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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.
The Lancet outlines 10 ambitious recommendations to improve health outcomes for women

The Lancet outlines 10 ambitious recommendations to improve health outcomes for women

Girls with higher BMI are less likely to develop breast cancer as adults

Girls with higher BMI are less likely to develop breast cancer as adults

Thin, weakened bones associated with heightened risk of heart attack or stroke in women

Thin, weakened bones associated with heightened risk of heart attack or stroke in women

Asthma Awareness: Fighting Asthma in 2021

Asthma Awareness: Fighting Asthma in 2021

Vitamin D may play a role in the degree of pain after knee replacement in postmenopausal women

Vitamin D may play a role in the degree of pain after knee replacement in postmenopausal women

Menopausal symptoms in breast cancer patients could be reduced through CBT delivered by nurses

Menopausal symptoms in breast cancer patients could be reduced through CBT delivered by nurses

Predictive models can be used for assessing the age at natural menopause

Predictive models can be used for assessing the age at natural menopause

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