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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.
Poor sleep quality linked to female sexual dysfunction, shows study

Poor sleep quality linked to female sexual dysfunction, shows study

Study analyzes trends in age at natural menopause and reproductive life span among US women

Study analyzes trends in age at natural menopause and reproductive life span among US women

Manufacturing workers more susceptible for developing carpal tunnel syndrome

Manufacturing workers more susceptible for developing carpal tunnel syndrome

Study: Common medications are often derived from animal byproducts

Study: Common medications are often derived from animal byproducts

Lower dose of tamoxifen may reduce risk of breast cancer

Lower dose of tamoxifen may reduce risk of breast cancer

Study evaluates effectiveness of hormone therapies in managing postmenopausal nocturia

Study evaluates effectiveness of hormone therapies in managing postmenopausal nocturia

Racial disparities play a role in weight gain among postmenopausal women

Racial disparities play a role in weight gain among postmenopausal women

Smoking cessation drug shows potential to treat Parkinson's disease in females

Smoking cessation drug shows potential to treat Parkinson's disease in females

Menopausal changes may drive a heightened appetite for fatty foods and weight gain

Menopausal changes may drive a heightened appetite for fatty foods and weight gain

Accelerated accumulation of abdominal fat during menopause linked to heart disease risk

Accelerated accumulation of abdominal fat during menopause linked to heart disease risk

Researchers evaluate long-term effectiveness of pessaries for treating pelvic organ prolapse

Researchers evaluate long-term effectiveness of pessaries for treating pelvic organ prolapse

Study finds increasing death rates from heart disease in young women

Study finds increasing death rates from heart disease in young women

Gene screenings hold disease clues, but unexplained anomalies often raise fears

Gene screenings hold disease clues, but unexplained anomalies often raise fears

New study to examine stress, cancer risk and reproductive toxicity in women firefighters

New study to examine stress, cancer risk and reproductive toxicity in women firefighters

Fractional CO2 laser therapy may help treat breast cancer survivors with genitourinary syndrome of menopause

Fractional CO2 laser therapy may help treat breast cancer survivors with genitourinary syndrome of menopause

Women are less likely to undergo CABG, may experience worse outcomes after surgery

Women are less likely to undergo CABG, may experience worse outcomes after surgery

Study: Menopause symptoms are worse for women with premature ovarian insufficiency

Study: Menopause symptoms are worse for women with premature ovarian insufficiency

Study identifies determinants that affect woman's risk of sexual dysfunction

Study identifies determinants that affect woman's risk of sexual dysfunction

Study highlights an important link between dietary fiber intake and depression

Study highlights an important link between dietary fiber intake and depression

UOC researchers to study the effects of intermittent fasting on aging in postmenopausal women

UOC researchers to study the effects of intermittent fasting on aging in postmenopausal women