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Aging vs Menopausal Status as a Predictor of Depression, Negative Mood

Aging vs Menopausal Status as a Predictor of Depression, Negative Mood

Women in the menopausal transition and early postmenopause are at higher risk for depressive symptoms and negative mood than those in late postmenopause.

Menopause Tied to Faster Decline in Lung Function

Menopause Tied to Faster Decline in Lung Function

Menopausal status is associated with accelerated lung function decline.

FDA Green-lights Intrarosa for Dsypareunia in Menopause

FDA Green-lights Intrarosa for Dsypareunia in Menopause

The FDA recently approved Intrarosa (prasterone) for moderate to severe pain during sexual intercourse due to menopause.

Bone Health Improved With Menopausal Hormone Therapy

Bone Health Improved With Menopausal Hormone Therapy

The use of menopausal hormone therapy was associated with improved bone mineral density and better bone microarchitecture.

Acupuncture May Decrease Menopausal Vasomotor Symptoms

Acupuncture May Decrease Menopausal Vasomotor Symptoms

Half of women treated with acupuncture report a decline in the frequency of menopausal vasomotor symptoms, according to a study published in Menopause.

Changes in Concerns About Sexual Health for Menopausal Women

Changes in Concerns About Sexual Health for Menopausal Women

Although a majority of women reported sexual satisfaction, many felt that it could improve.

Women Adapt to Changes in Sexual Function During Midlife

Women Adapt to Changes in Sexual Function During Midlife

Many women are able to adapt to the negative changes in sexual function that they experience as they age.

Menopause Transition Linked to Worsening Insomnia Symptoms

Menopause Transition Linked to Worsening Insomnia Symptoms

After 10 years follow-up, researchers found that women who experienced surgical menopause were more likely to suffer worse insomnia symptoms.

Depression Tied to Coronary Artery Disease Risk in Women

Depression Tied to Coronary Artery Disease Risk in Women

Nearly 2000 women underwent screening to determine if a link exists between depression or depressive symptoms and coronary artery disease.

Poor Sleep May Increase Odds for Atherosclerosis in Peri-, Postmenopausal Women

Poor Sleep May Increase Odds for Atherosclerosis in Peri-, Postmenopausal Women

Both peri- and postmenopausal women were assessed to find a relationship between sleep time, sleep quality, and carotid atherosclerosis.

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