post menopausal

Wine could help protect older women from thinning bones


August 3rd, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) One or two glasses of wine a day could help as much as medicines to protect older women from osteoporosis or thinning of bones, a study ... Read more...

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Hormone replacement therapy tied to breast cancer


December 30th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Dec 30 (IANS) Post-menopausal women should think twice before going in for hormone replacement therapy (HRT) because it is tied to breast cancer globally, reveals a study. The study ... Read more...

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Post menopausal conditions hit younger women


September 9th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 9 (IANS) A hormonal condition characteristic of post-menopausal women is hitting large numbers of much younger females.The condition, known as Hyperostosis Frontalis Interna (HFI), seems to be attacking ... Read more...

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Testosterone perks memory in post-menopausal women


June 7th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 7 (IANS) Post-menopausal women have better memory after daily treatment with a testosterone spray for six months. "These results offer a potential therapy, where none currently exists, to ... Read more...

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Diet, exercise combination best way to lose weight


April 15th, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 15 (IANS) The combination of dieting and exercise can make you shed 11 percent of your weight -- way more than what you would lose by following either ... Read more...

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Safflower oil intake for 16 weeks good for heart


March 22nd, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 22 (IANS) Daily intake of a common cooking medium like safflower oil for 16 weeks is a safe way to protect your heart from risks.These new findings also ... Read more...

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Oestrogen patch for sharper memory?


January 25th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 25 (IANS) An oestrogen skin patch could boost memory in post-menopausal women, researchers say.Latest theories suggest that the hormone, which drops during menopause, also has a protective effect on nerve ... Read more...

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Strenuous exercise ‘can damage women’s cognitive function’


January 8th, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 8 (ANI): A new study has said that strenuous exercise in women can cause damage to their cognitive skills later in life.Too much exercise raises the levels of oestrogen in ... Read more...

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Tomato juice helps beat bone disease


November 21st, 2010 - 1:31 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 20 (IANS) Scientists say two glasses of tomato juice a day strengthens bones and can ward off osteoporosis.The key ingredient is thought to be lycopene, the antioxidant already credited with ... Read more...

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Study clears misconception linked to joint pain from breast cancer drugs


November 8th, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 08 (ANI): A new study has suggested that women can continue popping aromatase inhibitors (AI), popular breast cancer drugs, as these drugs do have any risk of inflammatory arthritis or ... Read more...

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Superhero suit to prevent bone loss in astronauts


October 29th, 2010 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
London, Oct 29 (ANI): Micro-gravity in space can cause significant amount of bone loss in astronauts, but now a new superhero suit is set to change that.Even with regular exercise, an astronaut ... Read more...

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Soy intake lowers breast cancer recurrence in hormone-sensitive cancers


October 19th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 19 (ANI): A new research found that post-menopausal breast cancer patients with hormone-sensitive cancers who consumed high amounts of soy isoflavones had a lower risk of recurrence.Soy isoflavones are similar ... Read more...

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Obesity tends to obscure elderly women’s memory


July 15th, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 15 (IANS) The more an elderly woman weighs, the worse her memory becomes. The effect is more pronounced in women who carry excess weight around their hips, known as pear shapes, ... Read more...

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Obesity ‘impairs’ women’s memory


July 15th, 2010 - 11:44 am ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): A new research from Northwestern Medicine has shown that obesity harms women's memory and brain function.The research also revealed that the effect is more pronounced in women who ... Read more...

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Exercise can reduce impact of stress on cell aging


May 27th, 2010 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 27 (ANI): Brief exercise can provide protection against the effects of stress-induced cell aging, according to new research from UCSF.The scientists learned that vigorous physical activity as brief as 42 ... Read more...

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Hormone therapies ‘up breast cancer metastasis risk in post-menopausal women’


May 7th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 7 (ANI): A University of Missouri study has found that hormone therapies not just increase the risk of breast cancer in post-menopausal women, they can also increase the chance of ... Read more...

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Long-term use of osteoporosis drug may weaken bones


March 11th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 11 (ANI): A new research has suggested that common drugs used to treat the brittle bone disease osteoporosis could make limbs easier to break if used for too long.Scientists found ... Read more...

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Combination menopausal hormone therapy ups heart disease risk


February 17th, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): Combination hormone therapy increases the risk of heart disease in healthy postmenopausal women, new analyses from the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) have confirmed.Researchers from the Harvard School ... Read more...

