Women with rheumatoid arthritis suffer greater decline in physical function after menopause
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  February 5, 2018  
  Menopause  
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 Women with rheumatoid arthritis suffer greater decline in physical function after menopauseWomen with rheumatoid arthritis suffer greater decline in physical function after menopause
 
A recent study published in Rheumatology suggests that women with rheumatoid arthritis suffer a greater decline in physical function following menopause.
 
   Rheumatoid arthritis found to worsen during and after menopause, study saysRheumatoid arthritis found to worsen during and after menopause, study says
 
A new study published in Rheumatology identified a deteriorated physical functioning among post-menopausal women with rheumatoid arthritis.
 
   New scientific statement reveals shared risk factors and cardiotoxic effects of cancer therapyNew scientific statement reveals shared risk factors and cardiotoxic effects of cancer therapy
 
A new scientific statement issued today by the American Heart Association underscores the commonalities between cardiovascular disease and breast cancer among women, and it calls for more focus on research and specialized treatment where the diseases overlap.
 
 Exploring the Future of Breast Cancer Risk Assessment
 
Exploring the Future of Breast Cancer Risk AssessmentAn interview with Dr Gareth Evans about the future of breast cancer screening and the implementation of single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) profiling.
 
 
 Breastfeeding for longer protects mothers from hypertension, finds study
 
Breastfeeding for longer protects mothers from hypertension, finds studyAccording to a new study, women who have been breastfeeding their babies for longer periods of time are less likely to suffer from hypertension.
 
 
 Breast cancer treatments increase the risk of heart disease, warns the AHA
 
Breast cancer treatments increase the risk of heart disease, warns the AHAThe American Heart Association highlights the need to monitor cardiovascular health in women receiving treatment for breast cancer.
 
 
 Research highlights decreasing trend in traditional hysterectomy
 
Research highlights decreasing trend in traditional hysterectomyFewer women are getting hysterectomies in every state across the country. Instead, more patients may be choosing minimally invasive procedures or other alternatives to handle issues like pelvic pain and fibroids over a traditional abdominal hysterectomy, new Michigan Medicine research suggests.