MENSTRUATION MATTERS

Brisdelle for Hot Flashes

The North American Menopause Society held its annual meeting Oct. 9 to 12. An article posted a few days earlier stated that hot flashes would be “extensively discussed” at the meeting because “temperature control is such a preoccupation for menopause.” There would be 13 presentations on low-dose paroxetine mesylate (brand name Brisdelle), “the first nonhormonal treatment for hot flashes to...
O Canada! Gardasil® Vaccine May be a Medical Experiment on Older Women

O Canada! Gardasil® Vaccine May be a Medical Experiment on Older Women

Guest Post by Leslie Botha, Broadcast Journalist It appears that women ages 27 to 45 in Canada are being subjected to the same type of Gardasil® advertising campaign adolescents and their families are in the United States. The full page advertisements are running continuously in magazine supplements in Sunday newspapers north and south of the border. ‘Now women ages 27...
It’s National Women’s Health Week — Celebrate and Reminisce with the FDA

It’s National Women’s Health Week — Celebrate and Reminisce with the FDA

I admit, I didn’t know that this is National Women’s Health Week until I received a reminder in my inbox from a U.S. FDA mailing list, letting me know about the Food & Drug Administration’s role in promoting Women’s Health. They’ve published a brochure (available in both HTML and PDF versions) commemorating 100 Years of Protecting and Promoting Women’s...
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