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Menopausal women who take oral oestrogen hormone replacement therapy (HRT) could be at a heightened risk of gallbladder surgery, a new study suggests.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced preliminary results of two drugs that have been used to treat symptoms associated with the menopause.
An early onset of menopause could be linked BRCA mutations that are associated with breast and ovarian cancer, new research has found.
Scientists at the University of California, San Francisco Medical Center assessed 382 women who carried the BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations and another 765 women who were thought not to be carriers of the genetic anomalies.
Undergoing surgical menopause early in life could lead to women experiencing cognitive decline, a new study has revealed.
Females sometimes have their ovaries removed before they begin the menopause naturally.
Herbal and complementary medicines could help to tackle postmenopausal symptoms, a new study has stated.
Many women turn to hormone replacement therapy to reduce symptoms such as hot flushes.
However, research published in the Obstetrician and Gynaecologist indicates that alternative treatments, such as herbal options, might also yield positive results.
Being obese after the menopause could increase a woman's chances of developing aggressive forms of breast cancer, according to a new study.
The research, carried out at the University of Colorado Cancer Centre and published in Cancer Research, tracked where in the body excess calories were stored.
Hot flushes in menopausal women could be caused by KNDy neurons found in a part of the brain that controls vital bodily functions.
Women are more likely to experience a premature menopause if they have suffered from cancer in their youth.
According to a study by the Centre for Research in Epidemiology and Population Health, many females who had cancer as a child will see their fertility come to an end about seven years earlier than it would do otherwise.
Females aiming to measure their fertility might benefit from finding out when their mother began experiencing the menopause.
A new study carried out at Copenhagen University Hospital and published in Human Reproduction has revealed if the mother goes through an early menopause, their daughter is likely to have fewer eggs in their ovaries.
Women looking to reduce the symptoms of menopause could benefit from undergoing hypnotic relaxation therapy.
A new study carried out by Baylor University has found receiving the treatment over several sessions can lead to an 80 per cent drop in hot flashes.
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