4 hrs ago
Women in Business 2013 - Dr. Donna Block
A sixth-grade teacher told Dr. Donna Block that women couldn't become doctors. Not only did she prove that teacher wrong, but she's also been promoting women's health and empowerment ever since.
8 hrs ago
Hormone replacement therapy-clarity at last
The British Menopause Society and Women's Health Concern have today released updated guidelines on Hormone Replacement Therapy to provide clarity around the role of HRT, the benefits and the risks.
Thu May 23, 2013
Menopause Memory Loss May Feel Worse with Frequent Hot Flashes
A new study confirms that menopausal women who feel their memories declining actually experience more forgetfulness, and links the duration of subjective menopause memory loss to the frequency of hot flashes.
Mental Help Net
Midlife Hysterectomy Doesn't Increase Cardiovascular Risk
A hysterectomy in midlife with or without ovarian conservation is unlikely to accelerate women's cardiovascular disease risk, according to a study published online May 22 in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology .
It's not your imagination: Memory gets muddled at menopause
Don't doubt it when a woman harried by hot flashes says she's having a hard time remembering things.
Wed May 22, 2013
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Riding the menopause rollercoaster. - iStockPhoto
Menopause can be emotionally and psychologically challenging for some women. So what can women expect during this transition and what options are available to make it easier to navigate? But for some women this is not their greatest concern; for them it's the lesser understood psychological and emotional symptoms that can be debilitating and ... (more)
New Menopause Supplement Offers Promising Treatment Option to Menopause Symptoms
It is not uncommon to hear women complain about health problems besetting their entry into the menopausal phase.
Pregnant at 60
Human genetic material stored at a laboratory in Munich. Preimplantation genetic diagnosis is a technique used to identify genetic defects in embryos created through in vitro fertilization before pregnancy, which is banned by German legislation.
Tue May 21, 2013
National Institutes of Health
A molecular explanation for age-related fertility decline in women
Scientists supported by the National Institutes of Health have a new theory as to why a woman's fertility declines after her mid-30s. They also suggest an approach that might help slow the process, enhancing and prolonging fertility.
Thu May 16, 2013
Ovarian cancer fall sped up as hormone use dropped
Ovarian cancer rates in the U.S. began to decline faster in 2002 around the time many older women went off hormone replacement therapy, according to a new study.
Tue May 14, 2013
Hysterectomy Not Associated with Heightened Cardiovascular Risk Factors
Women who undergo elective hysterectomy experience changes in cardiovascular risk factors similar to those observed after natural menopause, according to a study in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology .
Egg freezing is an empowering way for women to be career oriented
Egg freezing as a way to postpone and have children is becoming increasingly popular in India.
The Japan Times
Nine women register with Japan's first 'ovum bank'
Remedial alternative: Sachiko Kishimoto, head of the Oocyte Donation Network, speaks at a news conference Monday at the heath ministry.
Sun May 12, 2013
How to treat painful sex
Dyspareunia is the technical term for pain during sexual intercourse, which can be related to mental or physical causes.
Sat May 11, 2013
The Star Online
Balancing your hormones
IN my previous piece for this column, I looked at the hormonal imbalance situation that appears to be on the rise in our population, especially among women.
Fri May 10, 2013
How to preserve fertility after a cancer diagnosis
And yet, every day, it attacks countless people - many of them women of child-bearing age.
Tue May 07, 2013
Dr. Gloria Richard-Davis Talks Infertility Issues in Men & Women
Richard-Davis also is a professor and director of the Division on Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology of the UAMS College of Medicine.
Mon May 06, 2013
The Macon Telegraph
Mayo Clinic study finds explanation for postmenopausal belly fat
Suddenly, she noticed her midsection thickening. "I think everybody feels , 'I'm eating the same way I always have been and yet I'm getting this roll.' What is that about?" she said.
Thu May 02, 2013
Battle of the Sexes: The Difference in Sleep Regulation Between Men and Women
Insomnia has been found to be more common among females than males due to the relative size of the hypothalamus and its response to hormones.
Medical News Today
HRT Improves Muscle Function In Women
Hormone replacement therapy significantly improves muscle function in postmenopausal women, according to a new study.