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The Centre for Menstrual Cycle and Ovulation Research has developed a number of tools and resources that healthcare workers may find helpful.

Can a Blood Test tell me Whether I am in Menopause?

There are several hormone levels that physicians may suggest ordering.

Life Phase: 
Perimenopause, Menopause

The ABCs of Osteoporosis Prevention for Men with prostate cancer on Testosterone-Lowering Treatment

The development of prostate cancer is sufficiently frightening without also worrying about a broken bone.


Do Fibroids Cause Heavy Flow in Perimenopause?

In this article, Dr Jerilynn Prior weighs in to clear up some of the popular assumptions and misconcep


Contraceptive Choices—seeking effective, convenient, safe and ovulation-friendly birth control

Our primary goal when choosing a reversible birth control method is that it effectively prevent pregnancy, is without personal unwanted side-effects and is affordable and convenient. CeMCOR believes we should add a second goal—that the effective/safe chosen contraceptive method also preserves normal menstrual cycles and ovulation.


Ovarian Hormone Therapy for Women in the 21st Century

This article was prepared in conjunction with a conference presentation in May 2015. It outlines new information and updates to what is known about ovarian hormone therapy.


Ovulatory Disturbances: They Do Matter

For the woman who isn't trying to get pregnant, does it matter if an ovulatory pattern is normal? Recent studies indicate that it does. One study showed that women with only one nonovulatory cycle a year lost an average of 4% of their spinal bone. Strong evidence suggests that lack of cyclic normal progesterone is detrimental to good health.


When should I have sex to get pregnant?

This is a question from our Ask Us segment with useful answers for anyone trying to conceive


Depo Provera Use and Bone Health

New science decreases concerns even about use in teenagers

by Drs. Azita Goshtasebi & Jerilynn C. Prior


Stopping Depo-Provera

Many women experience difficulty when they stop taking Depo-Provera contraception - everything from heavy flow to


Estrogen’s Storm Season: Stories of Perimenopause

Estrogen's Storm Season

by Dr. Jerilynn C Prior

New second edition available

Estrogen’s Storm Season is now available in BOTH print and eBook (Mobi and ePUB) versions!

All royalties support CeMCOR research.

It is full of lively, realistic stories with which women can relate and evidence-based, empowering perimenopause information. It was a finalist in 2006 for the Independent Publisher Book Award in Health.

Purchase your ebook copy via our Amazon Kindle or
Google Play storefronts!

Paperback copies (with updated insert) still available here.

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Volunteer research participants are the heart of all CeMCOR research. Participants are invited to provide feedback on study processes, to learn their own results and at the end of a study, be the first to hear what the whole study found. Please become a CeMCOR research participant—you can contribute to improving the scientific information available for daughters, friends and the wider world of women.