| Jul 18, 2012
| 4:44 PM
Editor's note: This is the last in a three-part series on menopausal hormones.
Put simply, bioidentical is a marketing term, first introduced into contemporary parlance by celebrities endorsing products.
The medical community has embraced this...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 10:15 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - For about a third of women taking antidepressants to treat menopause symptoms, hot flashes and night sweats will return after discontinuing the drug, according to a new study.
"It's important for people to understand that......
| Jul 31, 2012
Diane doesn't want us to use her last name for this story--so it goes when it comes to menopause.
"There is this impression that it means you're old and used and all dried up and nobody wants that connation," Diane said with a laugh.
She’s 52 is...
| Aug 1, 2012
The best way to reduce risk for osteoporosis — a thinning and weakening of the bones — seems to be the subject of ongoing debate. This month brought a fresh round of questions after a report published in the New England Journal of Medicine...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 12:58 PM
Q: I'm a breast cancer survivor. Unfortunately, my cancer was progestin- and estrogen-positive, and the medication I opted for calls for the removal of ovaries and fallopian tubes, so I'm in menopause with no sex drive. Doctors say no hormones. Some...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 1:52 PM
The upcoming season at the Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center on the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown campus is full of music, theater and dance.
The season, which runs from October through May, includes nearly two dozen shows for people of all...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 2:59 PM
“Menopause” is the hilarious musical sendup that puts some noise in “the silent passage.” The story has four women with seemingly nothing in common meeting in a tussle over a sale-rack bra at Bloomingdale’s. Turns out 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...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 12:32 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Younger women who are thrust into menopause because of breast cancer treatment may get some relief from talk therapy and regular exercise, a new study from the Netherlands suggests.
Symptoms including hot flashes and vaginal...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 9:47 AM
Breast cancer affects hundreds of thousands of families each year. A potentially deadly disease, breast cancer is associated with several risk factors. Some of those risk factors, including gender and age, are beyond an individual's control, while other...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 6:10 PM
As symptoms of menopause sneak up on her, Sue Cunningham turns to her older sister for advice on what to expect next. "Now, it's night sweats at 3:15 a.m. Exactly. Every night," said the 45-year-old Pilates instructor.
Like many women, though, she...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 2:17 PM
Osteoporosis is a disease that causes bones to become weak or even brittle.
Anyone can develop osteoporosis; however, women are five times more likely — especially those who go through menopause before the age of 45 — to develop...