A new study reports diets high in refined carbohydrates could increase the risk for developing depression in postmenopausal women.
Women who give birth to their last child later in life may have an edge when it comes to longevity. Those who gave birth later in life had longer telomeres, which are biomarkers for long-term health and longevity.
Vasomotor symptoms, including hot flashes in postmenopausal women, may contribute to memory performance problems. Neuroimaging reveals hot flashes caused alterations in brain function during memory encoding and retrieval tasks, specifically within the hippocampus and prefrontal cortex.
Certain reproductive events, such as early menstruation, early menopause, and hysterectomy were linked to an increased risk of a woman developing dementia later in life. Women who experienced pregnancy or who entered into menopause later were at a lower risk for dementia.
Insomnia and other sleep disorders are worse for women who undergo surgical menopause rather than natural menopause, a new study reports.
According to a new study, amyloid deposition is reduced in newly postmenopausal women who received a estrogen replacement therapy.
Study of female fertility from age 9 to menopause reveals specific mechanisms that may affect fertility at different ages. The mechanisms depend on naturally occurring chromosome errors that vary depending on age.