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Origins Of Menopause
2013-08-01 09:24:52

Susan Bowen for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Here's another difference to add to the list of things that make humans different from other primates: Human women tend to live for many years after they can no longer bear children. In a study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, a team of scientists compared mortality and fertility data for seven species of wild primates to the data for a modern hunter-gatherer human population. The !Kung people of...

2013-07-17 10:23:00

But they fare better than other women psychologically and socially Women who survive cancer have more frequent, severe, and troubling hot flashes than other women with menopausal symptoms, according to a study published online today in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society (NAMS). But surprisingly, the cancer survivors fare better psychologically and report a better quality of life than the women without cancer and have about the same levels of sexual activity and...

Menopause Blamed On Men
2013-06-14 11:09:25

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Menopause has always been a stage of life experienced exclusively by women, but a new study finds that its existence could be blamed entirely on men. A professor from McMaster University in Canada made waves this week when he presented evidence that from an evolutionary point of view, women only stopped reproducing at an older age because men always chose younger mates. Once outside of the mating pool, women become victims of...

2013-06-05 11:45:25

A satisfying sex life is an important contributor to older adults' quality of life, but the sexual pain that can come after menopause can rob women and their partners of that satisfaction. Treatment can help restore it, shows a global survey including some 1,000 middle-aged North American men and women, published online today in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society (NAMS). Sexual pain at this stage in a woman's life is usually the result of the typical drying and...

2013-06-02 23:15:24

The experts at Diet Doc have released improved hCG diet plans for women who need a simpler solution for weight loss, offering medically supervised plans thought to relieve peri-menopausal and menopausal weight gain, while reducing the risk of weight-related disease during this transition. Houston, TX (PRWEB) June 01, 2013 Menopause or peri-menopause, also referred to as the "change of life", typically occurs later in a woman's life and signifies the end of the reproductive capabilities....

2013-05-29 23:21:51

With wellness travel on the up and rise in 2013, this women retreat by Kewelina's Events is a new offering on the sunny west coast of Maui. Specializing in small group retreats, the goal is for participants to find inner calm and direction during midlife: "Letting go of old patterns to live a full and joyful life, shining your light, experience aloha". Haiku, Hawaii (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 Recent studies show that self-perception and attitude play an important role in the severity of emotional...

2013-05-29 23:04:40

“Menopause To Blame” pulls no punches — it´s a Menopausal rant in soft-core Rap style that is told from a woman´s perspective, but should humor men as well. Ottawa, ON, Canada (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 BlowMeCool´s “Menopause To Blame” pulls no punches. It´s a Menopausal rant in soft-core Rap style that is told from a woman´s perspective, but should humor men as well. The song is produced by BlowMeCool Inc., which manufactures an innovative...

2013-05-27 10:57:22

4-fold increase of andropausal syndrome in men with heart failure Heart failure accelerates the aging process and brings on early andropausal syndrome (AS), according to research presented today at the Heart Failure Congress 2013. AS, also referred to as male 'menopause', was four times more common in men with heart failure. The Heart Failure Congress is the main annual meeting of the Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology and is being held 25-28 May in Lisbon,...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.