Women’s Health and Menopause: Risk Reduction Strategies-Improved Quality of Health

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Rodolfo Paoletti, P.G. Crosignani, P. Kenemans, Ann S. Jackson, N.K. Wenger
Springer Science & Business Media, Sep 30, 1999 - Medical - 289 pages
List of Contributors xviii An Aging Humankind: New Realities E. Dicgalusy Does Menopause Increase the Risk of Coronary Heart Disease? M.V. Huisrnan Chronic Low-Grade Metabolic Acidosis in Normal Adult Humans: Pathophysiology and Consequences L. Frassetto, R.C. Morris, Jr., K. Todd, and A. Sebastian The Menopause, Sex Hormones, and Rheumatic Disease G. Hall Novel Mechanisms of Estrogen Action J.-A. Gustafsson The Action of Ovarian Steroid Hormones on Tissues and Organs M.J. Legato Nongenomic Mechanisms of Sex Hormones J.H.H. Thijssen Action of Specific Estrogens on Vascular Cells C.S. Wingrove and J.C. Stevenson Direct Actions of Estrogen on Vascular Cells Ameliorates Response to hjury D. W. Losordo ix Newer Progestogens G. Samsioe IV. 11. Cardiovascular Disease: Risk Factors Related to Thrombosis G. de Gaetano, M.B. Donati, and L. Iacoviello Estrogen Effect upon Coronary Vasculature G.M.C. Rosano, F. Leonardo, and G. Panina Estrogen and Endothelial Function A. Virdis, L. Ghiadoni, I. Sudano, S. Pinto, S. Taddei, and A. Salvetti Action of Specific Estrogens on the Coronary Artery: Effects on Lipoproteins, Coagulation, and Fibrinolysis J.M. Sullivan Coronary Heart Disease in Women: Status 1998 N. K. Wenger Introduction to Osteoporosis C. Christiansen Genetics of Osteoporosis L. Masi, L. Gennari, A. Falchetti, and M.L. Brandi The Clinical Management of Osteoporosis S.E. Papapou los VI.
 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
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Chronic LowGrade Metabolic Acidosis in Normal Adult 15
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The Menopause Sex Hormones and Rheumatic Disease
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ESTROGENPROGESTOGEN ACTION
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Nongenomic Mechanisms of Sex Hormones
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Action of Specific Estrogens on Vascular Cells 53
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Newer Progestogens
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Target and Source for Sex Steroid Hormones
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The Role of Estrogen in Brain Aging and Alzheimers Disease 145
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Hypotheses on the Biological
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The American
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Once a Week Transdermal EstrogenQuality of Life Improvement in
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Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulator SERM Drugs for the
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Breast and Female Genital Tract Neoplasms in Overweight Women 217
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Postmenopausal Hormone Replacement Therapy and Gynecological
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Risk Factors Related to Thrombosis
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Estrogen Effect upon Coronary Vasculature
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Estrogen and Endothelial Function
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Effects on
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Status 1998
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Genetics of Osteoporosis
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The Clinical Management of Osteoporosis
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CENTRAL Nnavous SYSTEM
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Hormone Replacement Therapy and Breast Cancer Risk in HighRisk 233
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Collaborative Reanalysis of Data
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A Summary of the Evidence Relating Postmenopausal Hormone Use
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EPIDEMIOLOGICAL STUDIES AND MEDICAL PERCEPTION
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The ICARUS Italian Climacteric Research Group Study
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Sciacchitano for the ICARUS Osteoporosis Study Subgroup
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A View from the Italian Menopause
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