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Menopause is the time in a woman's life when her period stops. It usually occurs naturally, most often after age 45. Menopause happens because the woman's ovary stops producing the hormones estrogen and progesterone.
Drug treatment used for other conditions can help women combat urinary incontinence

Drug treatment used for other conditions can help women combat urinary incontinence

3-D printed ovary produces offspring in animal model

3-D printed ovary produces offspring in animal model

Fennel effective in management of postmenopause symptoms, study shows

Fennel effective in management of postmenopause symptoms, study shows

High vitamin D intake could reduce the risk of an early menopause

High vitamin D intake could reduce the risk of an early menopause

Scientists identify unusual mutations in endometriosis using gene sequencing tools

Scientists identify unusual mutations in endometriosis using gene sequencing tools

Use of postmenopausal hormone therapy may increase risk of hearing loss

Use of postmenopausal hormone therapy may increase risk of hearing loss

Scientists uncover thousands of human genes that are expressed differently in the two sexes

Scientists uncover thousands of human genes that are expressed differently in the two sexes

Frequent hot flashes may be linked to increased heart disease risk

Frequent hot flashes may be linked to increased heart disease risk

New drug compound could cut number of hot flushes in menopausal women

New drug compound could cut number of hot flushes in menopausal women

Researchers explore factors that influence patient's intent to get colorectal cancer screening

Researchers explore factors that influence patient's intent to get colorectal cancer screening

Traumatic events during adolescence can raise women’s risk of depression during menopause

Traumatic events during adolescence can raise women’s risk of depression during menopause

Excessive sweating could be hyperhidrosis that often goes undiagnosed

Excessive sweating could be hyperhidrosis that often goes undiagnosed

South Asian women could be at greater risk of developing osteoporosis in later life, study finds

South Asian women could be at greater risk of developing osteoporosis in later life, study finds

Tulane researcher aims to improve hormone replacement therapy for post-menopausal women

Tulane researcher aims to improve hormone replacement therapy for post-menopausal women

Men face higher risk of mortality after fragility fractures linked to osteoporosis

Men face higher risk of mortality after fragility fractures linked to osteoporosis

Hormone replacement therapy linked to lower risk of atherosclerosis and death in women

Hormone replacement therapy linked to lower risk of atherosclerosis and death in women

Menopausal women use alternative medicine at high rates more than doctors know

Menopausal women use alternative medicine at high rates more than doctors know

Hormonal factors play role in making women more susceptible to asthma and allergies

Hormonal factors play role in making women more susceptible to asthma and allergies

Blocking protein found on surface of ovarian cancer cells could prevent metastasis, research suggests

Blocking protein found on surface of ovarian cancer cells could prevent metastasis, research suggests

Adolescent, early adult diet linked to chronic inflammation may increase premenopausal breast cancer risk

Adolescent, early adult diet linked to chronic inflammation may increase premenopausal breast cancer risk