While the possibility of this health issue goes up after menopause, that doesn’t mean you can’t reduce your risk.
Researchers analyzed blood tests conducted on 1,537 women between the ages of 42 and 63. The long-term SWAN study monitored changes in the women’s health as they went through the menopausal transition.
Four SWAN investigators assumed leadership positions of the North American Menopause Society (NAMS) for 2019-2020.
Samar R. El Khoudary, PhD, from the University of Pittsburgh was recognized by The North American Menopause Society (NAMS).
A group of SWAN investigators led by Dr. Samar El Khoudary at the University of Pittsburgh have published a review of the SWAN results and progress in Menopause.
In a recent O Magazine article, SWAN was recognized as a major source of scientific knowledge about midlife women and menopause.
University of Michigan Epidemiology PhD student Alexis Reeves, MPH has been awarded a two-year F31 award from the National Institute of Aging.
“Temporal increases in 25-hydroxyvitamin D in midlife women: Longitudinal results from the Study of Women’s Health Across the Nation (SWAN)” has been accepted for publication in Clinical Endocrinology
Over an 11 year period, average serum concentration of 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25OHD) increased 16.2 nmol/L (6.5 ng/mL) in a cohort of midlife women followed longitudinally through the SWAN Study.
University Michigan graduate student, Alexis Reeves was selected by the Society of Epidemiologic Research (SER) to present at 2019 SER Student Workshop.
The relation between the menopause transition (MT) and changes in body composition or weight remains uncertain.
Multi-ethnic study shows midlife women with more physical activity or a lower calorie diet have less risk of developing heart disease
Midlife women transitioning to menopause may be able to lower their risk of developing heart disease and type 2 diabetes, if they exercise more or eat a lower calorie diet.
Alexis Nasr presented a poster at the American Heart Association’s 26th annual Fellows Research Day at the University of Pittsburgh on January 12.
“Prevalence of Complementary and Alternative Medicine and Herbal Remedy Use in Hispanic and Non-Hispanic White Women: Results from the Study of Women’s Health Across the Nation.”
his paper reports that women with higher levels of C-reactive protein (CRP) were more likely to experience premenstrual moodiness, cramps, backaches, weight gain and bloating and breast pain.
Congratulations to SWAN authors: Samar El Khoudary (pictured), Imke Janssen, Susan A. Everson-Rose, Lynda H. Powell, and Karen A. Matthews!
Congratulations to SWAN authors Arun S. Karlamangla (pictured), WeiJuan Han, Mei-Hua Huang, and Gail A. Greendale!
Endocrine Today is featuring a SWAN paper that was recently published in Diabetic Medicine.
Congratulations to SWAN authors Jennifer Karas Montez, Joyce T. Bromberger, Siobán D. Harlow, Howard M. Kravitz, and Karen A. Matthews!
Congratulations to SWAN Investigator Rebecca Thurston, Ph.D. who was awarded this year’s Henry Burger Prize from the International Menopause Society.
Please join us in congratulating SWAN Investigator Dr. Deborah M. Mitchell, who is one of six recipients of the 2016 American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR) Rising Star Award.
SWAN study findings about hot flashes was recently published in the New York Times diminishing the myth that hot- flashes last for only a few years.
Dr. Ellen Gold and colleagues recently published “The Relation of Inflammation to Premenstrual Symptoms” in the Journal of Women’s Health.
Jelena Pavlovic’s paper, “Are Drops in Estrogen Levels More Rapid in Women with Migraine?” was recently published in an online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of American Academy of Neurology.
Please join us in congratulating Dr. Nanette Santoro! She is the winner of the 2016 Laureate Award for Outstanding Mentorship given by the Endocrine Society. This is a tremendous honor and well-deserved