Tag: Menopause

Herbal treatments for postmenopausal symptoms can be recommended as an alternative to HRT

Contact: Rebecca Jones rjones@rcog.org.uk 020-777-26444 Wiley Herbal and complementary medicines could be recommended as an alternative to hormone replacement therapy (HRT) for treating postmenopausal symptoms says a new review published today in The Obstetrician and Gynaecologist (TOG). The review outlines the advantages and limitations of both pharmacological and […]

Asian Spice Could Reduce Breast Cancer Risk in Postmenopausal Women Exposed to Hormone Replacement Therapy, MU Study Finds

2009 study posted for filing   July 13, 2009   COLUMBIA, Mo. – Previous studies have found that postmenopausal women who have taken a combined estrogen and progestin hormone replacement therapy have increased their risk of developing progestin-accelerated breast tumors. Now, University of Missouri researchers have found that […]

Make-up ‘triggers early menopause’: Warning on chemicals in cosmetics and hairspray that can cause to stop more than two years early

A group of chemicals  known as pthalates are already thought to  raise the risk of cancer, diabetes and obesity Researchers at Washington  University, Missouri, believe they may also cause early menopause Chemicals are found in plastics, cosmetics,  household products and food packaging By Sophie Borland PUBLISHED:18:06 EST, 23  […]