Menopause in the News

Winter Is the Season of Nosebleeds

01/31/2015 - Expert offers tips for prevention and treatment

Pesticides, Plastics Chemicals Tied to Earlier Menopause in Women

01/28/2015 - Research can't prove cause-and-effect, but higher exposures to PCBs, phthalates showed a link

Severe Hot Flashes During Menopause May Raise Hip Fracture Risk Later: Study

12/18/2014 - Researchers suspect that more marked hormonal changes may explain possible connection

Testosterone Plays Minor Role in Older Women's Sex Lives, Study Finds

11/20/2014 - Quality of relationships may have more impact on libido

Kids: An Rx for Menopause's Hot Flashes?

10/31/2014 - 'Bonding' hormone may play a role in study's findings, researchers say

No Testosterone Therapy for Healthy Women, New Guidelines State

10/03/2014 - Benefits unclear, harms unknown, researchers report

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

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The average age of a woman having her last period is age 51.