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Menopause is associated with several physiological changes, including loss of skeletal muscle mass. However, the mechanisms underlying muscle wasting are not clear.(Pixabay)

Potential mechanism underlying loss of muscle mass during menopause: Study

ANI | , Helsinki [finland]
PUBLISHED ON FEB 19, 2021 11:16 AM IST
A new study conducted in collaboration between the universities of Minnesota and Jyvaskyla revealed that estrogen deficiency alters the microRNA signalling in skeletal muscle, which may activate signalling cascades leading to loss of muscle mass.
The results suggested that chemotherapy for patients with lung cancer increases the risk of the early loss of menses in survivors.(Shutterstock)
The results suggested that chemotherapy for patients with lung cancer increases the risk of the early loss of menses in survivors.(Shutterstock)

Chemotherapy may lead to early menopause in women with lung cancer

Asian News International | By Asian News International, Washington D.c.
UPDATED ON AUG 30, 2018 11:45 AM IST
Premenopausal women with lung cancer may want children and should consult their healthcare providers about options for embryo and oocyte cryopreservation.
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