Men and their preference for younger female mates may have led to the phenomenon of menopause in women, according to a controversial study by Canadian researchers.Sunday, 16 June, 2013, 8:53am
Traditional theory goes that our early ancestors took to two feet because they were forced out of trees when climate change reduced tree cover.27 May 2013 - 10:45am
A new study suggests that most infants who wake up crying in the middle of the night are best left to self-soothe and fall back to sleep on their own.8 Jan 2013 - 9:19am
An extremely low percentage of mainland women experiencing the menopause use hormone replacement therapy because of concerns that it can increase the risk of breast cancer, domestic experts say.22 Oct 2011 - 12:00am
The Fringe Club
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Deadly effects of pollution on lungs28 Apr 2008 - 12:00am
To miners, talk of 'the change' usually concerns the time when one shift ends and another begins.
But one group of burly Australian blokes who spend their working lives deep underground are changing in that they are becoming more sensitive about the menopause their wives go through.28 Oct 2007 - 12:00am
Menopausal women troubled by physical changes run a higher risk of developing depression and suicidal thoughts, a psychologist has warned.22 Mar 2006 - 12:00am
HK women don't know enough about the change of life
WITH AN AVERAGE life expectancy of 84.6 years and the onset of perimenopause at 50, Hong Kong women spend a third of their life in the post-menopause phase, yet many women know little about menopause.18 May 2005 - 12:00am
HORMONE REPLACEMENT Treatment (HRT) is often prescribed by doctors to treat menopausal symptoms caused by the decline of female hormone levels.
But studies show that HRT increases the risk of breast cancer, endometrial cancer, strokes and heart disease, and may induce anomalous mammary growth.18 May 2005 - 12:00am
Modern women 'unnecessarily pressed' to cling to youth
The beauty industry has been blamed for distorting the concept of beauty and putting 'unnecessary pressure' on women who are in menopause.15 Oct 2004 - 12:00am
While 'andropause' might sound like some newfangled headache treatment, it actually causes pain, rather than relieving it.
Andropause - or male menopause, as it's better known - is an affliction that is greeted with frustration, fear and scepticism by men nearing middle age.21 Jun 2004 - 12:00am
Women whose health and marital relations have been seriously affected by the menopause should continue hormone replacement therapy (HRT) despite recent cancer-link scares, a leading doctor said yesterday.18 Aug 2002 - 12:00am
Health officials are studying claims by US researchers that hormone replacement therapy (HRT) can increase the risk of breast cancer, heart attacks and other serious side effects.12 Jul 2002 - 12:00am
Menopausal women who are vulnerable to osteoporosis and coronary diseases have a new clinic providing all necessary services.
The centre, opened yesterday at the Family Planning Association's Wan Chai head office, aims to see between 16 and 24 women each Monday morning, with hours being extended if necessary.7 May 1999 - 12:00am