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2011-10-12 23:17:05

Estrogen may prevent strokes in premature or early menopausal women, Mayo Clinic researchers say. Their findings challenge the conventional wisdom that estrogen is a risk factor for stroke at all ages. The study was published in the journal Menopause. Researchers combined the results from a recent Mayo Clinic study with six other studies from across the world and found that estrogen is protective for stroke before age 50. That is roughly the average age when women go through menopause....

2011-10-05 12:33:55

Women with an identified BRCA gene mutation and their families can learn more about their cancer risks and prevention options at a conference Oct. 29 at Baylor College of Medicine. "We know that women who test positive for a mutation in the BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes are at a significantly higher risk of breast cancer and ovarian cancer," said Dr. Julie Nangia, assistant professor in the Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center, who will co-host the conference along with Sarah Zentack, a genetic...

2011-07-26 14:04:51

Study shows menopause does not raise risk for diabetes, but weight loss and exercise does lower risk for some postmenopausal women Menopause has little to no impact on whether women become more susceptible to diabetes, according to a one-of-a-kind study. Postmenopausal women had no higher risk for diabetes whether they experienced natural menopause or had their ovaries removed, according to the national clinical trial of 1,237 women at high risk for diabetes, ages 40 to 65. "In our study,...

2011-06-06 15:12:04

In a clinical trial that included nearly 80,000 women, those who received ovarian cancer screening did not have a reduced risk of death from ovarian cancer compared to women who received usual care, but did have an increase in invasive medical procedures and associated harms as a result of being screened, according to a study in the June 8 issue of JAMA, a theme issue on cancer. The study is being published early online to coincide with its presentation at the American Society of Clinical...

2011-04-18 11:00:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Menopause treatment is often sought by women who experience symptoms due to menopause. Menopause brings about a number of changes in the body that will affect lifestyle. Fluctuating hormones will create a variety of uncomfortable feelings and sensations, including mood swings, depression, anxiety, hot flashes and night sweats that can interrupt sleep. The sex drive will also suffer due to a decrease in progesterone, testosterone and...

2011-03-02 09:10:15

(Ivanhoe Newswire) "“ The dreaded hot flash, experienced by three out four women during menopause, is believed to have an upside. New research suggests that women who suffer from hot flashes and night sweats may be at lower risk for cardiovascular disease, stroke, and death. "While they are certainly bothersome, hot flashes may not be all bad," Emily Szmuilowicz, MD, endocrinologist at Northwestern Medicine and lead author of the study, was quoted saying. "Our research found that...

2011-02-24 15:00:00

Study finds women who suffer from hot flashes when they begin menopause are at lower risk for cardiovascular events CHICAGO, Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- You are enjoying a night out with friends when it starts; first you feel flush, then a sensation of warmth crawls down your body. Soon you begin perspiring and you feel as if everyone around you can tell what is happening - another hot flash. An estimated three out of four women experience hot flashes associated with...

2011-02-15 00:02:56

Natural menopause solutions can help women with more than just menopause symptoms, as suggested by Dr. Shoreh Ershadi. When menopause begins, changes take place in the body. One of these changes is decreased levels of estrogen, which can result in loss of bone density and lead to osteoporosis. Natural menopause remedies can help with osteoporosis and other symptoms of menopause. Visit http://www.naturalmenopausetreatmentguide.com for more information about this issue. Beverly Hills, CA...

2011-01-17 09:00:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Jan. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Natural menopause remedies, such as DON'T PAUSE, have been proven to be extremely effective for women looking for relief from menopause symptoms. Natural ingredients are fast becoming a welcome way for menopausal women to deal with their symptoms. Natural menopause cures can also be taken safely without the need for a prescription, allowing women to purchase them easily. Menopause can be a time of very disturbing symptoms, but not all...

2010-12-07 00:00:45

Over the last several years, there have been major advancements in the field of menopause treatment. Because menopause symptoms can manifest as much a decade before the onset of menopause, the discovery of natural menopause cures is a significant breakthrough. Natural menopause remedies can provide relief to women suffering with many of the unpleasant effects of menopause. Visit http://www.naturalmenopausetreatmentguide.com for more information. Beverly Hills, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) December 06,...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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