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2011-09-06 12:37:02

Johns Hopkins researchers say data show aging alone, not hormonal impact of menopause, explains increasing number of deaths as women age Contradicting the long-held medical belief that the risk of cardiovascular death for women spikes sharply after menopause, new research from Johns Hopkins suggests instead that heart disease mortality rates in women progress at a constant rate as they age. The findings, published in BMJ, the British medical journal, could have implications for how...

2011-08-30 07:00:00

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Aug. 30, 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 positive results from the completion of their tolerability trial of Menerba(TM) (MF101) for menopausal hot flashes. The open-label, randomized, clinical trial of Menerba was conducted at four U.S. clinical sites. Postmenopausal women between the ages of 40 and...

2011-08-23 21:13:45

Studies from the University of Toronto's psychology department show that people who use more invasive anti-aging methods such as Botox injections or surgery are viewed more negatively than those who use milder techniques such as sun-avoidance and facial creams and younger adults are more negative about using anti-aging methods than older adults. "These results suggest that despite the rapid growth of the anti-aging cosmetic industry, age concealment has not yet become universally...

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...

2011-07-25 07:00:00

EMERYVILLE, Calif., July 25, 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, announced today the successful completion of 13 weeks repeat dose animal toxicology studies with Menerba. "Prior to Phase 3 initiation we were required by FDA to complete two 13 weeks repeat dose animal toxicology studies," commented Dr. Isaac Cohen, chairman and chief executive...

2011-06-15 00:00:27

Men's health expert Brad King reveals how the right diet and exercise can fight male depression, disease and loss of libido, in his series "Tackle Male Menopause Now." Boulder, CO (PRWEB) June 13, 2011 WellWise.org kicks off International Men's Health Week with a two-part series by one of Canada's most sought-after authorities on nutrition, obesity, longevity and men's health, Brad King. Male menopause, or andropause, results in a drastic decline in the male hormone testosterone "“ up...

2011-06-09 07:52:56

(Ivanhoe Newswire)--Testosterone spray may offer potential therapy to slow cognitive decline in postmenopausal women. According to Sonia Davison, M.D., PhD, the study's lead investigator and a postdoctoral research fellow at Monash University, Melbourne, "Women have a higher risk of developing dementia compared to men." Researchers compared a control group of 30 women who received no treatment with a group of nine healthy women in early menopause (ages 47 to 60) who knowingly received...

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...

2011-06-02 00:00:29

USA Today's Your Life Guide to Women's Health features Ellen Sarver Dolgen, author of the menopause book entitled Shmirshky: the pursuit of hormone happiness. In the magazine's May 31 edition, Dolgen, who uses the pen name "E," discusses menopause symptoms, women's health, and living through the changes. Coronado, CA (PRWEB) June 01, 2011 Author Ellen Sarver Dolgen, who goes by the pen name E, offers her take on menopause, its symptoms, and how women can prepare for it in the May 31 edition...

2011-05-31 06:55:00

ATLANTA, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Michael Carter of Atlanta Liposuction and Medical Spas - http://atlanta-liposuction.com - announced the addition of low testosterone treatment for males to his services. Low testosterone treatment has become in demand as awareness about andropause, known as "male menopause," has increased. Men are realizing there is an answer to the symptoms of aging they are experiencing. They want to achieve and maintain the virility and vitality that they see...