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Fibre-rich foods 'may help protect against joint diseases and improve bone health'
People eating adiet featuring plenty of fibre-rich foods such as muesli may experience better bone health and a lower risk of autoimmune diseases. This is according to a new study from Germany's Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, which has shed light on how a healthy diet rich in fibre can alter the behaviour of intestinal bacteria in a way that has a positive impact on chronic inflammatory joint diseases. How does fibre-rich food improve bone health? Published in the journal Nature Communications, the study looked at mice to examine the effect that diet has on the composition of intestinal ba...
Source: Arthritis Research UK - January 22, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

DR MAX THE MIND DOCTOR: Baldness can destroy a man's life
Going bald is bound up with a loss of virility and masculinity in a way that the menopause is often linked to a loss of femininity for women. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Self-guided course helps women manage menopause symptoms at work
(Reuters Health) - A self-help cognitive behavioral therapy program combined with relaxation techniques can ease working women ’s menopausal symptoms, according to a British study. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Can HRT Relieve Migraines in Symptomatic Women? Can HRT Relieve Migraines in Symptomatic Women?
New research explores the risk/benefit profile of reproductive hormone therapy in menopausal women with migraine.Medscape Neurology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Commentary Source Type: news

Reproductive Factors in Women Tied to Heart Disease and Stroke Risk
Early menarche, early menopause and miscarriage were among the factors associated with an increased risk for cardiovascular disease. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NICHOLAS BAKALAR Tags: Heart Menopause Miscarriages Source Type: news

Early age menopause and periods associated with higher cardiovascular disease risk
According to research published in the journalHeart, women who start their period or their menopause early are at increased risk of suffering from cardiovascular disease. Guardian (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - January 16, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Early Periods, Higher Heart Risks?
TUESDAY, Jan. 16, 2018 -- Women whose periods started before age 12 may face an increased risk for heart disease and stroke, a new British study suggests. Early menopause, pregnancy complications and hysterectomy are also associated with a higher... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 16, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Employers urged to 'normalise' menopause in the workplace
A BBC survey found 70% of women did not tell their employers about their menopause symptoms. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Early menarche and menopause linked to cardiovascular disease risk – study
Increase screening for women who start their periods at a young age or those reaching menopause early, experts suggestWomen who start their periods at an early age, or experience an early menopause, are at greater risk of cardiovascular disease, new research suggests.While researchers say it is not clear whether reproductive factors are driving the increased risks, they say that more frequent screening of women whose reproductive history suggests that they might be at higher risk of cardiovascular disease could help to prevent or delay its onset.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 15, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis Tags: Menstruation Heart disease Women Health Society Source Type: news

Early Menarche, Menopause Tied to Higher CVD Risk
(MedPage Today) -- More frequent heart screening for women may be useful (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - January 15, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Workplaces 'should cater for menopause as they do for pregnancy'
Exclusive: A new study shows that a simple set of CBT exercises can help with symptoms, yet many workplaces have no policies in place to support womenWorkplaces should start catering for the menopause in a comparable way to pregnancy, according to one of Britain ’s leading women’s health experts.Myra Hunter, emeritus professor of clinical health psychology at King ’s College London said that menopausal symptoms remained a “taboo issue” in many workplaces and, while policies to support pregnant women are now standard, there is still little awareness of the impact that the menopause can have on ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 12, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Hannah Devlin Science correspondent Tags: Menopause Health Women Society Life and style UK news Science Source Type: news

Cervical Cancer Screening Guidelines for Women > 65 Years Cervical Cancer Screening Guidelines for Women > 65 Years
This NAMS Practice Pearl reviews the current, sometimes controversial guidelines for cervical cancer screening in women older than 65. What changes have been made over previous recommendations?Menopause (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Journal Article Source Type: news

