Latest Emily Szmuilowicz Stories

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. These new study results will be presented Saturday at The Endocrine Society's 94th Annual Meeting in Houston. "Our study provides reassurance that the common experience of menopausal symptoms in early menopause is not associated with increases in blood pressure or...

2011-03-02 09:10:15

(Ivanhoe Newswire) "“ The dreaded hot flash, experienced by three out four women during menopause, is believed to have an upside. New research suggests that women who suffer from hot flashes and night sweats may be at lower risk for cardiovascular disease, stroke, and death. "While they are certainly bothersome, hot flashes may not be all bad," Emily Szmuilowicz, MD, endocrinologist at Northwestern Medicine and lead author of the study, was quoted saying. "Our research found that...

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. Soon you begin perspiring and you feel as if everyone around you can tell what is happening - another hot flash. An estimated three out of four women experience hot flashes associated with...

Word of the Day
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.