New guidelines for evaluation and treatment of perimenopausal depression
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  September 18, 2018  
  Menopause  
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 New guidelines for evaluation and treatment of perimenopausal depressionNew guidelines for evaluation and treatment of perimenopausal depression
 
It is well-recognized that women are at increased risk of depression during postpartum when hormone levels are changing, but the risk of depression associated with perimenopause -- the time right before menopause when female hormones are in decline -- remains under-recognized and clinical recommendations on how to diagnose and treat this kind of depression in women have been lacking until now.
 
   New study suggests chemotherapy may cause early menopause in women with lung cancerNew study suggests chemotherapy may cause early menopause in women with lung cancer
 
A new study suggests chemotherapy may cause acute amenorrhea leading to early menopause in women with lung cancer.
 
   Study finds women experiencing menopause symptoms even in their 70s and 80sStudy finds women experiencing menopause symptoms even in their 70s and 80s
 
Menopause symptoms are not just for midlife anymore, according to a new Mayo Clinic study published this month in the Journal of the North American Menopause Society.
 
 Higher BMI at younger age linked to reduced premenopausal breast cancer risk
 
Higher BMI at younger age linked to reduced premenopausal breast cancer riskHaving a higher body mass index at a younger age is associated with a decreased risk of developing breast cancer before the menopause, major new research funded by Breast Cancer Now and other collaborators has found.
 
 
 Protective qualities of 'good cholesterol' reduce after menopause
 
Protective qualities of 'good cholesterol' reduce after menopauseLevels of high density lipoprotein (HDL) may not accurately represent cardiovascular risk in older women, according to a new study.
 
 
 Study shows menopause-related differences in blood count
 
Study shows menopause-related differences in blood countThe ERMA cohort comprises women aged 47 to 55 years living in the city of Jyväskylä and surrounding municipalities in Finland. The original invitation was posted to 82% of the cohort and 47% answered the invitation.
 
 
 Menopausal status linked to skeletal muscle function among middle-aged women
 
Menopausal status linked to skeletal muscle function among middle-aged womenA recent study of the Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences, University of Jyväskylä has found that menopausal status is associated with skeletal muscle function among middle-aged women.
 
 
 Obese premenopausal women have decreased chance of developing breast cancer
 
Obese premenopausal women have decreased chance of developing breast cancerYoung women with high body fat have a decreased chance of developing breast cancer before menopause, according to scientists at the National Institutes of Health and their collaborators.
 
 
 Post-menopausal Conversations: Why You Should Talk to Your Clinician
 
Post-menopausal Conversations: Why You Should Talk to Your ClinicianMany post-menopausal women shy away from discussing their sexual health with their physician, often because they believe it is a natural part of life and they should suffer. Dr. Mickey Karram wants to change that, by encouraging women to talk to their physician about the treatments available to them.
 
 
 Study: Postmenopausal factors may impact heart-protective qualities of 'good cholesterol'
 
Study: Postmenopausal factors may impact heart-protective qualities of 'good cholesterol'Postmenopausal factors may have an impact on the heart-protective qualities of high-density lipoproteins - also known as 'good cholesterol' - according to a study led by researchers in the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health.