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Postmenopausal women

Consuming this diet may boost bones density in postmenopausal women

A new study suggests that postmenopausal women should consume a Mediterranean diet as it may boost their bones and muscle mass.

Mar 20, 2018, 10:37 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

Hormone therapy in postmenopausal women may be safer

Hormone therapy -- which replaces the depleting levels of female hormones such as oestrogen and progesterone -- is known to be effective in reducing menopausal symptoms such as hot flashes. 

Sep 13, 2017, 17:05 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

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

Ovarian cancer - Are you aware of these warning signs?

Since ovarian cancer often has no symptoms in the initial stage, it's difficult to diagnose until it has progressed to the advanced stage. 

Sep 07, 2016, 17:12 PM IST

Activation of brain receptors may motivate for physical activity

 Activation of brain receptors in its pleasure centre may serve as a future treatment to improve motivation for physical activity in postmenopausal women, a new study has revealed.

Jul 31, 2016, 00:17 AM IST

Sexual desire lower in postmenopausal women with metabolic syndrome

Postmenopausal women with metabolic syndrome report lower sexual activity, desire, and sexual satisfaction, according to a new report.

Jul 14, 2016, 11:52 AM IST

Sexual desire lower in postmenopausal women with metabolic syndrome

Postmenopausal women with metabolic syndrome report lower sexual activity, desire, and sexual satisfaction, according to a new report.

Jul 13, 2016, 23:39 PM IST

Gum disease can increase breast cancer risk

After a mean follow-up time of 6.7 years, 2,124 women were diagnosed with breast cancer.

Dec 21, 2015, 15:35 PM IST

Diet rich in refined carbohydrates may make postmenopausal women depressed

Postmenopausal women who consume diet high in refined carbohydrates may be at increased risk for depression, claims a new study.

Aug 06, 2015, 21:19 PM IST

How 300 min workout weekly helps postmenopausal women prevent cancer

Dedicating 300 minutes to exercise every week can prove beneficial to postmenopausal women, especially obese ones, in cutting down total fat, which is linked to increased risk of postmenopausal breast cancer, claims a new study.

Jul 17, 2015, 10:34 AM IST

Overweight postmenopausal women at higher risk of breast cancer

A new study has revealed that obesity is associated with increased breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women.

Jun 12, 2015, 18:02 PM IST

Women with hot flashes during menopause likelier to fracture hips later

 A new research has revealed the association between menopausal symptoms and bone health.

Dec 22, 2014, 11:55 AM IST

Physical activity slashes postmenopausal breast cancer risk

A new study has revealed that postmenopausal women who in the past four years had undertaken regular physical activity had a lower risk for invasive breast cancer compared with women who exercised less during those four years.

Aug 11, 2014, 21:32 PM IST

Caffeine may worsen menopausal hot flashes, night sweats

Scientists have found an association between caffeine intake and more bothersome hot flashes and night sweats in postmenopausal women.

Jul 25, 2014, 18:03 PM IST

Diet drinks aren`t good for older women`s hearts

A new research has found that drinking two or more diet drinks in a day increases the risk of heart diseases in older, but healthy postmenopausal women.

Mar 30, 2014, 11:37 AM IST

Moderate exercise cuts stroke risk in women

Moderate exercise such as brisk walking may cut stroke risk by 20 per cent in women, scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have found.

Feb 14, 2014, 17:34 PM IST

Sugar-sweetened drinks may up uterine cancer risk in women

Postmenopausal women who consume sugar-sweetened drinks are at a higher risk of developing cancer of the endometrium - the lining of the uterus - a new study has warned.

Nov 25, 2013, 15:05 PM IST

Calcium and vitamin D supplements don`t reduce joint symptoms post-menopause

Researchers have found that calcium and vitamin D supplementation does not reduce the severity of joint symptoms in postmenopausal women.

Aug 19, 2013, 15:40 PM IST