MENOPAUSE

  • Delhi HC never ruled menopausal woman can't be raped November 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Contrary to some media reports which state that a man has been acquitted of rape charges simply because the woman had crossed the menopausal age, the actual judgement states more facts that have been ignored. "The post-mortem report the death was due to a natural cause of action, thus...
  • Soy may not bring relief during menopause August 9, 2011

    New York: Women seeking relief for menopause symptoms may have suffered a setback after a U.S. study found that taking soy supplements may not help ease menopause symptoms or prevent the bone changes that start at that time of life. Women have been without a clear goto treatment for menopause...
  • Now, a test to predict the start of menopause August 8, 2011

    London: For the first time, scientists have developed a simple hormone test that could measure how fast a woman's biological clock is ticking, a move they say could revolutionise family planning by predicting when a woman is likely to start the menopause. The test devised by a team from St Andrews...
  • Calcium supplements can increase risk of stroke May 5, 2011

    New Delhi: A new study finds that too many Calcium supplements can increase your risk of a stroke or a heart attack. You may think nothing of taking a calcium supplement every other day and till now, may have assumed not just that it's beneficial, but harmless too! Think again ...
  • Starting HRT early raises breast cancer risk January 29, 2011

    Washington: Women who start hormone replacement therapy (HRT) as they begin to go through menopause have a higher risk of breast cancer than women who start taking the drugs later, researchers reported on Friday. The findings, published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, help answer lingering questions about just...
  • Oestrogen patch for sharper memory? January 25, 2011

    London: An oestrogen skin patch could boost memory in postmenopausal women, researchers say. Latest theories suggest that the hormone, which drops during menopause, also has a protective effect on nerve cells in the brain, including those involved in memory. The implications of the clinical trial could be enormous, say researchers from Massachusetts...
  • Soy supplements no risk for menopausal women December 29, 2010

    New York: Menopausal women who take a certain type of soy supplement longterm aren't at increased risk for breast cancer or any other ill effects, a new twoyear study suggests. But the researchers point out that the findings may not apply to all soy supplements. The ones used in the study...
  • US doc invents spray to cure hotflashes September 27, 2008

    Hot flashes is a common symptom of menopause and can be very uncomfortable. But soon they could be a thing of the past. A doctor in Rhode Island has invented a new spray to treat them, and it's got the approval from the FDA. ...
  • 53yearold sets national record, bears twins August 28, 2007

    Chennai: On Sunday, Brinda gave birth to Aakash and Hrishikesh in Chennai, setting a national record in the process. At 53, Brinda is the oldest woman in the country to bear twins. "I am very happy. I have no words to express my joy," says the overjoyed mother. "We have got...
  • Sweets, meat may trigger breast cancer in women July 14, 2007

    New Delhi: Are you eating too much of meat and sweets? Think twice because it might increase risks of breast cancer, says a recent study in China. Subjected on more than a thousand women, this study found that western diet increases the risk of breast cancer in post menopausal Asian women. "Western diet...
  • Long walks ease menopause symptoms April 7, 2007

    New York: A little exercise and routine walks could ease uncomfortable symptoms and help women feel better while going through menopause, new research finds. Menopause is the time in a woman's life when her menstrual cycle, associated with advancing age, stops. It usually occurs naturally, most often after age 45. The...
  • Hormone therapy safe for younger women April 4, 2007

    Chicago: Younger women may be able to safely take hormone replacement therapy to treat menopause symptoms based on a new analysis of a big US study that had raised alarms about health risks and driven down sales of treatment drugs, according to a report released on Tuesday. A second look at...
  • Menopause at 30? Don't be surprised! January 22, 2007

    New Delhi: If the new age brings with it cell phones, internetaddiction and technology encroaching every area of our lives, then theres more. That also puts them at the higher risk of being prone to diseases like osteoporosis, heart problems, diabetes, hypertension and breast cancer. A new study says Indian...