Susan Davis

Summary

Affiliation: Monash University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Hormone replacement therapy: current controversies
    Sonia Davison
    The Jean Hailes Foundation, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 58:249-61. 2003
  2. pmc Negative beliefs about low back pain are associated with high pain intensity and high level disability in community-based women
    Donna M Urquhart
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 9:148. 2008
  3. pmc Use of a cancer registry is preferable to a direct-to-community approach for recruitment to a cohort study of wellbeing in women newly diagnosed with invasive breast cancer
    Marijana Lijovic
    Women s Health Program, Department of Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria 3181, Australia
    BMC Cancer 8:126. 2008
  4. pmc Total cholesterol and triglycerides are associated with the development of new bone marrow lesions in asymptomatic middle-aged women - a prospective cohort study
    Miranda L Davies-Tuck
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University Medical School, Alfred Hospital, 89 Commercial Road, Prahran, Victoria 3004, Australia
    Arthritis Res Ther 11:R181. 2009
  5. pmc High sensitivity C-reactive protein is associated with lower tibial cartilage volume but not lower patella cartilage volume in healthy women at mid-life
    Fahad S Hanna
    Women s Health Program, Department of Medicine, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria Australia
    Arthritis Res Ther 10:R27. 2008
  6. pmc Association between meniscal tears and the peak external knee adduction moment and foot rotation during level walking in postmenopausal women without knee osteoarthritis: a cross-sectional study
    Miranda L Davies-Tuck
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Central and Eastern Clinical School, 89 Commercial Road, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
    Arthritis Res Ther 10:R58. 2008
  7. pmc What is the clinical and ethical importance of incidental abnormalities found by knee MRI?
    Rebecca Grainger
    Department of Medicine, Wellington School of Medicine, University of Otago, 23A Mein St, Newtown, Wellington South 6021, New Zealand
    Arthritis Res Ther 10:R18. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Postmenopausal hormone therapy: from monkey glands to transdermal patches
    S R Davis
    Department of Medicine CECS, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    J Endocrinol 185:207-22. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate levels are associated with more favorable cognitive function in women
    Susan R Davis
    Women s Health Program, Department of Medicine, Monash Medical School, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Commercial Road, Prahran, Victoria 3181, Australia
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:801-8. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Safety and efficacy of a testosterone metered-dose transdermal spray for treating decreased sexual satisfaction in premenopausal women: a randomized trial
    Susan Davis
    Women s Health Program, Department of Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria, Australia
    Ann Intern Med 148:569-77. 2008

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications87

  1. ncbi request reprint Hormone replacement therapy: current controversies
    Sonia Davison
    The Jean Hailes Foundation, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 58:249-61. 2003
    ..We have reviewed some basic concepts of oestrogen physiology and how these relate to exogenous oestrogen administration, the risks of greatest concern, and the role of androgens and newer treatment alternatives...
  2. pmc Negative beliefs about low back pain are associated with high pain intensity and high level disability in community-based women
    Donna M Urquhart
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 9:148. 2008
    ..We aimed to characterize the beliefs that community-dwelling women have about back pain and its consequences, and to determine whether those with varying levels of pain intensity and disability differ in their beliefs...
  3. pmc Use of a cancer registry is preferable to a direct-to-community approach for recruitment to a cohort study of wellbeing in women newly diagnosed with invasive breast cancer
    Marijana Lijovic
    Women s Health Program, Department of Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria 3181, Australia
    BMC Cancer 8:126. 2008
    ..The aim of this manuscript is to describe the issues encountered in the recruitment of this community-based study population...
  4. pmc Total cholesterol and triglycerides are associated with the development of new bone marrow lesions in asymptomatic middle-aged women - a prospective cohort study
    Miranda L Davies-Tuck
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University Medical School, Alfred Hospital, 89 Commercial Road, Prahran, Victoria 3004, Australia
    Arthritis Res Ther 11:R181. 2009
    ....
