Atrial Fibrillation: What Women Need to Know
Heart rhythm disorders affect more than 2 million Americans. The most common of these disorders is atrial fibrillation (AFib) — and it may affect women differently than men.
Growth Hormone May Protect Bones
Women who want to give their bones a break may now have another tool in the toolbox.
Breast Cancer and Hormone Therapy: An Evolving Relationship
When it comes to breast cancer risk, not all hormone therapies are created equal. While some may continue to increase the risk of cancer years after a patient stops taking the medications, others can decrease the odds of getting the disease.
This Rx Combo Might Protect Hearts After Menopause
Women have a higher risk of heart disease after menopause, but a combination therapy may reduce that risk.
Menopause Rx: The Heart of the Matter
The use of hormones during menopause was once thought to protect against heart disease, but that may not be the case.
This Menopause Symptom Could Signal Heart Disease
Hot flashes may be one of the best-known symptoms of menopause — and they may also signal a heart health risk.
Common Hormone Therapy Not Proven Safe for Menopausal Women
Women considering hormone therapy may need to speak to their doctors about the safety of their treatment options.
Hot Flash News Flash: Some Menopause Symptoms May Linger
Menopause is a natural part of aging — and so are menopause symptoms. New evidence suggests, however, that some of those symptoms may last longer than conventional wisdom would hold.
Hormone Therapy Still Effective Option for Menopause
Hormones yes, hormones no — the recommendations for menopausal women have swung back and forth in the last 10 years.
Fracture Was Hard to Predict in Some Postmenopausal Women
Screening tools can help doctors predict which postmenopausal women may have a broken bone due to osteoporosis in the next few years. But those tools may not accurately predict fracture risk in younger postmenopausal women.