Hot Flashes Can Persist For Years

Science now has an answer for midlife women wondering how long their menopausal heat waves can persist. The answer: a long time. The typical duration of frequent hot flashes and night sweats is seven years, and for some women, symptoms persist for a dozen years or more, says a study published Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine. That's much...

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Behaviors to Beat Cancer

An estimated one-third of all cancers may be attributable to excess body fat – including cancers of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract, reproductive organs, urinary tract, blood, bone, and thyroid. Nour Makarem, from New York University (New York, USA), and colleagues analyzed medical and dietary data collected on 2,983 men and women enrolled in the...

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Consequences of Not Sleeping

Lack of sleep is a serious problem in our constantly moving, 24/7 society. People are getting thousands of hours less sleep than they once were. Sleep is being “decimated” by our over stimulated culture with so much technology and gadgetry that distracts everyone all the time. Plus, people are overworked, so they no...

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Osteoporosis – The Risks For Men & Women

Osteoporosis is often known to be a disease that affects women, but new studies show that one in four men over the age of 50 will break a bone because of the disease. In addition, men are less likely to receive osteoporosis screening and treatment following a bone fracture and therefore at increased risk...

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Does Testosterone Really Increase The Risk of Heart Disease?

Refuting the recent onslaught of media articles that claim use of testosterone increases the risk of heart disease. In recent years, an increasing number of men have been treated with testosterone for a variety of ailments.  There has been growing concern among researchers (based on scientific studies) however, that the use of testosterone may increase...

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