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Hormone therapy in the 50s not linked to memory loss

Hormone replacement therapy during the early stages of menopause - typically around age 50 - doesn't hurt or help brain function, according to a new study.

 

Researchers found that women between the ages of 50 and 55 years old who took estrogen or estrogen with progesterone performed just as well on tests that measure memory problems as women of the same age who took a placebo.

 

 

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Walking linked to fewer strokes in women

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Women who walk at least three hours every week are less likely to suffer a stroke than women who walk less or not at all, according to new research from Spain.

 

"The message for the general population remains similar: regularly engaging in moderate recreational activity is good for your health," lead author José María Huerta of the Murcia Regional Health Authority in Spain told Reuters Health.

 

 

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Berries can keep your brain sharp

Berries can keep your brain sharp | Longevity science | Scoop.it

A new long term berry study found that just a couple of servings a week could delay memory decline...

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Advanced breast cancer inching up in young women

More young women are being diagnosed with advanced, metastatic breast cancer than were three decades ago, a new study suggests - although the overall rate of cancers in that group is still small.

One in 173 women will develop breast cancer before she turns 40, researchers said, and the prognosis tends to be worse for younger patients.

 

 

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Curcumin may match exercise for heart health benefits: RCT data

Curcumin may match exercise for heart health benefits: RCT data | Longevity science | Scoop.it
Daily supplements of curcumin may benefit cardiovascular health to the same extent as exercise for postmenopausal women, says new data from a clinical trial from Japan.
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