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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:...

2010-08-17 10:00:00

SUNRISE, Fla., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Emerson Ecologics, LLC, the leading provider of products and services to the professional integrative healthcare community, has added EaseFemin(TM) Menopausal Support to their selection of natural menopausal solutions.* Introduced earlier this year, EaseFemin is the first supplement including Brazilian Red Bee Propolis, a new source of isoflavones representing relief for menopausal symptoms*. (Logo:...

2010-08-11 07:00:00

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bionovo, Inc. (Nasdaq: BNVI) announced today the appointment of James H. Pickar, M.D. to the company's Medical Advisory Board. Dr. Pickar is a world renowned leader and researcher in the area of women's health. "We are honored to have one of the world's foremost authorities in the area of women's health join our Medical Advisory Board. Dr. Pickar's 25 years of industry experience in clinical development at Wyeth will be an...

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...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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