Office of Research on Women's Health

Menopausal Hormone Therapy

Conference Reports
Web Resources on Menopausal Hormone Therapy
Selected Articles
ORWH-sponsored Videocasts Related to Menopause

Conference Reports

WHI Conference: The WHI Legacy to Future Generations of Women
Feb 2006
Information: Conference Website

State of the Science Conference on Management of Menopausal Symptoms,
Date: March 2005
Information: Final Report on Menopause Conference Consensus Statement

Scientific Workshop: Hormone Therapy Workshop: Menopausal Hormone Therapy
October 2002
Information: Workshop Presentations
Summary article
by Dr. Ruth Kirschstein

Second Annual ORWH Lectureship in Women's Health Research: "From Estrogen Receptors to Management of Menopause"
Date: February 2002
Information: Agenda

Web Resources on Menopausal Hormone Therapy

Do Complementary and Alternative Medicine Therapies Help Menopausal Symptoms? (National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine)

Hormone Replacement Therapy (Medline Plus)

Latest Published Journal Articles on Hormone Replacement Therapy (Medline)

Menopausal Hormone Therapy Information (NIH)

Menopause Hormone Use: Question and Answer (National Cancer Institute)

The North American Menopause Society

Ongoing Clinical Trials and Menopause

Post Menopausal Hormone Therapy (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute)

The Women’s Health and Aging Study (National Institute on Aging)

Women’s Health Initiative Reference List

Women's Health Initiative Memory Study

Selected Articles

Article Link
Study Summaries from WHI Conference (February 2006) Study Summaries PDF format
Risks and benefits of estrogen plus progestin in healthy postmenopausal women: principal results From the Women's Health Initiative randomized controlled trial.
Writing Group for the Women’s Health Initiative Investigators.
JAMA. 2002 Jul 17;288(3):321-33
Conjugated equine estrogens and global cognitive function in postmenopausal women: Women's Health Initiative Memory Study.
Espeland MA, Rapp SR, Shumaker SA, Brunner R, Manson JE, Sherwin BB, Hsia J, Margolis KL, Hogan PE, Wallace R, Dailey M, Freeman R, Hays J;
JAMA. 2004 Jun 23;291(24):2959-68.
Effects of estrogen plus progestin on risk of fracture and bone mineral density: the Women's Health Initiative randomized trial.
Cauley JA, Robbins J, Chen Z, Cummings SR, Jackson RD, LaCroix AZ, LeBoff M, Lewis CE, McGowan J, Neuner J, Pettinger M, Stefanick ML, Wactawski-Wende J, Watts NB;
JAMA. 2003 Oct 1;290(13):1729-38.
Conjugated equine estrogens and incidence of probable dementia and mild cognitive impairment in postmenopausal women: Women's Health Initiative Memory Study.
Shumaker SA, Legault C, Kuller L, Rapp SR, Thal L, Lane DS, Fillit H, Stefanick ML, Hendrix SL, Lewis CE, Masaki K, Coker LH;
JAMA. 2004 Jun 23;291(24):2947-58.
Estrogen plus progestin and the risk of coronary heart disease.
Manson JE, Hsia J, Johnson KC, Rossouw JE, Assaf AR, Lasser NL, Trevisan M, Black HR, Heckbert SR, Detrano R, Strickland OL, Wong ND, Crouse JR, Stein E, Cushman M;
N Engl J Med. 2003 Aug 7;349(6):523-34.
Effect of oestrogen plus progestin on the incidence of diabetes in postmenopausal women: results from the Women's Health Initiative Hormone Trial.
Margolis KL, Bonds DE, Rodabough RJ, Tinker L, Phillips LS, Allen C, Bassford T, Burke G, Torrens J, Howard BV; Women's Health Initiative Investigators.
Diabetologia. 2004 Jul;47(7):1175-87. Epub 2004 Jul 14.
Effects of conjugated equine estrogen in postmenopausal women with hysterectomy: the Women's Health Initiative randomized controlled trial.
Women’s Health Initiative Steering Committee,
JAMA. 2004 Apr 14;291(14):1701-12.
Menopause and hypothalamic-pituitary sensitivity to estrogen. Weiss G, Skurnick JH, Goldsmith LT, Santoro NF, Park SJ. JAMA. 2004 Dec 22;292(24):2991-6. Erratum in: JAMA. 2005 Jan 12;293(2):163. Medline

