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EMAS Position Statement

Latest EMAS Postion Statement

Menopause, wellbeing and health: A care pathway from the European Menopause and Andropause Society

EMAS position statements and clinical guides can be found here.

Call for Papers: Special Issue

Maturitas is planning a special issue on “Economic austerity and climate change: Dual challenges for the health of older people”for 2023. Read more [pdf]



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Maturitas is an international multidisciplinary peer reviewed scientific journal of midlife health and beyond publishing original research, reviews, consensus statements and guidelines. The scope encompasses all aspects of postreproductive health in both genders ranging from basic science to health and social care.

Maturitas will publish in the following areas:

  • predictors, effects and management of chronic diseases
  • sex steroid deficiency in both genders
  • epidemiology, health and social care
  • therapeutic advances
  • complementary and alternative medicines


We offer Fast Track publication for clinical trials and research articles which present ground-breaking results that justify rapid dissemination. Articles accepted through this route can expect less than 8 weeks editorial time from submission to publication online. Articles submitted for this route will be checked by the Editor-in-Chief to determine if the criterion for fast publication has been met; if not, articles will be redirected to the normal route of category article.

Over 40,000 full-text articles are downloaded from ScienceDirect each month (average over 2015).

Society Information

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EMAS is an international society advancing midlife health and beyond in women and men and promotes the translation of science into clinical practice. Recognising the issues arising from increasing longevity and the obesity epidemic its focus includes osteoporosis, cardiovascular disease, cancer, depression and dementia as well as gynaecology and male sexual health. While estrogen-based therapy remains a significant therapeutic area, EMAS considers other relevant fields such as diet and life style, non-hormone based therapy, alternative and complementary therapies and surgery. Through its congresses, schools, newsletters and web site it provides continuing up to date education to medical and allied health professionals stimulating young clinicians and researchers.

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Maturitas is also proud to be affiliated with the Australasian Menopause Society.

Click here for AMS member subscribing information.


EMAS 2023 Awards

EMAS is happy to announce that three awards sponsored by Elsevier will be made at the 2023 Congress in Florence, Italy.
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EMAS 2023



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Editor's Choice

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Irene Lambrinoudaki
Editor in Chief, Gynecology / Endocrinology

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Leon Flicker
Editor in Chief Aging / Care of Older People

The Editor's Choice is a feature of Maturitas. It summarises for the public the most important research published in the journal on midlife and ageing and the papers are openly available.

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