Women who suffer from some of the more extreme menopausal symptoms can take heart from a new analysis of the Women's Health Initiative data. A long-term, follow-up found no link between hormone replacement therapy and all-cause mortality, total cancer mortality or cardiovascular mortality.
It's well known that menopause incurs many negative consequences, including hot flashes, bone loss and added weight in the abdominal area (visceral fat — the worst kind). Any of these can have negative health effects, and current treatment options such as drugs to prevent/treat osteoporosis don't do anything for added fat, or vice versa. But recent research in mice suggests that blocking the hormone FSH could greatly help.
In the spirit of Breast Cancer awareness month and promoting women’s health, we are excited to have had Dr. Susan Wolf in our Manhattan office today for our Making the Rounds Facebook Live video streaming series. Dr. Wolf is a Reproductive Endocrinologist specializing in infertility and menopause. Additionally, she is a breast cancer and melanoma survivor - and, “borderline ovarian” which she personally addressed in our discussion. Watch the session now!
A new study shows that the duration of menopausal symptoms among women with frequent vasomotor symptoms of hot flashes and night sweats is much longer than previously thought.
Menopause ushers in what can be a rather unpleasant period in a woman s life. In response to a natural end in endogenous estrogen
When the federally-funded Women s Health Initiative (WHI) study was terminated prematurely, in 2002, it created a firestorm of both concern and controversy.