  5. pmc High sensitivity C-reactive protein is associated with lower tibial cartilage volume but not lower patella cartilage volume in healthy women at mid-life
    Fahad S Hanna
    Women s Health Program, Department of Medicine, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria Australia
    Arthritis Res Ther 10:R27. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether serum levels of hsCRP are associated with the variation in tibial and patella cartilage volumes in women without evidence of OA...
  6. pmc Association between meniscal tears and the peak external knee adduction moment and foot rotation during level walking in postmenopausal women without knee osteoarthritis: a cross-sectional study
    Miranda L Davies-Tuck
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Central and Eastern Clinical School, 89 Commercial Road, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
    Arthritis Res Ther 10:R58. 2008
    ..Joint loading mediated via gait parameters may be associated with meniscal tears, and determining whether such an association exists was the aim of this study...
  7. pmc What is the clinical and ethical importance of incidental abnormalities found by knee MRI?
    Rebecca Grainger
    Department of Medicine, Wellington School of Medicine, University of Otago, 23A Mein St, Newtown, Wellington South 6021, New Zealand
    Arthritis Res Ther 10:R18. 2008
    ..The prevalence of incidental, potentially clinically significant abnormalities identified by MRI and their clinical significance in a population undergoing knee MRI in research studies are unknown...
  8. ncbi request reprint Postmenopausal hormone therapy: from monkey glands to transdermal patches
    S R Davis
    Department of Medicine CECS, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    J Endocrinol 185:207-22. 2005
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate levels are associated with more favorable cognitive function in women
    Susan R Davis
    Women s Health Program, Department of Medicine, Monash Medical School, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Commercial Road, Prahran, Victoria 3181, Australia
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:801-8. 2008
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Safety and efficacy of a testosterone metered-dose transdermal spray for treating decreased sexual satisfaction in premenopausal women: a randomized trial
    Susan Davis
    Women s Health Program, Department of Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria, Australia
    Ann Intern Med 148:569-77. 2008
    ..It is not known whether premenopausal women who report low sexual satisfaction and have low circulating testosterone levels will benefit from testosterone therapy...
  11. doi request reprint The incidence of invasive breast cancer among women prescribed testosterone for low libido
    Susan R Davis
    Women s Health Program, Department of Medicine, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria 3181, Australia
    J Sex Med 6:1850-6. 2009
    ..Although the efficacy of testosterone for the treatment of hypoactive sexual desire disorder is well established, the effect of testosterone therapy on breast cancer risk remains uncertain...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effects of aromatase inhibition on sexual function and well-being in postmenopausal women treated with testosterone: a randomized, placebo-controlled trial
    Susan R Davis
    Women s Health Program, Department of Medicine, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria, Australia
    Menopause 13:37-45. 2006
    ..Therefore, the authors investigated the effects of aromatase enzyme inhibition on sexual function, well-being, and mood in estrogen- and T-replete postmenopausal women in a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled study...
  13. doi request reprint Simplifying screening for osteoporosis in Australian primary care: the Prospective Screening for Osteoporosis; Australian Primary Care Evaluation of Clinical Tests (PROSPECT) study
    Susan R Davis
    Women s Health Program, Department of Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Menopause 18:53-9. 2011
    ....
  14. doi request reprint Testosterone for low libido in postmenopausal women not taking estrogen
    Susan R Davis
    Women s Health Program, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Australia
    N Engl J Med 359:2005-17. 2008
    ..The efficacy and safety of testosterone treatment for hypoactive sexual desire disorder in postmenopausal women not receiving estrogen therapy are unknown...
  15. doi request reprint Effects of the route of estrogen administration on insulinlike growth factor-I, IGF binding protein-3, and insulin resistance in healthy postmenopausal women: results from a randomized, controlled study
    Susan R Davis
    Women s Health Program, Department of Medicine, Monash Medical School, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria, Australia
    Menopause 15:1065-9. 2008
    ..The aim of the study was to investigate the effects of intranasal E2 with norethisterone (E2/NET) versus oral E2/NET acetate on IGF-I, IGF binding protein 3, and insulin resistance in postmenopausal women...
