Health & Her launch fully integrated menopause supplement range and app
The supplements support the relief of many of the symptoms of both menopause and perimenopause. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - September 22, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Are migraines and the menopause linked to cardiac issues?
PROFESSOR ANGELA MAAS: When I did my cardiology training in the 1980s, I learnt that women with chest pain were 'weird', with strange symptoms. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Common But Underreported Menopause Syndrome
Title: Common But Underreported Menopause SyndromeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/18/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/21/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Menopause General)
Source: MedicineNet Menopause General - September 21, 2020 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Experts Offer Guidance on a Common But Underreported Menopause Syndrome
FRIDAY, Sept. 18, 2020 -- Hot flashes and night sweats are well-known side effects of menopause, but the end of a woman's periods can also lead to other uncomfortable changes. Vaginal dryness, painful sex and painful urination are common symptoms... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 18, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Reproductive Life Span May Affect a Woman ’s Heart Risks
Women with a shorter time between menarche and menopause were at higher risk of cardiovascular disease, heart attack and stroke. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nicholas Bakalar Tags: Heart Menopause Women and Girls Reproduction (Biological) Source Type: news

A later menopausal age is associated with a lower prevalence of physical frailty in community-dwelling older adults: the Korean Frailty and Aging Cohort Study (KFACS) - Lee Y, Kim S, Kim M, Kim BS, Jeong E, Shim H, Won CW.
OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study was to determine whether age at menopause is associated with physical frailty. METHODS: This was a cross-sectional study that included 1264 women (70-84 years) from the Korean and Aging Cohort Study (KFACS) who had rec... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Early Age at Menarche Tied to Worse Cardiovascular Health
TUESDAY, Sept. 15, 2020 -- Early menarche in women is associated with worse cardiovascular health, according to a study published online Sept. 7 in Menopause. Yi Zheng, M.P.H., from the University of Florida in Gainesville, and colleagues used data... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 15, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

MICHELLE GRIFFITH-ROBINSON: Making my husband read a book on the menopause saved our love life
MICHELLE GRIFFITH-ROBINSON: It's well known that the menopause, when a woman's periods stop, can cause havoc. But what's less well understood is the perimenopause. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NAMS Updates Guidance for Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause
THURSDAY, Sept. 10, 2020 -- In a position statement from the North American Menopause Society (NAMS), published in the September issue of Menopause, updated recommendations are presented for the treatment of genitourinary syndrome of menopause... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 10, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Women's heart health linked to age at first menstrual period
(The North American Menopause Society (NAMS)) CLEVELAND, Ohio (Sept. 9, 2020)--Early menarche has been associated with many cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors, but little is known about its association with overall heart health. One new study suggests that age at menarche plays an important role in maintaining and improving cardiovascular health, although there are a number of age differences. Study results are published online today in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society (NAMS). (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - September 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New peer reviews of COVID-19 preprints from the MIT Press journal RAPID REVIEWS COVID-19
(The MIT Press) Peer reviewers highlight promising research on increased risk for severe complications from COVID-19 in post-menopausal women; improved prognostic scoring for hospital admissions; and a new therapeutic approach that could lead to more effective treatments. They urge caution regarding a study claimingβ-coronaviruses utilize a lysosome-mediated egress mechanism and a new RNA processing protocol for testing. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - September 4, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Gennev Creates New Menopause Systems to Help Women 40+ with Sleep,...
New CBD Sleep, AM/PM Daily Pack, and Menopause Dryness Care Systems give women in menopause control of personalizing their care by symptoms(PRWeb September 03, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/gennev_creates_new_menopause_systems_to_help_women_40_with_sleep_energy_mood_and_sexual_wellness/prweb17365752.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - September 3, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

What Are the 40 Symptoms of Menopause?
Title: What Are the 40 Symptoms of Menopause?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 9/2/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/2/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Menopause General)
Source: MedicineNet Menopause General - September 2, 2020 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

