By Susan Scutti | Mon, 11/25/2013 - 15:00
A study shows that decreased estrogen levels after menopause are unrelated to changes in mood and cognitive ability, though progesterone levels may affect memory.
By Chris Weller | Mon, 10/14/2013 - 10:47
Injecting a local anesthetic into a bundle of nerves in the neck could suppress hot flash symptoms for up to six months, according to a new study.
By Lizette Borreli | Fri, 09/27/2013 - 16:42
Yoga, a natural remedy for menopause problems, alleviates insomnia but not hot flashes.
By Susan Scutti | Wed, 07/17/2013 - 18:57
Cancer survivors are twice as likely to experience severe menopause but their sexual activity and symptoms are about the same as women who do not have a history of the disease.
By Susan Scutti | Wed, 07/03/2013 - 09:03
The symptoms of menopause, which include hot flashes, depression, and weight gain, make it particularly difficult for scientists attempting to treat it.
By Matthew Mientka | Sun, 06/30/2013 - 13:21
Taken once daily, a medication containing a low dose of a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) was shown effective in reducing hot flashes in menopausal women.
By Nsikan Akpan | Wed, 06/19/2013 - 14:03
Two-week treatment with estrogen supplements increased the levels of natural antimicrobials in postmenopausal women and stymied UTIs in mice.
By Ashik Siddique | Thu, 05/23/2013 - 22:07
A new study confirms that menopausal women who feel their memories declining actually experience more forgetfulness, and links the duration of subjective menopause memory loss to the frequency of hot flashes.
By Evan Winchester | Tue, 05/21/2013 - 15:25
A new study finds that repair molecules produced by functional BRCA1, the "breast cancer gene," keep egg cells from self-destructing.
By Susan Scutti | Fri, 05/03/2013 - 10:28
Many US residency programs do not fulfill the educational goals of their residents in menopause medicine.
By Amber Moore | Fri, 12/21/2012 - 14:52
Controlling diet and exercising may be the key in fighting breast cancer in post-menopausal women.
By Christine Hsu | Wed, 10/24/2012 - 16:37
Starting hormone replacement therapy within five years of menopause may cut the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease by 30 percent in women.