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2012-06-25 21:00:21

The hot flashes and night sweats that most women experience early in menopause are not linked to increased levels of cardiovascular disease risk markers unless the symptoms persist or start many years after menopause begins.

2011-03-02 09:10:15

The dreaded hot flash, experienced by three out four women during menopause, is believed to have an upside.

2011-02-24 15:00:00

Study finds women who suffer from hot flashes when they begin menopause are at lower risk for cardiovascular events CHICAGO, Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- You are enjoying a night out with friends when it starts; first you feel flush, then a sensation of warmth crawls down your body.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.