Women’s Health and Menopause

New Strategies — Improved Quality of Life

  • R. A. Lobo
  • P. G. Crosignani
  • R. Paoletti
  • F. Bruschi

Part of the Medical Science Symposia Series book series (MSSS, volume 17)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxi
  2. XVI Lorenzini Annual Lecture

    1. Jan-Åke Gustafsson
      Pages 1-5
  3. XVII Lorenzini Annual Lecture

  4. Bone and Joints

    1. Luigi Gennari, Lucia Becherini, Alberto Falchetti, Laura Masi, Maria Luisa Brandi
      Pages 31-42
    2. Cyrus Cooper, Muhammad K. Javaid, Karen Walker-Bone, Elaine M. Dennison, Nigel K Arden
      Pages 43-50
  5. Osteoporosis Prevention Utilizing Novel Compounds

  6. Immune System and Inflammation

  7. Hormone Replacement Therapy

  8. Sex Steroids and Reprodution

    1. Frederick Naftolin, Paulo Rinaudo, Fadi Abushahin, Eddie Sze
      Pages 103-116
  9. Cardiovascular Disease

  10. HRT and Cardiovascular Disease: a New Approach

    1. Rogerio A. Lobo
      Pages 139-141
    2. Karen C. Johnson
      Pages 143-149
    3. Peter R. Kowey
      Pages 151-157
    4. Bertram Pitt
      Pages 159-166
    5. Rogerio A. Lobo
      Pages 167-173
  11. Cancer

  12. Emerging Directions in Menopause Managenment: Lowering HRT Doses

    1. C. Donati Sarti, P. Monteleone, M. Gambacciani, F. Parazzini
      Pages 239-242
  13. Stress Incontinence

    1. John Bidmead, Linda Cardozo
      Pages 243-247
  14. Central Nervous System and Mood Disorders

    1. Barbara B. Sherwin
      Pages 249-253
    2. Silvia Belcredito, Elisabetta Vegeto, Clara Meda, Adriana Maggi
      Pages 255-266
    3. Andrea Riccardo Genazzani, Francesca Bernardi, Martina Liut, M. Stomati, M. Pieri, M. Luisi
      Pages 267-278
    4. Victor W. Henderson
      Pages 279-290
    5. Jeanne Leventhal Alexander, Krista Kotz, Susan Davis
      Pages 291-301
    6. Susan L. Hendrix, PierGiorgio Crosignani, Vivian W. Pinn
      Pages 309-315
    7. Jacques E. Rossouw, Peter Collins, Nanette Wenger, Rodolfo Paoletti
      Pages 317-321
    8. Victor W. Henderson, Susan M. Resnick
      Pages 323-327
    9. Carlo La Vecchia, Louise A. Brinton, Anne McTiernan
      Pages 329-338
    10. Aila Collins
      Pages 339-344
  15. Eating Behavior and Nutrition

  16. Quality of Life

    1. Lorraine Dennerstein, Philippe Lehert, Henry Burger
      Pages 361-371
  17. New Drugs and Trials

    1. Vivian W. Pinn, Marianne J. Legato, JoAnn E. Manson, Christine Goertz
      Pages 373-375
  18. New Drugs and Trials

    1. David J. Gordon
      Pages 377-385
    2. Gregory R. Mundy, I. Ross Garrett, Gloria Gutierrez
      Pages 387-391
  19. Selected U.S. Government Sponsored Women’S Health Menopause Initiatives

    1. Vivian W. Pinn, Loretta P. Finnegan, K.M. Brett, Y. Chong, S. Mark, N. Keenan et al.
      Pages 393-397
  20. Back Matter
    Pages 399-410

About this book


The 4th International Symposium on Women's Health and Menopause, organized by the Giovanni Lorenzini Medical Foundation (Milan, Italy and Houston, Texas) focused on the new strategies to improve the quality of life of post-menopausal women. This volume illustrates the findings of this conference and includes information on the age-related degenerative processes occurring after menopause including cardiovascular disease, cancer, fractures and dementia.


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Editors and affiliations

  • R. A. Lobo
    • 1
  • P. G. Crosignani
    • 2
  • R. Paoletti
    • 3
  • F. Bruschi
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Obstetrics and GynecologyColumbia UniversityNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.First Department of Obstetrics and GynecologyUniversity of MilanMilanItaly
  3. 3.Department of Pharmacological SciencesUniversity of MilanMilanItaly

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Kluwer Academic Publishers 2002
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4613-5375-1
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4615-1061-1
  • Series Print ISSN 0928-9550
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