Tag Archives: Menopause

Women’s Health and Obesity (BBC News / Department of Health)

Summary The Chief Medical Officer, Professor Dame Sally Davies’s latest annual report covers many aspects of women’s health (sadly excluding dementia), and points to obesity as being perhaps the biggest threat to population health. Statistics show that 56.4% of women … Continue reading

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Hormone Replacement Therapy and Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease (Neurology)

Summary A study by US researchers, and published in the Neurology journal, has linked hormone replacement therapy (HRT) in women to both an increased and a decreased risk of Alzheimer’s Disease, depending on the type of hormones used and the timing … Continue reading

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