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    1. Could ADHD Drug Find New Role in Menopause?

      By Tara Haelle HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, June 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A drug marketed for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder might improve memory and concentration problems associated with menopause, a new, small study suggests. Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine), a stimulant, is usually prescri

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    2. Hormone Therapy Doesn't Help Memory: Study

      By Kathleen Doheny HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, June 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women taking menopausal hormone therapy to relieve symptoms such as hot flashes often hope it will also help their menopause-related memory and thinking problems, but a new study reports it won't. However, oral hormone

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    3. Vitamin D, Calcium Don't Reduce Menopause Symptoms

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, June 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Vitamin D and calcium supplements don't help ease the symptoms of menopause, a new study says. The research is part of the Women's Health Initiative, a long-term clinical trial of menopausal women, and included more than 3

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    4. Hormone Therapy May Not Help Women's Hearts

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, March 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- There's yet another study looking at the potential dangers of hormone replacement therapy for menopausal symptoms, and this one supports the notion that the treatment may not help women's hearts. The research, a review o

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    5. New Study on Hormone Therapy for Hot Flashes

      By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, March 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Hormone replacement therapy for women may not be as potentially risky as previously thought, a new Mayo Clinic review contends. The new study, which evaluated three decades of prior research, concluded that hormone thera

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    6. Women: Hot Flashes May Last at Least 7 Years

      By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Feb. 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Menopause-related hot flashes and night sweats aren't a short-term problem. More than half of women experience these unpleasant change-of-life symptoms for seven years or more, a new study finds. "Women should not be sur

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    7. HRT Tied to Increased Ovarian Cancer Risk

      By Kathleen Doheny HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Feb. 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women who use hormone therapy after menopause -- even for just a few years -- may have an increased risk of ovarian cancer, according to new research. The new study found that when women used hormone replacement therap

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    8. Early Hormone Therapy Safe for Women's Hearts?

      By Kathleen Doheny HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, July 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Healthy women at low risk of cardiovascular disease may be able to take hormone replacement therapy soon after menopause for a short time without harming their hearts, according to a new study. Previous studies, includin

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    9. Is Coffee Aggravating Your Hot Flashes?

      By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, July 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Drinking caffeine may worsen the hot flashes and night sweats that affect roughly two-thirds of women as they go through menopause, new survey data suggests. "While these findings are preliminary, our study suggests that li

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    10. Losing Weight May Ease Hot Flashes, Study Finds

      By Kristen Fischer HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, July 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Slimming down may help ease the hot flashes that often accompany menopause, new research suggests. Hot flashes can be debilitating for more than 50 percent of menopausal women, said Dr. Taraneh Shirazian, an assistant

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