Publications 2018

Research articles

Alyousef B, Cicuttini FM, Davis SR, Bell RJ, Botlero R, Urquhart DM. Negative beliefs about back pain are associated with persistent, high levels of low back disability in community-based women. Menopause. 2018 Sep;25(9):977-984. doi: 10.1097/GME.0000000000001145.

Azizi M, Fooladi E, Masoumi M, Orimi TG, Elyasi F, Davis SR. Depressive symptoms and their risk factors in midlife women in the Middle East: a systematic review. Climacteric, 2018, Vol 21, No. 1, 13-21.

Bell RJ, Rizvi F, Islam RM, Davis SR. A systematic review of intravaginal testosterone for the treatment of vulvovaginal atrophy. Menopause. 2018 Jun;25(6):704-709. doi: 10.1097/GME.0000000000001052.

Campbell B, Davis SR, Abramson MJ, et al. Menopause, lung function and obstructive lung disease outcomes: a systematic review. Climacteric. 2018 Feb;21(1):3-12. doi: 10.1080/13697137.2017.1392504.

Davis SR, Robinson PJ, Jane F, White S, Brown KA, Piessens S, Edwards A, McNeilage J, Woinarski J, Chipman M, Bell RJ. The benefits of adding metformin to tamoxifen to protect the endometrium-A randomized placebo-controlled trial. Clinical Endocrinology (Oxf). 2018 Nov;89(5):605-612. doi: 10.1111/cen.13830.

Davis SR, Robinson PJ, Jane F, White S, White M, Bell RJ. Intravaginal Testosterone Improves Sexual Satisfaction and Vaginal Symptoms Associated With Aromatase Inhibitors. The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. 2018 Nov 1;103(11):4146-4154. doi: 10.1210/jc.2018-01345.

Fooladi E, Bell RJ, Masoumi M, Azizi M, Atarod Z, Davis SR. Bothersome menopausal symptoms amongst postmenopausal Iranian women. Climacteric. 2018 Dec;21(6):586-593. doi: 10.1080/13697137.2018.1493452.

Gartoulla P, Worsley R, Bell RJ, Davis SR. Moderate to severe vasomotor and sexual symptoms remain problematic for women aged 60 to 65 years. Menopause. 2018 Nov;25(11):1331-1338. doi: 10.1097/GME.0000000000001237.

Islam RM, Bell RJ, Hossain MB, Davis SR. Types of urinary incontinence in Bangladeshi women at midlife: Prevalence and risk factors. Maturitas. 2018 Oct;116:18-23. doi: 10.1016/j.maturitas.2018.07.012.

Ng SK, Cicuttini FM, Davis SR, Bell RJ, et al. Poor general health and lower levels of vitality are associated with persistent, high-intensity low back pain and disability in community-based women: A prospective cohort study. Maturitas. 2018 Jul;113:7-12. doi: 10.1016/j.maturitas.2018.04.007.

Skiba MA, Islam RM, Bell RJ, Davis SR. Understanding variation in prevalence estimates of polycystic ovary syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Hum Reprod Update. 2018 Nov 1;24(6):694-709. doi: 10.1093/humupd/dmy022.

Robertson EE, Bell RJ, Robinson PJ, Snell G, Levvey B, Whitford HM, Harris J, Davis SR. Identification of the gender-specific health needs of women following lung transplantation. Journal of Women’s Health. 2018 Apr;27(4):485-491. doi: 10.1089/jwh.2017.6627.


Bell RJ, Davis SR. Routine Screening for Urinary Incontinence in Women: Caution Advised. Annals of Internal Medicine. 2018 Sep 4;169(5):345-346. doi: 10.7326/M18-1768.

Cooray SD, Langston-Cox AG, Robinson PJ, Bahemia N, Davis SR, Bell RJ, Topliss DJ, Schneider HG, Sztal-Mazer S. Awareness and use of iodine supplementation among Australian women attending a low-risk pregnancy clinic. ANZ Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 2018 Oct;58(5):E16-E17. doi: 10.1111/ajo.12829.

Davis SR. Menopause – a new beginning. Climacteric. 2018 Aug;21(4):306-307. doi: 10.1080/13697137.2018.1481676.


Clayton AH, Goldstein I, Kim NN, Althof SE, Faubion SS, Faught BM, Parish SJ, Simon JA, Vignozzi L, Christiansen K, Davis SR, Freedman MA, Kingsberg SA, Kirana PS, Larkin L, McCabe M, Sadovsky R. The International Society for the Study of Women's Sexual Health Process of Care for Management of Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder in Women. 2017 Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, Mayo Clin Proc. 2018 Apr;93(4):467-487. doi: 10.1016/j.mayocp.2017.11.002

Davis SR. Androgens in postmenopausal women. Gynakologische Endokrinologie, 2018.16:123-127. doi: 10.1007/s10304-018-0187-x.

Simon JA, Davis SR, Althof SE, Chedraui P, Clayton AH, Kingsberg SA, Nappi RE, Parish SJ, Wolfman W. Sexual well-being after menopause: An International Menopause Society White Paper. Climacteric. 2018 Oct;21(5):415-427. doi: 10.1080/13697137.2018.1482647.

Simon JA, Goldstein I, Kim NN, Davis SR, et al. The role of androgens in the treatment of genitourinary syndrome of menopause (GSM): International Society for the Study of Women's Sexual Health (ISSWSH) expert consensus panel review. Menopause. 2018 Jul;25(7):837-847. doi: 10.1097/GME.0000000000001138.


Davis SR, et al. Current users of hormone therapy have lower body mass index, total fat mass, and android fat. Menopause Care Updates, The North American Menopause Society, June 2018.