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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.
Canadian study documents continued decline in hormone therapy usage

Canadian study documents continued decline in hormone therapy usage

Review provides new recommendations to manage menopausal symptoms after breast cancer

Review provides new recommendations to manage menopausal symptoms after breast cancer

Vaginal estrogens do not increase cancer, cardiovascular disease risk in post-menopausal women

Vaginal estrogens do not increase cancer, cardiovascular disease risk in post-menopausal women

Endothelial function, effect of exercise in women may be linked more to menopausal status than fitness

Endothelial function, effect of exercise in women may be linked more to menopausal status than fitness

Mount Sinai experts offer tips on knowing risks and detecting symptoms of ovarian cancer

Mount Sinai experts offer tips on knowing risks and detecting symptoms of ovarian cancer

Mice study shows why women with obesity have more aggressive breast cancer

Mice study shows why women with obesity have more aggressive breast cancer

Bioactive 'tissue papers' show potential for regenerative medicine

Bioactive 'tissue papers' show potential for regenerative medicine

Rush Midlife Center addresses health needs of women going through perimenopause

Rush Midlife Center addresses health needs of women going through perimenopause

Woman's race, type of weight gain at midlife linked to risk of fatty heart

Woman's race, type of weight gain at midlife linked to risk of fatty heart

Culture of silence around vaginal bleeding poses threat to women's health

Culture of silence around vaginal bleeding poses threat to women's health

Epigenetic dysregulation with age in normal breast tissue may contribute to cancer risk

Epigenetic dysregulation with age in normal breast tissue may contribute to cancer risk

Study explores reasons for higher risk of depression in some women

Study explores reasons for higher risk of depression in some women

Adding estrogen in the brain may improve health in obese menopausal women

Adding estrogen in the brain may improve health in obese menopausal women

Fermented red clover extract decreases number and severity of menopausal hot flushes

Fermented red clover extract decreases number and severity of menopausal hot flushes

Study assesses success and efficacy of ovarian tissue freezing

Study assesses success and efficacy of ovarian tissue freezing

Increase in male partner’s age associated with decline in cumulative live birth rate, study finds

Increase in male partner’s age associated with decline in cumulative live birth rate, study finds

Live birth outcome affected by age of male partner, study shows

Live birth outcome affected by age of male partner, study shows

Perceived side effects to Tamoxifen making many quit breast cancer drug

Perceived side effects to Tamoxifen making many quit breast cancer drug

UA researcher’s findings on estrogen may lead to promising treatment for hot flashes

UA researcher’s findings on estrogen may lead to promising treatment for hot flashes

Study evaluates women's risk for angina, stroke based on duration of reproductive years

Study evaluates women's risk for angina, stroke based on duration of reproductive years