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Frequent Hot Flashes Worsened Endothelial Function in Younger Midlife Women

Frequent Hot Flashes Worsened Endothelial Function in Younger Midlife Women

Age significantly affected the association between hot flash status and flow-mediated dilation, particularly in younger women.

Fewer Menstrual Cycles May Lead to Increased Risk for Heart Failure

Fewer Menstrual Cycles May Lead to Increased Risk for Heart Failure

The fewer menstrual cycles women had over a lifetime placed them at greater risk for incident heart failure.

Oral HRT Increases Postmenopausal Hearing Loss Risk

Oral HRT Increases Postmenopausal Hearing Loss Risk

Research results indicate that more randomized clinical trials are needed to examine the relationship between hearing loss and oral hormone replacement therapy.

Bone Mineral Density Changes Related to Adrenal Incidentalomas in Menopausal Women

Bone Mineral Density Changes Related to Adrenal Incidentalomas in Menopausal Women

After 24 months, bone mineral density was statistically different from baseline.

Decline in Lung Function Linked to Menopausal Status

Decline in Lung Function Linked to Menopausal Status

Serum samples, spirometry, and questionnaire data were collected from nearly 1500 women to determine if menopausal status affected lung function.

Is Normal Basal Bone Metabolism Vitamin D-Dependent in Postmenopausal Women With T2D?

Is Normal Basal Bone Metabolism Vitamin D-Dependent in Postmenopausal Women With T2D?

Findings in postmenopausal women with T2DM; correlations prominent in those with higher 25(OH)D

Intravisceral Abdominal Fat Mass Reduction With Menopausal Hormone Therapy

Intravisceral Abdominal Fat Mass Reduction With Menopausal Hormone Therapy

Researchers examined body mass index differences in current, past, and never users of menopausal hormone therapy.

Decreased Mortality, CAC Scores With Hormone Replacement Therapy

Decreased Mortality, CAC Scores With Hormone Replacement Therapy

HRT in postmenopausal women was linked to lower CAC scores and a lower risk of long-term, all-cause mortality.

Postmenopausal Anxiety Linked to Severe Quality-of-Life Impairment

Postmenopausal Anxiety Linked to Severe Quality-of-Life Impairment

Severe anxiety was independently associated with poor quality of life in postmenopausal patients.

Early Menopause Tied to Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk

Early Menopause Tied to Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk

Data from the Nurses' Health Studies were analyzed to determine if there is a link between seropositive and seronegative rheumatoid arthritis and age of menopause onset.

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