Nav: Home

Current Menopause News and Events

Current Menopause News and Events, Menopause News Articles.
Sort By: Most Relevant | Most Viewed
Page 1 of 25 | 1000 Results
Dairy consumption ineffective in preventing age-related bone loss or fractures
Dairy products provide more bone-beneficial nutrients than any other food group. (2020-05-27)
Uncovering Alzheimer's disease
Characterized by a buildup of amyloid plaques in the brain, Alzheimer's is an irreversible disease that leads to memory loss and a decrease in cognitive function. (2020-05-19)
Good news for menopausal women taking hop supplements: Tests show no drug interactions
Hop-based dietary supplements that many women use to ease the night sweats and hot flashes commonly reported during menopause aren't likely to cause drug interactions. (2020-05-18)
Socioeconomics, metabolic syndrome, and osteopenia in postmenopausal women
The increased prevalence of metabolic syndrome and osteoporosis in postmenopausal women has prompted multiple research studies to understand why. (2020-04-22)
Does primary ovarian insufficiency affect your risks for obesity and diabetes?
Are overweight women less fertile? Does primary ovarian insufficiency increase risks for obesity and diabetes? (2020-04-15)
Research provides new insights into menopause and weight gain
Can women in menopause get the benefits of hormone replacement therapy without the health risks? (2020-04-13)
Physical activity contributes to positive mental well-being in menopausal women
Late menopausal status is associated with an elevated level of depressive symptoms that indicate the negative dimension of mental well-being. (2020-04-01)
Executive function in women post-menopause
Assessing adverse childhood experiences and current anxiety and depression symptoms may help ease cognitive distress in women who have undergone a surgical menopause for cancer risk-reduction, or RRSO, according to a new study published in Menopause. (2020-03-26)
Teeth serve as 'archive of life,' new research finds
Teeth constitute a permanent and faithful biological archive of the entirety of the individual's life, from tooth formation to death, a team of researchers has found. (2020-03-25)
Role of childhood adversity in executive function and mood after early removal of ovaries
Nearly one-third of women who choose to have their ovaries removed before the natural age of menopause are susceptible to negative mood and executive dysfunction. (2020-03-18)
Older women with breast cancer may benefit from genetic testing, study suggests
About 1 in 40 postmenopausal women diagnosed with breast cancer before age 65 have cancer-associated mutations in their BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes, according to a Stanford-led study of more than 4,500 participants in the long-running Women's Health Initiative. (2020-03-10)
Family history of heart disease makes premature removal of ovaries especially risky
Women who proactively have their ovaries removed to minimize their cancer risk may face a greater risk--premature death because of heart disease. (2020-03-04)
Metabolic health and weight management key to minimizing diabetes risk
Increased fat distribution during menopause has long been shown to increase insulin resistance and the risk of diabetes. (2020-02-26)
Age at menopause not linked to conventional cardiovascular disease risk factors
The age at which a woman's periods stop, and the menopause starts, doesn't seem to be linked to the development of the risk factors typically associated with cardiovascular disease, suggests research published online in the journal Heart. (2020-02-25)
An apple a day might help keep bothersome menopause symptoms away
A healthy diet rich in fruits and vegetables is known to benefit the human body in so many ways. (2020-02-19)
Living in greener neighborhoods may postpone the natural onset of menopause
For the first time, a study led by the University of Bergen and the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal), a centre supported by 'la Caixa', has found that living in a greener neighbourhood is associated with older age at the onset of menopause. (2020-02-13)
Postmenopause vitamin D deficiency associated with disc degeneration and lower back pain
Lumbar disc degeneration and resulting lower back pain become greater concerns with age and disproportionately affect women more than men, likely as a result of decreasing estrogen levels during menopause. (2020-02-12)
Prolonged use of hormone therapy may minimize muscle loss associated with aging
Skeletal muscle mass and strength are critical in helping prevent falls, fractures, and disability. (2020-02-12)
Menopause timing hard to determine in every third woman
Is it possible to investigate menopausal age, or not? In more than one in three women aged 50, the body provides no clear answer about the menopause, Swedish study shows. (2020-02-07)
Not all hormone therapy protects equally against heart disease in postmenopausal women
Hormone therapy has proven to slow down heart fat deposition and the progression of atherosclerosis, depending on the type of hormone therapy and route of administration. (2020-02-05)
Heart disease risk grows as women move through menopause
A marker for heart disease risk considerably worsens as women transition through menopause, according to a new analysis from the largest and longest running study of women's health in midlife. (2020-02-03)
Hot flashes impair memory performance
If you're having difficulty identifying the right word to express yourself clearly or remembering a story correctly, you may blame menopause. (2020-01-23)
Blood tests can predict timing of final menstrual period
Blood tests could replace menstrual periods as a gauge for when a women is nearing menopause, according to new research published in the Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. (2020-01-22)
Breastfeeding and childbearing linked to lower early menopause risk
Results of a new epidemiological analysis of more than 108,000 women observed a lower risk of early menopause among women who had at least one pregnancy lasting at least six months and among those who had breastfed their infants. (2020-01-22)
Depression common during perimenopause but not regularly assessed by providers
Almost 40% of women experience symptoms of depression during perimenopause, yet it often goes undetected and untreated because many healthcare providers aren't screening for it and aren't prepared with treatment options. (2020-01-22)
Premature menopause increases the risk of multiple health problems in your 60s
Women who experience premature menopause are almost three times more likely to develop multiple, chronic medical problems in their 60s compared to women who went through the menopause at the age of 50 or 51. (2020-01-19)
Having less sex linked to earlier menopause
Women who engage in sexual activity weekly or monthly have a lower risk of entering menopause early relative to those who report having some form of sex less than monthly, according to a new UCL study. (2020-01-14)
Half of women with heart failure get the wrong treatment
As many as 50 per cent of women suffering from cardiac arrest are given insufficient treatment, because the heart failure was not caused by a heart attack. (2020-01-06)
Getting a good night's sleep complicated by menopause
The value of a good night's sleep can't be underestimated. (2019-12-18)
Mayo Clinic researchers look at post menopause as key factor in endometrial cancer
Endometrial cancer is the most common gynecological malignancy in the US and the fourth most common cancer among women. (2019-12-16)
Killer whale grandmothers boost survival of calves
The study found that grandmothers who were no longer able to reproduce had the biggest beneficial impact on the survival chances of their grand-offspring. (2019-12-09)
Is early menopause associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease?
Whether natural premature menopause and premature menopause that results from surgery to remove a woman's ovaries before age 40 are associated with increased risk of developing cardiovascular diseases was the focus of this observational study. (2019-11-18)
Perimenopause often signals beginning of sexual dysfunction
For some women, sex becomes less satisfying with age, with a pronounced decline during perimenopause. (2019-11-15)
Early menopause may raise the risk of several heart conditions
Women experiencing early menopause (before age 40) are at higher risk for several heart conditions, according to new research. (2019-11-11)
Women with HIV at increased risk of early onset menopause
Thanks to medical advancements, HIV-positive women now have a longer life expectancy, exposing them to numerous midlife health issues such as menopause. (2019-11-06)
Study examines theory on menopause age and symptom severity
A recent theory states that women enter menopause at different ages and have varying extents of symptoms due in part to residence patterns after marriage -- or whether couples disperse to live with paternal or maternal kin. (2019-11-06)
Hormone therapy associated with improved cognition
Estrogen has a significant role in overall brain health and cognitive function. (2019-10-16)
Researchers are finding molecular mechanisms behind women's biological clock
Throughout life, women's fertility curve goes up and down, and in a new study led by the University of Copenhagen, researchers have now shown why. (2019-10-09)
Early menopause predictor of heart disease
Women who reach menopause before the age of 50 have an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, according to researchers from The University of Queensland. (2019-10-03)
Laser therapy gains credibility as effective option for treating vaginal problems
Nearly 50% of menopausal women complain of vaginal dryness, itching, and burning, among other commonly reported menopause symptoms. (2019-10-02)
Page 1 of 25 | 1000 Results
   First   Previous   Next      Last   

