News tagged with menopause

Seizure drug enhances sleep for women with hot flashes

Gabapentin, a drug initially used to treat seizures, improves sleep quality in menopausal women with hot flashes, University of Rochester Medical Center researchers report online and in the September issue of the Journal ...

dateSep 08, 2009 in Health
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Ovary removal may increase lung cancer risk

Women who have premature menopause because of medical interventions are at an increased risk of developing lung cancer, according to a new study published in the International Journal of Cancer. The startling link was made ...

dateJul 21, 2009 in Cancer
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A break from hormone therapy doesn't improve mammograms

Some women take a short break from using postmenopausal hormone therapy before getting their breasts screened for cancer with mammography. They hope to lower their risk of being called back afterward for unnecessary extra ...

dateJun 01, 2009 in Cancer
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Hormone pills may make lung cancer more deadly

(AP) -- There's more troubling news about hormone therapy for menopause symptoms: Lung cancer seems more likely to prove fatal in women who are taking estrogen-progestin pills, a study suggests.

dateMay 31, 2009 in Cancer
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Menopause transition may cause trouble learning

The largest study of its kind to date shows that women may not be able to learn as well shortly before menopause compared to other stages in life. The research is published in the May 26, 2009, print issue of Neurology, the ...

dateMay 25, 2009 in Neuroscience
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