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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.
Nearly all women treated for breast cancer suffer from health problems, finds study

Nearly all women treated for breast cancer suffer from health problems, finds study

Study provides better understanding of bacteria’s role in recurrent UTIs

Study provides better understanding of bacteria’s role in recurrent UTIs

UT Southwestern study suggests why UTIs have high recurrence rate in postmenopausal women

UT Southwestern study suggests why UTIs have high recurrence rate in postmenopausal women

Is it a feminist right to want more sex? One company thinks a pill is the answer

Is it a feminist right to want more sex? One company thinks a pill is the answer

Partner status influences link between sexual problems and self-efficacy in breast cancer survivors

Partner status influences link between sexual problems and self-efficacy in breast cancer survivors

FDA approves new osteoporosis drug for postmenopausal women with high fracture risk

FDA approves new osteoporosis drug for postmenopausal women with high fracture risk

FDA extends indication of metastatic breast cancer treatment to include male patients

FDA extends indication of metastatic breast cancer treatment to include male patients

Revolutionary treatment uses fat cells to correct vaginal and post-menopausal problems

Revolutionary treatment uses fat cells to correct vaginal and post-menopausal problems

Early menopause raises bladder cancer risk for smokers

Early menopause raises bladder cancer risk for smokers

Maternal smoking and pre-eclampsia may affect fertility of offspring

Maternal smoking and pre-eclampsia may affect fertility of offspring

Contraceptive jewelry may be new approach to family planning for women

Contraceptive jewelry may be new approach to family planning for women

Walking downhill after meals can reduce bone resorption in postmenopausal women with diabetes

Walking downhill after meals can reduce bone resorption in postmenopausal women with diabetes

Study finds link between menopause and changes in body composition

Study finds link between menopause and changes in body composition

Pregnancy history may be linked to cognitive function in older women, finds study

Pregnancy history may be linked to cognitive function in older women, finds study

Free fatty acids in the blood linked with elevated risk of breast cancer in obese women

Free fatty acids in the blood linked with elevated risk of breast cancer in obese women

Researchers find link between early menarche and high blood pressure

Researchers find link between early menarche and high blood pressure

Women should not be alarmed by study linking HRT to Alzheimer’s disease

Women should not be alarmed by study linking HRT to Alzheimer’s disease

Study shows link between menopause symptoms and chronic pain

Study shows link between menopause symptoms and chronic pain

Young women with family history of high blood pressure have reduced baroreflex sensitivity

Young women with family history of high blood pressure have reduced baroreflex sensitivity

Study: Women with more social support have low risk of dying

Study: Women with more social support have low risk of dying