New study: Pine bark reduces perimenopausal symptoms
A study to be published in an upcoming edition of the Scandinavian Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology reveals that Pycnogenol (pic-noj-en-all), pine bark extract from the French maritime pine tree, reduces climacteric symptoms such as hot flashes, depression, panic attacks, cholesterol and othe...
Breast cancer research highlights from the American Association of Physicists in Medicine meeting in Anaheim, July 26-30
...ar for both technologies. However, digital mammography is more accurate for women under the age of 50, women with dense breasts, and premenopausal and perimenopausal
In Anaheim, Kanal will give an overview of the various digital mammography systems available in the United States and discuss their advantag...
Menopause Is More Than A Hot Flash
... Company, conducted the online survey in the U.S. between April 23, 2009 and April 28, 2009 among 2,500 U.S. women aged 45-70. Of these women, 21% are perimenopausal
and 79% are postmenopausal. Results for both groups were weighted as needed for age, sex, race/ethnicity, education, region and household income. Prop...
Memory Takes a Hit During Menopause
...opause (menstrual periods remained regular); early perimenopausal
(some irregularity but no long gaps); late perimen...e phases.
"Learning was not as good in the late perimenopausal
stage as in the early perimenopausal
phase," Karlamangla said.
And both early and la...
Omega-3s ease depressive symptoms related to menopause
... Quebec City, January 28, 2009Omega-3s ease psychological distress and depressive symptoms often suffered by menopausal and perimenopausal
women, according to researchers at Universit Laval's Faculty of Medicine. Their study, published in the February issue of The American Journal of Cli...
Is rapid transition through menopause linked to earlier onset of heart disease?
...0 at the time they entered the study. Fifty-two were premenopausal, 20 were perimenopausal
and 131 were postmenopausal. None of the women had been diagnosed with card... they may be at higher risk because of symptoms.
"Women will say they're perimenopausal
because they're having hot flashes or sleep disturbances or some cycle irre...
Women With Heart Attack Symptoms See Delays in Care
...spital for a more distant one raised the odds 81 percent.
But, as Simon stressed, women also need to pay attention to their symptoms.
"If you're perimenopausal
and have a risk factor and atypical symptoms, you need to be aware this could be a [heart attack]," Simon said. "Most people with nausea and vomiting ...
Women's Death Rate Higher From Severe Heart Attack
...tack may be different," she said. "The question is whether menopause enhances the severity of heart attacks."
The incidence of heart attack in such perimenopausal
women is lower, Wexler said, "but when they do get it, the mortality rate is higher."
Still, Wexler said, "I think there are impediments to the dia...
Digital Mammography Better Than Film for Some Women
... Those under 50 who are pre-, perimenopausal
with dense breasts benefit most, analysis confirms...age 50 with dense breasts who are premenopausal or perimenopausal
get more accurate results with digital mammograms,... digital is very substantially better for pre- and perimenopausal
women under age 50 with dense breasts."
Digital mammography superior to film mammography in some cases
...erformed better than film mammography for pre- and perimenopausal
women under age 50 with dense breasts.
We looke...ulation but performed better than film in pre- and perimenopausal
women under 50, Dr. Pisano said.
For this paper...ults in 10 different subgroups of women: pre- and perimenopausal
women under age 50 with fatty breasts, pre- and...