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2011-03-15 07:54:10

(Ivanhoe Newswire) "“ Tamoxifen, taken by women as a preventive measure against breast cancer, sufficiently compensates for its side effects in post-menopausal women under the age of 55 years, according to this study. Research has shown that tamoxifen can protect against breast cancer for years after treatment ends, but identifying the group of women who can most benefit from the drug as a cancer preventive agent, without experiencing serious side effects, is a challenge. Side effects...

2011-03-11 00:00:27

CHILL's menopausal towels, are the only product that provides instant relief for night sweats and hot flashes in its new zip-lock packaging allowing up to 30 uses of each towel. Key West, Florida (Vocus/PRWEB) March 10, 2011 CHILL International, Inc., announced today that it is offering three free samples of its new menopausal towels, the only product that provides instant relief for night sweats and hot flashes, according to Allan H. Wimer, Chairman, Founder & CEO. CHILL has received...

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2011-03-08 14:20:00

The effect of acupuncture on postmenopausal symptoms and reproductive hormones: A sham controlled clinical trial Traditional Chinese acupuncture curbs the severity of hot flushes and other menopausal symptoms, suggests a small study published March 7 in Acupuncture in Medicine. The effects did not seem to be related to changes in levels of the hormones responsible for sparking the menopause and its associated symptoms, the study shows. The authors base their findings on 53 middle aged women,...

2011-03-04 00:00:29

It's still too early to close the book on hormone therapy, especially for short-term use or relief of menopause-related symptoms, according to the March 2011 issue of Harvard Women's Health Watch. Boston, MA (Vocus/PRWEB) March 03, 2011 Ten years ago, women were routinely encouraged to take hormones"”estrogen alone or with progesterone"”during the transition to menopause and beyond to protect against a host of chronic, aging-related health problems. Today, most women are...

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...

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2011-02-25 08:20:00

Experiencing hot flashes and night sweats early on in menopause could be a good thing, according to a new study published Thursday in the journal Menopause. Researchers from the Brigham and Women's Hospital and Northwestern University reviewed medical information from 60,000 women who were enrolled in a health study for a period of 10 years, according to a February 24 press release. They discovered that those who experienced these types of symptoms when they began menopause were less likely...

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...

2011-02-21 09:00:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Feb. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Natural menopause cures are very beneficial in helping women deal with the symptoms of menopause. Dr. Ershadi is now providing DON'T PAUSE for sale with a special limited time offer. When three bottles are purchased, a fourth bottle can be obtained for free. Women who are suffering with the symptoms of menopause will want to take advantage of this special offer and use DON'T PAUSE to overcome their menopause symptoms. Dr. Ershadi has...

2011-02-02 15:02:00

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Feb. 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 the closing of its previously announced underwritten public offering of 30,031,200 units at a price per unit of $1.00. Each unit consists of one share of common stock and a warrant to purchase one half of one share of Bionovo common stock at an exercise price of $1.30...

2011-02-02 07:00:00

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DSM Nutritional Products today announced a new study published in the international peer-reviewed journal, Maturitas, that offers new hope for women suffering from hot flashes and night sweats.(1) The data shows that geniVida®, a non-soy, non-hormonal genistein dietary ingredient and the active ingredient in DSM's i-cool(TM), is a safe and effective non-drug option for the management of hot flashes and night sweats in...


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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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