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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.
Women with high levels of anti-Müllerian hormone more likely to develop breast cancer

Women with high levels of anti-Müllerian hormone more likely to develop breast cancer

Vitamin D may reduce breast cancer mortality in women with lower BMI

Vitamin D may reduce breast cancer mortality in women with lower BMI

Pear-shaped body is healthier than apple shape

Pear-shaped body is healthier than apple shape

Doctor to the stars disciplined over use of controversial menopause therapy

Doctor to the stars disciplined over use of controversial menopause therapy

Study reinvestigates benefit of biomarker tests in certain breast cancer patients

Study reinvestigates benefit of biomarker tests in certain breast cancer patients

New guidelines for evaluation and treatment of perimenopausal depression

New guidelines for evaluation and treatment of perimenopausal depression

Celmatix and Ferring announce genomics collaboration aimed at uncovering new insights into ovarian biology

Celmatix and Ferring announce genomics collaboration aimed at uncovering new insights into ovarian biology

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

Tips to know your ovarian cancer risk and symptoms

Tips to know your ovarian cancer risk and symptoms

Menopausal status linked to skeletal muscle function among middle-aged women

Menopausal status linked to skeletal muscle function among middle-aged women

HPV vaccine carries 25% chance of lifelong sterilization, study finds

HPV vaccine carries 25% chance of lifelong sterilization, study finds

Scientists discover how a protein in the brain maintains 'energy rheostasis'

Scientists discover how a protein in the brain maintains 'energy rheostasis'

HPV and other adolescent vaccines do not negatively impact fertility in young women

HPV and other adolescent vaccines do not negatively impact fertility in young women

Parental life span linked with increased longevity and health in daughters

Parental life span linked with increased longevity and health in daughters

Scientists unravel the mystery behind ovarian cancer with high-grade serous carcinoma

Scientists unravel the mystery behind ovarian cancer with high-grade serous carcinoma

Oxidative Stress Hampers Blood Vessel Dilation in Men

Oxidative Stress Hampers Blood Vessel Dilation in Men

Estrogen may protect against heart failure-related depression

Estrogen may protect against heart failure-related depression

Soy-based whole foods may have positive impact on bone strength for women

Soy-based whole foods may have positive impact on bone strength for women

UW-Madison researcher explores how female fertility is affected by development of the ovary in mice

UW-Madison researcher explores how female fertility is affected by development of the ovary in mice

Alzheimer’s disease greater in females, researchers speculate

Alzheimer’s disease greater in females, researchers speculate