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Hormone Replacement Therapy Linked To Heart Fat Accumulation

Hormone replacement therapy affects the accumulation of heart fat — a new risk factor for cardiovascular disease in midlife women – new research from the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health has found. They also found that the formulation and delivery route of hormones — whether as a pill taken orally or a […]

Menopause Brain Metabolism Changes May Promote Alzheimer’s

Menopause triggers alterations in brain metabolism that may raise the risk of Alzheimer’s disease, new research from Weill Cornell Medicine and the University of Arizona Health Sciences suggests. The findings may help solve a longstanding mystery about Alzheimer’s – why women get this fatal neurodegenerative disorder more often than men, even accounting for the fact […]

Minimal Exercise May Control Weight After Menopause

Minimal exercise could be all it takes for postmenopausal women to better regulate insulin, maintain metabolic function, and help prevent significant weight gain, a new study suggests. The findings, from research with rats, indicate that women can take a proactive approach and may not need to increase their physical activity dramatically to see significant benefits […]