Menopause

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Menopause - No More A Taboo  -  23 Nov 2009
BernamaA weekend with the Malaysian Menopause Society in Subang Jaya recently saw a string of women streaming into a hotel banquet hall, to hear for themselves ...

In the News:  -  23 Nov 2009
Los Angeles Times...large Women's Health Initiative trial demonstrated that the then-common practice of giving women hormones at menopause was causing more harm than good. ...

More than 20 women opt for procedure  -  23 Nov 2009
Kuensel, Buhutan's National NewspaperHowever, Dr Patil said that getting IUI beyond five times could lead to premature menopause, ovarian cyst or ovarian hyper stimulation. ...

Is there a right age for mammography?  -  23 Nov 2009
Mid-Day..."Only when a person reaches menopause do the breast tissues get replaced with fat, and then you get a contrast to diagnose the spot. ...

Women's sex aid awaiting FDA nod  -  23 Nov 2009
San Diego Union Tribune...research in the field, and many of them follow the traditional notion that a declining libido is an inevitable part of aging and life after menopause. ...

The mysterious Courteney Cox family matter may have been revealed  -  ‎Nov 21, 2009‎
Examiner.com..."There was a photo of me coming out of a doctor's office and it said that I'm going through menopause and that I'm really upset because I can't have another ...

Woman treated for premature menopause gives birth  -  ‎Nov 21, 2009‎
The Japan TimesA 37-year-old woman diagnosed with premature menopause had a baby boy earlier this month from an egg grown through the administration of a hormonal agent, ...

Bio-identical hormones: What are they, can they help you during menopause?  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
WHAS 11.com (subscription)But Velma and Diane have put those menopause moments behind them. They even laugh about it all now. Velma and Diane say they found relief for the maddening ...

Menopause makes some women more assertive, psychologist says  -  ‎Nov 10, 2009‎
Dallas Morning NewsThere's more to menopause than hot flashes and fatigue, mood swings and memory lapses. ...

Man-O-Pause: Biological changes with aging strike men as well  -  ‎Nov 21, 2009‎
Lawrence Journal WorldI don't know if there's any such thing as male menopause, but you've got it!'" That was in the mid-'90s. Today, after years of research, Dr. Diamond has ...

Why haven't I started menopause -- I'm 55?  -  ‎Nov 9, 2009‎
CNNI have no symptoms of menopause at all. Thank you for your question. Also called a woman's "change of life," menopause marks the time in which one's periods ...

New view of mammograms  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
Los Angeles TimesHormone therapy after menopause was standard practice after a 1991 study found that it reduced the risk of cardiovascular disease -- until a study 11 years ...

Bioidenticals: Estrogen without FDA approval for menopause?  -  ‎Oct 29, 2009‎
USA TodayBy Damian Dovarganes, AP By Marilynn Marchione, AP Miserable in menopause, Elizabeth Alsgaard pondered an awful choice: Drenching hot flashes or hormone ...

Great American Smokeout: Many Reasons to Kick the Habit  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
InjuryBoard.com (blog)It may hasten menopause: according to a 2001 Surgeon General's report, women smokers experience natural menopause at an earlier age than nonsmokers. ...

Laugh your way through menopause  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
Channel News AsiaSINGAPORE: Menopause - a word often shunned in association with ageing, ...

Menopause Doesn't Have To Terrorize Women  -  ‎Nov 13, 2009‎
WPBFMenopause is something women will have to face eventually. But does it have to be something they should fear? WPBF 25 News' Angela Rozier talked to women ...

Pfizer Must Pay $6.3 Million in Damages Over Prempro  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
BloombergJurors deliberated about five hours before finding that the combination of Wyeth's Prempro and Pharmacia & Upjohn's Provera menopause drugs was a ...

New Study Looks to Give Estrogen Therapy Soon After Menopause  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
BETTER Health ResearchThere may be a new way to help prevent stroke for those who are beginning to suffer from menopause. A new study in the Journal of Neuroscience reveals that ...

Testosterone, Menopause, and Heart Disease  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
EmpowHer (blog)Testosterone is an often overlooked hormone in the grand scheme of menopause but the truth is, it helps with hotflashes, nightsweats, bone loss, energy, ...

Why women suffer from depression more than men.  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
Baltimore SunThese include: Hormonal Factors: Menstrual cycle changes, pregnancy, miscarriage, postpartum period, perimenopause and menopause. Stress: At work and home, ...

Himalya Fresh team gives out tips for health during oncoming winter  -  ‎Nov 21, 2009‎
Economic TimesAmidst all hard work, and family responsibilities women go through different hormonal changes, pregnancy, and the period of menopause; and women rarely get ...

MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL Comes To Raleigh  -  ‎Nov 16, 2009‎
Broadway WorldThe international hit show Menopause The Musical® is performing for the first time at Memorial Auditorium in Raleigh, March 13 & 14, 2010. ...

Woman gives birth at 54 years-old  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
New VisionA Ugandan woman has given birth at the age of 54, ten years after reaching menopause. The woman, a university lecturer, delivered a baby ...

Cebu Lifestyle Embrace Menopause  -  ‎Nov 15, 2009‎
Philippine StarWhat will become of her when menopause happens? All women fear its approach. No one can escape it. When it strikes, women become emotional wrecks. ...

The Maybe-Baby Dilemma  -  ‎Nov 21, 2009‎
Boston Globe...“I think some couples keep them stored until the woman is in menopause,? she says thoughtfully and acknowledges she may go that route herself -- reducing to ...

Hip Fracture Odds Rise With Women's Age  -  ‎Nov 13, 2009‎
U.S. News & World ReportWomen who had an early menopause before age 45 had a slightly increased risk of hip fracture, but the effect of early menopause was small compared with the ...

