| Dec 14, 2009
| 9:32 PM
Post-menopausal women taking antidepressants are at higher risk of suffering a stroke or of dying of any cause than are those who do not take such medications, a study released Monday found. The authors of the study, published in the......
| May 2, 2011
A dizzying number of factors can conspire against sexual desire as midlife approaches: depression, medications, illness, career worries, financial pressures, marriage troubles, young children in the home (or an empty nest), the sense that life is half...
| Jan 25, 2011
| 5:54 PM
The breast cancer drug tamoxifen may stall the progression of non-small cell lung cancer in those who take it after breast cancer treatment, a new study has found.
Tamoxifen is the oldest of a wide array of medications that block the action of the...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 12:38 PM
Las Vegas doesn’t always do the greatest job of rolling out the red carpet for middle-aged women. If you’ve left your hot-babe years in the rear-view mirror, you can feel invisible.
Fortunately, there is “Menopause the Musical,”...
| Mar 5, 2008
Three years after they stopped hormone replacement therapy, women who took the drugs still had a 27% higher risk of developing breast cancer than those who took a placebo, researchers reported today.
The women were participants in the Women's Health...
| Sep 4, 2009
Thanks to Viagra, Cialis and Levitra, men with erectile dysfunction can get on board the Food and Drug Administration-approved love train. But women who experience a different sexual problem -- sagging libido -- have been left at the station.
That may be...
| Apr 13, 2007
| 12:56 AM
My dad did everything he could to look his best that morning. He shaved, brushed his hair and changed into a clean shirt.
I stepped into his room, where he lay on his bed, propped up with pillows. His face was pale and his eyelids heavy; an oxygen...
| Aug 10, 1998
If you are lucky, this is the way cancer treatment ends, not with a bang but a whimper.
Let's see, of the treatments listed for me in November: chemo--it's done; surgery--done; radiation--done. It remained only to go see my oncologist, Dr. James Waisman,...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 5:52 PM
Everyone occasionally struggles to remember a name, blanks out on an appointment or forgets why they walked into the other room.
But somewhere around age 40, those "senior moments" start to take on a new seriousness. They suddenly seem like scary...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 5:41 PM
Do you have a friend, aunt, mother, cousin, sister or spouse who is suffering from sweats, flushes, vaginal dryness, exhaustion and the mental fogginess that comes with falling hormones during menopause? Could this be you?
Even women who traverse the...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 4:36 PM
Q: I have been using Saigon cinnamon for about two months as a supplement to my diet and medication for diabetes. I put it in coffee, cereal or oatmeal (at least one of these each morning). I have found that a sprinkle of cinnamon daily keeps my blood...