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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.
Study: Over-45s are at higher risk of contracting STIs than ever before

Study: Over-45s are at higher risk of contracting STIs than ever before

Reduced lead exposure may explain the declining rates of hip fracture

Reduced lead exposure may explain the declining rates of hip fracture

Team sport improves blood pressure, vascular function in postmenopausal women

Team sport improves blood pressure, vascular function in postmenopausal women

Study uncovers mechanisms behind premature menopause's link to cardiovascular disease

Study uncovers mechanisms behind premature menopause's link to cardiovascular disease

Older men are underdiagnosed and undertreated for osteoporosis

Older men are underdiagnosed and undertreated for osteoporosis

Study elucidates the role of ERβ in growth of skeletal muscle in female mice

Study elucidates the role of ERβ in growth of skeletal muscle in female mice

Study reveals how ovaries maintain a female's fertility

Study reveals how ovaries maintain a female's fertility

Higher HMBGB1 levels associated with obesity, inflammation, and cardiovascular disease in younger black adults

Higher HMBGB1 levels associated with obesity, inflammation, and cardiovascular disease in younger black adults

Study: Leukocyte telomere length may offer key insights into woman's longevity

Study: Leukocyte telomere length may offer key insights into woman's longevity

Study: HRT prescription rates are lower in more deprived areas of England

Study: HRT prescription rates are lower in more deprived areas of England

Study may explain why hormone therapy slows progression of heart disease

Study may explain why hormone therapy slows progression of heart disease

Women with prolonged fertility have elevated dementia risk

Women with prolonged fertility have elevated dementia risk

Heat and gut microbiota promote stronger bones

Heat and gut microbiota promote stronger bones

Study highlights a link between age at menarche and women's heart health

Study highlights a link between age at menarche and women's heart health

NAMS publishes the 2020 Genitourinary Syndrome Of Menopause Position Statement

NAMS publishes the 2020 Genitourinary Syndrome Of Menopause Position Statement

Study identifies a gene's previously unknown role in fertility

Study identifies a gene's previously unknown role in fertility

Premenopausal women have favorable long-term outcomes after heart attack, shows study

Premenopausal women have favorable long-term outcomes after heart attack, shows study

Premenopausal women previously treated with radiation have worse breast cancer-specific survival

Premenopausal women previously treated with radiation have worse breast cancer-specific survival

New surgical approach is highly acceptable among women with ovarian cancer risk

New surgical approach is highly acceptable among women with ovarian cancer risk

Gestational hypertension can increase risk of hot flashes during menopause

Gestational hypertension can increase risk of hot flashes during menopause