News tagged with postmenopausal women

USPSTF: Vitamin D, calcium supplements don't prevent fx

(HealthDay)—For non-institutionalized postmenopausal women, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends against daily supplementation with ≤400 IU of vitamin D3 and ≤1,000 mg of calcium for primary prevention of fractures, and a lack of e ...

Feb 26, 2013
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Panel questions value of calcium, vitamin D pills

Popping calcium and vitamin D pills in hopes of strong bones? Healthy older women should not bother with relatively low-dose dietary supplements, say new recommendations from a U.S. government advisory group.

Feb 25, 2013
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Hypnosis helps hot flashes

Hypnosis can help cut hot flashes by as much as 74%, shows a study supported by the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine. This is the first controlled, randomized study of the technique to manage hot ...

Oct 24, 2012
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