Pfizer in court again, this time for Wyeth's menopause treatment Prempro  -  ‎Oct 27, 2009‎
Daily Finance (blog)The drug, Prempro, from Pfizer's unit Wyeth, is a combination of hormones estrogen-progestin (Premarin and Provera) and is taken as a menopause treatment. ...

A woman's heart  -  ‎Nov 16, 2009‎
Irish TimesA key difference between the sexes is that women tend to have heart attacks later in life than men, and seem to be protected before the menopause, ...

Courteney Cox To Try For Second Baby Soon  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
AHN...a photo of me coming out of a doctor's office and it said that I'm going through menopause and that I'm really upset because I can't have another child. ...

Menopause and the life cycle of your bones  -  ‎Nov 13, 2009‎
Canada.comAfter menopause, however, due largely to hormonal change, bone resorption and bone formation become uncoupled. No longer linked as closely as they were ...

Menopause: Its Not Just A Woman Thing  -  ‎Nov 11, 2009‎
Black Voice NewsMy wife will probably make me sleep in the guest room but I've got to share three secrets about menopause. 1. Fun in the bedroom doesn't have to end with ...

Red Hot Mamas Presents Osteoporosis and Menopause Program  -  ‎Nov 11, 2009‎
Space Coast Medicine and Healthy LivingBREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Orthopedic Surgeon Michelle Henderson, MD, of Health First Physicians will present "Standing Tall: Osteoporosis and Menopause" as ...

Ask Dr Mel: Night sweats and cardiac rehabilitation  -  ‎Nov 21, 2009‎
goodtoknowA. Almost all women get at least some hot flushes and night sweats around the menopause; they're a by-product of the "make more oestrogen" chemical messages ...

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's "Message of Hope"  -  ‎Nov 10, 2009‎
CBS News..."And I wasn't a candidate for menopause, you know? So, trying to figure out what that was all about." In the middle of a busy life - best-selling author, ...

'Confident advice' needed to ease fears over HRT  -  ‎Nov 16, 2009‎
Irish Times...“It is time to rethink the whole area of HRT and give women confident, reliable advice,? Dr O'Beirne told the Irish Menopause Society's (IMS) annual ...

Menopause author offers new information in her book  -  ‎Nov 10, 2009‎
ABC15.com (KNXV-TV)With chapters on Sex, Sleep, Hot Flashes, Bones and more than a dozen other topics, The Menopause Book covers many of the issues menopausal woman face, ...

Author TS Wiley Researched and Warned Women About Frequent and Chronic ...  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
SYS-CON Media (press release)..."Sex, Lies, and Menopause" also mentions historical research on the topic: "In 1975 the Breast Cancer Detection Demonstration Project (BCDDP), ...

Menopause: Women can learn to recognize triggers  -  ‎Nov 9, 2009‎
Abilene Reporter-NewsMany women seem to feel anxious about menopause — partly because they don't have any choice. “It is a necessary evil you have to go through,? said Dr. ...

When Menopause Pauses Learning  -  ‎Nov 13, 2009‎
EmpowHer (blog)Ingrid Berman once said, "Happiness is good health and a bad memory," which sort of suggests that a healthy woman going through menopause (a time when ...

Newsweek Oprah Menopause Article  -  ‎Nov 13, 2009‎
Post ChronicleWinfrey and Somers promoted having women receive hormone therapy in much larger doses than a doctor would recommend, to stifle menopause and allow women ...

St. Mary's to offer two Menopause seminars  -  ‎Nov 11, 2009‎
DL-Online24 by calling (218) 844-0719. During these programs, Anita Jonason MD will discuss the symptoms, treatment and long-term ramifications of menopause.

Menopause the Musical  -  ‎Nov 15, 2009‎
AdelaidenowTWO years on, Menopause the Musical returns just for a few nights. It's a bit like a national curtain call. It's a just-in-case-you-missed-it tour. ...

Alternative Ways to Deal with Menopause Symptoms  -  ‎Nov 11, 2009‎
EmpowHer (blog)Hot Flashes, night sweats, trouble sleeping, vaginal dryness, and other symptoms can occur before or during the onset of Menopause. While none sound fun, ...

Smart art at Society Hill Playhouse  -  ‎Nov 3, 2009‎
Philadelphia InquirerNow What? had just opened and promised to be as successful as its predecessors Nunsense, Lafferty's Wake, and Menopause: The Musical. ...

Risk Of Hip Fracture In Postmenopausal Women Rises Steeply With Age  -  ‎Nov 12, 2009‎
Science Daily (press release)The study also found that in women aged 50-54 years (ie around the time of menopause), although hip fractures are rare, the risk of a fracture in ...

Post-Menopause: Diagnosis, Symptoms and Treatment  -  ‎Nov 10, 2009‎
TestCountry.comMany women believe that menopause is the time when their menstruation halts. The truth is that a transitional phase goes with it. ...

How to Lose Weight and Keep It Off Even After Menopause  -  ‎Nov 1, 2009‎
Examiner.comWhat about the fact that after menopause, your body clings to every shred of fat-building material as fiercely as a tiger clings to a piece of raw meat? ...

Menopause The Musical  -  ‎Nov 14, 2009‎
Australian Stage OnlineA public giggle over the personal realities of aging: Menopause The Musical is a good laugh for women... and men too. American writer and producer Jeanie ...

Early menopause no predictor of hip fracture: study  -  ‎Nov 10, 2009‎
Insciences OrganisationWomen who have an early menopause are unlikely to have a long term increased risk of hip fractures associated with menopausal bone density weakening, ...

Heart Attack Risk Rises in Middle-Aged Women  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
Hill Country TimesBefore menopause, a woman's risk of heart attack is lower than a man's. But post-menopause, the risk slowly increases and both sexes have similar statistics ...



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