Body mass index (BMI) is an important risk factor for breast cancer development and invasiveness. After menopause, women have an increased risk of developing breast cancer with increased BMI, while … Continue Reading New MRI technique links saturated fats to breast cancer in postmenopausal women.
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is the most common inflammatory of the types of arthritis affecting around 1% of the population. RA is an autoimmune disease that causes inflammation, pain, stiffness and … Continue Reading Gene regulating severity of tissue damage in rheumatoid arthritis identified.
Women who experience more hot flashes, particularly while sleeping, during the menopause transition are more likely to have brain changes reflecting a higher risk for cerebrovascular disease, such as stroke … Continue Reading Frequent overnight menopausal hot flashes linked with brain scan changes.
Nearly nine out of 10 premenopausal and postmenopausal women in the United States experience hot flashes, night sweats or other disturbances in mood and sleep. Unfortunately, there aren’t many safe … Continue Reading Reduction in menopause-related symptoms associated with non-invasive neurotechnology.
Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is the most effective treatment for menopausal symptoms, in particular for younger women at the onset of the menopause, suggests a new review from researchers at … Continue Reading Study highlights gaps in HRT advice and prescribing protocol.