Insomnia and other sleep disorders are worse for women who undergo surgical menopause rather than natural menopause, a new study reports.
A new study reveals our longevity and sexual maturity are governed by our brains, not our bodies. Researchers discovered that animals with more neurons in the cerebral cortex live longer, regardless of their body size.
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 rat study reveals anxiety and memory problems may increase as a result in a drop in estrogen levels following menopause.
A new study reveals breastfeeding is associated with a lower risk of stroke in post menopausal women who had breastfed at least one child. Researchers report the association between breastfeeding and decreased stroke risk was stronger in women who had breastfed for longer than six months.
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.
A new study reveals using estradiol gel in combination with oral progesterone can help to improve cognitive function in postmenopausal women.
Weill Cornell Medicine researchers may have answered why women are more likely to develop Alzheimer's disease than men. In a new PLOS ONE study, researchers reveal menopause can cause metabolic changes in the brain that appear to increase the risk of Alzheimer's disease.