Morning Break: Male Menopause; Oops, Wrong Kidney; Fertility Apps' Accuracy
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - September 21, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Mediterranean Diet Tied to Lowered Stroke Risk for Women (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Drop in risk occurred regardless of menopausal status or hormone replacement therapy (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - September 20, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Estrogen-alone Therapy and Invasive Breast Cancer Incidence Estrogen-alone Therapy and Invasive Breast Cancer Incidence
Studies have demonstrated increased breast cancer risk associated with postmenopausal hormone therapy, but does risk vary depending on dose, formulation, and route of delivery of estrogen-alone HT?Menopause (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Journal Article Source Type: news

Ovary Removal Linked to Kidney Disease
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 19, 2018 -- Women who have their ovaries removed before menopause may find themselves at higher risk for chronic kidney disease, a new study suggests. Researchers believe the reason behind it is the drop in estrogen levels that... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 19, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Low testosterone, or 'male menopause,' no longer just for older men
In my practice, I've noticed that an increasing number of younger guys are complaining of sexual concerns, such as diminished libido and erectile problems, more commonly seen in older men. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Male menopause,' affecting younger men
In my practice, I've noticed that an increasing number of younger guys are complaining of sexual concerns, such as diminished libido and erectile problems, more commonly seen in older men. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Obesity and vitamin D deficiency may indicate greater risk for breast cancer
(The North American Menopause Society (NAMS)) Vitamin D is already well known for its benefits in building healthy bones. A new study supports the idea that it also may reduce cancer risk as well as breast cancer mortality, especially in women with a lower body mass index. Study results are published online today in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society (NAMS). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Women's sexual health after menopause may be best treated by gynecologists
(Reuters Health) - Postmenopausal women who experience problems like vaginal dryness, painful intercourse or urinary incontinence may want to see a gynecologist instead of a primary care provider for help, a recent study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Negative pre-menopausal symptoms linked to having an undiagnosed STI
Negative pre-menopausal symptoms may suggest the presence of an undiagnosed STI, according to research published inEvolution Medicine& Public Health.Science Daily (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - September 18, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Doctor disciplined by California medical board for menopause therapy
Dr Prudence Hall was put on probation for four years after the Medical Board of California found her guilty of gross negligence and unprofessional conduct in the treatment of two patients. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Doctor to the stars disciplined over use of controversial menopause therapy
This story is from Kaiser Health News. A Santa Monica doctor who touted a controversial menopause therapy on the Oprah Winfrey Network and received testimonials for her work from such celebrity patients as model Cindy Crawford and actress-author Suzanne Somers has been disciplined by California’s medical board for gross negligence. In a settlement approved late last month, the Medical Board of California put Dr. Prudence Hall on probation for four years, faulting her for being “unaware” of potential risks posed by the plant-based hormones — including cancer —&nbs...
Source: ABC News: Health - September 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Doctor to the Stars Disciplined Over Use of Controversial Menopause Therapy Doctor to the Stars Disciplined Over Use of Controversial Menopause Therapy
Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Minute: Are women with hot flashes at risk of sleep apnea?
Menopausal symptoms can be annoying, but did you ever think they could be life-threatening??A Mayo Clinic study found some common menopausal symptoms may be linked to obstructive sleep apnea?? a condition that can lead to serious health issues, including increased risks of?coronary heart disease,?high blood pressure?and?stroke. https://youtu.be/u2RENZT0Pzk Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute Journalists: Broadcast-quality video [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - September 12, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Greater Physical Activity May Reduce HF Risk After Menopause Greater Physical Activity May Reduce HF Risk After Menopause
The study is the first to show a benefit with recreational exercise on both subtypes of heart failure.'The final message? That's an easy one: Sit less and move more,'the study author says.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

How to be a super-ager: Experts reveal tips for staying healthy, full of vigour and young
In a series on aging, Bel Mooney shares advice on finding love in later life and Anna Hodgekiss speaks to experts for advice on how you can boost your sex life once the menopause starts. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Exercise Doesn't Affect Timing of Menopause, Study Finds
Title: Exercise Doesn't Affect Timing of Menopause, Study FindsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/7/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/10/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Menopause General)
Source: MedicineNet Menopause General - September 10, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Menopausal and Contraceptive Hormone Use Linked to Microscopic Colitis Menopausal and Contraceptive Hormone Use Linked to Microscopic Colitis
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Housecall: Menopause and weight gain
THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Menopause weight gain: Stop the middle age spread? The hormonal changes of menopause might make you more likely to gain weight around your abdomen than around your hips and thighs. But, hormonal changes alone don't cause menopause weight gain. Instead, the weight gain usually is related to aging, as well as [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - September 10, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Breast cancer things every woman needs to know... by a breast surgeon who's had it twice
You may have to cope with an altered body image and a treatment-induced menopause, but don ’t let cancer take away your physical connection, says Dr Liz O'Riordan, who was diagnosed in 2015. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Exercise Won't Speed, Slow Menopause, Study Finds
An analysis of data from more than 107,000 U.S. women between the ages of 25 and 42 who were followed for 20 years found no association between physical activity at any age and early menopause. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - September 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Exercise Doesn't Affect Timing of Menopause, Study Finds
FRIDAY, Sept. 7, 2018 -- New research seems to settle the question of whether there's a link between how much a woman works out and her risk of early menopause. The conclusion? There is no link. Previous studies have produced conflicting results,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 7, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Physical Activity Not Linked to Natural Early Menopause
THURSDAY, Sept. 6, 2018 -- Physical activity is not associated with natural menopause before age 45 years (early menopause), according to a study published online Aug. 21 in Human Reproduction. Mingfei Zhao, M.P.H., from the University of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 6, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Approaching menopause and depressed? How to handle the emotional rollercoaster after 40
A quarter of women who have never been depressed will have an episode as they approach menopause, and University of Illinois at Chicago doctors want them to be prepared. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Excessive exercise does not cause early menopause
Research, published inHuman Reproduction, suggests that over-exercising does not cause early menopause. Daily Mail (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - September 5, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Chemo for Lung Cancer May Trigger Early Menopause, Study Finds
Title: Chemo for Lung Cancer May Trigger Early Menopause, Study FindsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/4/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/5/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - September 5, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

