TUESDAY, Sept. 12, 2017 -- The door may be opening again for menopausal women suffering from hot flashes and night sweats to receive some relief from a source once thought too dangerous to consider, researchers say.
Hormone replacement therapy to treat symptoms of menopause does not increase a woman's risk of early death -- either overall or specifically from cancer or heart disease, according to long-term findings from the largest clinical trial conducted on hormone therapy.
THURSDAY, Sept. 7, 2017 -- Lots of middle-aged American women are fretfully counting sheep each night, new research shows.
The study, from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, found that close to 20 percent of all women aged 40 to 59 said they had trouble falling asleep on four or more nights in the prior week.
FRIDAY, July 21, 2017 -- Women exposed to estrogen for longer periods of time during the reproductive years may have a lower risk of depression, a new study finds.
Previous research has suggested that reproductive hormones play a role in depression risk among women, yet hormone fluctuations are something all women experience. So, the study authors tried to figure out how hormones might be linked to depression.