Genetics significantly influence treatment of menopause night sweats

A study published inMenopause reports that genetic differences may be key to find the right oestrogen dose in the treatment of night sweats.Medpage Today
Source: Society for Endocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

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Herb Formula ZhenRongDan Balances Sex Hormones, Modulates Organ Atrophy, and Restores ERα and ERβ Expressions in Ovariectomized Rats. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2018;2018:5896398 Authors: Zhang X, Chen Q, Chen B, Wang F, Chen XH Abstract Herb mixtures are widely used for treatment of the menopausal syndrome long before the hormonal therapy. However, there is insufficient data for herb remedies in treating menopausal syndromes. Here we aim to investigate the effect of ZhenRongDan (ZRD) in balancing female hormones, regulating expression of estrogen receptors (ERs), and preventing org...
Source: Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Tags: Evid Based Complement Alternat Med Source Type: research
Conditions:   Relationship Between Menopause and Urinary Functional Disorders;   Relationship Between Overweight and Urinary Functional Disorders;   Relationship Between Surgical Antecedent and Urinary Functional Disorders;   Relationship Between Gestity and Urinary Functional Disorders Intervention:   Other: Female urinary incontinence Sponsor:   University Hospital, Clermont-Ferrand Completed
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This important article assesses the overall cancer risk among contemporary menopausal hormone therapy (MHT) users, based on a nationwide Swedish population –based cohort study in 290,186 women using systemic MHT from July 2005 until December 2012.
Source: European Journal of Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Letter to the Editor Source Type: research
Estrogen deficiency is linked to changes in several physiological processes, but the extent to which it associates with cognitive changes in menopause context is controversial.
Source: Behavioral and Brain Functions - Category: Neurology Authors: Tags: Research Source Type: research
We presently forget 98% of everything we experience. That will go away in favor of perfect, controllable, configurable memory. Skills and knowledge will become commodities that can be purchased and installed. We will be able to feel exactly as we wish to feel at any given time. How we perceive the world will be mutable and subject to choice. How we think, the very fundamental basis of the mind, will also be mutable and subject to choice. We will merge with our machines, as Kurzweil puts it. The boundary between mind and computing device, between the individual and his or her tools, will blur. Over the course of the ...
Source: Fight Aging! - Category: Research Authors: Tags: Newsletters Source Type: blogs
(Natural News) Early menopause not only takes a toll on a woman’s physical health, but affects her emotional and mental well-being, too. It’s understandable, then, that delaying menopause is a matter of great importance to many women, and a subject of many scientific studies — many of which have found that delaying menopause often comes down to...
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Conclusion: EA treatment is effective and safe in relieving depression symptom and improving the quality of life in the perimenopausal depression. Further research is needed to understand long-term efficacy and explore the mechanism of this intervention. This study is registered with ClinicalTrials.gov NCT02423694. PMID: 30003102 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Biomed Res - Category: Research Authors: Tags: Biomed Res Int Source Type: research
Conclusions:Sleep disturbance is a significant issue for midlife women regardless of age or reproductive stage. Identification of salient factors that disrupt sleep, such as nocturia prior to menopausal transition or feeling too hot early in menopausal transition, will provide direction for developing tailored intervention strategies to improve sleep and quality of life.Commentary:A commentary on this article appears in this issue on page 1095.Citation:Jones HJ, Zak R, Lee KA. Sleep disturbances in midlife women at the cusp of the menopausal transition.J Clin Sleep Med. 2018;14(7):1127–1133.
Source: Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine : JCSM - Category: Sleep Medicine Source Type: research
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Authors: Wang J, Liu J, Ni X, Nie G, Zeng Y, Cao X, Li X, Wang X Abstract Objective. The aim of this meta-analysis was to evaluate the effectiveness of oral Chinese herbal medicine (OCHM) combined with pharmacotherapy for menopausal depression. Methods. The electronic databases were searched from their inception to December 25, 2016, comprising PubMed, Embase, Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, Chinese National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI), Wanfang database, and Chinese Biomedical (CBM) database. Randomized controlled trials investigating the effectiveness of OCHM combined with pharmacotherapy for t...
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