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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.
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

Partner status influences link between sexual problems and self-efficacy in breast cancer survivors

Partner status influences link between sexual problems and self-efficacy in breast cancer survivors

FDA approves new osteoporosis drug for postmenopausal women with high fracture risk

FDA approves new osteoporosis drug for postmenopausal women with high fracture risk

FDA extends indication of metastatic breast cancer treatment to include male patients

FDA extends indication of metastatic breast cancer treatment to include male patients

Revolutionary treatment uses fat cells to correct vaginal and post-menopausal problems

Revolutionary treatment uses fat cells to correct vaginal and post-menopausal problems

Early menopause raises bladder cancer risk for smokers

Early menopause raises bladder cancer risk for smokers

Maternal smoking and pre-eclampsia may affect fertility of offspring

Maternal smoking and pre-eclampsia may affect fertility of offspring

Contraceptive jewelry may be new approach to family planning for women

Contraceptive jewelry may be new approach to family planning for women

Walking downhill after meals can reduce bone resorption in postmenopausal women with diabetes

Walking downhill after meals can reduce bone resorption in postmenopausal women with diabetes

Study finds link between menopause and changes in body composition

Study finds link between menopause and changes in body composition

Pregnancy history may be linked to cognitive function in older women, finds study

Pregnancy history may be linked to cognitive function in older women, finds study