Tag: "menopausal" at medical news
Want a Healthy brew? Have some Tea!
...researchers have found that tea helps women in the menopausal
age group by strengthening their bones by increasing their bone density. They say the anti-oxidants found in tea are 100 times more powerful than vitamin C and 25 times stronger than vitamin E. All this might tempt even the staunch tea haters to joi...
Vitamin Shields Brittle Bones
... of vitamin E, at least in rats, appears to reduce menopausal
risk of developing osteoporosis," Wimalawansa said. "If this applies to humans, it could be a very exciting and cost-effective treatment for the future."...
Hormone replacement Therapy a headache
...Replacement Therapy is advised for women to reduce menopausal
side effects like hot flushes and night sweats, and to protect them from osteoporosis and heart disease.// Research has shown the drugs, which replace natural hormones that decrease with menopause, cause a slightly increased risk of cancer of the br...
ZYDUS enters female health care segment
...the deficiency of the oestrogen hormone during the menopausal
period in a woman, which usually sets in between 4...India, PMO affects at least one out of every three menopausal
women. It is aptly termed a ‘silent killer,’ as 30 per cent of bone mass is already lost by the time...
Osteoporosis associated with Childhood Cancer
...ity.// Osteoporosis is generally found in women of menopausal
age. Depending on the extent of bone loss, osteoporosis may be accompanied by pain, fracture or loss of height. Acute lymphoblastic leukemia is the most common form of childhood cancer and its survivability rate is reaching 80 percent because of the ...
HRT an accretion of cancer
...Replacement Therapy is advised for women to reduce menopausal
side effects like hot flushes and night sweats, and to protect them from osteoporosis and heart disease. Research has shown the drugs, which replace natural hormones that decrease with menopause, cause a slightly increased risk of cancer of the brea...
Exercise for patients with cancer
...e training. They were separated into pre- and post menopausal
status. The aerobic exercise consisted of walking and/or jogging and the resistance exercise consisted of exercise with a TheraBand. Ironically, researchers found arm strength improved the most in patients in the aerobic exercise group, not the resis...
Possible benefits of Hormone Replacement Therapy
... recommend that women go on HRT only for relief of menopausal
symptoms or prevention of osteoporosis fractures, although other treatments are available for the latter. WEST researchers, funded by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, studied 600 postmenopausal women who had recently had ...
Back exercises reduces Osteoporosis
...educing this fracture risk. A group of 40 health menopausal
women, aged 52 to 70, either performed the exercises or acted as controls. After two years, there was no difference in bone density between the two - but at the end of ten years, the control group were 2.5 times more likely to have sustained a back f...
Pregnancy shouldn't be dissuaded in older age
...ith donor eggs. They analyzed the cases of 70 post menopausal
women with no chronic medical conditions who had a total of 125 embryo transfer techniques. 85 of the eggs used were fresh and 32 of the eggs were frozen. Donors were between ages 22 and 33. Researchers of this study observe that there were 52 clini...
Hormones do not guard against heart failure
...that HRT could reduce risk of heart attack in post menopausal
women has been reversed by a recent study of 1000 ...ne reduced the risk of future heart attack in post menopausal
women who had already sufferd a previous attack. A daily dose of HRT or a placebo was given to thes...
A Compilation of recent Diabetes Research articles
...betes patients. The study was conducted on 35 post menopausal
women with type 2 diabetes who //either received a...ucose metabolism in diabetic and non-diabetic post menopausal
women. Data from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, conducted from 1988 to ...
Women with diabetes could benefit from HRT
...sity of California, which looked at more than 2700 menopausal
women, has found that Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) may be able to reduce the risk that women with heart disease// go on to develop diabetes as well. The study involved some women who already had diabetes and others who did not or had "impaired...
Women on HRT should avoid alcohol
...ment Therapy (HRT) on women who use them to manage menopausal
symptoms. A new study, however, has gone further to show that women who are on HRT add to the risk of developing breast cancer// if they consumed alcoholic beverages. The study polled more than 44,000 women on their alcohol consumption pattern and o...
Heart disease in women being under-treated
A new study involving 2,763 post menopausal
women with heart disease has shown that doctors are under-using aspirin, beta blockers and cholesterol lowering drugs to treat these women even though the medications have been shown to prevent further heart attacks or other heart trouble. Though thi...
First head-to-head trials of once weekly Fosamax and Actonel therapies
...ndicated for the treatment of osteoporosis in post menopausal
women are co-marketed by Aventis and Procter & Gam... each of which will examine approximately 800 post menopausal
women with osteoporosis(defined by a bone mineral density (BMD) T-score of...
Treatment for fibroids with "Abortion Pill"
...ds, decreases the body's production of estrogen to menopausal
levels. Though this is useful in shrinking fibroids, side effects such as hot flashes and vaginal dryness can come with the estrogen decrease. Also Mifepristone has been shown in Eisinger's study as effective in all women, while it cannot be said so ...
Antidepressant Helps Relieve Hot Flashes
...sant helped reduce the frequency of hot flashes in menopausal
women, a drug company-funded study said on Tuesday...tive treatments to hormone replacement therapy for menopausal
symptoms such as hot flashes, night sweats and memory and sleep problems will be looked at more clos...
Herbal Remedy Risky for Cancer Patients
...xtract black cohosh is an effective way to relieve menopausal
symptoms. However, new research shows the suppleme...ther option for women needing therapies to relieve menopausal
symptoms, our findings suggest that women who may be at high risk of having an undetected breast tum...
Breast Cancer Survivors Worry About Infertility
...rgest study to date that addresses infertility and menopausal
concerns among young women with breast cancer....
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