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2012-06-25 21:00:21

The hot flashes and night sweats that most women experience early in menopause are not linked to increased levels of cardiovascular disease risk markers unless the symptoms persist or start many years after menopause begins. These new study results will be presented Saturday at The Endocrine Society's 94th Annual Meeting in Houston. "Our study provides reassurance that the common experience of menopausal symptoms in early menopause is not associated with increases in blood pressure or...

2012-06-23 23:00:03

Novel medical iPad and iPhone App, BioDesk makes it easy and fast tracking hormonal and menopausal symptoms to help patients' convey to their physician how they feel. Boston, MA (PRWEB) June 22, 2012 New medical iPad and iPhone app, BioDesk makes it easy and fast tracking menopausal and hormonal patient symptoms so their physician to help them feel better. Through these first of their kind, patient symptoms apps, women and men on or contemplating hormonal therapy will track and have the...

2012-06-11 02:25:59

BEIJING, June 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- GC-Rise Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd, in which European healthcare venture capital firm INVENTAGES holds a majority stake, has exclusively sponsored a nation-wide anti-tumor academic exchange event initiated by the Committee of Gynecological Oncology, Chinese Anti-Cancer Association. The move shows GC-Rise's consistent commitment to do its part for the development of the women's health industry in China. The program will consist of several...

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2012-06-02 07:20:53

A new study, published in a recent edition of the journal Menopause, has discovered that combining massage with aromatherapy can be an effective way in reducing the symptoms of menopause. The study, which was conducted by researchers at Tehran University of Medical Sciences and is included in the April 30 of the journal, looked at treatments received by 90 women who entered a "menopausal clinic" at a women's hospital in the Iranian capital, Reuters reporter Amy Norton wrote on Friday....

2012-05-30 06:24:34

CLEVELAND, May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A great deal has been learned in the decade since the first results from the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) were published on July 9, 2002. The WHI was the largest and longest trial of postmenopausal women using hormone therapy (HT). The 27,000 women were prescribed estrogen-alone therapy, estrogen-progestogen therapy, or a placebo for 5 to 7 years, respectively. Researchers expected to find that hormones prevented chronic conditions of aging in...

2012-05-03 14:00:12

New study shows smokers with variants in specific genes at greater risk for hot flashes Women who smoke and carry specific variations in the genes that impact their metabolism are at higher risk of developing hot flashes in comparison with smokers who do not carry these gene variants, according to a recent study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism (JCEM). Previous studies have shown that smoking is associated with earlier...

2012-04-25 09:49:13

Women who go through the menopause early are nearly twice as likely to suffer from osteoporosis in later life, suggests new research published today (25 April) in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. The Swedish study looked at the long-term effects of early menopause on mortality, risk of fragility fracture and osteoporosis. In 1977, 390 white north European women aged 48 were recruited in the Malmo Perimenopausal Study, an observational study where women were...

2012-03-22 12:15:44

Researchers from The Netherlands have found that the menopausal symptoms caused by giving chemotherapy or hormonal therapy to younger women with breast cancer can be ameliorated considerably through the use of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and physical exercise (PE). These interventions can be effective in dealing with such distressing symptoms as hot flushes, night sweats, vaginal dryness, weight gain, urinary incontinence and sexual problems, a researcher will tell the 8th European...

Research Confirms Menopause Causes Memory Problems
2012-03-17 03:58:01

According to research published in the journal Menopause, the journal of the North American Menopause Society, women really do suffer memory problems when going through menopause. Millions of women going through menopause have complained about forgetfulness or described having "brain fog" in their late 40s and 50s. In a new study, researchers gave women various cognitive tests to validate their experiences and provide some clues to what is happening in the brain as menopause hit....

2012-03-14 07:00:00

Provacyl, an over-the-counter Andropause treatment developed by Natural Health Science, receives a best-in-class 5-star rating from TopConsumerReviews.com. Overland Park, KS (PRWEB) March 14, 2012 TopConsumerReviews.com recently awarded their highest five-star rating to Provacyl, a safe and effective Andropause treatment available without a prescription. “We´re pleased to receive TopConsumerReviews.com´s highest rating,” said Bruce Morrey, Marketing Manager for...