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This year
Dr Deirdre Lundy: Menopause may be 'natural' but that doesn't mean you have to put up with it
The sexual and reproductive health doctor addresses the myths around HRT and menopause and outlines what treatments are on offer.
Last year
Pharmacist: HRT and supplements for menopause have greatly improved - there's no need to suffer
Pharmacist Oonagh O’Hagan says the culture of silence around menopause is almost gone and there are many choices now for women.
# menopause
Call for zero VAT rate to be applied to HRT for women in menopause
The Department of Health has suggested that all non-oral medication on the HSE’s formal reimbursement list could benefit from a zero VAT rate.
# menopause
Call for better supports in Ireland as UK considers over-the-counter menopause treatments
In the UK, new legislation will also see the cost of repeat prescriptions cut.
All time
A shortage of menopause drugs in Ireland is causing 'inconvenience and distress' for women
That’s according to the Institute of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.
# For Sale
F1 also-rans HRT seeking new investors
HRT have been owned by Spanish investment company Thesan since they took over from Jose Ramon Carabante in July 2011.
# False start
HRT to miss the Australian Grand Prix after failing to qualify
This is the second year in a row that the Hispania team will not have a car on the grid for the season opener.