Menopause

Preeclampsia and stroke in later life

May 10, 2021

Women with a history of preeclampsia were nearly 4 times as likely to have a stroke in later life compared with women without a history of preeclampsia, according to an analysis of data from the Framingham Heart Study, which was conducted from 1948 to 2016.

Genetic factors for reproductive aging and vasomotor symptoms

May 06, 2021

Genetic factors predictive of reproductive aging also are linked to vasomotor symptoms (VMS), indicative of VMS having a polygenic architecture, according to an analysis of the Study of Women’s Health Across the Nation (SWAN) Genomic Substudy.

Gynecologic Care Needs to Improve in Women With Down Syndrome

April 12, 2021

A team of investigators has found that women with Down Syndrome received gynecologic care at lower-than-recommended rates and at substantially lower rates than other forms of health care. The investigators have called for efforts to improve gynecologic care for this vulnerable population.