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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.
New data suggests that post-vaccination menstrual changes are short-lived

New data suggests that post-vaccination menstrual changes are short-lived

Music therapy can be an attractive option to manage menopause symptoms and depressed mood

Music therapy can be an attractive option to manage menopause symptoms and depressed mood

Researchers call for more work to address unmet needs of women with Parkinson's disease

Researchers call for more work to address unmet needs of women with Parkinson's disease

Pilot human trial uses new falloposcope device to capture images of fallopian tubes

Pilot human trial uses new falloposcope device to capture images of fallopian tubes

Estrogen-activated neurocircuit in females provide anti-obesity benefits

Estrogen-activated neurocircuit in females provide anti-obesity benefits

Severity of menopause symptoms linked to a woman's cognitive performance

Severity of menopause symptoms linked to a woman's cognitive performance

Postmenopausal women more likely to have overactive bladder syndrome, study says

Postmenopausal women more likely to have overactive bladder syndrome, study says

Study measures arterial stiffness in women from wide age range

Study measures arterial stiffness in women from wide age range

Bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy may have risks for younger women, but safe for post-menopausal patients

Bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy may have risks for younger women, but safe for post-menopausal patients

Woman's race/ethnicity and menopause status may partially determine the severity of GI symptoms

Woman's race/ethnicity and menopause status may partially determine the severity of GI symptoms

Physical activity may prevent accumulation of metabolic risk factors in menopausal women

Physical activity may prevent accumulation of metabolic risk factors in menopausal women

Older women with sarcopenia less likely to experience hot flashes

Older women with sarcopenia less likely to experience hot flashes

TV celebrity Angie Best checks in to Oxford Veincentre

TV celebrity Angie Best checks in to Oxford Veincentre

Early or late bedtimes may cause adverse consequences for cardiovascular health

Early or late bedtimes may cause adverse consequences for cardiovascular health

Pathway preferential estrogens may be a safer alternative to hormone replacement therapy, study shows

Pathway preferential estrogens may be a safer alternative to hormone replacement therapy, study shows

Bone loss after menopause significantly lower than previously assumed

Bone loss after menopause significantly lower than previously assumed

Researchers receive $8.9 million grant to study the gut-brain connection in Parkinson’s disease

Researchers receive $8.9 million grant to study the gut-brain connection in Parkinson’s disease

Breastfeeding may positively impact postmenopausal women's cognitive performance

Breastfeeding may positively impact postmenopausal women's cognitive performance

Factors contributing to a weak antibody response to the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

Factors contributing to a weak antibody response to the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

Researchers identify neurons and signaling pathways that make sexually receptive females more active

Researchers identify neurons and signaling pathways that make sexually receptive females more active