  16. ncbi request reprint Circulating androgen levels and self-reported sexual function in women
    Susan R Davis
    Women s Health Program, Department of Medicine, Monash Medical School, Alfred Hospital, Victoria, Australia
    JAMA 294:91-6. 2005
    ..It has been proposed that low sexual desire and sexual dysfunction are associated with low blood testosterone levels in women. However, evidence to support this is lacking...
  17. ncbi request reprint Intranasal versus transdermal matrix oestrogen replacement in Australasian women
    Susan R Davis
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The National Health and Medical Research Council Centre of Clinical Research Excellence for Study of Women s Health, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
    Maturitas 51:163-71. 2005
    ..To compare the efficacy and patient acceptability of intranasal and transdermal 17beta-oestradiol delivery systems for postmenopausal symptoms in Australasian women...
  18. ncbi request reprint Testosterone for low libido in postmenopausal women not using systemic oestrogen therapy
    Susan R Davis
    Women s Health Program, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Monash Medical School, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 191:134-5. 2009
    ..Results are promising but long-term safety remains uncertain...
  19. ncbi request reprint The use of androgens for female sexual dysfunction
    Susan R Davis
    Department of Medicine at Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    Nat Clin Pract Urol 3:176-7. 2006
  20. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and safety of a testosterone patch for the treatment of hypoactive sexual desire disorder in surgically menopausal women: a randomized, placebo-controlled trial
    Susan R Davis
    The Jean Hailes Foundation, Clayton, Australia
    Menopause 13:387-96. 2006
    ..We investigated the efficacy and safety of a testosterone patch in surgically menopausal women receiving concurrent transdermal estrogen...
  21. doi request reprint The effect of transdermal testosterone on mammographic density in postmenopausal women not receiving systemic estrogen therapy
    Susan R Davis
    Women s Health Program, Department of Medicine, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Commercial Road, Prahran, Victoria 3181, Australia
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 94:4907-13. 2009
    ..The effects of testosterone therapy on mammographic density in postmenopausal women not on EPT are not known...
  22. doi request reprint Should women receive androgen replacement therapy, and if so, how?
    Susan R Davis
    Department of Medicine, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Monash Medical School, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Australia
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 72:149-54. 2010
    ..Hence the question, should women receive androgen replacement therapy, and if so, how?..
  23. doi request reprint Use of complementary and alternative therapy by women in the first 2 years after diagnosis and treatment of invasive breast cancer
    Susan R Davis
    Women s Health Program, Department of Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria, Australia
    Menopause 17:1004-9. 2010
    ....
  24. doi request reprint Drugs for the treatment of menopausal symptoms
    Susan R Davis
    Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Central Clinical School, Women s Health Program, Commercial Road, Prahran, Victoria 3181, Australia
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 11:1329-41. 2010
    ..Over the last decade, the management of the menopause has attracted extensive public and professional debate and has become one of the most controversial areas in clinical practice...
  25. ncbi request reprint Pharmacological therapy for female sexual dysfunction: has progress been made?
    Susan R Davis
    Women s Health Program, Department of Medicine, Monash University, Prahran, Victoria, Australia
    Drugs 68:259-64. 2008
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Testosterone aromatization and cognition in women: a randomized, placebo-controlled trial
    Sonal Shah
    NH and MRC Centre of Clinical Research Excellence in the Women s Health Program, Department of Medicine, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria, Australia
    Menopause 13:600-8. 2006
    ..To explore whether inhibition of the conversion of testosterone to estradiol modifies the effects of testosterone on cognition in 61 healthy, estrogen-treated postmenopausal women...
