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Obesity May Help Trigger Heavier Periods: Study

FRIDAY, April 9, 2021 – Obese women can be more likely to have heavy monthly periods, and now new research hints at why. In addition to stirring up inflammation, excess weight may slow down the...

Women's Menstrual Cycles Tied to Moon's Phases: Study

THURSDAY, Jan. 28, 2021 – There have long been theories that women's menstrual cycles align with the moon, and now a new study suggests there's some truth to that. Using years of records kept by 22...

Irregular, Long Menstrual Cycles Linked to Premature Mortality

THURSDAY, Oct. 1, 2020 – Irregular and long menstrual cycles throughout the life course are associated with an increased risk for premature mortality, according to a study published online Sept. 30...

Irregular, Long Periods Tied to Shorter Life Span

THURSDAY, Oct. 1, 2020 – In a finding that suggests a woman's periods might be a powerful indicator of her general health, researchers report that women with irregular and long menstrual cycles face...

Early Age at Menarche Tied to Worse Cardiovascular Health

TUESDAY, Sept. 15, 2020 – Early menarche in women is associated with worse cardiovascular health, according to a study published online Sept. 7 in Menopause. Yi Zheng, M.P.H., from the University of...

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