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More Midlife Women Using Cannabis to Manage Perimenopausal Symptoms

Recent studies suggest that the burden of menopausal symptoms is greater than generally perceived.  About 80% of women experience vasomotor symptoms (VMS) – hot flashes and night sweats — as they transition into the menopause phase.  For many, the symptoms are manageable; however, a significant proportion of midlife women experience menopausal symptoms that negatively affect… Read More »

Low-Dose Testosterone for Depression in Women: Does It Work?

In women, testosterone is produced by the ovaries in small amounts; however, levels of testosterone decline with age, independent of menopausal status. Low-dose testosterone has been used to improve sexual functioning in women with hypoactive sexual desire disorder.  In addition, other studies have shown that testosterone may improve fatigue and depressive symptoms.  However, these studies… Read More »

How defining women as baby-makers backfired spectacularly on science

In Guynecology, Rene Almeling argues that moving away from gendered ideas about reproduction could improve our health and transform our societies Health 26 August 2020 By Jessica Hamzelou Men’s reproductive health is affected by their age and dietJaunty Junto/Getty Images Guynecology: The missing science of men’s reproductive health Rene Almeling University of California Press Advertisement… Read More »

Top 10 Best Weight Loss Tips for Women

For a proper and proportionate weight loss, there are two primary components involved, i.e. a good and a balanced diet and regular exercise. However, in addition to these, there are other factors too that are equally important. Studies prove that everything from your stress level to your sleep quality can have a major impact on… Read More »

COVID-19 Registry Launched to Track Pregnant Women and Newborns

According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, we have limited information regarding COVID-19 during pregnancy; however, in the absence of adequate information, we consider pregnant women to be an at-risk population for COVID-19 because they are more vulnerable to other types of respiratory infection, such as influenza. In order to better understand the… Read More »