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Table 1 Questions addressed by the consensus conference

From: Informing women about hormone replacement therapy: the consensus conference statement

1. What is the information about menopause and HRT that women would value most?
2. What is the average quality of the information available on this health issue? Which are the main risks for the general public and professionals associated with the dissemination of deceitful and unreliable information? How to improve the scientific quality of the information?
3. Which characteristics of the menopause can be linked to health problems?
4. Why should we prescribe HRT, which are the main objectives of the therapy, which women are eligible to receive it and what would be the duration of the treatment?
5. Which alternatives to HRT, especially non-pharmacological, need more information?
6. What are the priorities for future research?