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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.
Estrogen is essential to maintain muscle stem cell health, research shows

Estrogen is essential to maintain muscle stem cell health, research shows

Researchers aim to find new treatments for endometriosis patients

Researchers aim to find new treatments for endometriosis patients

Women's greater immune response to flu vaccine declines with age

Women's greater immune response to flu vaccine declines with age

Sleep quality and fatigue among women with premature ovarian insufficiency

Sleep quality and fatigue among women with premature ovarian insufficiency

Study identifies psychosocial factors that affect sexual satisfaction in postmenopausal women

Study identifies psychosocial factors that affect sexual satisfaction in postmenopausal women

Review provides new recommendations to manage menopausal symptoms after breast cancer

Review provides new recommendations to manage menopausal symptoms after breast cancer

Postmenopausal women who are "apple" shaped have greater risk of heart problems

Postmenopausal women who are "apple" shaped have greater risk of heart problems

Postmenopausal breast cancer survivors at greater risk for developing heart disease

Postmenopausal breast cancer survivors at greater risk for developing heart disease

Study confirms role of genetics in determining menopause age and familial longevity

Study confirms role of genetics in determining menopause age and familial longevity

Vitamin D and estrogen can prevent heart disease, stroke, and diabetes in women

Vitamin D and estrogen can prevent heart disease, stroke, and diabetes in women

Gender differences in manifestation of diseases lead to poorer diagnosis and treatment in women

Gender differences in manifestation of diseases lead to poorer diagnosis and treatment in women

Childhood abuse may cause more hot flashes, study reveals

Childhood abuse may cause more hot flashes, study reveals

Cognitive behavior therapy may effectively manage multiple menopause symptoms

Cognitive behavior therapy may effectively manage multiple menopause symptoms

Online community for women with diabetes engages patient sharing and guides research

Online community for women with diabetes engages patient sharing and guides research

Study reveals hidden changes that happen to female heart during perimenopause

Study reveals hidden changes that happen to female heart during perimenopause

Black women are 'twice as likely to die' from aggressive uterine cancer

Black women are 'twice as likely to die' from aggressive uterine cancer

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