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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...

2011-06-26 00:00:03

CHILL Towels announces instant relief for menopausal symptoms of hot flashes and night sweats. Key West, FL (PRWEB) June 25, 2011 CHILL Towels provide instant relief right out of the package anywhere, anytime. They are all-natural 100% terry cloth cotton towels that are pre-moistened with a unique all-natural formula to instantly cool when hot flashes or night sweats strike. Because of their unique cooling formula, CHILL Cooling towel need no refrigeration. In fact, CHILL towels are nearly...

2011-06-06 15:48:45

Flaxseed provides no benefit in easing hot flashes among breast cancer patients and postmenopausal women, according to a Mayo Clinic and North Central Cancer Treatment Group (NCCTG) study. The randomized, placebo-controlled study was conducted on 188 women between October and December 2009 and found no statistically significant difference in mean hot flash scores between women taking flaxseed and those taking a placebo. Preliminary data published in 2007 by Mayo Clinic investigators suggested...

2011-06-02 07:00:00

EMERYVILLE, Calif., June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bionovo, Inc. (NASDAQ: BNVI), a pharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of safe and effective treatments for women's health and cancer, today announced it will be presenting data from the Phase 2 clinical trial of their lead drug candidate for postmenopausal symptoms, Menerba((TM)) (also known as MF101), to the international community at the 13th Annual World Congress on Menopause in Rome, Italy on June 11, 2011. The...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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