Women's Health

Ongoing studies are looking at the major causes of morbidity and mortality in postmenopausal women--work that has led to major shifts in the way clinical care is approached for this group.

4/20/17
This is an ongoing, multi-center randomized clinical trial for breast cancer prevention in high risk postmenopausal women.
4/20/17
This study examines associations among subgingival microbiota, personal characteristics, and periodontal disease presence, severity and progression in postmenopausal women.
4/20/17
This study examines associations among subgingival microbiota, personal characteristics, and periodontal disease presence, severity and progression in postmenopausal women.
4/20/17
The study will test whether the effect of a concentrated cocoa extract can help reduce heart disease and stroke and whether commonly used multivitamin supplements can help reduce the risk of cancer, particularly in older women.
4/20/17
The study will evaluate whether increasing physical activity, reducing sedentary behavior and increasing muscle strength through resistance training in elderly women will reduce the risk of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.
4/20/17
This study augments the existing Women's Health Initiative (WHI) to develop a unique resource to support studies of cancer survival, survivorship and molecular epidemiology.
4/20/17
This is a clinical trial and observational study with primary aims to determine how hormone therapy, diet and calcium/vitamin D affect risk of heart disease, cancer and osteoporosis in postmenopausal women, and to determine the longer term effects of these interventions.