How Long Does Menopause Last?
Title: How Long Does Menopause Last?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 9/2/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/2/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Menopause General)
Source: MedicineNet Menopause General - September 2, 2020 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Estrogen replacement may protect against Alzheimer's disease in women
(IOS Press) Amsterdam, September 1, 2020-Alzheimer's disease (AD) is the most common neurodegenerative disease and the leading cause of dementia. It affects more women than men. A new study published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease indicates that factors such as age, reproductive stage, hormone levels, and the interplay with other risk factors should be considered in women and proposes a role for early menopausal estrogen replacement to protect against the development of AD. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

NAMS releases the 2020 Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause Position Statement
(The North American Menopause Society (NAMS)) The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) announces publication of its 2020 Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause (GSM) Position Statement. The new recommendations reflect the healthcare community's most recent and proven safe and effective therapies for treating women with GSM, including intravaginal dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA), oral ospemifene, and a low-dose estradiol vaginal insert. The position statement is available online and will be published in the September issue of Menopause, the journal of NAMS. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Genetic mutations may be linked to infertility, early menopause
(Washington University School of Medicine) A new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis identifies a specific gene's previously unknown role in fertility. When the gene is missing in fruit flies, roundworms, zebrafish and mice, the animals are infertile or lose their fertility unusually early but appear otherwise healthy. Analyzing genetic data in people, the researchers found an association between mutations in this gene and early menopause. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

DR ELLIE CANNON: Bleeding after the menopause must be checked out NOW
DR ELLIE CANNON: Any bleeding after the menopause is not normal, and for this reason it's vital you consult your GP urgently - even if you have seen the blood only once or it's just a small amount. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

8 Causes of Night Sweats: Menopause and More
Title: 8 Causes of Night Sweats: Menopause and MoreCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 8/27/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/27/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Menopause General)
Source: MedicineNet Menopause General - August 27, 2020 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Menopause may increase risk for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
Postmenopausal women may be more likely to develop non-alcoholic fatty liver disease due to a reduction in sex hormones, suggests a study published in Endocrinology.News Medical (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 26, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Medication and Lifestyle May Lower Breast Cancer Risk
There is compelling evidence that two classes of drugs normally prescribed following breast cancer treatment can also help prevent the disease. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jane E. Brody Tags: Breast Cancer Women and Girls Estrogen Breasts Preventive Medicine Hormones Menopause Source Type: news

New operation cuts the risk of ovarian cancer... and an early menopause
Surgeons first carry out an operation to remove the Fallopian tubes, where most ovarian cancers are found. The ovaries themselves are spared, and taken out years later. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy, Menopause Symptoms Linked
FRIDAY, Aug. 21, 2020 -- There is an association between a history of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy and more bothersome menopausal symptoms, according to a study published online Aug. 17 in Menopause. Stephanie S. Faubion, M.D., from the Mayo... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 21, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Sleep medications and sleep disturbances across middle aged pre- or peri-menopausal women of different race and ethnicities: a SWAN pharmacoepidemiology cohort study - Solomon DH, Ruppert K, Kazlauskaite R, Lian P, Kravitz HM.
This study assessed prescription medication use for sleep among a cohort of women with ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Q & amp;A podcast: Study finds link between hypertensive disorders in pregnancy, menopausal hot flashes
A study recently conducted at Mayo Clinic found that women who had high blood pressure during pregnancy were more likely to experience bothersome menopausal symptoms like hot flashes and night sweats. Hypertensive disorders in pregnancy and hot flashes are both linked to heart disease risk. On the Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast, Dr. Stephanie Faubion, the study's lead [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - August 21, 2020 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Microablative Fractional CO2 Laser for Vaginal Atrophy Microablative Fractional CO2 Laser for Vaginal Atrophy
Is microablative fractional CO2 laser therapy an effective tool for treating vaginal atrophy?Menopause (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Journal Article Source Type: news

