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Preventing Depression in Menopause
Hormone therapy may prevent depression in women who are in the early stages of menopause, according to a new study.
What Menopause Might Mean for Your Heart
Women who reached menopause at a younger age or never had a child had a raised risk of heart failure, according to a new study.
Intrarosa Gets FDA Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new medication to treat women experiencing pain during intercourse. 
Headed for Menopause? Watch Your Health
Biological changes can have a significant impact on physical health not only after menopause, but also in the years leading up to it, a new study found.
Exercise to the Rescue for Menopause Relief
A sedentary lifestyle is bad thing for just about everyone, but it may be especially harmful to menopausal women.
A Postmenopausal Alternative to Estrogen
For postmenopausal women, estrogen may not be the only viable option for easing symptoms.
Blood Thinners, the Pill and HRT: The New Findings
Women with a history of blood clots are often advised to stop hormone replacement therapy (HRT) or using birth control pills — even if they are already on a blood thinner. But a new discovery could change that.
A Hormone Therapy Benefit for Postmenopausal Women
Hormone therapy is often used to ease symptoms like hot flashes in postmenopausal women. But this practice may have another benefit.
How HRT Might Help Ovarian Cancer Patients
For ovarian cancer patients going through menopause, whether or not to take hormone replacement therapy (HRT) can be a big question. Now, these patients may have an answer.
Hormone Therapy for Women: Timing Matters
Hormone therapy for menopause has been a controversial subject for some time, primarily because of its link to heart disease risk.