Scientific Abstracts

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These abstracts are of studies done in the Malaysian population. Only abstracts are presented here which details the type of study and the findings amongst the Malaysian menopausal women. It would serve as an useful tool for women who would prefer a ... [Read More]
October 23, 2017

A study on the Menopause in Malaysia

Nik Nasri Ismael Abstract: In an attempt to gather data on the menopause in Malaysia, 400 women (13% Chinese, 70% Malays and 16% Indians), representing the three major ethnic groups in Malaysia, were interviewed. The majority (76%) of these ... [Read More]
October 8, 2017

Profile of a Menopause Clinicin an Urban Population in Malaysia

P Damodaran, R Subramaniam, S Z Omar, P Nadkarni, M Paramsothy Abstract: The object of this study is to determine the status of an urban Malaysian woman in her menopause age group with reference to her menopausal symptoms, lipid profile, ... [Read More]
October 8, 2017

A summary of the Malaysian Clinical Guidance on the management of postmenopausal and male osteoporosis, 2015

Swan Sim Yeap, Fen Lee Hew, Premitha Damodaran, Winnie Chee, Joon Kiong Lee, Emily Man Lee Goh, Malik Mumtaz, Heng Hing Lim, Siew Pheng Chan Abstract: Aim: This Clinical Guidance is aimed to help practitioners assess, diagnose and manage their ... [Read More]
October 8, 2017

Prevalence of menopausal symptoms, its effect on quality of life among Malaysian women and their treatment seeking behavior

Bahiyah Abdullah, Burhanuddin Moize, Badrul Aznil Ismail, Madihah Zamri, Najihah Farhah Mohd Nasir Abstract: Introduction: This study aimed to determine the prevalence of menopausal symptoms, its effect to the quality of life and their ... [Read More]
October 8, 2017

A Survey of Knowledge and Perceptions of Menopause Among Young to Middle Aged women in Federal Territory, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Wong LP, Nur Liyana AH Abstract: Prevalence and signs and symptoms of menopause have been extensively studied among Malaysian women but no one had investigated the level of knowledge and perception of menopause. This study aimed to examine ... [Read More]
October 8, 2017

The Knowledge of Menopause and its Treatment among Orang Asli in Gombak

Nurazzura Mohamad Diah Abstract: Menopause is a time of life where women make the transition from a reproductive stage to a non-reproductive stage. Although it is biologically universal, menopausal experiences are not homogeneous in nature and ... [Read More]
October 8, 2017

Age of Menopause and Menopausal Symptoms Among Malaysian Women Who Referred to Health Clinic in Malaysia

Jahanfar Sh, Abdul Rahim b A, Shah Reza b K, Nor Azura bt I, Sharifah Nora bt. S A D, Siti Asma’ bt. A R Abstract: Menopause is the permanent cessation of menstruation due to loss of ovarian follicular function. Due to increased life span ... [Read More]
October 8, 2017

Effects of age, sex, and ethnicity on bone health status of the elderly in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Kok-Yong Chin, Alia Annessa Ain Kamaruddin, Nie Yen low, Soelaiman Ima-Nirwana Abstract: Background: Osteoporosis is a significant health problem in the developing countries and its prevalence data are important for the estimation of health ... [Read More]
October 8, 2017

Assessment of menopausal symptoms using modified Menopause Rating Scale (MRS) among middle age women in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia

Syed Alwi Syed Abdul Rahman, Siti Rubiah Zainudin, Verna Lee Kar Mun Abstract: Background: Menopausal symptoms can be assessed by several tools, and can be influenced by various sociodemographic factors. Objectives: To determine the commonly ... [Read More]
October 8, 2017