Menopause

Higher BMI associated with lower breast cancer risk

Higher BMI associated with lower breast cancer risk

 Multiple factors could be contributing to the link between higher BMI and lower breast cancer risk in younger women, such as differences in hormones, including estrogen, growth factors, or breast density.

Jun 22, 2018, 12:50 PM IST
Menopausal hormone therapy likely to boost brain skills

Menopausal hormone therapy likely to boost brain skills

Hormone therapy refers to either oestrogen or combination oestrogen or progesterone treatment.

Mar 22, 2018, 18:12 PM IST
Women with larger waistline are at higher risk of anxiety

Women with larger waistline are at higher risk of anxiety

For the study, published in the Menopause: The Journal of the North American Menopause Society, researchers analyzed data from more than 5,580 middle-aged Latin American women.

Mar 07, 2018, 17:52 PM IST
Hormonal changes during menopause could worsen arthritis symptoms: Study

Hormonal changes during menopause could worsen arthritis symptoms: Study

Previous studies have shown that women with rheumatoid arthritis experience shifts in their disease surrounding reproductive and hormonal life events, such as childbirth.

Jan 29, 2018, 11:29 AM IST
Monitor your body fat to curb risk of breast cancer, study warns postmenopausal women

Monitor your body fat to curb risk of breast cancer, study warns postmenopausal women

The findings of the research are scheduled to be presented at a conference of the American Association for Cancer Research to be held in Texas from January 27-30.

Jan 27, 2018, 11:35 AM IST
Practice Yoga to get relief from menopause symptoms, suggests study

Practice Yoga to get relief from menopause symptoms, suggests study

Yoga was better than no treatment at reducing total menopause symptoms, anxiety related to symptoms, hot flashes and night sweats, and vaginal dryness and pain during sex, the study found.

Jan 01, 2018, 11:14 AM IST
Treating menopause symptoms with artificial ovaries better and safer: Study

Treating menopause symptoms with artificial ovaries better and safer: Study

The findings showed that transplanting lab-engineered ovaries may be a better alternative for menopausal women than the regular intake of synthetic hormones.

Dec 06, 2017, 19:18 PM IST
Underweight women at greater risk of early menopause: Study

Underweight women at greater risk of early menopause: Study

Overweight women with BMIs between 25-29.9 kg/m2 had a 21-30 per cent lower risk of early menopause compared to normal weight women.

Oct 26, 2017, 20:48 PM IST
Calcium could reduce risk of osteoporosis after menopause

Calcium could reduce risk of osteoporosis after menopause

Calcium is vital for strong healthy bones and worldwide scientific societies have issued guidance about the daily requirements from childhood to old age. 

Oct 13, 2017, 15:43 PM IST
This is how menopause triggers Alzheimer's

This is how menopause triggers Alzheimer's

According to neuroscientists, depleting levels of the hormone cause a decline in a key neuroprotective element in the female brain, which then raises their risk of developing the disease.
 

Oct 11, 2017, 18:39 PM IST
Ladies, take note! Belly fat in postmenopausal women may elevate cancer risk

Ladies, take note! Belly fat in postmenopausal women may elevate cancer risk

The study put a new spin on weight management priorities for women in this age-group, who are prone to abdominal weight gain.

Sep 11, 2017, 10:31 AM IST
Sacked for an 'accidental period leak' in office, woman sues ex-employer – Read

Sacked for an 'accidental period leak' in office, woman sues ex-employer – Read

The Bobby Dodd Institute in Georgia is being sued for workplace discrimination after Coleman claimed that she was dismissed over a period leak on two occassions.

Aug 28, 2017, 17:06 PM IST
This is why some women are more vulnerable to depression

This is why some women are more vulnerable to depression

Researchers have said that a lesser menstrual cycle over the lifespan as well as earlier menopause could be the reason why women are more vulnerable to the risk of depression.

Jul 19, 2017, 23:24 PM IST
Fermented-red clover extract could reduce hormonal swings during menopause

Fermented-red clover extract could reduce hormonal swings during menopause

A latest study has found that fermented-red clover extract can effectively reduce the number and severity of hot flushes, hormonal swings and bone loss experienced during menopause.

Jul 16, 2017, 18:39 PM IST
Vegetable proteins like whole grain, soy, tofu may protect women from early menopause

Vegetable proteins like whole grain, soy, tofu may protect women from early menopause

Early menopause – the cessation of ovarian function before age 45 – affects about 10 percent of women globally.

Jun 27, 2017, 14:32 PM IST
Hormone therapy may increase risk of hearing loss in menopausal women

Hormone therapy may increase risk of hearing loss in menopausal women

For the study, detailed in the journal Menopause, the team examined independent links between menopausal status, oral hormone therapy, and risk of self-reported hearing loss in 80,972 women.

May 15, 2017, 00:40 AM IST
Postmenopausal hormone therapy may increase risk of hearing loss

Postmenopausal hormone therapy may increase risk of hearing loss

 Hormone therapy after menopause may increase the risk of developing hearing loss in women.

May 11, 2017, 00:04 AM IST
Women, beware! Traumatic experiences in childhood may elevate risk of depression during menopause

Women, beware! Traumatic experiences in childhood may elevate risk of depression during menopause

Dramatic changes in hormone levels are experienced during both puberty and menopause.

Mar 30, 2017, 23:07 PM IST
Hormone replacement therapy may increase women's longevity, says study

Hormone replacement therapy may increase women's longevity, says study

Having higher levels of calcium is a marker for the buildup of plaque, which increases the risk of having a heart attack or stroke.

Mar 09, 2017, 19:52 PM IST
Hot flashes and weight gain during menopause: Here's why regular exercise is important

Hot flashes and weight gain during menopause: Here's why regular exercise is important

As per a new study, regular exercise can not only help in reducing weight but also control the bothersome symptoms such as hot flashes.

Feb 16, 2017, 10:37 AM IST

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