Latest Middle age Stories
Melbourne researchers have identified a new way of protecting female fertility, offering hope to women whose fertility may be compromised by the side-effects of cancer therapy or by premature menopause.
Killer whale females have the longest period of menopause of any non-human species. A new study, led by the University of Exeter and the University of York, claims this is so the female Orcas can care for their adult sons.
A new study finds that menopause evolved as a way to limit competition between a mother-in-law and her new daughter-in-law.
With the risks associated with hormone replacement therapy (HRT), many women have turned to natural menopause solutions. But these also can bring risks.
The Endocrine Society commissioned Lake Research Partners to conduct a national survey of 424 internal medicine, family practice and OB/GYN physicians about their attitudes and experiences related to treating menopausal symptoms.
Researchers recently discovered that, for menopausal women who exercise, they experience fewer hot flashes in the 24 hours after physical activity.
The hot flashes and night sweats that most women experience early in menopause are not linked to increased levels of cardiovascular disease risk markers unless the symptoms persist or start many years after menopause begins.