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May 12, 2005

Menopause and Birth Month

A woman’s month of birth determines more than just her star sign, it also influences the age when menopause begins. (Reuters)

April 29, 2005

HRT and Endometrial Cancer

A new British report presents women with a potentially cruel choice if they want to use hormone replacement therapy to ease the symptoms of menopause: The kind of therapy that does not increase the risk of breast cancer does increase the risk of endometrial cancer. (Forbes)

April 07, 2005

Progestin in HRT Linked to Breast Cancer

"High doses of progestin in hormone replacement therapy may explain the regimen's link to breast cancer recurrence in women with a history of the disease, a new study finds."

December 21, 2004

Worst Menopause Symptoms May Start in Brain

Menopause symptoms such as hot flashes and night sweats have long been believed to originate in the ovaries, but new research suggests that they may, at least in part, begin in the brain.