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March 21-23, 2005
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The State-of-the-Science panel assessed the evidence on the following conference questions:
- What is the evidence that the symptoms more frequently reported by middle-aged women are attributable to ovarian aging and senescence?
- When do the menopausal symptoms appear, how long do they persist and with what frequency and severity, and what is known about the factors that influence them?
- What is the evidence for the benefits and harms of commonly used interventions for relief of menopause-related symptoms?
- What are the important considerations in managing menopause-related symptoms in women with clinical characteristics or circumstances that may complicate decisionmaking?
- What are the future research directions for treatment of menopause-related symptoms and conditions?
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