Self-awareness may alter perception of hot flashes in menopause
Women who are more self-aware of their body may perceive hot flash sensations as more severe and use a broader range of severity to describe their symptoms, according to...
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Incontinence Drug May Help Ease Severe Hot Flashes
Oxybutynin, a drug widely used to treat urinary incontinence caused by an overactive bladder, helps treat hot flashes in breast cancer survivors and women who did not have...
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Personal Health: The Brain Fog of Menopause
‘Menopause-related cognitive impairment happens to women in their 40s and 50s, women in the prime of life who suddenly have the rug pulled out from under them,' an expert says.
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Sleep Problems May Be Worse When Menopause Is Hastened by Surgery
Women who have surgery to remove their ovaries go through menopause abruptly, and a new study suggests this comes with an increased risk for the kinds of sleep troubles many...
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New Study Reveals How Body Composition Impacts Your Breast Cancer Risk
Are you at high risk of developing breast cancer? Cancer of the breast is a disease that many women fear, but, fortunately, if you catch it early, it has a good prognosis...
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No Breast Cancer Risk for Testosterone Use in Menopausal Women
Research generally does not show a link between breast cancer and testosterone in women when used primarily for hypoactive sexual desire in midlife, but better studies are...
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New advances in detecting, managing menopause: What PCPs need to know
Menopause occurs at an average age of 51 years for most women in the United States, according to Mayo Clinic. However, about 5% of women younger than 45 years experience early...
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Normal BMI but High Body Fat After Menopause Tied to Higher Breast Cancer Risk
Postmenopausal women with higher body fat levels may be at increased risk for breast cancer, even if their body mass index is normal, researchers say. Reuters Health Information
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New first of its kind medication to treat hot flashes: What PCPs need to know
While menopause is a natural process of aging, some of its symptoms, such as hot flashes, may affect women's well-being, according to Mayo Clinic. “Menopausal women need...
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Having a hysterectomy may cause short-term memory loss, study suggests
A new Arizona State University study is the first to suggest that the uterus is not useless after menopause. Researchers found that removing just the womb caused cognition...
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Surgeon General: Take Steps to Stop Teen E-Cig Use
The sale of e-cigarettes to those under 18 is illegal under federal law.
15,000 Migrant Kids Are Now Being Held At U.S. Shelters, Which Are Almost Full
The U.S. has so many migrant children in custody, the shelters are nearly full The federally contracted shelters for migrant children in the U.S. are nearly at capacity, with...
Eating cruciferous greens help your immune system fight off intestinal pathogens
Vegetables are known to contain natural compounds that support the protective functions of the immune system. An article in The Francis Crick Institute news page reported that...
Children Born To Problem Drinkers Repeat Their Parent's Mistakes: Study
Kids born to a parent with a drinking problem may choose a life partner that has the same alcohol problem, finds a new study. They have even been found to marry at younger ages.
Healing acupressure points for toothache
Toothaches are common health problems that should not be ignored. They might not be life-threatening, but they will likely only get worse if left untreated. They may even be...
E. Coli Recall Now Includes Cauliflower And Other Leafy Greens
Romaine lettuce isn't the only veggie affected by an E. coli outbreak - now, a farm is recalling cauliflower, red, and green leaf lettuce too Bad news if you're super into...
Emollient creams can build up in clothes and lead to FIRE DEATHS
The UK's Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency warned today emollients - including moisturisers and ointments - should carry fire hazard warnings because of a...
Surgical Errors: Surgeons Make More Mistakes in the Operating Room Due to Stress
New study suggests that surgeons under stress make more mistakes in the operating room. Surgical errors mostly happen during surgery and can lead to further complications.
Opioids During Early Postpartum Linked With Persistent Usage
Opioids usage in the postpartum period by a woman undergone cesarean section or vaginal birth are at increased risk of developing opioid addiction
New Therapeutic Target for Obesity and Diabetes
A new therapeutic target to prevent or treat metabolic diseases has been found to be a novel protein, that has distinctive function between male and female mice.