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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.
Free fatty acids in the blood linked with elevated risk of breast cancer in obese women

Free fatty acids in the blood linked with elevated risk of breast cancer in obese women

Researchers find link between early menarche and high blood pressure

Researchers find link between early menarche and high blood pressure

Women should not be alarmed by study linking HRT to Alzheimer’s disease

Women should not be alarmed by study linking HRT to Alzheimer’s disease

Study shows link between menopause symptoms and chronic pain

Study shows link between menopause symptoms and chronic pain

Young women with family history of high blood pressure have reduced baroreflex sensitivity

Young women with family history of high blood pressure have reduced baroreflex sensitivity

Study: Women with more social support have low risk of dying

Study: Women with more social support have low risk of dying

New technology measures hormones that influence reproductive health efficiently

New technology measures hormones that influence reproductive health efficiently

Strong social support may reduce cardiovascular disease risk in postmenopausal women

Strong social support may reduce cardiovascular disease risk in postmenopausal women

The high cost of sex: Insurers often don’t pay for drugs to treat problems

The high cost of sex: Insurers often don’t pay for drugs to treat problems

New software found to be four times better at predicting the prognosis of ovarian cancer

New software found to be four times better at predicting the prognosis of ovarian cancer

Hormone therapy during gender transition may increase risk for cardiovascular events

Hormone therapy during gender transition may increase risk for cardiovascular events

Artificial intelligence can accurately predict prognosis of ovarian cancer patients

Artificial intelligence can accurately predict prognosis of ovarian cancer patients

Mount Sinai awarded $12.5 million NIH grant for research program in aging biology

Mount Sinai awarded $12.5 million NIH grant for research program in aging biology

DDT exposure linked to increased breast cancer risk for all women through age 54

DDT exposure linked to increased breast cancer risk for all women through age 54

Study investigates the role of estrogen in controlling glucose homeostasis

Study investigates the role of estrogen in controlling glucose homeostasis

New studies add more evidence for 'grandmother hypothesis,' but there are limits

New studies add more evidence for 'grandmother hypothesis,' but there are limits

Phthalates may decrease fertility in female mice, study finds

Phthalates may decrease fertility in female mice, study finds

Breast cancer risk highest two decades after childbirth finds study

Breast cancer risk highest two decades after childbirth finds study

Vitamin D may lower glucose levels and reduce risk of developing type 2 diabetes

Vitamin D may lower glucose levels and reduce risk of developing type 2 diabetes

Positive personality traits may help to reduce risk of developing type 2 diabetes

Positive personality traits may help to reduce risk of developing type 2 diabetes