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2010-08-06 14:30:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Midlife will occur differently to everyone but you now have the opportunity to change what can be a crisis into a more complete and purposeful life, says a new book, A Guide for Midlife - Navigating the Six Universal Crises, written by McKenzie Magee. "It is important to understand what a midlife crisis has to offer," says Magee. The author has a unique approach on how to meet the challenges of surviving and thriving in your 40's, 50's, and 60's. Magee's...

2010-07-07 08:00:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Natural menopause treatments are becoming more newsworthy as a greater number of women seek natural menopause remedies for their symptoms. Dr. Shoreh Ershadi, CEO of the ANTIAGING Institute of California, has developed an all natural alternative to prescription drugs in treating the symptoms of menopause. When a woman reaches a certain time in her life, she begins to go through perimenopause, which is the ten year period before actual...

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2010-07-06 09:45:00

New research from the University of Sheffield has found that social and psychological factors have the biggest influence upon women´s sexual behavior during menopause, rather than biological changes such as declining hormone levels. The study, which will be published in the Journal of Health Psychology, found that contrary to previous evidence, women´s experience of sexual activity during menopause differs greatly between individuals, and is not always...

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2010-07-01 10:01:57

The evolutionary mystery of menopause is a step closer to being solved thanks to research on killer whales. A study by the Universities of Exeter and Cambridge has found a link between killer whales, pilot whales and humans "” the only three known species where females stop breeding relatively early in their lifespan. Despite very different social structures between the three species, the research shows that in each case females become increasingly genetically related to those...

2010-06-22 14:19:52

Women who experience early menopause appear to have more than twice the risk of having a heart attack, stroke or other cardiovascular disease event later in life than do women who do not go through early menopause, a new study indicates. The results will be presented Saturday at The Endocrine Society's 92nd Annual Meeting in San Diego. Early menopause was defined as going through menopause before age 46, either naturally or surgically through removal of both ovaries. "It is important for...

2010-06-17 13:04:27

Scientists have for the first time identified the symptoms associated with what has been termed late-onset hypogonadism or 'male menopause' caused by a reduction in testosterone production in ageing men. But the researchers say that unlike the female menopause, which affects all women, the male menopause is relatively rare, affecting only 2% of elderly men, and is often linked to poor general health and obesity. The findings, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, should provide...

2010-06-03 13:43:39

Use of testosterone for 'male menopause' questionable says DTB The use of synthetic testosterone to combat symptoms of the so-called "male menopause" is questionable, given that it's not clear whether such a syndrome exists, and that the evidence of the hormone's effectiveness in these circumstances is inconclusive, says the Drug and Therapeutics Bulletin (DTB). Unlike the menopause in women, where levels of the female hormone oestrogen plummet and production stops almost completely, in...

2010-05-25 06:00:00

EMERYVILLE, Calif., May 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bionovo, Inc. (Nasdaq: BNVI) today announced that it has developed a novel analytical 2-dimensional liquid chromatography mass spectrometry-based (LC/LC-MS/MS) multiplexing platform that allows for the rapid, specific, sensitive automated quantification of the active pharmaceutical compounds of Menerba, the company's most advanced drug candidate. The novel quantification was initially developed for Menerba, which is botanically derived,...

2010-05-24 08:00:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., May 24 /PRNewswire/ -- In news that is sure to grab the attention of middle-aged women everywhere, Dr. Ershadi recently unveiled some of the top benefits of using herbal supplements for menopause symptoms. Menopause has long been a dreaded and troublesome experience for women, and one that women were expected to struggle through. Dr. Ershadi, however, knew that there had to be a better way. "After seeing the side effects that many prescription medications caused, I...

2010-05-18 09:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Teva Women's Health, Inc. today presented data that demonstrated patients treated with a standard or low dose of ENJUVIA® (synthetic conjugated estrogens, B) tablets experienced statistically significant reductions in how often they were awakened at night by hot flashes compared to patients treated with placebo. The data was presented today at the 58th Annual Clinical Meeting of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists...