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Study: Sexual dysfunction hits some women harder than others as they age

A new study identified the determinants that affect a woman’s risk of sexual dysfunction and sought to determine the effectiveness of hormone therapy in decreasing that risk and modifying sexual behaviour.
A new study identified the determinants that affect a woman’s risk of sexual dysfunction and sought to determine the effectiveness of hormone therapy in decreasing that risk and modifying sexual behaviour.(ANI)
A new study identified the determinants that affect a woman’s risk of sexual dysfunction and sought to determine the effectiveness of hormone therapy in decreasing that risk and modifying sexual behaviour.(ANI)
Updated on Jan 07, 2021 10:28 AM IST
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Cleveland, Ohio | ByAsian News International | Posted by Shivani Kale

Oral hormone therapy shown to significantly alter metabolome of menopausal women

Groundbreaking research led by a team of scientists including a University of Massachusetts Amherst biostatistician shows that oral hormone therapy significantly alters the metabolome of postmenopausal women.
This finding, which examined blood specimens from the landmark Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) study, may help explain the disease risks and protective effects associated with different regimens of hormone therapy.(Pixabay)
This finding, which examined blood specimens from the landmark Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) study, may help explain the disease risks and protective effects associated with different regimens of hormone therapy.(Pixabay)
Updated on Dec 17, 2020 05:26 PM IST
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Washington [US] | ByAsian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta

How hormone therapy slows progression of atherosclerosis

As one of the most common treatments for effectively managing menopause symptoms, hormone therapy is also known to provide multiple health benefits, including slowing the progression of atherosclerosis.
Atherosclerosis is a chronic inflammatory process of blood vessels that is central to most cases of cardiovascular disease.(Unsplash)
Atherosclerosis is a chronic inflammatory process of blood vessels that is central to most cases of cardiovascular disease.(Unsplash)
Updated on Sep 28, 2020 07:53 PM IST
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Ohio [USA] | ByAsian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta

Cannabis use for menopause symptom management

A new study indicates that a growing number of women are either using cannabis or want to use it for the management of bothersome menopause symptoms.
Cannabis for menopause symptom management was most often used in women reporting hot flashes and night sweats.(Pixabay)
Cannabis for menopause symptom management was most often used in women reporting hot flashes and night sweats.(Pixabay)
Updated on Sep 28, 2020 07:37 PM IST
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Ohio [US] | ByAsian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta

Fasting diet, hormone therapy may help cure breast cancer: Study

Hormone therapy and fasting-mimicking diet have shown promising results, but researchers say it is still too early to determine whether the effects will be confirmed in large-scale clinical trials.
Patients with hormone-receptor-positive breast cancer receiving oestrogen therapy along with cycles of a fasting-mimicking diet seemed to experience metabolic changes similar to those observed in mice in the study. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)
Patients with hormone-receptor-positive breast cancer receiving oestrogen therapy along with cycles of a fasting-mimicking diet seemed to experience metabolic changes similar to those observed in mice in the study. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)
Updated on Jul 23, 2020 03:10 PM IST
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Milan [Italy] | ByAsian News International | Posted by Saumya Sharma

Women taking menopausal hormone therapy may be immune to urine infections

Women who suffer from recurrent urine infections have fewer different types of bacteria in urine than women who don’t have infections, making them more prone to infections.
Around 50% to 60% of women will suffers from a painful Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) during their lifetime, with women being around x8 more likely than men to suffer a UTI.(Unsplash)
Around 50% to 60% of women will suffers from a painful Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) during their lifetime, with women being around x8 more likely than men to suffer a UTI.(Unsplash)
Updated on Jul 19, 2020 07:03 PM IST
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Washington D.C. [USA] | ByAsian News International | Posted by Saumya Sharma

Prolonged use of oral contraceptives may have bone health benefits

Women with premature ovarian insufficiency (POI) become oestrogen deficient at an early age, which makes them more vulnerable to the loss of bone mineral density, a new study however, suggests that use of continuous combined oral contraceptives may be especially effective in reducing bone mass loss.
Premature ovarian insufficiency occurs when a woman’s ovaries stop working before the age of 40.(Unsplash)
Premature ovarian insufficiency occurs when a woman’s ovaries stop working before the age of 40.(Unsplash)
Updated on Jun 25, 2020 02:46 PM IST
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Cleveland [Ohio] | ByAsian News International | Posted by Saumya Sharma

Study finds new way to diagnose male infertility

A study has found a reliable method of screening and figuring out which treatment options will work best for patients.
Study finds new way to diagnose male infertility.(Unsplash)
Study finds new way to diagnose male infertility.(Unsplash)
Updated on Nov 15, 2019 03:32 PM IST
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Washington D.C. | ByAsian News International

High hormone levels in blood raise prostate cancer risk

A research of more than 200,000 men is one of the first to show strong evidence of two factors that could possibly be modified to reduce prostate cancer risk.
Prostate cancer is the second most commonly diagnosed cancer in men worldwide after lung cancer and a leading cause of cancer deaths.(Shutterstock)
Prostate cancer is the second most commonly diagnosed cancer in men worldwide after lung cancer and a leading cause of cancer deaths.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Nov 03, 2019 05:04 PM IST
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Indo Asian News Service | ByIndo Asian News Service, London

Transgender persons bill gets Lok Sabha approval

Replying on the bill, Minister of State for Social Justice Rattan Lal Kataria said it makes provision for establishing a national authority for safeguarding rights of transgenders.
People protested against some of the provisions of the bill like criminalising begging by transgender persons.(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)
People protested against some of the provisions of the bill like criminalising begging by transgender persons.(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Aug 06, 2019 08:33 AM IST
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Ranchi | ByPress Trust of India

Sperm production may be possible in transgenders

The study, published in the journal Pediatrics, found that one transgender woman was able to produce viable sperm after a few months of discontinuing her puberty-halting medication whereas a different patient on hormone therapy could not produce sperm during the time she could psychologically tolerate being off her medication.
For the study, the research team examined medical records of two transgender women who tried to preserve their sperm after stopping hormone therapy and compared their semen quality against eight other transgender women who elected to preserve their sperm before beginning therapy.(AFP)
For the study, the research team examined medical records of two transgender women who tried to preserve their sperm after stopping hormone therapy and compared their semen quality against eight other transgender women who elected to preserve their sperm before beginning therapy.(AFP)
Published on Aug 05, 2019 03:38 PM IST
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Indo Asian News Service | ByIndo Asian News Service, New York

Always wanted to grow a beard, says Mumbai cop after genital reassignment

Doctors said that depending on the facial hair growth, they will advise Salve on whether he needs a facial hair transplant.
A genetic test called karyotyping was carried out at St George’s Hospital, Fort, in 2017 and established the cop’s gender as male.(Ht Photo)
A genetic test called karyotyping was carried out at St George’s Hospital, Fort, in 2017 and established the cop’s gender as male.(Ht Photo)
Updated on Apr 24, 2019 08:13 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | BySadaguru Pandit

Early menopause is not linked to intense physical activity

Intense exercise does not cause early menopause, says a new study. Previous studies suggested that women who are very physically active may be at lower risk of a menopause before the age of 45, while others have found evidence of the opposite effect.
Studies have suggested that women who are very physically active may be at lower risk of a menopause before the age of 45, while others have found evidence of the opposite effect.(Shutterstock)
Studies have suggested that women who are very physically active may be at lower risk of a menopause before the age of 45, while others have found evidence of the opposite effect.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Sep 06, 2018 10:21 AM IST
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Asian News International | ByHT Correspondent

