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Decoded: Why women get heart attacks later than men

The team looked at lipids absorbed from the diet and made in the liver.

Sep 03, 2019, 18:09 PM IST

Early menstruation linked to higher diabetes risk

This new study, analysing more than 15,000 postmenopausal women in China, has found that women who begin menstruating at an earlier age have a higher risk of developing Type-2 diabetes.

Aug 01, 2019, 18:01 PM IST

Why women find sex less satisfying with age

Commonly cited reasons for decreased activity included a partner's medical condition, a partner's sexual dysfunction, the woman's own physical health problems, and menopause-related symptoms.

Jul 10, 2019, 17:12 PM IST

Gwyneth Paltrow in early stages of menopause

She spoke about it in an online video for her lifestyle company Goop, which is selling a range of supplements said to help menopausal women. 

Nov 03, 2018, 10:10 AM IST

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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