Tag: Hormone Replacement Therapy

Women’s Health Initiative

Women’s Health Initiative

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) in 1990 established the U.S. Office of Research on Women’s Health. In 1991, this office launched its first national study on women’s health called the Women’s Health Initiative. The Women’s Health Initiative was initiated because there had been insufficient medical research relating to women’s health. Such research is critical [...]

September 29, 2011 More
Hormone Replacement Therapy

Hormone Replacement Therapy

Menopause is the cessation of menstrual periods. Women usually experience menopause at the age of 42-58, with the average age being 50-51 years. Menopause may occur slightly earlier in women who smoke or have a family history of early menopause. Otherwise, the age of menopause is unrelated to the age of the first menstrual period, [...]

September 14, 2011 More