News tagged with menopause

Hot flashes? Thank evolution

A study of mortality and fertility patterns among seven species of wild apes and monkeys and their relatives, compared with similar data from hunter-gatherer humans, shows that menopause sets humans apart from other primates.

dateJul 29, 2013 in Plants & Animals
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Integrative Way: Hope for menopausal symptoms

As many women know, the Women's Health Initiative Study from 2002 showed that estrogen was not the dream treatment for menopausal symptoms that we once thought it was; estrogen treatment after menopause, especially when combined ...

dateJun 27, 2011 in Other
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Caution for estrogen therapy after hysterectomy

An editorial in the April 6 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association cautions against estrogen-only hormone therapy in women who have had a hysterectomy because of longstanding evidence that it raises the ...

dateApr 05, 2011 in Cancer
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