Impact of Exercise and Activity on Weight Regain and Musculoskeletal Health Post-Ovariectomy

In conclusion, leanness and exercise do not necessarily protect from OVX-induced weight gain. Exercise prevented weight gain in obese rats, but loss of SPA was the greatest contributor to post-OVX weight gain. Thus, understanding the mechanisms resulting in reduction in SPA after ovarian hormone loss is critical in the prevention of menopause-associated metabolic dysfunction.
Source: Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise - Category: Sports Medicine Tags: BASIC SCIENCES Source Type: research

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Publication date: Available online 8 October 2020Source: Physiology &BehaviorAuthor(s): Luzia Jaeger Hintze, Gary Goldfield, Ryan Séguin, Aleck Damphousse, Alexandre Riopel, Éric Doucet
Source: Physiology and Behavior - Category: Physiology Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Men and women with CVD or those at increased risk of CVD perceived new research on conventional and sex- and gender-related risk factors as a priority. These findings may guide researchers and funders in further prioritising new CVD research. PMID: 33025404 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Netherlands Heart Journal - Category: Cardiology Authors: Tags: Neth Heart J Source Type: research
Fight Aging! publishes news and commentary relevant to the goal of ending all age-related disease, to be achieved by bringing the mechanisms of aging under the control of modern medicine. This weekly newsletter is sent to thousands of interested subscribers. To subscribe or unsubscribe from the newsletter, please visit: https://www.fightaging.org/newsletter/ Longevity Industry Consulting Services Reason, the founder of Fight Aging! and Repair Biotechnologies, offers strategic consulting services to investors, entrepreneurs, and others interested in the longevity industry and its complexities. To find out m...
Source: Fight Aging! - Category: Research Authors: Tags: Newsletters Source Type: blogs
AbstractPurposeTo examine the association between obesity measured by body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference (WC) according to menopausal status in Korean women.MethodsWe identified 6,467,388 women, using the Korean National Health Insurance System Cohort. Cox-proportional hazard models were used to generate adjusted hazard ratios (aHRs) and 95% confidence intervals (CIs) for breast cancer risk in relation to BMI and WC.ResultsIn postmenopausal women, the risk of breast cancer increased with BMI. Compared to women with a BMI of 18.5 –23 kg/m two, the risk of invasive breast cancer was lower in patients with BMI 
Source: Breast Cancer Research and Treatment - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
Abstract Night sweats are a nonspecific symptom that patients commonly experience but rarely discuss with their physicians without prompting. Although many life-threatening causes such as malignancies or infections have been described, most patients who report persistent night sweats in the primary care setting do not have a serious underlying disorder. Conditions commonly associated with night sweats include menopause, mood disorders, gastroesophageal reflux disease, hyperthyroidism, and obesity. If a clinical diagnosis is apparent based on the initial history and physical examination, specific treatment for four...
Source: American Family Physician - Category: Primary Care Authors: Tags: Am Fam Physician Source Type: research
Cancers of the endometrium rank as the fourth most frequently diagnosed cancers among European women [1]. Endometrial cancer is the most common type, representing 90% of the cancers of the corpus uteri. Endometrial cancers are mostly diagnosed after menopause and hormones play a key role in their etiology [2]. Established risk factors include early menarche, late menopause, nulliparity, menopausal hormone use, obesity, diabetes, hypertension and Lynch syndrome [2 –5].
Source: Maturitas - Category: Primary Care Authors: Source Type: research
Abstract BACKGROUND: Concerns have been raised that women from deprived backgrounds are less likely to be receiving hormone replacement therapy (HRT) treatment and its benefits, although evidence in support of this is lacking. AIM: To investigate general practice HRT prescription trends and their association with markers of socioeconomic deprivation. DESIGN AND SETTING: Cross-sectional study of primary care prescribing data in England in 2018. METHOD: Practice-level prescribing rate was defined as the number of items of HRT prescribed per 1000 registered female patients aged ≥40 years. The associ...
Source: The British Journal of General Practice - Category: Primary Care Authors: Tags: Br J Gen Pract Source Type: research
The objective of this study is to quantify the magnitude of association between putative weight-promoting medications and 3-year weight change in a diverse cohort of postmenopausal women in the Women's Health Initiative (WHI). Methods: This is a prospective observational cohort study, considering 40 sites in the WHI and a cohort of seventy six thousand two hundred fifty-two postmenopausal women aged 50-79 years, with weight measured at both baseline and 3 years, in the WHI-Observational Study. Body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference (WC) were measured at baseline and 3 years. An in-clinic medication inventory iden...
Source: Menopause - Category: OBGYN Tags: Original Studies Source Type: research
Conclusions: 17β-Estradiol exhibits the greatest efficacy on the attenuation of obesity with the least harmful effect on skeletal muscle in a model of menopause with obesity, yet its effect on the treatment of hyperlipidemia is inferior to those of standard lipid-lowering agents.
Source: Menopause - Category: OBGYN Tags: Original Studies Source Type: research
This study analyzed baseline data from 104 women who had an average BMI of 43.7 ± 4.5 kg/m2 and presented the following BMD status: 1.283 ± 0.094 g/cm2 for total body, 1.062 ± 0.159 g/cm2 for vertebral column and 1.195 ± 0.134 g/cm2 for hip. They took part in the “Effect of nutritional intervention and olive oil in severe obesity” randomized clinical trial (DieTBra Trial). The risk factors negatively associated with lower BMD were age ≥50 years for the three bone sites i.e., total body, vertebral column and hip. Smoking for total body BMD (p = 0.045); B...
Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health - Category: Environmental Health Authors: Tags: Article Source Type: research
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