Study explores relationship between age at menopause and memory
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  April 17, 2018  
  Menopause  
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 Study explores relationship between age at menopause and memoryStudy explores relationship between age at menopause and memory
 
Entering menopause at a later age may be associated with a small benefit to your memory years later, according to a study published in the April 11, 2018, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.
 
   Menopausal hormone therapy taken soon after menopause may benefit the brainMenopausal hormone therapy taken soon after menopause may benefit the brain
 
Taking menopausal hormone therapy soon after menopause to relieve symptoms may also benefit the brain, according to a study published in the March 21, 2018, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.
 
   Vascular dysfunction associated with severe menopausal symptomsVascular dysfunction associated with severe menopausal symptoms
 
Heart disease remains the leading cause of death in women. A study of 138 menopausal women examined the association of mood, symptoms, and quality of life measures with the key markers of vascular aging, a major risk factor for the development of cardiovascular disease (CVD)
 
 Menopausal hormone therapy reduces abdominal fat tissue in women
 
Menopausal hormone therapy reduces abdominal fat tissue in womenWomen who undergo hormone therapy to relieve menopausal symptoms tend to have less fat tissue, particularly in the abdomen, than other menopausal women, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.
 
 
 Acupuncture helps manage menopausal symptoms, review finds
 
Acupuncture helps manage menopausal symptoms, review findsAn umbrella review from Duke Clinical Research Institute that was a comprehensive assessment of previous systematic reviews and randomized controlled trials has found that women who received acupuncture had less frequent and less severe vasomotor symptoms associated with menopause than women who did not have acupuncture.
 
 
 Vitamin D deficiency linked to metabolic syndrome in postmenopausal women
 
Vitamin D deficiency linked to metabolic syndrome in postmenopausal womenResults of a study carried out in Brazil showed a strong association between vitamin D deficiency and metabolic syndrome in postmenopausal women.
 
 
 Mediterranean diet appears to be good for postmenopausal women's bones and muscles
 
Mediterranean diet appears to be good for postmenopausal women's bones and musclesThe heart-healthy Mediterranean diet also appears to be good for an older woman's bones and muscles, a new study of postmenopausal women in Brazil finds.