High blood pressure in pregnancy linked with 'more bothersome' hot flashes during menopause
High blood pressure or hypertension during pregnancy appears to be associated with having "more bothersome" menopausal symptoms -- such as hot flashes, sleep disturbances and psychological symptoms -- later in life, according to a new study. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - August 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure in pregnancy linked with hot flashes later in life
High blood pressure or hypertension during pregnancy appears to be associated with having "more bothersome" menopausal symptoms -- such as hot flashes, sleep disturbances and psychological symptoms -- later in life, according to a new study. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - August 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pregnant women with high blood pressure at greater risk of suffering hot flushes during menopause
A link has been found between hot flushes during menopause and high blood pressure in pregnancy, US study suggests. Up to 10% of pregnant women in the UK suffer high blood pressure. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure during pregnancy associated with more bothersome menopause symptoms
(The North American Menopause Society (NAMS)) Women with high blood pressure during pregnancy are at an increased risk for chronic hypertension, diabetes, coronary artery disease, stroke, and early cardiovascular death. A new study suggests that they may also be at risk for more bothersome menopause symptoms, including hot flashes. 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 - August 19, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

High blood pressure during pregnancy may mean worse hot flashes during menopause
(Mayo Clinic) Women with a history of high blood pressure disorders during pregnancy are more likely to experience bothersome menopausal symptoms such as hot flashes and night sweats, according to a study published Wednesday, Aug. 19, in Menopause: The Journal of the North American Menopause Society. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 19, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Women's Wellness: The link between high blood pressure disorders during pregnancy and hot flashes
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Women with a history of high blood pressure disorders during pregnancy are more likely to experience bothersome menopausal symptoms such as hot flashes and night sweats, according to a study published Wednesday, Aug. 19, in Menopause: The Journal of the North American Menopause Society. "We already know that women with high blood [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - August 19, 2020 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Multifactorial assessment of risk of falling in 753 post-menopausal women: a multicenter cross-sectional study by the Italian group for the study of metabolic bone diseases - Iolascon G, de Sire A, Calafiore D, Benedetti MG, Cisari C, Letizia Mauro G, Migliaccio S, Nuti R, Resmini G, Gonnelli S, Moretti A.
OBJECTIVE: To assess physical performance, number of falls, previous fragility fractures, and ongoing pharmacological therapy in a cohort of post-menopausal women, according to their risk of falling. Methods: In this multicenter cross-sectional study, ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Age, education, and surgical history affect hormone use after oophorectomy
(The North American Menopause Society (NAMS)) CLEVELAND, Ohio (August 12, 2020)--Removal of the ovaries before natural menopause (surgical menopause) often exacerbates menopause symptoms and places women at increased risk for heart disease, osteoporosis, and cognitive decline. A new study identified the frequency of hormone therapy (HT) use and factors that determine who is more likely to use hormones after oophorectomy to manage symptoms. Study results are published online today in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society (NAMS). (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - August 12, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Challenging the culture on menopause for working doctors
The BMA surveyed its members to understand specific challenges for doctors working through the menopause. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - August 12, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Challenging the culture on menopause for working doctors
This report looks at the experiences of doctors and areas of action that could support doctors during this time. The survey this report is based on ran from November 2019 to February 2020, with 2,000 doctors (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - August 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Reproductive Factors Tied to Coronary Artery Disease
TUESDAY, Aug. 11, 2020 -- Certain reproductive factors may up the risk for obstructive coronary artery disease (CAD) in postmenopausal women, according to a study published online Aug. 3 in Menopause. Jingyi Wen, M.D., Ph.D., from Tongji Medical... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 11, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Low levels of sex hormones in older people linked to heart failure
A decrease in sex hormones in older men and post-menopausal women is associated with an increased risk of heart failure, according to a study published inJournal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism.Endocrinology Network (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 11, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Oxytocin may help treat osteoporosis
According to a rat study published inScientific Reports, oxytocin may help prevent and control osteoporosis in post-menopausal women.News Medical (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 11, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Bayer to acquire UK-based biotech KaNDy Therapeutics Ltd. (for specialized target groups only)
Further expansion of Bayer’s drug development pipeline in Women’s Healthcare / Innovative non-hormonal oral compound NT-814 to alleviate menopausal symptoms / Development compound recently completed Phase IIb / Reinforces Bayer’s position in Women’s Healthcare / Upfront consideration of USD 425 million and additional potential consideration in the form of milestone payments (Source: Bayer Company News)
Source: Bayer Company News - August 11, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

