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Severe Hot Flashes Reduced With Quick Neck Injection

A shot in the neck of local anesthesia may reduce hot flashes by as much as 50% for at least 6 months, research shows.

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Bisphosphonates offer women no protection against breast cancer but do help prevent fractures related to osteoporosis.

Eradicating morcellators is riskier than using them, says the AAGL in a statement for why these minimally invasive devices should not be abandoned.

Although the "why" remains unknown, a meta-analysis concludes that acupuncture provides relief from hot flashes related to menopause.

Perimenopause is a period of high risk for first-time depression. Why? Probably because levels of monoamine oxidase A (MAO-A), a brain enzyme, are elevated.

The frequency of migraine attacks is higher in women during perimenopause and postmenopause than in premenopause, a new study shows.

Most older women with non-metastatic, estrogen-positive breast cancer initiate recommended treatment with an aromatase inhibitor or tamoxifen, research shows.

Study: the nonhormonal antidepressant venlafaxine was nearly as helpful as low-dose oral estrogen for reducing hot flashes/night sweats in menopausal women.

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