Menopause

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Local Doctor Weighs In On Jolie’s Tough Decision To Have Ovaries, Fallopian Tubes Removed

Angelina Jolie says she had her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed last week to ensure she has a long life with her husband and six children.

03/24/2015

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Pitt Study: Menopause A Particular Time For Cholesterol Concern

At menopause, typically around age 50, the ovaries shut down and a woman’s hormones change.

07/15/2014

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New Study Says Men Are Cause Of Menopause

Canadian researchers think they have the answer for why women eventually hit menopause: men.

06/14/2013

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Women With Dense Breast Tissue At Greater Risk For Breast Cancer

Sometimes a mammogram shows a woman’s breasts are dense – a reflection of the hormone estrogen. Women who have very dense tissue are at greater risk for developing breast cancer and it can be harder for mammograms to show a tumor.

08/22/2012

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Study Aims For Best Way To Lose Weight After Menopause

With the change of life, women stop having their periods, but also, they might start gaining weight. A local researcher is looking at what types of activities will keep post-menopausal women active for the long run, for a better weight and better health.

03/08/2011

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Hormone Replacement Therapy Risky For Women

In a study in the “Journal of the American Medical Association,” for the first time researchers are saying not only is there an increased risk of breast cancer with hormone replacement therapy, but also an […]

KDKA-TV–10/20/2010