Menopause in the News

FDA Panel: Limit Testosterone Drug Use

09/18/2014 - Joint committee also calls for drug makers to run heart-risk tests on popular 'Low T' products

FDA to Probe Testosterone Therapy Claims, Safety

09/17/2014 - Joint committee to consider whether 'Low T' products are overprescribed and whether treatment raises heart risks

Is Soy a Foe to Women With Breast Cancer?

09/04/2014 - Study raises questions about the effect of its estrogen-like properties

Exercise May Guard Against Irregular Heartbeat in Older Women

08/20/2014 - Study found it lowered risk even if they were obese

Early Hormone Therapy May Be Safe for Women's Hearts

07/28/2014 - Hormone replacement started soon after menopause wasn't linked to hardening of the arteries in study

Is Coffee Aggravating Your Hot Flashes?

07/24/2014 - Researchers suggest women skip caffeine if they're bothered by menopausal symptoms

Losing Weight May Ease Hot Flashes, Study Finds

07/10/2014 - Doctors say extra fat, and the extra estrogen it produces, make menopause tougher for heavy women

More Painkillers May Raise Heart Risks for Older Women: Review

07/08/2014 - Class of drugs that includes naproxen linked to increased chance of heart attack, stroke, but finding not conclusive

Migraines May Worsen During Menopause

06/24/2014 - Women in perimenopause, menopause have more migraines than premenopausal women, study finds

PMS Not Linked to Hot Flashes Later, Study Finds

06/05/2014 - But, women with PMS are more likely to have memory, concentration issues after menopause

Drug May Lower Odds of Early Menopause in Breast Cancer Patients

05/30/2014 - When added to chemotherapy, it also boosted survival rates, researchers report

Antidepressant Eases Menopause-Related Symptoms, Study Finds

05/28/2014 - Effexor nearly as good as estrogen therapy for reducing hot flashes, night sweats, researchers report

Early Menopause Linked to Heart Failure Risk in Swedish Study

05/14/2014 - Association was even stronger among women who had a history of smoking, researchers say

Premature Menopause May Affect Women's Brains

05/09/2014 - Greater declines in memory and mental function seen in women with premature menopause: study

Major Women's Health Study Paid Big Dividends

05/05/2014 - Scientists say HRT research has returned $140 for every $1 spent on the $260 million trial

So-Called 'Apple Shape' Not a Risk Factor for Breast Cancer: Study

04/18/2014 - Overweight, not waist size, was tied to higher odds of developing disease in older women

Bleeding Irregularities Common in Menopause, Study Finds

04/16/2014 - Report should reassure women at this stage of life, researcher says

Time Spent With Grandkids Might Boost Women's Brain Power

04/11/2014 - But don't overdo it: Study found that too much babysitting was tied to mental decline

Health Tip: Avoid Weight Gain During Menopause

04/02/2014 - Eat right and get plenty of exercise

Health Tip: When Early Menopause Strikes

03/11/2014 - Here are common reasons


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