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Drug inhibiting serotonin in gut could reverse osteoporosis


February 8th, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 8 (IANS) An investigational drug that inhibits production of serotonin, primarily known as a neurotransmitter, in the gut cured osteoporosis in mice and rats, according to a new report. Serotonin ... Read more...

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More alcohol ups risk of breast cancer recurrence


December 14th, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 14 (IANS) Moderate to heavy alcohol consumption may trigger increased risk of breast cancer recurrence. Post-menopausal or overweight women may be most susceptible to the effects of alcohol on recurrence, ... Read more...

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Booze may raise breast cancer recurrence risk


December 11th, 2009 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 11 (ANI): Drinking alcoholic beverages is associated with a 30 percent increased risk of breast cancer recurrence, says a new study.According to the new Kaiser Permanente study, post-menopausal or overweight ... Read more...

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Vitamin-D supplements benefit diabetic Indian women


December 2nd, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 2 (IANS) Women from India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka with insulin resistance showed marked improvement after taking vitamin D supplements, says a study. Von Hurst, nutrition lecturer at the Institute of ... Read more...

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Flaxseed oil ‘can reduce osteoporosis risk’


November 24th, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 24 (ANI): A new study by researchers from Egypt suggests that the use of flaxseed oil in food could help reduce the risk of osteoporosis in post-menopausal and diabetic women.Mer ... Read more...

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Vigorous workout can cut down breast cancer risk (Oct 1-7 is Breast Cancer Week)


October 2nd, 2009 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 2 (IANS) Post-menopausal women can cut down their risk of breast cancer by engaging in a moderate to vigorous workout, says a new study. "With an estimated 182,460 new cases ... Read more...

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Optimistic women live longer, healthier


August 11th, 2009 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 11 (ANI): Being an optimist really is good for your health, especially if you're a woman, says a new research.The research, reported in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association, ... Read more...

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Migraines linked to reduced breast cancer risk


July 10th, 2009 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 10 (ANI): For women who suffer from migraines, here's some good news: New study shows that your risk of breast cancer may be reduced by as much as 26 percent.And ... Read more...

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Onset of menopause slows down learning in women


May 26th, 2009 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 26 (IANS) Onset of menopause slows down learning among women, according to a new study. For a four-year period, researchers in California studied 2,362 women, aged between 42 and ... Read more...

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7 out of 10 women too embarrassed to discuss vaginal dryness


May 19th, 2009 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 19 (IANS) Most post-menopausal women are uncomfortable talking about vaginal dryness and pain or reluctant to seek medical help, according to an international survey. Results from the survey show that ... Read more...

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Vegans’ bones as healthy as non-vegetarians’


April 17th, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 17 (ANI): A new study has found that vegan women, who eat only plant based foods, have bones as healthy as non-vegetarian women.In the research involving 105 post-menopausal vegan ... Read more...

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Testosterone boost doesn’t ‘fire’ women’s risk taking behaviour


April 7th, 2009 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 7 (ANI): Unlike men, women do not engage in risky financial decisions when given testosterone, Swedish researchers have shown.Although earlier studies have found correlations between testosterone levels and risky behaviour ... Read more...

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Scientists try to mend ‘broken heart syndrome’


March 27th, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 27 (ANI): Love surely hurts - in fact you really can die from a broken heart, say a new research, which has shed light on "broken heart syndrome".The condition, known ... Read more...

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Boffins one-step closer to prevent bone loss during spaceflight


March 21st, 2009 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 21 (ANI): Researchers from University of Washington have found a novel way to prevent bone loss during spaceflight.Studies have shown that the absence of gravity is causing astronauts on ... Read more...

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Protect your bones, have a drink


March 9th, 2009 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 9 (IANS) Post menopausal women and men over 60 years who drink alcohol moderately seem to have stronger bones, according to a new study. The study found that regular moderate ... Read more...

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Can sex hormone dab revive libido in post-menopausal women?


January 21st, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 21 (IANS) Could a dab of testosterone gell revive flagging libidos in post-menopausal women? Researchers are testing LibiGel, dubbed the 'pink Viagra' on 3,500 women at 50 US locations, under ... Read more...

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Hormone replacement therapy shrinks brain


January 13th, 2009 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 13 (ANI): Hormone replacement therapy may lead to brain shrinkage in postmenopausal women, say researchers.The study showed that volumes of brain lesions were not significantly increased among women prescribed ... Read more...

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