  27. ncbi request reprint Transdermal testosterone therapy improves well-being, mood, and sexual function in premenopausal women
    Rebecca Goldstat
    Jean Hailes Foundation Research Unit, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
    Menopause 10:390-8. 2003
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Transition from estrogen therapy to raloxifene in postmenopausal women: effects on treatment satisfaction and the endometrium-a pilot study
    Susan R Davis
    Jean Hailes Foundation, Melbourne, Australia
    Menopause 11:167-75. 2004
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Well-being, health-related quality of life and cardiovascular disease risk profile in women with subclinical thyroid disease - a community-based study
    Robin J Bell
    Women s Health Program, Department of Medicine, Monash Medical School, Alfred Hospital, Commercial Road, Prahran Vic, Australia
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 66:548-56. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate whether subclinical thyroid disease is associated with impaired health-related quality of life and a more adverse cardiovascular disease risk profile...
  30. ncbi request reprint What is the rationale for androgen therapy for women?
    Mary Anne Papalia
    The Jean Hailes Foundation Research Unit, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
    Treat Endocrinol 2:77-84. 2003
    ..However, clear guidelines regarding the diagnosis of androgen insufficiency, optimal therapeutic doses, and long-term safety remain lacking...
  31. doi request reprint Methodology and challenges to recruitment to a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of oral DHEA in postmenopausal women
    Mary Panjari
    NH and MRC Centre of Clinical Research Excellence in the Women s Health Program, Department of Medicine, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria, Australia
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 17:1559-65. 2008
    ..To report on the issues encountered in the recruitment of healthy naturally menopausal women in the community to a randomized placebo-controlled trial of dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) therapy for treatment of loss of sexual desire...
  32. ncbi request reprint Menopause: new therapies
    Susan R Davis
    The Jean Hailes Foundation, Research Unit, 173 Carinish Road, Clayton, VIC 3168, Australia
    Med J Aust 178:634-7. 2003
    ..Effects of SERMs on the cardiovascular system are currently being evaluated...
  33. ncbi request reprint Osteoarthritis and the postmenopausal woman: Epidemiological, magnetic resonance imaging, and radiological findings
    Fahad S Hanna
    Jean Hailes Foundation, Clayton, Australia
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 34:631-6. 2004
    ..There is some observational evidence to suggest an effect of hormones on osteoarthritis (OA), especially in perimenopausal women...
  34. ncbi request reprint The cross-sectional relationship between fortnightly exercise and knee cartilage properties in healthy adult women in midlife
    Fahad Hanna
    National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia Centre of Clinical Research Excellence for the Study of Women s Health, Monash University Medical School, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria, Australia
    Menopause 14:830-4. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the cross-sectional relationship between exercise and knee joint cartilage in women at midlife...
  35. ncbi request reprint The effects of tibolone on mood and libido
    Susan R Davis
    Jean Hailes Foundation, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
    Menopause 9:162-70. 2002
    ..To review published data pertaining to the effects of tibolone on sexual parameters, mood, and cognitive function in postmenopausal women...
  36. ncbi request reprint Determinants of change in patella cartilage volume in healthy subjects
    Fahad Hanna
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University Medical School, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Australia
    J Rheumatol 33:1658-61. 2006
    ..To examine whether the amount of patella cartilage in healthy, middle-aged subjects is stable or changes over time, and what factors may influence the changes...
  37. doi request reprint Urinary incontinence is associated with lower psychological general well-being in community-dwelling women
    Roslin Botlero
    Women s Health Program, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    Menopause 17:332-7. 2010
    ..There are few studies documenting the impact of urinary incontinence (UI) on well-being in women. The aim of this study was to evaluate the relationships between different types of UI and general well-being in women in the community...
  38. ncbi request reprint Testosterone effects on the breast: implications for testosterone therapy for women
    Woraluk Somboonporn
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria 3168, Australia
    Endocr Rev 25:374-88. 2004
    ..Research addressing this is warranted; however, the number of women that would be required for an adequately powered randomized controlled trial renders such a study unlikely...
  39. ncbi request reprint Static knee alignment is associated with the risk of unicompartmental knee cartilage defects
    Neela Janakiramanan
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventative Medicine, Monash University, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
    J Orthop Res 26:225-30. 2008
    ....
  40. doi request reprint Low back pain and disability in community-based women: prevalence and associated factors
    Donna M Urquhart
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Menopause 16:24-9. 2009
    ..We aimed to investigate the prevalence and identify factors associated with both back pain and disability...
