The Year in Post-Menopausal Health 2004

The Year in Post-Menopausal Health 2004

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Compiled by experts in their field, this new title to the series examines the most important papers selected from the extensive literature written on post-menopausal health over the past twelve months.

The volume provides an essential overview of the most significant advances in the treatment of many conditions that can emerge post-menopause, including breast cancer, stroke, heart disease and arthritis. The book also examines the causes of post-menopausal health difficulties and looks at possible treatments, both traditional and complementary.

A practical and highly informative guide, The Year in Post Menopausal Health will prove an invaluable ongoing resource for physicians in their daily practice
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Table of contents

INTRODUCTION
Premenopausal Risk Factors for Disease in Later Life, M. Rees

MAJOR DISEASES OF OLD AGE
Dementia, J.T. O'Brien
Myocardial Infarction and Stroke, D. Crook
Stroke, P. Albertazzi

MUSCULAR-SKELETAL DISORDERS
Screening for Osteoporosis, D.W. Purdie
Management of Osteoporosis, W.D. Fraser
Arthritis, D.M. Reid

CANCER
Colorectal Cancer, E. Fernandez, S. Gallus, C. La Vecchia
Endometrial Cancer, M.K. Oehler
Ovarian Cancer, D. Fishman
Breast Cancer, J. Marsden

LIFE-STYLE ISSUES
Dietary and Life Style Interventions, J. Brockie
Alternative and Complementary Therapies, E. Ernst
Socioeconomic Issues of Ageing, L. Shotten

REPRODUCTIVE HEALTHCARE
Urogynaecology, L. Cardozo
Sexual function, L. Berman
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