News tagged with premenopausal women

Study: Bone drug boosts breast cancer survival

(AP) -- Doctors were mostly hoping to prevent complications and relapses when they gave young women a medicine to keep their bones strong during breast cancer treatment. Seven years later, they found it did more than that: ...

Dec 09, 2011
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Low iron levels slow down female athletes

(Medical Xpress) -- Female athletes with low levels of iron in their bodies, yet who are not anemic, may be at a disadvantage even before their competitive season starts, according to a new Cornell study. These athletes could ...

Nov 21, 2011
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New European pill works against uterine fibroids

New research offers hope for the first pill to treat a common problem in young women: fibroids in the uterus. The growths can cause pain, heavy bleeding and fertility problems, and they are the leading cause of hysterectomies.

Feb 02, 2012
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Surgeons recreate eggs in vitro to treat infertility

Regenerative-medicine researchers have moved a promising step closer to helping infertile, premenopausal women produce enough eggs to become pregnant. Today, surgeons at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center's Institute for ...

Oct 02, 2012
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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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