| Dec 8, 2011
| 3:37 PM
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Doctors were mostly hoping to prevent complications and relapses when they gave young women a medicine to keep their bones strong during breast cancer treatment. Seven years later, they found it did more than that: The bone drug...
| Sep 25, 2011
| 8:21 AM
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Novartis's bone drug Zometa extended survival in older breast cancer patients but failed to improve disease-free survival among younger women patients in a large-scale clinical trial, researchers said on Sunday.
| Sep 26, 2011
| 9:43 AM
Evelyn H. Lauder, Senior Corporate Vice President of The Estée Lauder Companies, launched The Estée Lauder Companies’ Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign in 1992 to raise awareness about the importance of breast health and early detection, and to raise...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 1:26 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women who spend a lot of time exercising or eat a heart-healthy diet appear to reach menopause earlier, a new Japanese study shows.
While that doesn't prove work-outs and healthy foods are directly responsible, researchers say...
| Oct 14, 2011
| 1:24 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A daily spoonful of Malaysian honey may boost postmenopausal women's memory, researchers say in a new report that aims to provide an "alternative therapy" for hormone-related intellectual decline.
In the study, 102 healthy...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 11:37 AM
Q: I've read several suggestions for hot flashes. My chiropractor recommended a vegetarian supplement derived from rhapontic rhubarb. After the first month of taking it, my hot flashes decreased in severity, and shortly after that they disappeared...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 12:28 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women who wake up at least three times during the night from bothersome hot flashes wake up less when they take estrogen, but the quality of their sleep remains the same, according to a new study.
"There may be a benefit for...
| Jun 10, 2011
Deep wrinkles, a telltale sign of aging, may also offer important clues about a woman’s bone fracture risk, according to a new study in early menopausal women.
Yale University researchers examined skin wrinkles in 11 spots on the face and the...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 12:45 PM
Q: For about six years, my wife and I have not had sex. We've talked about it, and she says she has no interest anymore. I've tried different things, like role-playing, and even have tried to touch her very gently, but that won't work. We've been...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 1:38 PM
The next show at the Royal George Theatre mainstage will be "Motherhood the Musical," a carefully targeted commercial show with mothers of all stripes in its marketing sights. "We have high hopes for a nice long stay in Chicago," said producer Alan Glist,...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 3:49 PM
Some days it's all you can do to not eat the whole chocolate cake, covered with chocolate ice cream and slathered with chocolate syrup.
I had my annual visit to my doctor so she could write me an order to get my annual mammogram. She said the bone...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 7:15 AM
The study could be misleading.
That’s the concern of Melanie Manary, a doctor with the Bone Health Center at Internal Medicine of Northern Michigan in Petoskey.
Manary is referring to a recent study reported in the New England Journal of...