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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.

Menopause Predicted by Anti-Müllerian Hormone in HIV

Menopause Predicted by Anti-Müllerian Hormone in HIV

For women with HIV, anti-Müllerian hormone is associated with age of menopause onset.

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.

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