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Hormone Replacement Therapy Tied to Hearing Loss

Older age at menopause also appeared to increase the risk, study found Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Hearing Disorders and Deafness, Hormone Replacement Therapy, Menopause
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Source: Journal of Internal Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Tags: Review ‐Symposium Source Type: research
Objective The aim of this study was to evaluate the associations between type and route of hormone use and urinary incontinence (UI) and pelvic organ prolapse (POP) in premenopausal and postmenopausal women. Methods The authors used the National Health and Nutritional Examination Survey database for data from 2005–2006, 2007–2008, 2009–2010, and 2011–2012. Seven thousand sixty-six of the women included were premenopausal, and 5387 were postmenopausal. Premenopausal women were younger than 51 years and reported menstrual periods in the last 12 months. Postmenopausal women reported being in natur...
Source: Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery - Category: OBGYN Tags: AUGS Conference Submissions Source Type: research
AbstractPurpose of reviewObesity contributes to an estimated forty-percent, or 630,000 cases, of malignant neoplasms diagnosed in the United States, and higher body mass index (BMI) has been associated with at least seventeen types of solid tumors, including 9% of all breast cancer cases. In this review, we discuss the impact of obesity and consequences of obesity, including the metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes mellitus, on breast cancer risk and recurrence.Recent findingsRecent work has identified multiple molecular mechanisms that may underlie the association between obesity and breast cancer. In particular, insuli...
Source: Current Surgery Reports - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
Primary burning mouth syndrome (BMS) is defined as an “intraoral burning or dysaesthetic sensation, recurring daily… more than 3 months, without clinically evident causative lesions” (IHS 2013). In addition to pain, taste alterations are frequent (dysgeusia, xerostomia). Although lacking clinical signs of neuropathy, more accurate diagnostic methods have shown neuropathic involvement at various levels of the neuraxis in BMS: peripheral small fiber damage (thermal quantitative sensory testing, electrogustatometry, epithelial nerve fiber density), trigeminal system lesions in the periphery or the brainstem...
Source: Pain - Category: Anesthesiology Tags: NeuPSIG Reviews Source Type: research
Authors: PMID: 29470333 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Obstetrics and Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Tags: Obstet Gynecol Source Type: research
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Source: CNN.com - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
A Queensland mother-of-two went through menopause at just 32 after she had both of her ovaries removed due to a high-risk of cancer.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Conclusions: Decisions regarding the use of HT in women who undergo BSO after detection of a BRCA mutation must be individualized based on careful consideration of the risks and benefits. However, the risks of a subsequent cancer diagnosis appear small, particularly in regards to the benefits of treatment afforded by HT.
Source: American Journal of Clinical Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Original Articles: Breast Source Type: research
This study investigated the relationship between obesity and sleep architecture in postmenopausal women.Menopause
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Journal Article Source Type: news
Publication date: 21 February 2018 Source:The Lancet, Volume 391, Supplement 1 Author(s): Doaa Hammoudeh, Ernestina Coast, Rita Giacaman, David Lewis, Yoke Rabaia, Tiziana Leone Background Few studies exist of women's experiences and understanding of health in the transition from reproductive to post-reproductive age. Available data is from high-income settings, and most studies tend to focus on women of reproductive age. Little is known about women's perspectives in the Palestinian context. The aim of this study was to add to our understanding of Palestinian women's midlife experiences, looking beyond reproduction and ch...
Source: The Lancet - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
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