A study published recently in The Lancet indicated menopausal hormone therapy is associated with an increased risk of breast cancer. How can we interpret the results?
Don't get too excited about the prospect of freezing ovarian tissue to postpone menopause. The costs, risks and unknowns are likely to outweigh the potential benefits.
Research in mice shows that estrogen replacement therapy has the greatest chance of reducing cardiovascular disease risk if it is begun soon after menopause.
There is no treatment for osteoporosis, which affects millions of people and costs billions of euros every year. What if the solution was in the bile? Explanations.
Research shows two-thirds of women surveyed reported a moderate to severe impact on their working lives and some even left employment altogether.
Menopause at work is about creating a supportive environment for women, not managing menopause.
Workforce participation rates for older women have increased greatly, but most workplaces have yet to realise the benefits of helping them to manage the impacts of menopause.
Menopausal hormone fluctuations can have a significant impact on women's mental health, with some women more vulnerable to these changes than others.
Reduced lead exposure has made us smarter and healthier. Could changes in regulatory agencies across North America endanger this?
What if the menopause was something we thought positively about or were able to discuss openly without fear of derision?
It's something that affects all women – but few companies have menopause-specific health and well-being policies.
Gender is important in defining susceptibility and exposure to a number of mental health risks. Gender can also explain differences in mental health outcomes.
The root of the black cohosh plant has a long history of use in Europe and became popular around the world after receiving German approval as a non-prescription drug for hot flushes in 2000.
Estrogens also have many positive effects on mental health, cognitive function, libido and protection of the brain, possibly even slowing the onset of Alzheimer’s disease.
Researchers at a fertility clinic in Athens appear to have reversed the menopause in a small group of women – but will the science stand up to scrutiny?
Every woman who reaches midlife will experience menopause when her ovaries eventually run out of eggs. So what's happening with her hormones?
Not looking forward to the hot flushes associated with menopause? Don't worry, science suggests there are actually benefits to it.
Women with urinary incontinence are often too embarrassed to seek help from their doctor. But there is more likelihood of a cure for those who receive treatment at an earlier point.
Three out of four women going through menopause suffer hot flushes, and suffer they do. But research shows the way society views ageing and menopause can reduce the severity of symptoms.
The use of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) doubles the risk of breast cancer in menopausal women. But that doesn't mean it has no place in alleviating moderate to severe symptoms of menopause.