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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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Vulvovaginal atrophy, or atrophic vaginitis, is now being called "genitourinary syndrome of menopause," or GSM, according to experts.

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.

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