Women who experience menopause before the age of 40 are significantly more likely to develop dementia later in life than women who began menopause aged 50 or older.
Study reports a link between levels of GlycA, an inflammatory molecule in the blood, and an increased risk of depression symptoms. Researchers also outline specific symptoms associated with menopause and an increased likelihood of developing depression.
A new study reports postmenopausal women who had their last child after the age of 35 or used hormonal contraceptives for more than 10 years tend to perform better on cognitive tests.
Mouse study identifies specific neurons and a signaling pathway to regions of the hindbrain that mediate sexual reproductive activity and physical activity that appear to influence activity behaviors during ovulation. The findings may provide valuable insights into how estrogen loss during menopause disrupts this activity.
By inducing hot flashes, most commonly associated with menopause, in both male and female mice, researchers discover Kiss1 neurons initiate a fast boost in skin temperature followed by a drop in core body temperature.
Women who have experienced physical, sexual, or financial abuse face worse menopause symptoms and poorer well-being two decades later.
Researchers are testing a new drug, which can be used as an alternative to estrogen therapy for menopausal women. Early data shows the drug significantly reduced the total number of weekly hot flashes in women by 73% and was well tolerated by those who took it.
A new study reports mother rats who received hormone replacement therapy responded worse to memory and spatial learning tasks than those who had not given birth. Researchers suggest a woman's reproductive history could impact how the brain responds to hormones later in life.
A new study reveals women experience a decline in sexual function 20 months before and one year following their last menstrual cycle.
According to a new study, amyloid deposition is reduced in newly postmenopausal women who received a estrogen replacement therapy.