Women's Health

Light Exercise Lowers Fracture Risk Post Menopause

November 27, 2019

Postmenopausal women who participate in vigorous physical activity have a lower risk of total and hip fractures, but higher knee fracture risk, say researchers recently writing in JAMA Network Open.

Hormone Therapy May Not be Best for Muscle Retention in Postmenopausal Women

September 11, 2019

Estrogen-based hormone therapy may not be associated with reduced loss of lean body mass compared with no hormone therapy in postmenopausal women, find researchers writing in JAMA Network Open last month.

Dementia Tied to Late-in-Life Weight Gain and Loss

June 26, 2019

Late-in-life weight gain or weight loss appears to be associated with an increased risk of dementia, shows a Korean study of 67,219 men and women between 60-79 years old.