Menopause

  • Soy may not bring relief during menopause 09-08-2011 12:19 PM

    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 go-to treatment for menopause...
  • Now, a test to predict the start of menopause 08-08-2011 10:13 PM

    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...
  • Calcium supplements can increase risk of stroke 05-05-2011 08:40 AM

    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...
  • Starting HRT early raises breast cancer risk 29-01-2011 02:38 PM

    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...
  • Oestrogen patch for sharper memory? 25-01-2011 05:40 PM

    London: An oestrogen skin patch could boost memory in post-menopausal 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...
  • Soy supplements no risk for menopausal women 29-12-2010 05:41 PM

    New York: Menopausal women who take a certain type of soy supplement long-term aren't at increased risk for breast cancer or any other ill effects, a new two-year study suggests. But the researchers point out that the findings may not apply to all soy supplements. The ones used in the...
  • Long walks ease menopause symptoms 07-04-2007 12:02 PM

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  • Menopause at 30? Don't be surprised! 22-01-2007 06:36 PM

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