New guidelines for the evaluation and treatment of perimenopausal depression
(Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News) New " Guidelines for the Evaluation and Treatment of Perimenopausal Depression: Summary and Recommendations " have been co-published in Journal of Women's Health and Menopause: The Journal of The North American Menopause Society. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

First-ever guidelines for detecting, treating perimenopausal depression
(University of Illinois at Chicago) A multi-institutional panel of clinicians and scientists convened by The North American Menopause Society and the National Network on Depression Centers Women and Mood Disorders Task Group, and endorsed by the International Menopause Society, have published the first-ever guidelines for the evaluation and treatment of perimenopausal depression simultaneously in the journal Menopause and the Journal of Women's Health. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - September 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Getting lots of exercise is NOT linked to early menopause despite previous fears, study finds
It is the first conclusive evidence against a Japanese research paper found women who spend a lot of time exercising are more likely to go through the change of life in their 40s, or even sooner. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chemo for Lung Cancer May Trigger Early Menopause, Study Finds
TUESDAY, Sept. 4, 2018 -- Younger women who undergo chemotherapy for lung cancer are more likely to experience early menopause, researchers have found. The new study included 182 women who were an average age of 43 when they were diagnosed with... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 4, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Early Menopause in 64% of Young Lung Cancer Patients Early Menopause in 64% of Young Lung Cancer Patients
Premenopausal women with lung cancer treated with chemotherapy are, like young women with breast cancer, at significant risk for amenorrhea, according to a first-of-its-kind study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

What is the truth on hormone replacement therapy?
Ever since a report by a U.S. study claimed in 2002 that it carried a significant risk of breast cancer and heart disease, most menopausal women remain scared of taking it. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Menopausal Vagina Monologues
About half of menopausal women suffer from vaginal dryness and painful intercourse. Yet less than half of those women seek help. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: RANDI HUTTER EPSTEIN, M.D. Tags: Estrogen Menopause Hormones Women and Girls Vagina Source Type: news

Chemo for Lung Cancer May Trigger Early Menopause, Study Finds
(Source: Cancercompass News: Breast Cancer)
Source: Cancercompass News: Breast Cancer - September 4, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Chemo for Lung Cancer May Trigger Early Menopause, Study Finds
(Source: Cancercompass News: Other Cancer)
Source: Cancercompass News: Other Cancer - September 4, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

What is the truth on hormone replacement therapy?
Ever since a report by a U.S. study claimed in 2002 that it carried a significant risk of breast cancer and heart disease, most menopausal women remain scared of taking it. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chemo for Lung Cancer Tied to Early Menopause in Young Women
(MedPage Today) -- Study population's average age at lung cancer diagnosis was 43 (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - August 30, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Treatment for lung cancer may cause early menopause
Early menopause has been linked to chemotherapy used whilst treating lung cancer, according to a study published inMenopause.Science Daily (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 30, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Study: Chemo for lung cancer may cause early menopause
Chemotherapy to treat lung cancer may cause acute amenorrhea and lead to early menopause in women, according to a new study. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - August 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

HRT is linked to microscopic colitis
Treating menopause symptoms with hormones is associated with microscopic colitis, according to results published in Gastroenterology.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 29, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Animals also experience menopause
Research, published in Scientific Reports, discovered that beluga whales and narwhals also experience menopause.Science alert (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 29, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Menopause hormone therapy is linked to microscopic colitis
Treating menopause symptoms with hormones is associated with microscopic colitis, according to results published in the JournalGastroenterology.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 29, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Menopause – not just for humans
Research, published in the JournalScientific Reports, discovered that Beluga whales and narwhals also experience menopause.Science alert (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 29, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Chemotherapy may lead to early menopause in young women with lung cancer
(The North American Menopause Society (NAMS)) A new study suggests chemotherapy may cause acute amenorrhea leading to early menopause in women with lung cancer. The study is the first to comment on amenorrhea rates in women younger than 50, concluding that women with lung cancer who desire future fertility should be educated about risks and options before starting treatment. Study results are published online today in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - August 29, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Headphones allow patients to "listen" to their brainwaves to ease hot flashes
(Natural News) According to a study, women can soon have relief from hot flashes by using a pair of headphones and listening to their brainwaves. Hot flashes, a common symptom of menopause, involves a rise in skin temperature in the face and upper body. These hot flashes can also make blood vessels under the skin dilate,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Beluga whales and narwhals go through menopause
(University of Exeter) Scientists have discovered that beluga whales and narwhals go through the menopause -- taking the total number of species known to experience this to five. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 27, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

ASK DR ELLIE CANNON: Is the burning in my mouth part of the menopause?
This week, DR ELLIE CANNON hears from a woman who started the peri-menopause two year ago, at 48, and has had burning sensations in her mouth, intermittently. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

TCM found to be effective at treating perimenopausal syndrome, improving symptoms over standard hormone replacement therapy
(Natural News) For women suffering from the unpleasant symptoms that precede menopause, traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) may present a superior alternative to the standard hormone replacement therapy. Recent research suggests that regular intake of Kuntai capsules (KC) is more effective at alleviating perimenopausal syndrome than HRT, reported a ScienceDirect review. Perimenopausal syndrome is triggered by decreasing amounts of sex... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news