Hormone Therapy May Head Off Menopausal Depression Hormone Therapy May Head Off Menopausal Depression
Hormone therapy may help prevent the onset of symptoms of depression in the transition to menopause, particularly for women experiencing recent life stressors.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Hormone Therapy May Ease Depression Linked to Menopause
Title: Hormone Therapy May Ease Depression Linked to MenopauseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/10/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/11/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Menopause General)
Source: MedicineNet Menopause General - January 11, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Hormone therapy stops depression before menopause starts
Women going through menopause are twice as likely to experience depression. Researchers from the University of North Carolina found that hormone therapy can prevent it. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hormone Therapy May Aid Menopausal Depression
Surprisingly, for women with a past history of major depression -- which is a known risk factor for future depression -- hormone therapy didn't appear to lessen the risk of depressive symptoms. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hormone Therapy May Ease Depression Linked to Menopause
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 10, 2018 -- A year of hormone therapy cut the risk of depression symptoms in women going through menopause and early postmenopause, new research shows. " Thirty-two percent of women randomized to treatment with a placebo experienced... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 10, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Gender, Menopausal Status, and Drug-induced Liver Injury Gender, Menopausal Status, and Drug-induced Liver Injury
How might gender and sex hormones contribute to type and severity of drug-induced liver injury?Liver International (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Hormone Therapy and Chronic Conditions: Let's Get Rational Hormone Therapy and Chronic Conditions: Let's Get Rational
Hormone therapy must be discussed and individualized for each patient in order to achieve the best outcome for treating menopause.Medscape Ob/Gyn (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Commentary Source Type: news

Research finds hysterectomy alone associated with increased long-term health risks
(Mayo Clinic) Mayo Clinic researchers show that hysterectomy with ovarian conservation is associated with a significantly increased risk of several cardiovascular diseases and metabolic conditions. The findings are published in Menopause. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 3, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New study demonstrates increased risk of heart disease after hysterectomy
(The North American Menopause Society (NAMS)) In an effort to reduce the associated increased risk of heart disease after hysterectomy, more surgeons are opting to leave a woman's ovaries intact. However, a new study shows that women (especially those aged younger than 35 years) having a hysterectomy with ovarian conservation are still at increased risk. 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 - January 3, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Mum, 40, gives birth to miracle baby after 7 miscarriages
Verity Degg, from Tamworth, Staffordshire, thought she was going through the menopause after struggling for years to conceive a sibling for Jack, eight - her only son with husband Jack. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

HRT Benefits Outweigh Risks for Certain Menopausal Women
(MedPage Today) -- Menopause Society statement aims to clear up confusion (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - December 29, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Short course of talk therapy may improve sleep during menopause
(Reuters Health) - Cognitive behavioral therapy appears to be an effective way to improve sleep in middle-age women who have hot flashes, suggests a new study. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Yoga Helps Ease Vasomotor Symptoms of Menopause Yoga Helps Ease Vasomotor Symptoms of Menopause
Menopausal women who practice yoga may experience more relief from symptoms like night sweats and hot flashes than their peers who don ’ t do this type of exercise, a review of existing research suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

TherapeuticsMD submits NDA for hormone therapy to treat vasomotor symptoms
TherapeuticsMD (NSDQ:TXMD) has submitted its bio-identical hormone therapy to the FDA for approval as a treatment for moderate-to-severe vasomotor symptoms due to menopause. The company’s investigational combination of estradiol and progesterone is delivered in a single, oral soft-gel capsule. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post TherapeuticsMD submits NDA for hormone therapy to treat vasomotor symptoms appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - December 29, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Drug-Device Combinations Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Gynecological Pharmaceuticals Wall Street Beat Women's Health TherapeuticsMD Source Type: news

Stress Eating, Menopause, Depression and Weight in Midlife Stress Eating, Menopause, Depression and Weight in Midlife
This study investigated stress eating and menopause status as a potential link between depression and weight gain in this group.Menopause (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Journal Article Source Type: news

Can a sun salutation a day keep night sweats at bay?
(Reuters Health) - Menopausal women who practice yoga may experience more relief from symptoms like night sweats and hot flashes than their peers who don ’t do this type of exercise, a review of existing research suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Health Tip: Identify Menopause
Title: Health Tip: Identify MenopauseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/27/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/28/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General - December 28, 2017 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Health Tip: Identify Menopause
-- All women go through menopause, when the menstrual periods stop and the child-bearing years end. Symptoms may emerge all at once, or may be mild at first and progress over time. The U.S. Office on Women's Health says symptoms of menopause... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 27, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Deep learning analyzes PET for signs of dementia
A deep-learning algorithm that analyzed FDG-PET and MR was able to differentiate...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Did PET scan confirm CTE in living NFL player? PET study links menopausal status to Alzheimer's AI predicts dementia years before symptoms occur Can AI diagnose Alzheimer's disease early? FDG-PET links physical activity to healthy brains (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 22, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Postmenopausal Women Should Still Steer Clear of HRT: Task Force
Title: Postmenopausal Women Should Still Steer Clear of HRT: Task ForceCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/12/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/13/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Menopause General)
Source: MedicineNet Menopause General - December 13, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Postmenopausal Women Should Still Steer Clear of HRT: Task Force
Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Hormone Replacement Therapy, Menopause, Women's Health (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - December 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Modest Weight Loss Cuts Postmenopausal Breast Cancer Risk Modest Weight Loss Cuts Postmenopausal Breast Cancer Risk
Women who lose just 5% of their body weight after the menopause may experience a significant reduction in their risk of developing breast cancer vs women with stable weight, say US researchers.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How does menopause affect sex drive?
Menopause can cause physical and emotional changes that impact a woman ’s life, including her sex life. Learn about how to increase libido after menopause. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Menopause Source Type: news

