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Researchers found that postmenopausal women who reported the highest intake of sugar-sweetened beverages had a 78 per cent increased risk for estrogen-dependent type I endometrial cancer (the most common type of this disease). This association was
Postmenopausal women who develop invasive breast cancer may see a benefit Multivitamin/mineral (MVM) supplements are the most
New report from the International Osteoporosis Foundation paints a bleak picture In a new report
01 am Anthony Lee/Getty Images Physical activity, and in particular walking, can substantially reduce a woman's risk of developing breast cancer, encouraging new science shows, in part, it seems, by changing how her body deals with estrogen.
Just the right amount of iron is needed for proper cell functioning but an excess could trigger brain diseases like Alzheimer`s and Parkinson`s, new research says. Men have more iron in their system than women, which may explain why they develop
Taking megadoses of vitamin D supplements has no benefit but the recommended doses do, a small study of postmenopausal women suggests. Together vitamin D and calcium play an important role in bone health such as avoiding rickets. Vitamin D is also
The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists advises pre-menopausal women to keep their ovaries if they are undergoing hysterectomies and aren't at increased risk of ovarian cancer. But it seems practicing gynecologists continue to go
Some cancer risk factors can be controlled, such as smoking status, your weight and how you eat. A new study finds a significant risk factor for cancer in women might be out of their hands: Their height. Researchers looked at a pool of more than 144,
Postmenopausal women who work tend be in better health than their unemployed counterparts, according to a new study from South Korea. Researchers found that employed postmenopausal women were about 34 percent less likely to have so-called metabolic
Ohio Higher levels of omega-3 fatty acids in the blood may reduce the risk for hip fractures in postmenopausal women, recent research suggests. Scientists analyzed red blood cell samples from women with and without a history of having a broken hip.