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    1. Soy May Help Women Before Menopause

      Oct. 8, 2004 -- Premenopausal women may want to start eating more soy to protect their heart and bones for years to come, according to new research. Jay Kaplan, PhD, and Cynthia Lees, DVM, PhD, at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, worked with colleagues on two new soy studies. They pres

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    2. Myth: Memory Affected by Menopause

      Oct. 5, 2004 (Toronto) -- A new study suggests that women don't lose their memory at menopause, suggesting that the popular myth about "menopause minutes" -- when a woman can no longer remember where she left the car keys -- is as factual as the flat Earth theory. Jong-Ling Fuh, MD, lead researcher

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    3. A Fresh Look at Hormone Therapy

      Oct. 5, 2004 -- The nation's leading menopause group is speaking out against a popular alternative to traditional hormone therapy, saying there is no clinical evidence to back up claims that so-called "bioidentical hormones" are more effective or safer than the conventional treatments. The North Ame

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    4. HRT Linked to Shorter but Better-Quality Life

      Aug. 9, 2004 -- It is widely accepted that the risks of using hormone therapy for many years may outweigh the benefits, but what about the risks and benefits of short-term use exclusively for the treatment of menopausal symptoms? New research suggests that short-term menopausal hormone therapy short

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    5. Diet, Exercise Slow Heart Disease at Menopause

      Aug. 3, 2004 -- Good news for women at or nearing menopause -- there's a simple way to help protect your arteries that doesn't cost a dime in prescriptions. Simply getting more exercise and tweaking your diet to reduce fat and cholesterol can offer protection against the increased risk associated wi

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    6. Younger Women May Benefit From HRT

      July 15, 2004 -- It has been two years since the widely publicized Women's Health Initiative showed that the popular menopausal hormone therapy increased the risk of heart attacks and breast cancer. The study, however, was limited to older women who were years past the menopause. Now a review of sma

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    7. Soy Benefits May Have Age Cutoff

      July 6, 2004 -- With thousands of studies having been done, soy protein has emerged as one of the most researched foods in science. Even with this much information, studies still show conflicting results on the effects of this much ballyhooed protein. From tempering menopausal symptoms to reducing t

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    8. Low-Dose Estrogen Patch Gets FDA Nod

      June 10, 2004 -- Menostar Patch, a very-low-dose estrogen patch, is now FDA approved for prevention of bone loss in postmenopausal women. Estrogen replacement therapy is controversial these days. But there's no argument about one effect of the female hormone. It's good for preventing bone loss due t

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    9. Menopause May Be Tied to the Seasons

      June 9, 2004 -- Mother Nature may play a much larger role in determining when a woman ends the reproductive phase of her life than previously thought. A new study suggests that the start of menopause may be linked to seasonal weather patterns. Researchers found the number of women reporting their fi

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    10. FDA Announces New Drug Approval for Menopause

      May 11, 2004 -- The FDA has approved Enjuvia for treatment of moderate to severe symptoms related to menopause, the drug's manufacturer reports. Enjuvia is a plant-derived estrogen product. It was developed by Endeavor Pharmaceuticals, which in December 2003 sold the product to Barr Pharmaceuticals

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