopause with lung cancer risk. Publications were reviewed and…

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Effect of Fractional Carbon Dioxide Laser vs Sham Treatment on Symptom Severity in Women With Postmenopausal Vaginal Symptoms: A Randomized Clinical Trial

  Fiona G Li et al JAMA 2021 Oct 12;326(14):1381-1389 evaluated the efficacy of fractional carbon dioxide laser for treatment of vaginal symptoms associated with menopause in a double-blind, randomized, sham-controlled trial with 12-month follow-up at a single tertiary referral hospital in Sydney, Australia. Enrollment commenced on September 19, 2016, with final follow-up on June…

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Menopausal symptoms in epithelial ovarian cancer survivors: a GINECO VIVROVAIRE2 study

F Gernier et al Gynecol Oncol. 2021 Oct 11; S0090-8258(21)01419-0.   Epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC) and its treatments have negative effects on long-term quality of life (QoL) and fatigue. The present multicenter study ( n = 166, with relapse-free ≥3 years after the end of treatment) investigated the main menopausal symptoms and gynecological management of…

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