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Postmenopausal

Menopause and cardiovascular disease – Risk factors, tips to keep your heart healthy

Women who have gone through early menopause, either naturally or because they have had their ovaries removed are twice as likely to develop heart disease as women of the same age, who have not yet reached menopause.

Oct 18, 2016, 10:17 AM IST

Banana can reduce risk of stroke, death in older women

A new study has found that postmenopausal women who consume potassium-rich foods like banana face lesser risk of stroke and death.

Sep 05, 2014, 13:03 PM IST

Dense breasts can increase risk of cancer recurrence

Women aged 50 and over with denser breasts had nearly double the risk of their cancer recurring.

Mar 22, 2012, 11:41 AM IST

Obesity in postmenopausal women increases risk for fractures

Postmenopausal obese women are almost as likely to fracture as non-obese women.

Mar 26, 2011, 18:34 PM IST

Obesity in postmenopausal women increases risk for fractures

Postmenopausal obese women are almost as likely to fracture as non-obese women.

Mar 26, 2011, 00:00 AM IST