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Age at Menopause in Smokers and Ex-smokers

Age at Menopause in Smokers and Ex-smokers

Are women who smoke more likely to go through menopause earlier than non-smokers? This new article looks at the connection.
Does Anxiety Risk Increase During the Menopausal Transition?

Does Anxiety Risk Increase During the Menopausal Transition?

Are women likely to experience a higher incidence of anxiety during the menopausal transition? This new study takes a look at the research.
Women on HRT Helped by Extra Calcium, Vitamin D?

Women on HRT Helped by Extra Calcium, Vitamin D?

Study found hip fracture rate was 57 percent lower in those also taking supplements
Menopause Glossary

Menopause Glossary

WebMD offers a glossary of terms associated with menopause and sexuality.
Blood Test Helps Predict Menopause

Blood Test Helps Predict Menopause

Researchers report that they have developed a simple blood test that can predict -- even among very young women -- how long of a reproductive life she has before menopause.
Experts Lay Out Options for Menopause Symptoms

Experts Lay Out Options for Menopause Symptoms

Evidence grows that antidepressants can help, new guidelines say
Weight Loss May Ease Hot Flashes

Weight Loss May Ease Hot Flashes

Losing weight may help modestly reduce hot flashes among menopausal women, researchers report.
Menopause News and Features Page

Menopause News and Features Page

Find special feature stories and news on Menopause Health at WebMD
Hormone Therapy Doesn't Help Memory: Study

Hormone Therapy Doesn't Help Memory: Study

Researchers did see mood improvement in women on oral treatment
Menopause: Wild Yam and Progesterone Creams-References

Menopause: Wild Yam and Progesterone Creams-References

A list of resources for information on Menopause: Wild Yam and Progesterone Creams.
Hot Flashes Alternative Treatments

Hot Flashes Alternative Treatments

Find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of hot flashes alternative treatments including medical reference, news, pictures, videos, and more.
The Role of Soy Isoflavones in Menopausal Health

The Role of Soy Isoflavones in Menopausal Health

What are some of the benefits of soy in the diet, and how could it potentially help women who are in the menopausal phase of their lives?
Baked or Broiled Fish May Cut Heart Failure Risk

Baked or Broiled Fish May Cut Heart Failure Risk

Eating baked or broiled fish regularly may decrease the odds of heart failure in older women, new research suggests. But eating fried fish, even in small amounts, may have the opposite effect.
Hormone Replacement Therapy

Hormone Replacement Therapy

A few years ago, the use of hormone replacement therapy looked like a medical mess. For decades, women were told that HRT -- usually a combination of estrogen and progestin -- was good for them during and after menopause. Then, the 2002 results of the Women's Health Initiative study seemed to sh
Menopause News and Features Page

Menopause News and Features Page

Find special feature stories and news on Menopause Health at WebMD
Hormone Therapy in Swedish Women Aged 80 Years or Older

Hormone Therapy in Swedish Women Aged 80 Years or Older

How common is the use of hormone therapy in women aged 80 and over, and is it safe and effective for menopausal symptoms that could persist in that age group?
Hypercalciuria and Hypercalcemia in Older Women

Hypercalciuria and Hypercalcemia in Older Women

Are women taking vitamin D and calcium supplements at an increased risk for developing hypercalciuria and hypercalcemia?
Younger Women May Benefit From HRT

Younger Women May Benefit From HRT

Hormone replacement is linked to a lower death rate among women beginning menopausal hormone treatment before the age of 60, research shows.
Management of Osteoporosis in Postmenopausal Women: 2010 Position Statement

Management of Osteoporosis in Postmenopausal Women: 2010 Position Statement

What's the best way to manage osteoporosis in postmenopausal women? This updated position statement from The North American Menopause Society provides the latest thinking.
Menopause Medical Reference

Menopause Medical Reference

Find all medical reference articles on Menopause at WebMD.