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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...

2011-05-26 15:32:36

Test will make family planning easier, Dutch researchers say The age-specific blood levels of the Anti-Mllerian hormone (AMH) can predict when women will reach menopause. This makes family planning easier, say fertility researchers from the University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands. Their findings were published online May 26 in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. Generally, women enter menopause between the age of forty and sixty. A woman's fertility, however,...

2011-05-25 05:55:00

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Author and founder of the Center for Hormonal Balance, Mia Lundin, has unveiled the redesign of www.mialundin.com, an innovative website about bioidentical hormones, balance, her center and now award winning book, Female Brain Gone Insane. Mia Lundin, R.N.C.N.P., is a thought leader in bioidentical hormones and female brain chemistry, how they relate and how these imbalances affect the emotional well-being of women of all ages. Why the...

2011-05-19 07:55:00

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- If your doctor has the hasty reaction that a woman in her 30s is too young for hormonal imbalances, you may wind up being misdiagnosed as suffering from anything from stress to absolutely nothing -- the "it's all in your head" diagnosis. The most common times in a woman's life to suffer from hormonal shifts and imbalances are between the ages of 35-55. So here 5 things you can do to get empowered to take charge of your own health and...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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