Premature Menopause May Bring Tougher Symptoms for Women
THURSDAY, Jan. 21, 2021 -- Menopause is known to bring a variety of unpleasant symptoms ranging from hot flashes to insomnia. Yet, for those who have a condition known as premature ovarian insufficiency (POI), it is much worse, researchers... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 21, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Fibromyalgia Screening in Patients With Chronic Fatigue Fibromyalgia Screening in Patients With Chronic Fatigue
The diagnostic criteria for fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome overlap significantly. This Practice Pearl addresses their differential diagnosis and briefly summarizes fibromyalgia management.Menopause (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Journal Article Source Type: news

Severe menopause symptoms often accompany premature ovarian insufficiency
(The North American Menopause Society (NAMS)) Hot flashes, insomnia, and vaginal dryness are commonly reported symptoms that accompany the menopause transition. A new study suggests that such symptoms--especially psychological and sexual problems--are worse for women who have premature ovarian insufficiency (POI) than for women undergoing natural menopause. 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 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The Menopause Transition: Signs, Symptoms, and Management The Menopause Transition: Signs, Symptoms, and Management
The transition to menopause brings hormonal changes and an array of disruptive symptoms. How are these symptoms best managed?Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Estrogen Taken During Gender-Affirming Surgeries Won't Raise Blood Clot Risk: Study
Title: Estrogen Taken During Gender-Affirming Surgeries Won't Raise Blood Clot Risk: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/18/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/19/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Menopause General)
Source: MedicineNet Menopause General - January 19, 2021 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Higher Dietary Fiber Lowers Premenopausal Depression Risk
FRIDAY, Jan. 15, 2021 -- Dietary fiber intake is inversely associated with depression in premenopausal women, according to a study published online Dec. 21 in Menopause. Yunsun Kim, M.D., from Chung-ang University Hospital in Seoul, South Korea,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 15, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Cognitive Performance During Menopause Transition Examined
Longitudinal declines seen in measures of learning, memory, attention/working memory domains in low - income women of color (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - January 13, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Psychiatry, AIDS, Journal, Source Type: news

Cognitive Performance During Menopause Transition Examined
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 13, 2021 -- Measures of cognitive performance show decline from premenopause to later menopause stages among low-income women of color, according to a study published online Jan. 11 in Menopause. Pauline M. Maki, Ph.D., from the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 13, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Can menopause be blamed for increased forgetfulness and lack of attention?
(The North American Menopause Society (NAMS)) If you're a bit more forgetful or having more difficulty processing complex concepts than in the past, the problem may be your menopause stage. A new study claims that menopause stage is a key determinant of cognition and, contrary to previous studies, shows that certain cognitive declines may continue into the postmenopause period. 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 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Best supplements for menopause symptoms: Combat hot flushes with black cohosh
BEST supplements for menopause: Symptoms of a woman's natural progression into later life includes hot flushes, excessive sweating, moodiness and vaginal dryness. Black cohosh could help, but what is it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Consumer Health: What do you know about cervical cancer?
January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about cervical cancer. Early-stage cervical cancer generally produces no signs or symptoms. Indications of more advanced cervical cancer include vaginal bleeding after intercourse, between periods or after menopause; watery, bloody vaginal discharge that may be heavy and have a foul [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - January 7, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Link between dietary fiber and depression partially explained by gut-brain interactions
(The North American Menopause Society (NAMS)) Fiber is a commonly recommended part of a healthy diet. That's because it's good for your health in so many ways--from weight management to reducing the risk of diabetes, heart disease, and some types of cancer. A new study also finds that it might be linked with a reduced risk of depression, especially in premenopausal women. Study results are published online in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society (NAMS). (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Sexual dysfunction hits some women harder than others as they age
(The North American Menopause Society (NAMS)) Sexual dysfunction often accompanies the menopause transition. Yet, not all women experience it the same. A new study identified the determinants that affect a woman's risk of sexual dysfunction and sought to determine the effectiveness of hormone therapy in decreasing that risk and modifying sexual behavior. Study results are published online in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society (NAMS). (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Endocrine Society honors Quinn with Early Investigator Award
NIEHS trainee Matthew Quinn, Ph.D., won an Endocrine Society Early Investigator Award for his work on women’s health, particularly menopause. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - January 6, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Treating menopause symptoms without promoting breast cancer
Three NIEHS labs hosted Richard Santen, M.D., who discussed compounds that may relieve menopause symptoms without promoting breast cancer. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - January 6, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Q and A: Gaining weight during menopause
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I recently turned 50, and I walk about 1 mile daily and work out two to three times per week. I believe I am beginning to go into menopause, as I have not had a period in a few months. Also, I have noticed the number on my scale rising, even though I [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - January 5, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Coronavirus update: Researchers propose a link between menopause and COVID-19 risk
CORONAVIRUS studies are ongoing as the pandemic rages on in the UK and other parts of the world. Research led by King's College London has prompted a proposal that menopausal women are more inclined to have severe disease from COVID-19. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

