TITLE

Note from the Editor

AUTHOR(S)
Rees, Margaret
PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
Menopause International;Sep2007, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p91
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses papers published within this issue, including one by Van Geel and colleagues on the risk of all clinical fractures and another by Louie Atkins and Lesley Fallowfield on the impact of cancer, cancer risk, menopausal status and psychological factors on sexual activity.
ACCESSION #
41233335

 

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