women’s health Tag

As we age, we become aware of changes in our bodies and how they function. For many, the telltale signs include a loss of energy, thinning hair, a slower metabolism. While some changes are to be expected, some may be the result of a hormonal...

When it comes to health risks, what's more important, genes or lifestyle? This is an age-old question that is relevant to all of us because of the diabetes and obesity epidemic facing so-called western civilization today. An easy way to understand the interaction between genes...

Hormone replacement therapy for women has undergone a Renaissance in recent years following the decades long fear of HRT caused by the Women's Health Initiative. A recent study that supports the use of transdermal estradiol is remarkable for two reasons. First of all, it...