Earlier menopause overlaps with PFAS exposure

Women exposed to PFAS may experience menopause two years earlier than other women, a new study finds.

Nardy Baeza Bickel-Michigan • futurity
June 8, 2020 ~3 min

Tags: pollution menopause health-and-medicine

Heart disease risk grows during menopause

"Women should be made aware that their cardiovascular health is likely to worsen as they go through menopause."

Allison Hydzik-Pittsburgh • futurity
Feb. 3, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: heart-disease aging arteries older-adults menopause health-and-medicine hearts

Interviews reveal 5 causes of older women’s low libido

Most research on low libido among older women has focused on hormones. Interviews indicate other factors.

Erin Hare-Pittsburgh • futurity
Nov. 21, 2019 ~3 min

Tags: stress older-adults relationships sex menopause health-and-medicine libido

What you can do before menopause to ease hot flashes

Women who maintain a healthy body weight and quit smoking before age 40 could ease hot flashes and night sweats during menopause, researchers report.

U. Queensland • futurity
Nov. 11, 2019 ~3 min

Tags: obesity smoking menopause health-and-medicine body-weight

‘Sit less, move more’ may ease hip fracture risk for postmenopausal women

Even light intenstity activity, like walking, yardwork, or household chores can lower the risk of hip fractures for postmenopausal women, researchers say.

David Hill-Buffalo • futurity
Nov. 11, 2019 ~2 min

Tags: exercise bones menopause health-and-medicine hip-fractures

Why fertility ‘curves’ between puberty and menopause

"We have known for a long time that we humans have a unique fertility curve." New research offers an explanation.

Anders Buch-Larsen • futurity
Oct. 9, 2019 ~5 min

Tags: fertility genes aging menopause health-and-medicine puberty

HRT may boost heart fat in menopausal women

How women receive hormone replacement therapy matters, too. Patches—thought to the safer option—could actually do more harm.

Allison Hydzik-Pittsburgh • futurity
Aug. 6, 2019 ~5 min

Tags: heart-disease hormones arteries menopause health-and-medicine hormone-replacement-therapy

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