  41. doi request reprint A randomized trial of oral DHEA treatment for sexual function, well-being, and menopausal symptoms in postmenopausal women with low libido
    Mary Panjari
    NH and MRC Centre of Clinical Research Excellence in the Women s Health Program, Department of Medicine, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria, Australia
    J Sex Med 6:2579-90. 2009
    ..Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) and its sulfate DHEAS, which are the most abundant steroids in women, decline with age. We have shown association between low sexual function and low circulating DHEAS levels in women...
  42. doi request reprint The natural history of bone marrow lesions in community-based middle-aged women without clinical knee osteoarthritis
    Patricia A Berry
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University Medical School, Alfred Hospital, Victoria, Australia
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 39:213-7. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the natural history of BML in a healthy population and identify risk factors associated with their persistence and incidence...
  43. doi request reprint Lack of knowledge of hormone receptor status and use of endocrine therapy in invasive breast cancer
    Robin J Bell
    Women s Health Program, Department of Medicine, Monash Medical School, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Prahan, Victoria, Australia
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:1975-80. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the level of understanding in women with newly diagnosed invasive breast cancer of the key clinical features of their disease that are important determinants in treatment decision making...
  44. doi request reprint DHEA for postmenopausal women: a review of the evidence
    Mary Panjari
    NH and MRC Centre of Clinical Research Excellence, Department of Medicine, Central Clinical School, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria, Australia
    Maturitas 66:172-9. 2010
    ..It has been proposed that restoring the circulating levels of these steroids to those found in young women may have anti-aging effects and improve sexual function and wellbeing in postmenopausal women...
  45. doi request reprint Psychological well-being in a cohort of women with invasive breast cancer nearly 2 years after diagnosis
    Robin J Bell
    Department of Medicine, Monash University Medical School, Prahran, Victoria, Australia
    Support Care Cancer 18:921-9. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to document the psychological well-being of a group of women with invasive breast cancer (BC) on an average of nearly 2 years after their diagnosis...
  46. doi request reprint The safety of 52 weeks of oral DHEA therapy for postmenopausal women
    Mary Panjari
    NH and MRC Centre of Clinical Research Excellence in the Women s Health Program, Department of Medicine, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria, Australia
    Maturitas 63:240-5. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the safety of 52 weeks of DHEA 50mg daily oral dose given to postmenopausal women with low libido to improve sexual function...
  47. doi request reprint A pragmatic approach to the classification of menopausal status for community-based research
    Robin J Bell
    Department of Medicine, Women s Health Program, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Monash Medical School, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria, Australia
    Menopause 15:978-83. 2008
    ....
  48. doi request reprint Assessing sexual function in well women: validity and reliability of the Monash Women's Health Program Female Sexual Satisfaction Questionnaire
    Sonia L Davison
    Women s Health Program, Department of Medicine, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria, Australia
    J Sex Med 5:2575-86. 2008
    ..A validated questionnaire to assess the nature and quality of the recent female sexual experience and that can be employed to evaluate acute therapeutic effects does not exist...
  49. doi request reprint Sexual function in well women: stratification by sexual satisfaction, hormone use, and menopause status
    Sonia L Davison
    Women s Health Program, Department of Medicine, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Vic, Australia
    J Sex Med 5:1214-22. 2008
    ..Satisfaction with sexual function in community-based women has not been well-described, and little is known of differences in sexual function between pre-(PreM) and postmenopausal (PM) women...
  50. ncbi request reprint Androgen therapy in women: what we think we know
    Ann Drillich
    Women s Health Program, Department of Medicine, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, VIC 3181, Australia
    Exp Gerontol 42:457-62. 2007
    ..However studies on safety and efficacy of testosterone beyond 24 weeks are lacking...
