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2010-12-02 23:40:52

Doctors across the country are still prescribing higher-dose menopausal hormone therapy pills, despite clinical evidence that low doses and skin patches work just as well and carry fewer health risks. That's what researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine found in a study that will be published online Dec. 2 in Menopause: The Journal of the North American Menopause Society. Doctors have been treating the symptoms of menopause with hormone therapy for decades. During menopause,...

2010-11-12 10:00:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Nov. 12, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- There are a number of natural menopause remedies on the market today that have been shown to effectively treat many of the symptoms of menopause. Menopause symptoms that these products have helped eliminate include things such as night sweats, hot flashes, and insomnia. These products are natural menopause treatments and herbal remedies; therefore, no unpleasant side effects have been reported from their use. As many women in their 40s...

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2010-11-11 06:18:25

Researchers have found that the skin of Caucasian women is more likely to show wrinkles sooner than African American women. Scientists believe this may have more to do with aging than declining estrogen levels through menopause. These findings are giving lighter skinned women more reason to protect their skin from damaging UVA rays, which can penetrate up to 250 micrometers into the skin. It's always been thought that the melanin in dark skin keeps it resistant to the signs of aging, but it...

2010-11-10 08:08:25

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Menopause is an unavoidable change that every woman's body goes through.  Even though hormone therapy is used to help them through the process, it may be doing more damage than most think.  Women planning on taking hormone therapy for the treatment of symptoms should be aware of the possible increased risk for ovarian cancer. "This study is consistent with previous recommendations that say if women are going to take hormones they should only take them in the...

2010-11-05 00:00:38

The definitive film on menopause slated to debut November 11, 2010 Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) November 4, 2010 Co- producers Heidi Houston and long-time South Florida production veteran and native Gary Jaffe - filmmakers of Hot Flash Havoc (http://www.HotFlashHavoc.net), had their film selected to screen at the 25th annual Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival (http://www.fliff.com/about.asp). The documentary will be shown at the Cinema Paradiso located at 503 SE 6th St., Ft. Lauderdale,...

2010-10-24 00:14:01

There are a number of frustrating and disturbing symptoms that women may go through when they have reached this time in their lives. Dr. Shoreh Ershadi, director of the ANTIAGING Institute of California, advises women to use natural menopause treatments to help with the difficulties of menopause, based on the researches she has done in this filed and the results she has achieved. Based on these researches, Dr. Ershadi has discovered a natural menopause treatment product that offers added...

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2010-10-18 07:40:00

The first research from the Breakthrough Generations Study could lead to a test to predict a woman's reproductive lifespan. The findings, published October 17 in Human Molecular Genetics, could have considerable impact on women in the UK and other western countries, where many start having children at a later age. Early menopause affects one in 20 UK women. The study from scientists at the University of Exeter Peninsula Medical School and The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR), funded by The...

2010-09-07 07:13:00

MORRISTOWN, N.J., Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- September is Menopause Awareness Month and women starting the transition into menopause have more information and resources than ever to start taking control of their menopause symptoms. Bayer Consumer Care now introduces One A Day® Menopause Formula, a complete multivitamin with soy isoflavones to help address hot flashes and mild mood changes.* "It can often be a challenge for women going through this new life stage to get the...

2010-09-02 12:27:48

Elsevier announced today the publication of four important position statements from the European Menopause and Andropause Society (EMAS) in the journal Maturitas (http://www.maturitas.org/) on common management problems in the post-reproductive health of women. The statements cover the management of the menopause in the context of obesity, epilepsy, endometriosis and premature ovarian failure. Each statement has summary recommendations as a quick aid for the busy clinician. "The expanding...

2010-09-01 09:03:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- According to The Effects of Menopause on the Skin, a survey sponsored by Vichy Laboratoires, a division of L'Oreal Active Cosmetics, the vast majority of women over 50 reported experiencing notable changes in the condition of their skin during menopause. In fact, 53 percent reported that the most common issue they faced after entering menopause was dry skin, followed closely by an increase in wrinkles and a sagging neck.(1) (Photo:...


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