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2014-01-09 23:21:41

Exert Co. releases Exert Smart Body Coolant, a spray that activates when skin temperature rises, cooling the body by 2-6 degrees. (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 There may not be steel bars, unflattering uniforms, or intimidating guards, but menopause can feel like a prison. From hot flashes to night sweats, women are constantly tormented by the menopause years and many view it as an undeserved punishment or exile from their old life. Exert Smart Body Coolant offers these women a chance to...

2014-01-09 08:28:41

BEIJING, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Premature ovarian failure (POF) is an illness seen in women under 40 years old who suffer from amenorrhea. Their blood level FSH stays over 40IU/L, with E2 under the level of 100pmol/L and P under the level of 2nmol/L. Symptoms may appear to be similar to the emergence of menopause, such as anxiety, depression, irritability, varying degrees of hot flashes and sweat, vaginal dryness, decreased libido, infertility and so on. POF is a complex...

2013-12-30 08:27:07

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Menopause symptoms can disrupt a woman's life and trigger numerous emotional and physical changes. Not only can these symptoms affect the quality of a woman's life, but they can also leave her more prone to certain health problems, including cardiovascular disease and osteoporosis. Women who are suffering from problematic menopause symptoms can retake control. Natural solutions can help women overcome menopause night sweats, hot...

Real And Sham Acupuncture Effective Chemo Side Effects
2013-12-23 10:08:16

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Is acupuncture a legitimate medical treatment? Or is it a centuries-old scam? Maybe the question should really be: Does it matter? According to a new study published on Monday in the journal Cancer, a team of American researchers has found that both real and “sham” acupuncture were able to reduce hot flashes that were a side effect of anticancer drugs called aromatase inhibitors (AI). The drugs block estrogen production in...

Weight Loss Middle-Aged Women Health Benefits
2013-12-20 11:02:34

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Middle-aged women who are overweight or obese could reduce the risk factors associated with diabetes and heart disease by losing at least 10 percent of their body weight over a 24 month period, according to research appearing in the latest edition of the Journal of the American Heart Association. Dr. Cynthia A. Thomson, a professor at the University of Arizona’s Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, and her colleagues...

2013-12-19 10:43:45

American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Report Study Highlights: -Heart disease is linked with decreased brain function in older postmenopausal women. -Women who have high blood pressure or diabetes may be at higher risk for decreasing brain function over time. Heart disease may put older postmenopausal women at higher risk for decreased brain function such as dementia, according to new research in Journal of the American Heart Association. “Our study provides further...

2013-12-13 23:04:28

Leading women's health website rebrands to better serve its community. Portland, ME (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 Women's Health Network signaled a new direction by recently introducing its new name, new website (http://www.womenshealthnetwork.com) and dynamic new team of women’s health experts. Formerly known as Women to Women’s Personal Program, this highly popular website has helped millions of women find the best, most effective solutions to their most common health concerns...

Researchers Discover Brain Actually Produces Estrogen Too
2013-12-05 10:53:07

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The brain can produce and release estrogen, according to a new study from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. This discovery could lead to a better understanding of hormonal changes observed from before birth throughout the entire aging process. The study findings, published in the Journal of Neuroscience, reveal that the hypothalamus can directly control reproductive function in rhesus macaques. The researchers suggest that the...


Latest Menopause Reference Libraries

Heat Therapy
2012-12-31 12:08:31

Heat therapy is a treatment in the medical field to relieve pain and improve over health. It can be a therapy used only once, repeatedly in rehabilitation sessions, or as part of an after-care routine in sports medicine. It can be delivered in many forms with success in all. How the Heat Helps As heat is introduced to the area, the temperature will increase beginning from the outer layer and moving deeper into the tissues. After the change in temperature, the blood vessels in the area of...

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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.