| Jun 24, 2013
| 4:19 PM
In the 11 years that researchers, physicians and womens' health advocates have been skirmishing over the benefits and risks of hormone replacement therapy, one hope had proved tantalizingly persistent: that newly menopausal women who used the therapy...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 3:00 AM
I am a married 54-year-old postmenopausal woman. My libido has diminished significantly, and it takes me much longer to climax. My husband gets tired sooner and is unable to maintain an erection as long as he used to; this makes it even more difficult for...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 6:03 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Most women expect hot flashes as a part of the "change of life," but more than half start sweating before menopause has actually begun, according to a survey.
The study and others "indicate that women start having hot...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 11:14 AM
It’s the musical parodies that get the audience laughing and clapping — songs like the golden oldie “My Guy” that becomes “My Thighs.”
But it’s the self-deprecating jokes about hot flashes, sleepless nights,...
| Jun 18, 2013
Re "Menopause: Is men's taste to blame?," June 15
The report provides scant evidence that a genetic mutation caused menopause in aging women, that male preference for young women is responsible for the accumulation of that gene over time, or that men...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 12:54 PM
Ovarian cancer can be a death sentence for many women. It is difficult to treat and often goes undetected until the late stages when it has spread to other organs in the pelvis and abdomen.
Actress Angelina Jolie has reportedly decided to have her...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 2:45 PM
Thanks a lot, guys: According to new research, your preference for younger mates could have caused menopause to arise in women.
Writing in the journal PLOS Computational Biology on Thursday, a team from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, reported...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 3:55 PM
Ever notice how women get noisy as we age? Ever notice how the quiet, deferential, focused good girl hits a certain point and morphs into a combination of Betty White, Bette Midler and Mae West?
That's because when women start to feel invisible, we...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 2:15 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Older women shouldn't take vitamin D and calcium supplements to prevent broken bones, and there's not enough evidence to say whether it would help anyone else either, says a U.S. government-backed panel.
Based on two reviews...
| May 27, 2013
| 4:23 PM
Sands Bethlehem Event Center will celebrate its first birthday today by throwing itself a free birthday bash and free concert by The Wailers, the reggae band that backed the late Bob Marley. But at this birthday party, it will be......
| Jan 24, 2013
| 4:22 PM
The Lehigh Valley's newest health care facility specifically for women is hosting an open house this evening. Coordinated Health, the integrated hospital network, is welcoming the public to visit its new Women’s Health facility at 1405 Cedar Crest...