  51. ncbi request reprint The role of androgen therapy
    Henry G Burger
    Prince Henry s Institute of Medical Research, 246 Clayton Road, Clayton, Victoria 3168, Australia
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 16:383-93. 2002
    ..Clinical symptoms of androgen deficiency include lethargy, tiredness and loss of sex drive and interest, and have responded well to androgen replacement, generally without significant side-effects...
  52. ncbi request reprint Estrogen regulates development of the somatic cell phenotype in the eutherian ovary
    Kara L Britt
    Prince Henry s Institute of Medical Research, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
    FASEB J 16:1389-97. 2002
    ..These findings constitute definitive evidence that estrogen plays a critical role in maintaining female somatic interstitial and granulosa cells in the eutherian ovary...
  53. ncbi request reprint Climacteric symptoms among indigenous Australian women and a model for the use of culturally relevant art in health promotion
    Susan R Davis
    The Jean Hailes Foundation Research Unit, 173 Carinish Road, Clayton, Victoria, 3168 Australia
    Menopause 10:345-51. 2003
    ..To evaluate climacteric symptoms among rural and remote, indigenous Australian women and to develop culturally relevant women's health midlife educational material...
  54. ncbi request reprint Compartment differences in knee cartilage volume in healthy adults
    Flavia M Cicuttini
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University Medical School, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria, Australia
    J Rheumatol 29:554-6. 2002
    ..We investigated whether there are compartment differences in the volume of knee cartilage in healthy persons and identified determinants of medial and lateral tibial cartilage volume...
  55. ncbi request reprint A pilot study of hormone modulation as a new treatment for mania in women with bipolar affective disorder
    Jayashri Kulkarni
    Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, The Alfred Hospital, Commercial Road, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 31:543-7. 2006
    ..The MPA group improved more than the placebo group. Further exploration of tamoxifen as a useful adjunct in the treatment of acute manic symptoms in women with Bipolar Affective Disorder is warranted...
  56. ncbi request reprint Comparison of effects of pravastatin and hormone therapy on soluble P-selectin and platelet P-selectin expression in postmenopausal hypercholesterolemic women
    Roger E Peverill
    Cardiology Unit, Centre for Heart and Chest Research, Monash University Department of Medicine, Monash Medical Centre, Clayton, Vic, Australia
    Maturitas 53:158-65. 2006
    ....
  57. ncbi request reprint Endocrine aspects of female sexual dysfunction
    Susan R Davis
    NHMRC Centre of Clinical Research Excellence, The Jean Hailes Foundation and Monash University, Clayton, Vic, Australia
    J Sex Med 1:82-6. 2004
    ..Various endogenous hormones, including estrogen, testosterone, progesterone and prolactin, may influence female sexual function...
  58. ncbi request reprint Endogenous androgen levels and well-being: differences between premenopausal and postmenopausal women
    Robin J Bell
    The Jean Hailes Foundation, Monash University, Clayton Victoria, Australia
    Menopause 13:65-71. 2006
    ..We investigated whether there is a relationship between androgens levels and well-being in pre- and postmenopausal women...
  59. ncbi request reprint Measurement of total testosterone in women: comparison of a direct radioimmunoassay versus radioimmunoassay after organic solvent extraction and celite column partition chromatography
    Sonia L Davison
    The Jean Hailes Foundation, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
    Fertil Steril 84:1698-704. 2005
    ....
  60. ncbi request reprint Endogenous androgen levels and cardiovascular risk profile in women across the adult life span
    Robin J Bell
    Women s Health Program, Department of Medicine, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
    Menopause 14:630-8. 2007
    ....
  61. ncbi request reprint Adipose aromatase gene expression is greater in older women and is unaffected by postmenopausal estrogen therapy
    Marie L Misso
    Prince Henry s Institute of Medical Research, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
    Menopause 12:210-5. 2005
    ..This implies an increase in capacity for extragonadal tissues to produce estrogen with age...
  62. ncbi request reprint The use of testosterone after menopause
    Susan R Davis
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Monash University, Clayton, Australia
    J Br Menopause Soc 10:65-9. 2004
    ..All women treated with testosterone need to be carefully monitored both biochemically and clinically and should have long term follow up for adverse sequelae...
