Mayo Clinic doctors research potential treatments for women's health issues. Women's Health Clinic doctors conduct research related to menopause, hormone therapy and sexual health. Research areas include:

  • Women's knowledge of and experience with menopause
  • Long-term health effects of early or premature menopause
  • Long-term health effects of surgical removal of the ovaries (oophorectomy)
  • Sexuality in women with a history of cancer
  • Effects of estrogen therapy on blood vessel (vascular) health and brain aging in women
  • Outcomes after care for sexual concerns at the Mayo Clinic Women's Health Clinic
  • Physical therapy for pelvic floor muscle dysfunction
  • Treatment options for atrophic vaginitis
  • Lipid and weight changes in menopausal women

Learn more about current women's health clinical trials.