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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.
Romosozumab offers considerable added benefit for postmenopausal women with osteoporosis

Romosozumab offers considerable added benefit for postmenopausal women with osteoporosis

Age-related structural brain changes are linked to hormone-level changes

Age-related structural brain changes are linked to hormone-level changes

Physical activity positively associated with maintenance of muscle mass during menopausal transition

Physical activity positively associated with maintenance of muscle mass during menopausal transition

Newer data confirms survival advantages, but also side effects for ribociclib in breast cancer

Newer data confirms survival advantages, but also side effects for ribociclib in breast cancer

High uric acid levels protect against lung function decline in women

High uric acid levels protect against lung function decline in women

Physical activity can help maintain muscle mass in midlife

Physical activity can help maintain muscle mass in midlife

Dairy products ineffective in preventing bone loss or fractures during menopause transition

Dairy products ineffective in preventing bone loss or fractures during menopause transition

Researchers investigate the early development of ovarian cancer

Researchers investigate the early development of ovarian cancer

Women and older adults still vastly underrepresented in cholesterol drug trials

Women and older adults still vastly underrepresented in cholesterol drug trials

Study uncovers the role of DNA repair in preserving egg quality

Study uncovers the role of DNA repair in preserving egg quality

MU researchers examine how menopause can impact cognitive function

MU researchers examine how menopause can impact cognitive function

Hop supplements used by menopausal women are not likely to cause drug interactions

Hop supplements used by menopausal women are not likely to cause drug interactions

Gene variants can increase risk of schizophrenia, shows study

Gene variants can increase risk of schizophrenia, shows study

Discovery of new type of immune cell in breast ducts

Discovery of new type of immune cell in breast ducts

Many cells in human uterus carry 'cancer-driving' mutations that arise early in life

Many cells in human uterus carry 'cancer-driving' mutations that arise early in life

Socioeconomics associated with metabolic syndrome, and osteopenia in postmenopausal women

Socioeconomics associated with metabolic syndrome, and osteopenia in postmenopausal women

Evolutionary biologists see menopause as a genetic anomaly created by human behavior

Evolutionary biologists see menopause as a genetic anomaly created by human behavior

Reprimo gene may play a role in menopause-related weight gain

Reprimo gene may play a role in menopause-related weight gain

Physical activity beneficial for mental well-being in middle-aged women despite menopausal status

Physical activity beneficial for mental well-being in middle-aged women despite menopausal status

Teeth record past stresses in life, study finds

Teeth record past stresses in life, study finds