Early-stage breast cancer patients may not require chemo, says new study

A landmark study says that most women with early-stage breast cancer can now safely skip chemotherapy without hurting their chances of beating the disease.
The study shows that most women with breast cancer don’t need treatment beyond surgery and hormone therapy.(Shutterstock)
The study shows that most women with breast cancer don’t need treatment beyond surgery and hormone therapy.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Jun 04, 2018 10:27 AM IST
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Associated Press | ByHT Correspondent

How to control hormonal imbalance: Don’t ignore warning signs like low libido, hair fall

Hormonal imbalance can affect a wide range of body functions such as heart rate, metabolism and sleep cycle. Here’s why it is important to treat the condition as early as possible.
Hormonal imbalance: Common symptoms of hormonal imbalance in women include insomnia, anxiety, hot flashes, increased sweating, rapid weight gain or weight loss, hair loss, acne, etc.(Shutterstock)
Hormonal imbalance: Common symptoms of hormonal imbalance in women include insomnia, anxiety, hot flashes, increased sweating, rapid weight gain or weight loss, hair loss, acne, etc.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Jun 02, 2018 09:17 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByKabir Bhandari, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Women, menopausal symptoms wrecking havoc? You might be at higher risk of heart disease

The study found that menopause transition is marked with a number of adverse health effects, including hot flashes and depression to vascular aging, which is typically seen as artery stiffening and endothelial dysfunction.
During menopause it is important to monitor mood, blood pressure, lipids, blood sugars, and body composition because of the increased risk of abdominal fat.(Shutterstock)
During menopause it is important to monitor mood, blood pressure, lipids, blood sugars, and body composition because of the increased risk of abdominal fat.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Apr 11, 2018 04:55 PM IST
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Indo Asian News Service, New York | ByHT Correspondent

Fight off the side effects of hormone therapy by exercising in groups and eating right

American researchers found that men on hormone therapy for prostate cancer may benefit greatly from hitting the gym with fellow patients and choosing more vegetables and fewer cheeseburgers.
Androgen deprivation therapy is a powerful tool against prostate cancer, but suppressing male hormones that fuel cancer growth also means that patients lose strength and muscle mass and gain fat. This puts them at risk for other health problems, including heart disease and diabetes.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Androgen deprivation therapy is a powerful tool against prostate cancer, but suppressing male hormones that fuel cancer growth also means that patients lose strength and muscle mass and gain fat. This puts them at risk for other health problems, including heart disease and diabetes.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Apr 04, 2018 12:55 PM IST
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Asian News International | ByAsian News International

Women who undergo hormone therapy to relieve menopausal symptoms have lesser fat tissue

According to a study conducted by The Endocrine Society, women who undergo hormone therapy to relieve menopausal symptoms tend to have lesser fat tissue, particularly in the abdomen, than other menopausal women.
Menopause is the process a woman goes through when her monthly periods end following the aging of the ovaries and the subsequent reduction of estrogens, the feminine sex hormone.(Shutterstock)
Menopause is the process a woman goes through when her monthly periods end following the aging of the ovaries and the subsequent reduction of estrogens, the feminine sex hormone.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Apr 01, 2018 04:02 PM IST
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Asian News International | ByAsian News International, Washington D.c.

Suffering in silence? Painful periods may be a sign of endometriosis

The disease causes stabbing pains that begin days before your period and persist long after. Doctors may say you just have a low pain threshold. Here’s why you shouldn’t listen
In most women, the endometrium grows within the uterus. In women with endometriosis, the tissue could grow anywhere in the abdomen — the vagina, rectum, bladder, appendix, abdominal wall, even the upper abdomen.(HT Illustration: Shrikrishna Patkar)
In most women, the endometrium grows within the uterus. In women with endometriosis, the tissue could grow anywhere in the abdomen — the vagina, rectum, bladder, appendix, abdominal wall, even the upper abdomen.(HT Illustration: Shrikrishna Patkar)
Updated on Apr 01, 2018 08:40 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByAnesha George and Anonna Dutt
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