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Menopause Health Center

News and Features Related to Menopause

  1. After HRT, Some Health Risks Remain

    March 4, 2008 -- For postmenopausal women who stop their hormone replacement therapy (HRT), there is good news, bad news, and surprising news from a new study that followed women for about two and a half years after they stopped the regimen. On the plus side, some risks associated with the use of th

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  2. FDA Goes After 'Natural' HRT Claims

    Jan. 9, 2008 -- Federal regulators warned several pharmacy companies Wednesday to stop marketing so-called "natural" hormone replacement therapy, calling their sales to women "false and misleading." The FDA took aim at seven compounding pharmacy companies that it says use a product called estriol in

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  3. Women May Walk Off Menopause Stress

    Jan. 3, 2008 -- Chalk up another perk from physical activity: less stress for women as they transition to menopause. Here are the highlights from a new study on stress and physical activity in women before, during, and after menopause: Physically active women report less stress than inactive women.

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  4. Menopause Symptoms May Hamper Sex

    Oct. 5, 2007 -- Menopausal symptoms dim the sex lives of many women, according to a new online survey. Murray Freedman, MD, and colleagues from the Medical College of Georgia evaluated the survey, which was conducted by Harris Interactive in late June and early July. They presented their findings ye

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  5. Sex Boost From Late Hormone Therapy

    Sept. 24, 2007 -- Hormone therapy begun years after menopause doesn't improve mental function, but it does boost sexual interest, researchers find. Forgetfulness is more of a problem for women during and after menopause than it is before menopause. Does this mean the hormonal changes of menopause ca

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  6. Flaxseed May Ease Hot Flashes

    Aug. 30, 2007 -- New research shows that the tiny flaxseed may bring some relief for menopausal hot flashes. The flaxseed findings need to be confirmed, so flaxseed isn't guaranteed to soothe hot flashes. But in a small, preliminary study, women halved their hot flashes by eating 2 tablespoons of gr

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  7. Estrogen Tells Brain Where Fat Goes

    Aug. 20, 2007 -- A woman's brain uses estrogen to balance food intake with energy output -- and to tell fat where to go. That's why women not only gain weight after menopause, but also why the weight they gain goes to the wrong places, suggest Deborah J. Clegg, PhD, and colleagues at the University

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  8. HRT: Revisiting the Hormone Decision

    It was the summer of 2002 when the news about hormone replacement therapy (HRT) shook us to the core. In what felt like a bomb dropped on all womankind, the U.S. federal government halted the hormone trial of the Women's Health Initiative early – a study designed to evaluate the risks and benefits o

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  9. Hormone Therapy Not for Older Women

    July 11, 2007 - If started long after menopause, hormone therapy carries serious risks for older women, a study from the U.K., Australia, and New Zealand shows. The study, called the WISDOM (Women's International Study of Long Duration Oestrogen after Menopause), was very like the Women's Health Ini

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  10. Hormone Therapy: Heartening News

    June 20, 2007 - Estrogen protects the hearts of women who take the hormone early in menopause, new data from the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) suggest. "This is another level of evidence for younger women that estrogen does not harm the heart and may have a heart benefit," study researcher JoAnn E

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