Women with severe menopausal symptoms are likely to experience significantly greater cognitive decline than their counterparts with mild menopausal symptoms, according to a cross-sectional study in the journal Menopause.
Being Non-Hispanic (N-H) Asian is a significant influencing factor for the number of gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms and the severity scores of GI symptoms, according to a study of 4 major racial/ethnic groups of midlife women in the United States.
According to a recent study, women who experience stable menstrual cycles during the menopause transition have a significantly higher cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk later in life than those who have a late increase in cycle length.
A study in JAMA Network Open has concluded that women who undergo bilateral oophorectomy before menopause are significantly more likely to develop mild cognitive impairment and poorer performance on cognitive tests about 30 years later compared to women who do not have the procedure.
For women with postmenopausal vaginal symptoms, fractional carbon dioxide laser versus sham treatment fails to significantly improve vaginal symptoms after 12 months, according to the results of a randomized controlled trial in JAMA.
Midlife women with early-stage vision impairment are significantly more likely to develop depressive symptoms, according to a study in the journal Menopause, which used data from the Michigan site of the Study of Women’s Health Across the Nation (SWAN).