In a head-to-head comparison of two major forms of hormone replacement therapy, a more natural version of estrogen proved …
For more than a decade, doctors have cautioned women about the risks associated with hormone-replacement therapy. But those warnings may have put one group of women at increased risk of dying early, according to the latest study.
Breaking a sweat does more for your body than just trim your waistline. Exercise may lower a woman’s risk for breast cancer and researchers are finding out why.
First girls, now boys. Puberty is Inching ever deeper into childhood
A new Danish study offers some reassurance to women using hormone replacement therapy (HRT) for menopausal symptoms: the treatment may not only ease discomfort from hot flashes, but early use also appears not to increase women’s …
New research shows that women who have larger babies have more than twice the risk of breast cancer, compared with mothers who give birth to smaller infants.
A government panel confirms that estrogen and progestin replacement therapy should be used sparingly, only to ward off the most intense symptoms of menopause, and not to protect against chronic disease.
If one thing’s clear about the data on the health effects of hormone replacement therapy after menopause, it’s that they’re confusing.
Parabens, a major compound in antiperspirants, are found in many breast tumors. But they’re present in tissues of non-users as well
A new study should give women pause before filling their wine glass. Researchers found that women who regularly drink a small amount of alcohol — less than a drink a day — may increase their lifetime risk of breast cancer.
This week a government-sponsored study allayed many women’s fears about the health risks of hormone therapy after menopause, finding that estrogen-only therapy may be less dangerous than previously thought. So, taken together, …
Breast cancer survivors who gain weight may increase their risk of dying of the disease, reported scientists from the Kaiser Permanente Division of Research at the American Association for Cancer Research meeting on Tuesday.
A new study suggests that women who experience intense menopausal symptoms like hot flashes and night sweats may actually have a health advantage — they may be protected from heart disease, stroke and even death years after the Change.