Menopause

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April 29, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Menopause can be a very stressful time for women. Hot flashes, sleep alterations and changes in muscle mass as well as overall weight can be a source of...
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March 26, 2019 - 3:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — For those of us who have worked night shifts over the years, we know how this can interfere with our natural sleep rhythms and impact metabolism. One of...
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March 06, 2019 - 3:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There is no doubt that for many women, menopause and the associated symptoms — hot flashes, sleep issues, mood swings, fatigue — can be frustrating. There...
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February 25, 2019 - 3:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Women who have had a heart attack or a stroke before the age of 35 have almost double the risk of going into menopause early. The research was performed in...
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Weight loss can reduce breast cancer risk.
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October 19, 2018 - 3:15 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Numerous studies have shown that gaining weight and eating a high-fat diet can be associated with increased risk of certain forms of cancer. Now, there is news from an...
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endometrial cancer
August 14, 2018 - 3:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It is called postmenopausal bleeding. This is bleeding that can occur after the change of life. Vaginal bleeding occurs normally on a regular menstrual cycle throughout...
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July 31, 2018 - 8:16 am
By Sandee LaMotte (CNN) -- Devices that promise vaginal "rejuvenation" to women with urinary incontinence or sexual or menopausal symptoms might not be safe and can have serious side effects, the US Food and Drug Administration warned Monday. "We are aware that certain device manufacturers may be...
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Menopause
July 05, 2018 - 3:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Could the timing of menopause be linked to your diet? According to a new report in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, eating fish can help delay the...
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Women Dieting
May 21, 2018 - 3:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- With so much concern over hormones, there has been a great deal of controversy about treatments for menopause, and many people are concerned about ways to reduce some...
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