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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.
Alternative to hysterectomy for women with painful uterine fibroids

Alternative to hysterectomy for women with painful uterine fibroids

Link between short-term hormone therapy (HT) and improvements in life quality for women with menopausal symptoms

Link between short-term hormone therapy (HT) and improvements in life quality for women with menopausal symptoms

A new marker for osteoarthritis

A new marker for osteoarthritis

Atherosclerosis at menopause slowed by diet and exercise

Atherosclerosis at menopause slowed by diet and exercise

Half of women over 55 don't discuss osteoporosis with their doctors

Half of women over 55 don't discuss osteoporosis with their doctors

Further evidence about how estrogen helps activate breast cancer

Further evidence about how estrogen helps activate breast cancer

Botox for the treatment of severe underarm sweating

Botox for the treatment of severe underarm sweating

Women with a history of cancer in their family are better off having MRI scans instead of mammograms

Women with a history of cancer in their family are better off having MRI scans instead of mammograms

Two out of three survivors of childhood cancer have at least one chronic or late-occurring health problem following their cancer therapy

Two out of three survivors of childhood cancer have at least one chronic or late-occurring health problem following their cancer therapy

Stress may increase risk for the most common type of uterine cancer

Stress may increase risk for the most common type of uterine cancer

Soy protein not effective in improving memory in post menopausal women

Soy protein not effective in improving memory in post menopausal women

Before a woman decides to undergo a hysterectomy she should find out about uterine fibroid embolization

Before a woman decides to undergo a hysterectomy she should find out about uterine fibroid embolization

Successes in frozen ovarian tissue technology may offer hope to women being treated for cancer

Successes in frozen ovarian tissue technology may offer hope to women being treated for cancer

Findings from WHI memory study may not directly apply to newly menopausal women

Findings from WHI memory study may not directly apply to newly menopausal women

Line-dancing stamps out osteoporosis

Line-dancing stamps out osteoporosis

Australian researchers have identified the hormone DHEAS as a new marker of low libido in women under 45 years

Australian researchers have identified the hormone DHEAS as a new marker of low libido in women under 45 years

Prediction of the age of menopause and hence a woman's reproductive prime

Prediction of the age of menopause and hence a woman's reproductive prime

Seasons may be involved in onset of menopause

Seasons may be involved in onset of menopause

New treatment significantly improves long-term outlook for breast cancer survivors

New treatment significantly improves long-term outlook for breast cancer survivors

Genetic link between hormones and migraine

Genetic link between hormones and migraine