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What You Should Know About Hormone Therapy’s Link to GI Troubles

May 19, 2015

Hormone replacement therapy to relieve menopausal symptoms may raise the risk a bit for serious lower intestinal bleeding, a new study suggests.

Early Menopause Tied to Lower Risk of Irregular Heartbeat

May 15, 2015

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter
FRIDAY, May 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Women who go through menopause at a relatively young age may have a slightly lower risk of developing a common heart rhythm disturbance, new research suggests.
The study, of nearly 18,000 middle-aged and older U.S. women, found that those who’d gone through menopause before age 44 […]

Angelina Jolie’s Choice Not Uncommon for Women With Cancer Gene

March 24, 2015

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter
TUESDAY, March 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Angelina Jolie’s decision to talk about the removal of her ovaries has brought new public attention to what is actually standard preventive care for women whose genetics dramatically increase their risk of ovarian cancer, experts say.
In a column published Tuesday in the New York […]

More Evidence That Hormone Therapy Might Not Help Women’s Hearts

March 10, 2015

TUESDAY, March 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) — There’s yet another study looking at the potential dangers of hormone replacement therapy for menopausal symptoms, and this one supports the notion that the treatment may not help women’s hearts.
The research, a review of collected data on the issue, found that hormone replacement therapy (HRT) does not […]

New Study Casts Doubt on Dangers of Hormone Therapy for Hot Flashes

March 6, 2015

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter
FRIDAY, March 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Hormone replacement therapy for women may not be as potentially risky as previously thought, a new Mayo Clinic review contends.
The new study, which evaluated three decades of prior research, concluded that hormone therapy to treat symptoms of menopause doesn’t increase overall risk of death or […]

Early Onset Hot Flashes May Point to Raised Heart Disease Risk

March 5, 2015

THURSDAY, March 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Women who start having hot flashes at a younger age may be at increased risk for heart disease, according to two studies conducted by the same team of researchers.
One of the studies also found that women who have more frequent hot flashes during a typical day may be […]

Drug May Help Some Breast Cancer Patients Avoid Early Menopause

March 4, 2015

WEDNESDAY, March 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Breast cancer chemotherapy can trigger an unfortunate side effect for some patients — early menopause.
But a new study suggests that adding the drug goserelin to chemotherapy cuts the odds of that happening in women with certain early-stage breast cancers.
“These findings provide hope for young women with breast cancer […]

Postmenopausal Women May Be at Risk of Gum Disease

February 20, 2015

FRIDAY, Feb. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Postmenopausal women who are at high risk for broken bones may also be at increased risk for gum disease, a new study suggests.
The research included almost 200 women, aged 51 to 80. They had all gone through menopause within the last 10 years, didn’t smoke and hadn’t taken […]

More Than Half of Women Have Hot Flashes for at Least 7 Years

February 16, 2015

Menopause-related hot flashes and night sweats aren’t a short-term problem.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Linked to Early Menopause: CDC

February 5, 2015

THURSDAY, Feb. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) — There’s a link between early menopause and chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), a new study suggests.
The findings may help explain why women are two to four times more likely to have CFS than men, and why the condition is most common among women in their 40s, the researchers from […]


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