Trending Science News

Current Coronavirus (COVID-19) News

Top Science Podcasts

We have hand picked the top science podcasts of 2020.
Now Playing: TED Radio Hour

Listen Again: Reinvention
Change is hard, but it's also an opportunity to discover and reimagine what you thought you knew. From our economy, to music, to even ourselves–this hour TED speakers explore the power of reinvention. Guests include OK Go lead singer Damian Kulash Jr., former college gymnastics coach Valorie Kondos Field, Stockton Mayor Michael Tubbs, and entrepreneur Nick Hanauer.
Now Playing: Science for the People

#562 Superbug to Bedside
By now we're all good and scared about antibiotic resistance, one of the many things coming to get us all. But there's good news, sort of. News antibiotics are coming out! How do they get tested? What does that kind of a trial look like and how does it happen? Host Bethany Brookeshire talks with Matt McCarthy, author of "Superbugs: The Race to Stop an Epidemic", about the ins and outs of testing a new antibiotic in the hospital.
Now Playing: Radiolab

Dispatch 6: Strange Times
Covid has disrupted the most basic routines of our days and nights. But in the middle of a conversation about how to fight the virus, we find a place impervious to the stalled plans and frenetic demands of the outside world. It's a very different kind of front line, where urgent work means moving slow, and time is marked out in tiny pre-planned steps. Then, on a walk through the woods, we consider how the tempo of our lives affects our minds and discover how the beats of biology shape our bodies. This episode was produced with help from Molly Webster and Tracie Hunte. Support Radiolab today at Radiolab.org/donate.