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2011-06-09 07:52:56

(Ivanhoe Newswire)--Testosterone spray may offer potential therapy to slow cognitive decline in postmenopausal women. According to Sonia Davison, M.D., PhD, the study's lead investigator and a postdoctoral research fellow at Monash University, Melbourne, "Women have a higher risk of developing dementia compared to men." Researchers compared a control group of 30 women who received no treatment with a group of nine healthy women in early menopause (ages 47 to 60) who knowingly received...

2011-06-06 20:02:53

Post-menopausal women have better memory after daily treatment with a testosterone spray for six months, a new preliminary study finds. The results will be presented Saturday at The Endocrine Society's 93rd Annual Meeting in Boston. "Women have a higher risk of developing dementia compared to men," said Sonia Davison, MD, PhD, the study's lead investigator and a postdoctoral research fellow at Monash University, Melbourne. "These results offer a potential therapy, where none currently exists,...

2009-10-01 06:08:56

Older women have higher well-being scores than younger women Pre- and post-menopausal women who self-rated themselves as being sexually satisfied had a higher overall psychological well-being score and scores for "positive well-being" and "vitality," compared with sexually dissatisfied women in a study of 295 women sexually active more than twice a month. The study, published Sept. 30 in The Journal of Sexual Medicine, also uncovered a positive association between age and...

2009-09-30 14:46:08

Women who say they are sexually satisfied have greater feelings of well-being and vitality than those who say they aren't, Australian researchers say. Lead author Sonia Davison of the Women's Health Program at Monash University in Australia recruited 295 women from the community ages 20-65 who self-identified as being satisfied or dissatisfied with their sex lives and were sexually active more than twice a month. The most commonly reported sexual shortcomings related to sexual desire and...