  63. doi request reprint Age-specific prevalence of, and factors associated with, different types of urinary incontinence in community-dwelling Australian women assessed with a validated questionnaire
    Roslin Botlero
    Women s Health Program, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    Maturitas 62:134-9. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to document the age-specific prevalence of different types of urinary incontinence (UI) in women and to identify the risk factors associated with each type of UI...
  64. ncbi request reprint Differential expression of factors involved in fat metabolism with age and the menopause transition
    Marie L Misso
    Prince Henry s Institute of Medical Research, Clayton, VIC 3168, Australia
    Maturitas 51:299-306. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to explore potential mechanisms that might contribute to the changes in body composition associated with the menopause transition...
  65. doi request reprint Piloting the effective therapeutic dose of adjunctive selective estrogen receptor modulator treatment in postmenopausal women with schizophrenia
    Jayashri Kulkarni
    Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, The Alfred and Monash University School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine, Melbourne, Australia
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 35:1142-7. 2010
    ..The demonstrated benefit of adjunctive treatment with 120 mg/day raloxifene hydrochloride offers support for the potential role of this selective estrogen receptor modulator in treating postmenopausal women with schizophrenia...
  66. ncbi request reprint DHEA therapy for women: effect on sexual function and wellbeing
    M Panjari
    NH and MRC Centre of Clinical Research Excellence in the Women s Health Program, Department of Medicine, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria, Australia
    Hum Reprod Update 13:239-48. 2007
    ..The studies of DHEA therapy in women with adrenal insufficiency suggest that this group is the most likely to derive health benefits from DHEA supplementation...
  67. ncbi request reprint When to suspect androgen deficiency other than at menopause
    Susan R Davis
    The Jean Hailes Foundation, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
    Fertil Steril 77:S68-71. 2002
    ..To review causes of female androgen insufficiency (FAI) other than menopause...
  68. ncbi request reprint Association of cartilage defects with loss of knee cartilage in healthy, middle-age adults: a prospective study
    Flavia Cicuttini
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University Medical School, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria, Australia
    Arthritis Rheum 52:2033-9. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the association between cartilage defects in the knee and cartilage volume both cross-sectionally and longitudinally in healthy, middle-age adults...
  69. ncbi request reprint Pharmacokinetics and acute safety of inhaled testosterone in postmenopausal women
    Sonia Davison
    Jean Hailes Foundation, 173 Carinish Road, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
    J Clin Pharmacol 45:177-84. 2005
    ..Administration of inhaled testosterone is safe and achieves a supraphysiologic "pulse" kinetic profile of total and free testosterone with a rapid return to pretreatment levels...
  70. ncbi request reprint The relationship between body composition and knee cartilage volume in healthy, middle-aged subjects
    Flavia M Cicuttini
    Monash University Medical School, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Australia
    Arthritis Rheum 52:461-7. 2005
    ..This study examined the effect of measures of body composition on the longitudinal change in tibial cartilage volume...
  71. ncbi request reprint Treatment of vasomotor symptoms in the menopausal transition and postmenopausally: psychiatric comorbidity
    Jeanne Leventhal Alexander
    Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Psychiatry Women s Health Program, Oakland, CA, USA
    Expert Rev Neurother 7:S115-37. 2007
    ....
  72. ncbi request reprint New markers for cardiovascular disease risk in women: impact of endogenous estrogen status and exogenous postmenopausal hormone therapy
    Sonia Davison
    The Jean Hailes Foundation, Clayton, Victoria, Australia 3168
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 88:2470-8. 2003
    ..Further studies are required to specifically investigate whether treatments that increase or decrease these markers in fact modulate the risk of cardiovascular events in women...
  73. ncbi request reprint Testosterone insufficiency in women: fact or fiction?
    Andre Guay
    Center for Sexual Function Endocrinology, Lahey Clinic Northshore, One Essex Center Drive, Peabody, MA 01960, USA
    World J Urol 20:106-10. 2002
    ..Despite these shortcomings, and a shortage of controlled studies, there is ample evidence that testosterone treatment has helped many women with signs and symptoms of deficiency...