ORWH-sponsored videocasts related to menopause

Year Title Presenter(s) (if available) Length (Hours:Min.)
2005 State of the Science Conference on Management of Menopausal Symptoms, Day 1   08:20
2005 State of the Science Conference on Management of Menopausal Symptoms, Day 2   04:37
2005 State of the Science Conference on Management of Menopausal Symptoms, Day 3   03:05
2003 Depression: a Risk Factor for Osteoporosis in Women? & Depression and the Perimenopause Giovanni Cizza, M.D., Ph.D.,
Title: Depression: A Risk Factor for Osteoporosis in Women Lessons from the P.O.W.E.R. study as a model for integrative clinical research at NIH
Affiliation: National Institute of Mental Health

and Peter Schmidt, M.D.
Title: Depression and the Perimenopause
Affiliation: National Institute of Mental Health
2002 Second Annual ORWH Lectureship on Women's Health Research: From Estrogen Receptors to Management of Menopause Jan-Aike Gustafsson, M.D., Ph.D,

and Rodolfo Paoletti, M.D., Ph.D.
1999 Women's Health Research for the 21st Century: Hormone Replacement Therapy Marianne J. Legato, M.D., F.A.C.P.,
Title: HRT: What Are the Real Questions? What Are the Real Answers?
Affiliation: Partnership for Women's Health

Peter Ganz, M.D.,
Title: Designer Estrogens and Other Steroidal Hormones
Affiliation: Harvard Medical School

Susan R. Johnson, M.D.
Title: Risks and Benefits of Hormone Replacement Therapy
Affiliation: University of Iowa

Fredi Kronenberg, Ph.D.
Title: Complementary and Alternative Medicine Approaches for Menopausal Women: Public Use and Professional Knowledge
Affiliation: Columbia University
1999 Mood Disorders and Women: Clinical and Treatment Issues Mary Blehar, Ph.D.,
Title: Overview
Affiliation: NIMH

Katherine L. Wisner, M.D.,
Title: Depression
Affiliation: Case Western Reserve University

Lee S. Cohen, M.D.,
Title: Bipolar Disorder
Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital

and Barbara Parry, M.D.
Title: Premenstrual and Perimenopausal Mood Disorders
Affiliation: University of California, San Diego
1998 Women's Health Initiative: Finding the Answers on Hormone Replacement Therapy Suzanne Hurd, Ph.D.,
Title: Introduction
Affiliation: NHLBI

Jacques Rossouw, M.D.,
Title: Coronary Heart Disease and Breast Cancer
Affiliation: NHLBI, Women's Health Initiative

Jane Cauley, Dr.P.H.,
Title: Hormones and Osteoporosis
Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh

and Sally A. Shumaker, Ph.D.
Title: Estrogen Replacement Therapy and Dementia
Affiliation: Bowman Gray School of Medicine
1995 Hormone Replacement Therapy: Risks and Benefits Morris Notelovitz, M.D., Ph.D.,
Title: Changes at Menopause
Affiliation: The Women's Medical & Diagnostic Center

Marianne J. Legato, M.D.
Title: State of the Science
Affiliation: Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons

JoAnn Manson, M.D., Ph.D.,
Title: Hormone Replacement Therapy and Breast Cancer
Affiliation: Brigham and Women's Hospital

Florence Comite, M.D.,
Title: Complementary Approaches
Affiliation: Yale University

and Lynnette Nieman, M.D.
Title: Weighing the Risks and Benefits with Your Physician
Affiliation: National Institute of Child Health and Human Development


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