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Menopause (INACTIVE)

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  • Hot flashes common even before menopause

    Hot flashes common even before menopause
    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...
  • More women removing ovaries to prevent cancer

    More women removing ovaries to prevent cancer
    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...
  • Did menopause arise because men prefer younger women?

    Did menopause arise because men prefer younger women?
    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...
  • Women Over 40 — Not Seen, But Heard

    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...
  • The Doctor's Corner: The why and how of hormones

    This is the second of two articles updating women of all ages on the use of hormones. * I had to bite my tongue while sitting at Zinc Cafe & Market in Laguna Beach (one of my favorite places) the other day. Two beautiful young women who looked to be...
  • Judy Blume, forever

    Judy Blume, forever
    The first time I read Judy Blume's "Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret" was on an eight-hour road trip over the winter holidays. I was 7. We were on our way to visit cousins and I was squeezed in the backseat with my two older brothers, sandwiched...
  • The Doctor's Corner: An early start on treating menopause

    This is the first of a two-part series updating women of all ages on the use of hormones. It is a pleasure to be back putting pencil to paper with good news for women going through "the change." A Global Consensus Statement, hot off the press in the...
  • Want To Feel 30 When You're 65?

    Want To Feel 30 When You're 65?
    RESEARCH OVERWHELMINGLY SHOWS THAT REGULAR EXERCISE LOWERS THE RISK FOR MANY DISEASES, ENHANCES THE FUNCTIONING OF VIRTUALLY EVERY PHYSIOLOGICAL SYSTEM IN THE HUMAN BODY AND IMPROVES PSYCHOLOGICAL WELL-BEING. UNFORTUNATELY, FEWER THAN 40 PERCENT OF...
  • Health Check Up: Assessing Your Risk For Breast & Ovarian Cancer

    Health Check Up: Assessing Your Risk For Breast & Ovarian Cancer
    Many women today are unaware of their risk for breast and ovarian cancer. One out of every eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer sometime during their lives. Almost 300,000 women each year are diagnosed with invasive and non-invasive breast...
  • CONSUMER REPORTS: Vitamin D put to the test

    CONSUMER REPORTS: Vitamin D put to the test
    Vitamin D is one of the most widely used supplements. Doctors have long recommended it along with calcium to help prevent bone fractures. However, recent studies have cast doubt on vitamin D’s benefits for healthy women. With sales of vitamin D at...
  • Different forms of calcium supplements for bone strength

    Different forms of calcium supplements for bone strength
    Dear Pharmacist: I'm concerned about my bone density because I was told I have osteopenia. Are all calcium supplements the same? Do you have other recommendations? — A.F., New York Dear A.F.: Osteopenia, or lower-than-normal bone density, is...