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2012-04-25 09:49:13

Women who go through the menopause early are nearly twice as likely to suffer from osteoporosis in later life, suggests new research published today (25 April) in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. The Swedish study looked at the long-term effects of early menopause on mortality, risk of fragility fracture and osteoporosis. In 1977, 390 white north European women aged 48 were recruited in the Malmo Perimenopausal Study, an observational study where women were...

2012-03-22 12:15:44

Researchers from The Netherlands have found that the menopausal symptoms caused by giving chemotherapy or hormonal therapy to younger women with breast cancer can be ameliorated considerably through the use of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and physical exercise (PE). These interventions can be effective in dealing with such distressing symptoms as hot flushes, night sweats, vaginal dryness, weight gain, urinary incontinence and sexual problems, a researcher will tell the 8th European...

Research Confirms Menopause Causes Memory Problems
2012-03-17 03:58:01

According to research published in the journal Menopause, the journal of the North American Menopause Society, women really do suffer memory problems when going through menopause. Millions of women going through menopause have complained about forgetfulness or described having "brain fog" in their late 40s and 50s. In a new study, researchers gave women various cognitive tests to validate their experiences and provide some clues to what is happening in the brain as menopause hit....

2012-03-14 07:00:00

Provacyl, an over-the-counter Andropause treatment developed by Natural Health Science, receives a best-in-class 5-star rating from TopConsumerReviews.com. Overland Park, KS (PRWEB) March 14, 2012 TopConsumerReviews.com recently awarded their highest five-star rating to Provacyl, a safe and effective Andropause treatment available without a prescription. “We´re pleased to receive TopConsumerReviews.com´s highest rating,” said Bruce Morrey, Marketing Manager for...

2012-03-14 21:09:53

The difficulties that many women describe as memory problems when menopause approaches are real, according to a study published today in the journal Menopause, the journal of the North American Menopause Society. The findings won´t come as a surprise to the millions of women who have had bouts of forgetfulness or who describe struggles with “brain fog” in their late 40s and 50s. But the results of the study, by scientists at the University of Rochester Medical Center and...

2012-03-08 12:45:00

Jacqui Brown shares a very personal journey as she combats a painful subject - drug dependency. She sets out to conquer her demons, plays the leading role as "Super Mom" and holds everything together in this poignant, cathartic tale. Those seeking guidance and solace will immediately connect with the author's wit and ten year roller coaster ride towards inner peace. "Recovery's A Bi*ch" is a moving, highly charged book, rapt with gut-splitting humor. Her broad audience cannot put this...

2012-03-07 13:40:00

Natural supplement found to reduce hot flashes and bloating and improve irregular heart beat and digestive problems Half the population experiences menopause, and for those women, it is a condition they will experience for approximately one third of their lifetime. Alternative or natural remedies are an easy, effective way to improve signs and symptoms linked to the menopausal transition, without side effects. Natural supplement Pycnogenol® (pic-noj-en-all), an antioxidant plant...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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