There May Be Links Between Menopause & Severe Coronavirus Symptoms, Study Suggests
Researchers have said that more needs to be done to look into the links between menopause and long-lasting symptoms of Covid-19. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 29, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Alice Broster, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Coronavirus Source Type: news

UOC to study whether intermittent fasting slows down ageing in postmenopausal women
(Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC)) Although many treatments are offered for slowing down the impact of ageing on health and physical appearance, there are no serious studies that prove their effectiveness on the biological effects of ageing. According to research, calorie restriction increases life expectancy and improves health in an extensive range of animals, including mammals. Two researchers from the UOC Faculty of Health Sciences' FoodLab, Salvador Macip and Marta Massip, will study the impact of intermittent fasting in women who have completed menopause. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 29, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Menopause Transition and CVD: A Window of Opportunity Menopause Transition and CVD: A Window of Opportunity
JoAnn Manson describes a new report that highlights the role of perimenopause in a woman's CVD risk, and how clinicians can help women modify this risk.Medscape Ob/Gyn (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Commentary Source Type: news

Association of adverse childhood experiences with menopausal symptoms: results from the Data Registry on Experiences of Aging, Menopause and Sexuality (DREAMS) - Kapoor E, Okuno M, Miller VM, Rocca LG, Rocca WA, Kling JM, Kuhle CL, Mara KC, Enders FT, Faubion SS.
OBJECTIVE: To examine the association of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) with overall menopausal symptom burden in midlife women. STUDY DESIGN: This was a cross-sectional study of women between the ages of 40 and 65 years who were seen for special... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Q and A: Spotting, perimenopause and menopause
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am 52 and recently had gone 10 months without a period, so I had assumed I was in menopause. But, over the past three months, I've noticed some light spotting. Does this mean I'm not in menopause? How do I know when I'm in menopause, and do I need to see a [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - December 21, 2020 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Could coronavirus trigger a sudden menopause years before your time?
The phenomenon of long Covid is now well documented. It is thought to affect as many as one in 20 people, and especially women, although researchers are not entirely sure why. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Oral hormone therapy shown to significantly alter metabolome of menopausal women
(University of Massachusetts Amherst) Groundbreaking research led by a team of scientists including a University of Massachusetts Amherst biostatistician shows that oral hormone therapy (HT) significantly alters the metabolome of postmenopausal women. This finding, which examined blood specimens from the landmark Women's Health Initiative (WHI) study, may help explain the disease risks and protective effects associated with different regimens of hormone therapy. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Does childhood maltreatment or current stress contribute to increased risk for major depression during the menopause transition? - Bromberger JT, Chang Y, Colvin AB, Kravitz HM, Matthews KA.
BACKGROUND: The menopausal transition (MT) poses an increased risk for major depression (MD), but not for all women. Current and past stress are toxic risk factors for depression throughout life. The MT may be a time of increased sensitivity to stress, esp... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Femtech startup The Cusp abruptly shuts down
San Francisco femtech startup The Cusp abruptly ceased all operations Dec. 7 after running out of money and failing to raise additional funding, according to the company. In an emailed statement, the company said, "Securing funding during a global pandemic was an insurmountable task." The telemedicine company, which provided hormone testing and primary care for women experiencing menopause symptoms, notified patients that all of The Cusp's features will be disable d as of Dec. 17. Its Twitter and… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 11, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Brian Rinker Source Type: news

Femtech startup The Cusp abruptly shuts down
San Francisco femtech startup The Cusp abruptly ceased all operations Dec. 7 after running out of money and failing to raise additional funding, according to the company. In an emailed statement, the company said, "Securing funding during a global pandemic was an insurmountable task." The telemedicine company, which provided hormone testing and primary care for women experiencing menopause symptoms, notified patients that all of The Cusp's features will be disable d as of Dec. 17. Its Twitter and… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - December 11, 2020 Category: Health Management Authors: Brian Rinker Source Type: news

Menopause Symptoms Reduced With Higher Levels of Exercise After Cancer Tx
Findings seen for women previously treated with menopause - inducing cancer treatments (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - December 10, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Journal, Source Type: news

