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    Menopausal Hormone Therapy Increases Ovarian Cancer Risk

    Using hormone replacement therapy (HRT) to treat the symptoms associated with menopause increases the risk of developing the two most common forms of ovarian cancer even when used for only a few years, says a new meta-analysis published in the journal The Lancet. Hormone replacement therapy, or menopausal hormone therapy, can relieve these symptoms of […] More

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    Smoking Causes Earlier Menopause in White Women with Gene Variation

    The increased health risks associated with smoking are well-documented. Now a new study by researchers from the University of Pennsylvania as published in the journal Menopause indicates that smoking causes menopause up to nine years earlier in white women with specific genetic variations. Previous research has demonstrated that smoking accelerates menopause by one to two […] More