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2011-09-13 21:37:40

Soy-based natural S-equol and SE5-OH supplement containing natural S-equol did not increase risk of estrogen sensitive breast cancer Consuming the soy germ-based compound Natural S-equol and the supplement SE5-OH containing Natural S-equol did not increase the risk of estrogen-sensitive breast cancer, according to a study in the September issue of the peer-reviewed journal Food and Chemical Toxicology. SE5-OH containing Natural S-equol reduced menopause symptoms in postmenopausal women in...

2011-09-08 11:35:02

A study by Mayo Clinic physician and North Central Cancer Treatment Group (NCCTG) researcher Sandhya Pruthi, M.D., and colleagues found that flaxseed provided no benefit in easing hot flashes among breast cancer patients and postmenopausal women. The study is in the current online version of the journal Menopause. The randomized, placebo-controlled study followed 188 women between October and December 2009 and found no statistically significant difference in mean hot flash scores between...

2011-08-31 12:47:51

Study finds that obesity's impact on incidence of hot flashes may depend on age A recent study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM) found that among women aged 60 and above, heavier women have fewer hot flashes than their leaner counterparts. The inverse association between body size and hot flashes was observed only among the older women. In the last decade, research on perimenopausal women has shown that heavier...

2011-08-30 18:35:30

Discussion of a scientific review of soy protein, soy isoflavones and soy metabolites for peri- and postmenopausal women at North American Menopause Society (NAMS)/Wulf H. Utian Translational Science Symposium Soy has recently been reviewed and supported for introduction into general medical practice as a treatment for distressing vasomotor symptoms of menopause, such as hot flashes, but its use in other medical areas, such as heart health, requires further research, according to a new...

2011-08-08 19:55:31

Soy isoflavone tablets do not appear to be associated with a reduction in bone loss or menopausal symptoms in women within the first five years of menopause, according to a report in the August 8 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. The beginning stages of menopause are often accompanied by rapid bone loss, hot flashes, vaginal dryness and sleep disturbances among other symptoms, according to background information in the article. "Estrogen therapy with...

2011-07-12 00:00:54

Precision Fabrics Group's advanced moisture-wicking sheets reduce discomfort of excessive perspiration during sleep. Greensboro, NC (PRWEB) July 11, 2011 In a recent study of nearly 2,300 patients of primary care physicians, more than 40 percent reported experiencing excessive sweating, known as hyperhidrosis, while they were asleep. Among women, the chief factor responsible for hyperhydrosis is hot flashes related to menopause. But in men, doctors say, there usually is no identifiable...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.