Menopause Symptoms Reduced With Higher Levels of Exercise After Cancer Tx
THURSDAY, Dec. 10, 2020 -- Menopause symptoms are less severe after cancer treatment in women who engage in medium to high levels of physical activity (PA), according to a study published online Nov. 23 in Menopause. Tom G. Bailey, Ph.D., from the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 10, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Heart Palpitations Can Be Common During Menopause
  THURSDAY, Dec. 10, 2020 -- An older woman's heart races and flutters. Is it a sign of cardiovascular problems or is it maybe a symptom of menopause? New research shows that the palpitations are a distressing problem for roughly 25% of women... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 10, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Heart Palpitations Can Be Common During Menopause
Title: Heart Palpitations Can Be Common During MenopauseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/10/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/10/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - December 10, 2020 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Hair loss treatment: Hormone scalp drops can improve hair density in menopausal women
HAIR loss can be influenced by changing hormone levels around the time of the menopause. Most women find that their hair loses volume and length as oestrogen levels drop. However, this can be addressed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Menopausal Symptoms Tied to Lower Work Performance
Women reporting more symptoms also had more chronic diseases, less exercise (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - December 4, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Menopausal Symptoms Tied to Lower Work Performance
THURSDAY, Dec. 3, 2020 -- A higher number of self-reported menopausal symptoms is correlated with lower work performance, according to a study published online Nov. 23 in Menopause. Keiko Hashimoto, from Tohoku University in Japan, and colleagues... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 3, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Menopause Can Make Workplace Tougher for Women
Women with a higher number of menopause symptoms had poorer work performance, according to the authors of the study published online recently in Menopause, journal of the North American Menopause Society (NAMS). (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - December 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Menopause Can Make Workplace Tougher for Women: Study
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - December 2, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Gynecology, Psychiatry, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Menopause Can Make Workplace Tougher for Women: Study
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 2, 2020 -- Menopause symptoms can interfere with women's jobs, Japanese researchers report. For the study, the investigators looked at nearly 600 working women, aged 45 to 65, in Japan. Of those, 61% were postmenopausal. Women with... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 2, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

New AHA Scientific Statement on Menopause and CVD Risk New AHA Scientific Statement on Menopause and CVD Risk
An AHA scientific statement aims to raise awareness of healthcare providers and women about the menopause transition as a time of increasing heart disease risk.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - December 2, 2020 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Menopause Can Make Workplace Tougher for Women: Study
Title: Menopause Can Make Workplace Tougher for Women: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/2/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/2/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Menopause General)
Source: MedicineNet Menopause General - December 2, 2020 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Physical activity key to helping reduce menopause symptoms
(The North American Menopause Society (NAMS)) CLEVELAND, Ohio (December 2, 2020)--Women being treated for cancer often experience menopause quite suddenly with common symptoms, such as hot flashes, amplified more than had menopause occurred naturally. A new study suggests that the intensity and volume of physical activity could mitigate some of those symptoms. Study results are published online inMenopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society (NAMS). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Menopause hormone therapy: Does it cause vaginal bleeding?
(Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist)
Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist - December 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New study links number of menopause symptoms with job performance
(The North American Menopause Society (NAMS)) With a large percentage of women in the workplace aged between 40 and 59 years, the challenge of women managing menopause symptoms while at work is commonplace. A new study examined the relationship between the number of menopause symptoms and the job performance of working women. Study results are published online in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society (NAMS). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Years Leading to Menopause See Uptick in Women's Heart Risks: AHA
MONDAY, Nov. 30, 2020 -- Heart disease risk increases in women as they near menopause, so it's crucial to monitor their health and take preventive measures as needed, a new American Heart Association (AHA) scientific statement says. " Over the past... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 30, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Years Leading to Menopause See Uptick in Women's Heart Risks: AHA
Title: Years Leading to Menopause See Uptick in Women's Heart Risks: AHACategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/30/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/30/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Menopause General)
Source: MedicineNet Menopause General - November 30, 2020 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Heart disease risk in women increases leading up to menopause; early intervention is key
(American Heart Association) Experts with the American Heart Association reviewed current research indicating how a woman's hormone changes, body composition, cholesterol and vascular health during the years leading to menopause (or menopause transition), which can increase the risk of developing heart disease after menopause.A new scientific statement provides an up-to-date synopsis on menopause data and how it relates to cardiovascular disease in women. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Identifying the factors that affect depressive symptoms in middle-aged menopausal women: a nationwide study in Korea - Kim K.
Depressive symptoms do not persistently negatively affect functioning throughout the life span, but they may affect quality of life (QOL), especially in middle-aged women. Therefore, this study aimed to investigate the factors associated with depressive sy... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Early menopause linked to multiple sclerosis
According to research published inBrain Communications, early menopause and fewer pregnancies may be linked to early onset progressive multiple sclerosis in women, due to a reduction in sex hormones.Medical Xpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - November 25, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Lockdown crisis: 70 percent of menopausal women fear for their mental health
Seven in 10 menopausal women feel the latest national lockdown has increased their symptoms of anxiety - in what has also been described as "a mental health catastrophe waiting to happen". (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Best supplement for menopause: A blend of nutrients and botanical could ease symptoms
BEST supplements for menopause: As you enter into a new phase of life, hormonal changes can lead to unpleasant symptoms. Nature's Plus BioAdvanced Menopause Support could help. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women's Wellness: Earlier menopause, fewer pregnancies linked to early onset of progressive MS
Women who experience early menopause may be more likely to face an early onset of progressive multiple sclerosis (MS). That is the finding of a Mayo Clinic study recently published in Brain Communications. Researchers also discovered that the fewer pregnancies a woman had, the more likely an earlier onset of progressive MS. These results highlight [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - November 17, 2020 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news