FRIDAY, July 21, 2017 -- Women exposed to estrogen for longer periods of time during the reproductive years may have a lower risk of depression, a new study finds.
Previous research has suggested that reproductive hormones play a role in depression risk among women, yet hormone fluctuations are something all women experience. So, the study authors tried to figure out how hormones might be linked to depression.
WEDNESDAY, July 19, 2017 -- The earlier a woman begins menopause, the greater her risk of developing diabetes, a new study suggests.
Following almost 4,000 women in the Netherlands, Dutch researchers found that those who went through menopause before age 40 were almost four times as likely to develop type 2 diabetes as women whose menopause was late -- at 55 or older.