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Nationwide poll found 7 out of 10 women suffering from menopausal symptoms are not treated
Women who go through the menopause early are nearly twice as likely to suffer from osteoporosis in later life.
Breast cancer is the most common non-skin cancer in women, and is the leading cause of death in women under 50 in the United States.
Women who underwent surgery to remove their ovaries before the age of 45 years were more likely to have arthritis and low bone mineral density compared with women with intact ovaries.
Experts warn that women who smoke can go through menopause about a year earlier than those who don’t, and also note that an earlier menopause may influence the risk of bone and heart disease.
Estrogen may prevent strokes in premature or early menopausal women, Mayo Clinic researchers say.
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.
Menopause has little to no impact on whether women become more susceptible to diabetes, according to a one-of-a-kind study.
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.
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.
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