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Could an Estrogen Patch Boost Women's Sex Lives in Menopause?

Study suggests that, given this way, short-term use of the hormone may help those who report symptoms

Breast-Feeding Lowers Mom's Breast Cancer Risk: Study

It also reduces the child's future cancer risk, cancer institute reports

Excess Alcohol May Speed Muscle Loss in Older Women

After menopause, frequent drinkers had four times the risk of sarcopenia, study found

Sexual Pain for Women With Cancer Should Not Be Overlooked: Report

Doctors should rule out physical causes before declaring discomfort is all in a patient's head, specialist says

New Moms' Hair Loss Usually Temporary, Expert Says

Blame falling estrogen levels, and use these expert tips to conceal post-partum shedding

Vitamin D Levels May Fall When Women Stop Taking Birth Control

Expectant mothers or those trying to get pregnant should make sure they get enough of the nutrient, researchers say

Hormone Therapy and Memory in Menopause

Does estrogen therapy after menopause improve memory and thinking skills?

Hormone Therapy Won't Help Memory After Menopause

5-year study found no difference in thinking skills, with or without estrogen treatment

Female Pelvis Widens, Then Shrinks Over a Lifetime, Study Finds

Timing of shifts, at puberty and menopause, suggest that estrogen is steering changes, researcher says

Stroke Risk May Be Greater for Certain Migraine Sufferers: Studies

Patients having visual disturbances or taking estrogen face increased odds, researchers suggest

Women May Have Better Flu Defenses

Study might explain why men often seem harder hit by the virus

Menopausal Women at Lower Heart Risk Than Men of Similar Age

Study found little difference between menopause types, but black women had less advantage than white

Obese Postmenopausal Women May Face Higher Risk for Breast Cancer

Researchers report the increased risk was as high as 58 percent

Bone Drugs Don't Lower Breast Cancer Risk After All, Study Finds

Instead, low estrogen might be the beneficial factor, researcher suggests

Losing Weight May Ease Hot Flashes, Study Finds

Doctors say extra fat, and the extra estrogen it produces, make menopause tougher for heavy women

Antidepressant Eases Menopause-Related Symptoms, Study Finds

Effexor nearly as good as estrogen therapy for reducing hot flashes, night sweats, researchers report

Obesity May Raise Breast Cancer Death Risk for Some Women

Study found younger, obese patients with estrogen receptor-positive disease were more likely to die

Diabetes Boosts Stroke Risk for Women, But Not Men: Study

Research finds big gender gap, which one doctor believes is tied to better treatment for men

High Estrogen Levels Plus Diabetes May Boost Dementia Risk

Study of older women found having more of hormone from fat tissue after age 65 unwise

Mouse Study Hints at Plastics Chemical's Link to Prostate Cancer Risk

BPA boosts prostate stem cells' hormonal sensitivity, researchers say

Could Water Near Fracking Sites Disrupt Hormones?

Study looked at samples from drilling areas in Colorado

Bigger Breasts, Lack of Exercise Tied to Breast Cancer Mortality

But getting more exercise appeared to offer a level of protection, 11-year study found

Most Men With Breast Cancer Undergo Mastectomy, Study Finds

Surgery, radiation decisions differ between men and women, researchers say

Estrogen After Menopause May Blunt Stress' Effects on Memory

In small study, older women with higher hormone levels didn't show memory decline

Childhood Obesity Again Tied to Earlier Puberty in Girls

Study compared onset age of breast development in 1997 and now

Daily Walk May Cut Your Breast Cancer Risk

Study findings are good news for postmenopausal women, experts say

Tamoxifen's Mental Side Effects Are Real, Study Shows

But researchers also found drug that may counteract problem from breast cancer treatment

Testosterone Not the Whole Story in 'Male Menopause'

Estrogen also involved, researchers say, and 'low-T' diagnosis isn't clear-cut

Women at High Breast Cancer Risk Should Consider Preventive Drugs: Experts

Tamoxifen, other meds worth discussing with doctors, new recommendations say

HRT in Early 50s Has No Impact on Women's Memory, Thinking: Study

Review of hormone therapy didn't find risk or benefit to brain function

Sex Change Hormonal Therapy Deemed Safe

Study of transsexuals finds short-term use of the treatment is effective

Estrogen Levels Tied to Risk for Sudden Cardiac Death in Study

Tests reveal higher concentration of the sex hormone in women and men

Just How Might Exercise Lower Breast Cancer Risk?

Scientists identify changes in estrogen metabolism as key factor

Estrogen Level in Pregnancy May Affect Breast Cancer Risk in Daughters

Too much of the hormone can disable tumor suppressor gene, researchers report

New Clues to How Exercise May Reduce Breast Cancer Risk

Physical activity lowers estrogen levels in older women, study says

Moderate Drinking May Not Affect Breast Cancer Survival: Study

Women who consume alcohol in moderation have lower risk of heart disease death, researchers add

Genetics May Be Tied to Breast Cancer Risk in Unexpected Ways

Scientists found new connections among genes, hormone sensitivity and fat

Hormone Pills in Menopause May Carry Gallstone Side Effects

Large French study did not show similar risk for women on estrogen patch or gel

High-Fat Dairy Foods Linked to Worse Survival After Breast Cancer

Connection may come from hormones found in animal fat, researcher suggests

Early Ovary Removal May Be Tied to Lapses in Memory, Thinking

The younger the surgical menopause patient, the more brain decline, preliminary research shows

Soy-Rich Diets May Not Prevent Hot Flashes in Most Menopausal Women

Study suggests natural plant estrogens aren't effective for menopause symptoms

Panel Rules Against HRT for Preventing Chronic Disease

Updated recommendations don't address relief of menopausal symptoms

Breast Cancer Drug Duo Wins Out in Study

Combining two currently used meds improved survival, reduced disease spread

Birth Control That Uses Combined Hormones Raises Heart Risk: Study

Overall odds of heart attack and stroke, however, are still low

What Causes Hot Flashes, Anyway?

New study looks at heart-rate control in women during or after menopause

Long-Term Estrogen Therapy Does Up Breast Cancer Risk: Study

Data from government-funded study contradicts earlier findings on menopause treatment

Estrogen-Only Therapy May Reduce Breast Cancer Risk

Study looked at women with hysterectomy taking hormones for menopause symptoms

Caffeine May Alter Women's Estrogen Levels

But effect is different in Asians, whites, study says

Anti-Estrogen Treatment Shrank Lung Tumors in Mice

Preliminary study exposed animals to cancer-causing agent in tobacco