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3 hrs ago | Science Daily

New name for symptoms associated with menopause

Experts who reviewed the terminology associated with genitourinary tract symptoms related to menopause -- currently referred to as vulvovaginal atrophy -- have agreed that the term genitourinary syndrome of menopause is a medically more accurate, all-encompassing, and a more publicly acceptable term.

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Related Topix: Medicine

18 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Provestra: Viagra for women and sex drive booster

Provestra is clinically proven to increase vaginal lubrication in women. This product addresses the effects of aging in women with an emphasis on restoring hormone levels to peak sexual function.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Ginseng, Supplement, Erectile Dysfunction, Ginkgo biloba, Damiana, Valerian

Sun Aug 31, 2014

WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

IV therapy stopping symptoms of menopause

Aging -- it's inevitable right or is it? One Delray Beach doctor is helping patients slowdown the process starting from the inside.

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Medical News Today

Women with hot flashes suffering in silence: millions in lost wages preventable

The steep decline in the use of hormone therapy has spawned a prevalent but preventable side effect: millions of women suffering in silence with hot flashes, according to a study by a Yale School of Medicine researcher and colleagues.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Health Insurance

Fri Aug 29, 2014

StamfordPlus.com

PPSNE Recognizes Ovarian and Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month

September is both National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month and Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month and Planned Parenthood of Southern New England encourages women of all ages to schedule a preventive health screening.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Health

RedOrbit

Menopausal Hot Flashes Cost Millions In Lost Wages

One of the inescapable facts of growing older for women is menopause . As our hormonal systems change, so do the needs and functions of our bodies.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Health Insurance

Thu Aug 28, 2014

WJLA-TV Arlington

7 On Your Side Health Alert: Chemotherapy can cause premature menopause, infertility

Women are increasingly freezing their eggs and embryos before cancer treatment begins, because the treatment can cause premature menopause and infertility.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Breast Cancer, Oncology

Wed Aug 27, 2014

News 4 Jax

Untreated hot flashes proven to be costly

Hot flashes are among the most prevalent symptoms of menopause. They occur in about 75% of naturally postmenopausal women and in more than 90% of women who have undergone hysterectomy.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

EurekAlert!

The high cost of hot flashes: Millions in lost wages preventable

The steep decline in the use of hormone therapy has spawned a prevalent but preventable side effect: millions of women suffering in silence with hot flashes, according to a study by a Yale School of Medicine researcher and colleagues.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Health Insurance

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Switched

Everything You Know About Menopause Is Wrong

Menopause. You're either dreading it or welcoming it, depending on how you look at it.

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Related Topix: Health, Human Sexuality

Medical News Today

Scientists map risk of premature menopause after cancer treatment

Women treated for the cancer Hodgkin lymphoma will be able to better understand their risks of future infertility after researchers estimated their risk of premature menopause with different treatments.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Cancer, Lymphoma, Breast Cancer

Mon Aug 25, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

New term will banish stigma, educate providers on postmenopausal problems

Talking about genital, sexual, and urinary problems can be uncomfortable for postmenopausal women and their doctors.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Human Sexuality

Fri Aug 22, 2014

CBC News

Atlantic women sought to join class action lawsuit

Three-hundred Canadian women will face a pharmaceutical giant arguing the company never disclosed the risks associated with their hormone therapy.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Canada,

PhysOrg Weblog

Scientists map risk of premature menopause after cancer treatment

Women treated for the cancer Hodgkin lymphoma will be able to better understand their risks of future infertility after researchers estimated their risk of premature menopause with different treatments.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Lymphoma, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Breast Cancer

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Bioscience Technology

The Pill' Shrinks Ovaries, Cuts Egg Numbers

The birth control pill significantly affects ovarian reserve- or the number of immature eggs in a woman's ovaries- which can be a predictor of future fertility.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Examiner.com

Menopause and Diabetes: More Complicated than Predicted

When a woman has diabetes and is approaching menopause , there are many questions that may arise.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Diabetes, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin, Health Care Provider

Wed Aug 20, 2014

CNN

Menopause: Questions women aren't asking

Menopause: the permanent end of fertility that commonly happens to women in their late 40s and 50s.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Human Sexuality

Tue Aug 19, 2014

India.com

New Hope for Pre-Pubertal Cancer Patients

Toronto - Dr Abha Gupta, Staff Oncologist at Toronto SickKids Hospital, and her colleague Dr Armando Lorenzo and several other doctors are offering a "new procedure for saving the fertility of pre-pubertal cancer patients, where pieces of ovary or sperms can be taken and banked for future use for fertility purposes."

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Related Topix: Cancer, Medicine, Health, Oncology

Medical News

Researchers validate criteria that predicts early menopause in young cancer survivors

Girls with cancer who are most likely to become infertile after treatment can be identified using guidelines developed almost 20 years ago, new research shows.

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Related Topix: Cancer, Health

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Annals of Internal Medicine

Hormone Treatment Beginning Near the Onset of Menopause

The full report is titled "Arterial Imaging Outcomes and Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Recently Menopausal Women.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

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