  74. ncbi request reprint Sexual health consequences of premature ovarian failure
    Susan R Davis
    Menopause 15:5-6. 2008
  75. ncbi request reprint Risks of postmenopausal hormone replacement
    Susan R Davis
    JAMA 288:2820; author reply 2823-4. 2002
  76. ncbi request reprint Postmenopausal hormone-replacement therapy
    Susan R Davis
    N Engl J Med 346:63-5. 2002
  77. ncbi request reprint Testosterone patch for the treatment of hypoactive sexual desire disorder in naturally menopausal women: results from the INTIMATE NM1 Study
    Jan L Shifren
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Menopause 13:770-9. 2006
    ..To evaluate the efficacy and safety of a testosterone patch for the treatment of women with hypoactive sexual desire disorder after natural menopause...
  78. doi request reprint Tibolone and transdermal E2/NETA for the treatment of female sexual dysfunction in naturally menopausal women: results of a randomized active-controlled trial
    Esme A Nijland
    University Medical Center Groningen, Department of Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Sex Med 5:646-56. 2008
    ..There are some data to suggest that tibolone improves sexual function in postmenopausal women. However, evidence about the effects of tibolone on female sexual dysfunction is lacking...
  79. ncbi request reprint Androgen therapy in women: an Endocrine Society Clinical Practice guideline
    Margaret E Wierman
    University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Aurora, CO 80010, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:3697-710. 2006
    ..The objective was to provide guidelines for the therapeutic use of androgens in women...
  80. ncbi request reprint Treatment of menopausal symptoms: what shall we do now?
    Martha Hickey
    University of Western Australia, School of Women s and Infants Health, King Edward Memorial Hospital, Subiaco, Western Australia 6008, Australia
    Lancet 366:409-21. 2005
    ..There is not enough evidence that any of the complementary therapies available are any better than placebo for menopausal vasomotor symptoms, and few safety data exist...
  81. ncbi request reprint Determining the effects of androgen therapy on sexual well-being: a complex challenge
    Susan R Davis
    Menopause 12:359-60. 2005
  82. ncbi request reprint Postmenopausal testosterone therapy and breast cancer risk
    Woraluk Somboonporn
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand
    Maturitas 49:267-75. 2004
    ..However, as clinical trials have demonstrated a significantly increased risk of breast cancer with oral combined estrogen-progestin therapy, there is a need to ascertain the risk of including testosterone in such regimens...
  83. ncbi request reprint The relationship between the knee adduction moment and knee pain in middle-aged women without radiographic osteoarthritis
    Andrew J Teichtahl
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Alfred Hospital, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Rheumatol 33:1845-8. 2006
    ..This cross-sectional study examines the relationship between the knee adduction moment and knee pain in middle-aged women without radiographic knee osteoarthritis (OA)...
  84. ncbi request reprint Tibolone was associated with an increase in 7 alpha-methyl-ethinylestradiol
    Susan R Davis
    Menopause 10:105-6; author reply 106-7. 2003
  85. ncbi request reprint The role of androgen therapy
    Susan R Davis
    The Jean Hailes Research Unit, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
    Best Pract Res Clin Endocrinol Metab 17:165-75. 2003
    ..Clinical symptoms of androgen insufficiency include loss of libido, diminished well-being, fatigue and blunted motivation and have been reported to respond well to T replacement, generally without significant side-effects...
  86. doi request reprint Prevalence and incidence of urinary incontinence in women: review of the literature and investigation of methodological issues
    Roslin Botlero
    Women s Health Program, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Urol 15:230-4. 2008
    ..The aims of this study were to review the published reports on the prevalence and incidence of urinary incontinence in Australian women and to examine the methodological issues associated with these studies...
  87. ncbi request reprint Androgens in women
    Sonia L Davison
    The Jean Hailes Foundation, 173 Carinish Road, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
    J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol 85:363-6. 2003
    ....