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Amenorrhea is the absence of a menstrual period. Primary amenorrhea is when a young woman has not yet had a period by age 16. Secondary amenorrhea describes someone who used to have a regular period but then it stopped for at least three months (this can include pregnancy).
New technology measures hormones that influence reproductive health efficiently

New technology measures hormones that influence reproductive health efficiently

New study suggests chemotherapy may cause early menopause in women with lung cancer

New study suggests chemotherapy may cause early menopause in women with lung cancer

Innovative oncofertility program launched by RMA of New York and Mount Sinai Health System

Innovative oncofertility program launched by RMA of New York and Mount Sinai Health System

Vitamin D deficiency linked to metabolic syndrome in postmenopausal women

Vitamin D deficiency linked to metabolic syndrome in postmenopausal women

Statisticians estimate modern contraceptive prevalence in world’s poorest nations

Statisticians estimate modern contraceptive prevalence in world’s poorest nations

Researchers find low levels of neuroactive steroid in both obese and anorexic women

Researchers find low levels of neuroactive steroid in both obese and anorexic women

Breastfeeding linked to lower risk of endometriosis

Breastfeeding linked to lower risk of endometriosis

Systematic review reveals beneficial effects of yoga on menstrual disorders

Systematic review reveals beneficial effects of yoga on menstrual disorders

Endocrine Society releases new guideline to help diagnose and treat hypothalamic amenorrhea

Endocrine Society releases new guideline to help diagnose and treat hypothalamic amenorrhea

Allergan launches first and only oral contraceptive in softgel capsule for prevention of pregnancy

Allergan launches first and only oral contraceptive in softgel capsule for prevention of pregnancy

Neurological problems can impair sexuality

Neurological problems can impair sexuality

Study shows noise impairs tactile abilities of premature babies

Study shows noise impairs tactile abilities of premature babies

Researchers reveal effects of noise on premature babies' sensory abilities

Researchers reveal effects of noise on premature babies' sensory abilities

Incorporating postpartum contraceptive services across the continuum of reproductive healthcare

Incorporating postpartum contraceptive services across the continuum of reproductive healthcare

Novartis announces FDA approval of Odomzo (sonidegib) 200 mg capsules for treatment of laBCC patients

Novartis announces FDA approval of Odomzo (sonidegib) 200 mg capsules for treatment of laBCC patients

FDA approves LILETTA (levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system) to prevent pregnancy

FDA approves LILETTA (levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system) to prevent pregnancy

Childhood macroprolactinomas amenable to dopamine agonist treatment

Childhood macroprolactinomas amenable to dopamine agonist treatment

Scientists find that blocking hormone reduces stress-induced infertility in female rats

Scientists find that blocking hormone reduces stress-induced infertility in female rats

The Female Athlete Triad: A medical condition in active girls and women

The Female Athlete Triad: A medical condition in active girls and women

New guidelines on management and return to play of Female Athlete Triad discussed at AMSSM

New guidelines on management and return to play of Female Athlete Triad discussed at AMSSM