Women's Health Initiative
By Michelle M. Mielke, PhD, Mayo Clinic, SWHR Interdisciplinary Network on Alzheimer’s Disease Member In the last few years
Some of us are suckers for studies: clinical trials, focus groups, surveys -- whatever promises to shed a little light on the human condition, or possibly make that condition a little better. This writer is a hopeless volunteer and currently proud of being an original part of the Women's Health Initiative.
My colleagues and I published our paper because we believe a small percentage, but still a very large number, of women are being harmed -- even killed -- due to an inappropriate aversion to the very concept of hormone replacement.
Some great news was just released that is sure to make big believers in the power of vitamin D smile... and maybe just a little smug.
Along with tens of millions of my baby boomer friends, I have embarked on a new journey at a time in life when Madison Avenue uses all its muscle muscle to convince us women that 50 is the new 30 or 60 is the new 40.
The use of HRT to prevent chronic conditions such as heart disease, dementia and osteoporosis dropped sharply a decade ago
It's been 10 years since one of the most significant papers in women's health was published -- a study on the risks and benefits of estrogen plus progestin in healthy postmenopausal women.
More people in the world now have a mobile phone than have a toilet. As we celebrate International Women's Day on March eighth, let's not forget that girls and women suffer the most from lack of sanitation.
The study disproves long-held assumptions in the medical and business communities about older women’s sexual activity and