SABCS: Modest Weight Loss Cuts Breast CA Risk Post Menopause
Postmenopausal women with weight gain had increased risk of triple - negative breast cancer (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - December 8, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Nursing, Oncology, Pathology, Radiology, Surgery, Conference News, Source Type: news

Breast cancer: Women who lose weight after the menopause may reduce their risk
WOMEN who lose weight after the menopause may have a significantly reduced chance of developing breast cancer, according to research today. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fight menopausal weight gain with the Mediterranean diet: Research shows this eating pattern reduces weight, symptoms
(Natural News) All adolescent women know the burden of having their menstrual cycles. But the end of these monthly periods is only the beginning when it comes to discomfort. Menopause, a natural biological process, marks the end of a woman’s menstrual cycles. It is diagnosed after 12 months without a period and usually happens in... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Just a Little Weight Loss May Cut Breast Cancer Risk
FRIDAY, Dec. 8, 2017 -- It's never too late for women to lose weight to lower their breast cancer risk, a new study suggests. Researchers found that a 5 percent or greater weight loss after menopause could lower the odds of breast cancer by about... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 8, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Ruth Langsford reveals menopause has affected her weight
Ruth Langsford, the host of ITV's This Morning and Strictly Come Dancing star, has revealed how hormonal changes brought about by the menopause have had ‘a huge effect’ on her weight. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

In Young Women With Metastatic Breast Cancer, Kisqali Delays Tumor Growth And Relieves Symptoms
For young, pre-menopausal women living with metastatic breast cancer, the need for better treatments ―that so clearly and effectively delay tumor progression and improve the quality of lives―is huge. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 7, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Elaine Schattner, Contributor Tags: NYSE:NVS Source Type: news

Diabetes symptoms: Going through THIS could increase type 2 risk by a FIFTH
DIABETES symptoms risk could be indicated by type of hot flush - or hot flash - during menopause, according to scientists. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study suggests hot flashes could be precursor to diabetes
(The North American Menopause Society (NAMS)) Hot flashes, undoubtedly the most common symptom of menopause, are not just uncomfortable and inconvenient, but numerous studies demonstrate they may increase the risk of serious health problems, including heart disease. A new study suggests that hot flashes (especially when accompanied by night sweats) also may increase the risk of developing diabetes. Results are being published online today in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society (NAMS). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 6, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Hot Flashes, Night Sweats Linked with T2D Risk (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Risk also increased with severity of menopause symptoms (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - December 6, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Lab-grown ovaries could replace drugs for menopausal women
New research in rats by Wake Forest in North Carolina found bioengineering artificial ovaries could provide a safer and more natural hormone replacement therapy for women. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Skinny isn't healthy: Research shows chronic dieters and super slim women have a higher risk of early menopause
(Natural News) Women who are skinny are also prone to fertility problems, much in the same way overweight ladies are. A new study finds that being underweight as a teenager and during their mid-30s increases a woman’s chance of having an early menopause, as reported by The Daily Mail.  Researchers at the University of Massachusetts... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What you need to know about menopause and pregnancy
In this article, we look at the links between menopause and pregnancy. Included is detail on whether you can get pregnant during menopause. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Menopause Source Type: news

Stephanie Faubion, M.D., talks genitourinary syndrome of menopause
(Mayo Clinic) A new article in Mayo Clinic Proceedings reviews options for women going through genitourinary syndrome of menopause -- an encompassing term for vaginal dryness, itching, dyspareunia and urinary tract infections brought on by low estrogen levels after menopause. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 1, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Hot-Selling Menopause Beer Proves It's More Than A Flash In The Pan
With plans for wider distribution, New Hampshire ’s original female brewery owner re-releases an ale designed to combat symptoms of menopause (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 1, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tara Nurin, Contributor Source Type: news

Popular Menopause Beer Proves It's More Than A Hot Flash In The Pan
With plans for wider distribution, New Hampshire ’s original female brewery owner re-releases an ale designed to combat symptoms of menopause (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 1, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tara Nurin, Contributor Source Type: news