11.08.20: Not intended for U.S. and UK Media
Bayer to acquire UK-based biotech KaNDy Therapeutics Ltd.Further expansion of Bayer's drug development pipeline in Women's Healthcare / Innovative non-hormonal oral compound NT-814 to alleviate menopausal symptoms / Development compound recently completed Phase IIb / Reinforces Bayer's position in Women's Healthcare / Upfront consideration of USD 425 million and additional potential consideration in the form of milestone paymentsmehr ... (Source: Bayer IR Newsfeed: Events)
Source: Bayer IR Newsfeed: Events - August 11, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Menopausal women may be denied entry to airports using temperature scanners for Covid-19
Rapid temperature detection devices measure heat in the skin, which can become warm during a 'hot flush'. British doctors said menopausal women may be mistaken for having a fever. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Early Periods Tied to Worse Menopause Symptoms
Title: Early Periods Tied to Worse Menopause SymptomsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/6/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/7/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Menopause General)
Source: MedicineNet Menopause General - August 7, 2020 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Women's Wellness: How to treat vaginal dryness after menopause
Question: I'm postmenopausal and often have vaginal dryness, which makes intercourse painful. Is there anything I can do about it? Answer: Vaginal dryness can be a problem for many postmenopausal women. Vaginal dryness is a hallmark sign of the genitourinary syndrome of menopause, also known as atrophic vaginitis or vaginal atrophy. With this condition, vaginal [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - August 6, 2020 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Lack of support during the menopause leading female doctors to quit
A lack of support during the menopause has led some female doctors to consider reducing their hours, stepping back from senior roles, including GP partnerships, or quitting the profession altogether, the BMA has said. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - August 5, 2020 Category: Primary Care Tags: Practice News Source Type: news

Study suggests pregnancy and ovarian function are risk factors for coronary artery disease
(The North American Menopause Society (NAMS)) Coronary artery disease (CAD) is a leading cause of death in both men and women. Women are more susceptible to CAD during the menopause transition because of loss of ovarian function leading to estrogen deficiency. A new study suggests the risk of CAD could be identified earlier by looking at reproductive risk factors. 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 - August 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Coronavirus: Post-menopausal women may be at higher risk
Post-menopausal women were 22 per cent more likely to report symptoms of Covid-19 than women who still had periods, King's College London found. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Early Age at Menarche Tied to Frequent Menopausal Symptoms
FRIDAY, July 31, 2020 -- Early age at menarche is a risk factor for menopausal symptoms, according to a study published online July 21 in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics& Gynaecology. Hsin-Fang Chung, Ph.D., from the University of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 31, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Study Looks at Phthalates, Sleep Quality in Women at Midlife
WEDNESDAY, July 29, 2020 -- For midlife women, phthalate exposure seems to be associated with sleep disruption, with the associations observed in nonsmokers or former smokers, according to a study published online July 29 in Menopause. Katherine M.... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 29, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Exposure to environmental chemicals may disrupt sleep during menopause
(The North American Menopause Society (NAMS)) For menopausal women who have difficulty sleeping, it might be because of chemicals in the environment. A new study based on data from the Midlife Women's Health Study suggests that exposure to various chemicals, such as phthalates, found in hundreds of products used daily, is associated with sleep disruptions in midlife women. 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 - July 29, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news