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Can acupuncture help menopause symptoms?

For some women, the menopause and the years leading up to it, can be a time of troubling emotional and physical symptoms. Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) eases symptoms like hot flushes and sweats, but it’s not suitable for all women. Now, a small study published in BMJ Open suggests acupuncture may be worth considering. The… Read More »

FDA Approves Osphena (ospemifene) for Moderate to Severe Vaginal Dryness Due to Menopause

Print this page BLAINVILLE, QC, January 29, 2019 – Duchesnay Inc., a pharmaceutical company specializing in women’s health, announced today that the FDA has approved its supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) seeking to add moderate to severe vaginal dryness, a symptom of vulvar and vaginal atrophy (VVA), due to menopause, to the indication of Osphena… Read More »

Insomnia treatment may help ease depression during menopause

Women going through menopause may have fewer symptoms of depression when they get treatment for insomnia than when they don’t, a recent experiment suggests. Researchers recruited 117 menopausal women with insomnia for the study and randomly assigned them to three groups. One group received cognitive behavior therapy (CBT). Another group received a component of CBT… Read More »