Navigation Links
Postmenopausal Women May Benefit From Isoflavones Therapy

Phytoestrogens, estrogen-like compounds, have been found to enhance mental sharpness and mood among postmenopausal women, a new study has found//. This finding highlights that the plant derivatives can be used in the treatment of hormonal imbalances occurring during menopause.

Older women who were given phytoestrogen tablets, in the form of 60mg isoflavones had superior cognitive performance and better mood, reports the study, published in the Fertility and Sterility journal.

The study included 78 post-menopausal women and was randomized into two different groups, one group was assigned to phytoestrogen tablet while the other group was assigned placebo for a period of 6 months. The study participants provided with the placebo were provided the phytoestrogen tablet at the end of 6 months. The researchers then analyzed the cognition and mood function in all the study participants.

Postmenopausal women administered phytoestrogen scored better in 14 of the 17 tests when compared to their counterparts provided with placebo. No significant difference between the two groups was however noted in the 6 tests.

When questioned about the preference for a specific treatment, 49 women said that they would prefer the phytoestrogen tablet while 9 others preferred the placebo. Additionally, another 18 women said that they had no preference at all.

The present study highlights that these novel compound can be used to provide symptomatic relief to psychological disturbances, associated with menopause.

Source: Eurekalert
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Exercise The Ideal Solution For Postmenopausal Women
2. Insight for Hot Flashes In Postmenopausal Women
3. New Insight In Periodontal Disease In Postmenopausal Women
4. Low bone mass in Postmenopausal Women
5. Consumption of Soy May Reduce Risk of Fracture in Postmenopausal Women
6. Risks/Benefits of Osteoporosis Drug Use in Postmenopausal Women
7. Women suffer from sexual dysfunction too
8. Women find difficulty in calling it Quits
9. Women recognise faces better
10. Women more susceptible to brain damage from ecstasy
11. Good News For Women With Gestational Diabetes
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:6/27/2016)... ... June 27, 2016 , ... ... health professionals, announced today its affiliation with Tennessee Counseling Association. This ... the network of the Tennessee Counseling Association, adding exclusive benefits and promotional offers. ...
(Date:6/26/2016)... ... June 26, 2016 , ... On June 10-11, 2016, A ... 2016 Cereal Festival and World’s Longest Breakfast Table in Battle Creek, MI, where the ... history as home to some of the world’s leading providers of cereal and other ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... D.C. (PRWEB) , ... June 25, 2016 , ... ... discuss health policy issues and applications at AcademyHealth’s Annual Research Meeting June 26-28, ... their work on several important health care topics including advance care planning, healthcare ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... As a lifelong Southern Californian, Dr. Omkar Marathe ... from the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He trained in Internal Medicine ... his fellowship in hematology/oncology at the UCLA-Olive View-Cedars Sinai program where he had the ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... 24, 2016 , ... Those who have experienced traumatic events may suffer from ... avenues, such as drug or alcohol abuse, as a coping mechanism. To avoid this ... coping following a traumatic event. , Trauma sufferers tend to feel a range of ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/24/2016)... , June 24, 2016 Research and ... Market for Companion Diagnostic Tests" report to their offering. ... for Companion Diagnostics The World Market for ... personalized medicine diagnostics. Market analysis in the report includes the ... Market (In Vitro Diagnostic Kits) by Region (N. America, EU, ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... , June 23, 2016  MedSource announced ... as its e-clinical software solution of choice.  This ... best possible value to their clients by offering ... The preferred relationship establishes nowEDC as the EDC ... for MedSource,s full-service clients.  "nowEDC has long been ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... , June 23, 2016 Roche (SIX: RO, ... clearance for its Elecsys BRAHMS PCT (procalcitonin) assay as ... or septic shock. With this clearance, Roche is the ... fully integrated solution for sepsis risk assessment and management. ... bacterial infection and PCT levels in blood can aid ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: