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Reporting facilities in police forces for menopause sufferers not good enough

Police survey finds almost half of police staff suffering severe symptoms of the menopause have considered quitting their jobs.

Published: 11th April 2019

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Almost half policewomen suffering during menopause think of quitting

Why BBC Radio 4 star, Kirsty Lang, is going back on HRT despite having had breast cancer

BBC Radio 4 presenter, Kirsty Lang, has decided to go back to using HRT despite having suffered breast cancer at the age of 53.

Published: 4th April 2019

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Why Kirsty Lang returned to HRT after suffering breast cancer

Making Sense of the HRT Debate

Dr Anne Connolly, RCGP Clinical Champion for Menstrual Wellbeing and Dr Louise Newson, GP and Menopause Specialist have written an article to help women make sense of the debate about HRT.

Published: 2nd April 2019

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Making sense of the HRT debate - Menopause Dr Louise Newson

Anonymous questionnaire launched about Menopause at Work

Dr Louise Newson has recently launched a questionnaire to help gather data to assess the impact of perimenopause and menopause in the workplace.

Published: 1st April 2019

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Menopause Questionnaire - Dr Louise Newson

Why HRT doesn't deserve to have a poor reputation

In this article, Community Pharmacist, Rod Tucker, explores whether there is a connection between hormone replacement therapy and cognitive decline.

Published: 29th March 2019

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Is HRT & cognitive decline connected? Rod Tucker, Community Pharmacist

Are your hormones making you depressed?

With up to 70% of women experiencing low mode in the run-up to the menopause, this article, contributed to by Dr Louise Newson, looks at the link between hormones and depression.

Published: 25th March 2019

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Are your hormones making you depressed?

Menopause survey results published!

An infographic displaying the results of Dr Louise Newson's survey in conjunction with the Primary Care Women's Health Forum about women's knowledge and care received around the menopause has been published.

Published: 12th March 2019

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Menopause Care Survey Results Published: Menopause Dr Louise Newson

Newson Health Nutritionist Organises Wellness Retreat in Beautiful Tuscany

Renowned women's nutritionist and chef, Emma Ellice-Flint has created a luxury wellness and nutrition retreat in the beautiful Italian surroundings of Tuscany in June 2019.

Published: 12th March 2019

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Newson Health's Emma Ellice-Flint: Wellness Retreat in Tuscany

Prof Michael Baum brands Times' article suggesting links between HRT and Alzheimer's as "unhelpful and misleading"

Professor Michael Baum, Prof Emeritus of Surgery, ULC, London issues a rapid response to an article in The Times suggesting a link between HRT and Alzheimers.

Published: 12th March 2019

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Doctors angry about press' unproven claims linking HRT to Alzheimer's

Several doctors specialising in helping women manage their menopausal symptoms have hit back at unproven claims printed in the press linking HRT to Alzheimers disease. 

Published: 7th March 2019

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Doctors hit back at unproven claims linking HRT to Alzheimers