Mummies Shed Light on Hard Arteries

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Ever wanted to look at a CT scan of a mummy? An international group of researchers are doing just that to investigate hardened arteries (aka atherosclerosis), and have found that people may be genetically predisposed to the condition. Check out their work!

The holiday may be over, but we still have plenty of reason to celebrate: The risk of dying from cancer has dropped 20 percent in the last 20 years, according to the American Cancer Society’s annual cancer statistics report.

Over a little more than two years, high doses of vitamin E slow the decline of people with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease by an average of six months, according to new research published in JAMA.

Small-breasted ladies, rejoice! New research from the Lawrence Berkley National Laboratory shows that women with small cup sizes also have a smaller risk of breast cancer. Not so lucky? The study also shows exercise can slim your risk.

Here’s one more reason to prevent type 2 diabetes: It triples the risk of an early menopause in women younger than 45, according to new research in Climacteric.


In case you missed it, check out this week’s edition of Menopause Mondays – Lose Weight, Get in Shape, and Have More Energy in 2014 with These MORSELICIOUS Healthy Eating Tips.


After struggling with her own severe menopause symptoms and doing years of research, Ellen resolved to share what she learned from experts and her own trial and error. Her goal was to replace the confusion, embarrassment, and symptoms millions of women go through–before, during, and after menopause–with the medically sound solutions she discovered. Her passion to become a “sister” and confidant to all women fueled Ellen’s first book, Shmirshky: the pursuit of hormone happiness. As a result of the overwhelming response from her burgeoning audiences and followers’ requests for empowering information they could trust, Ellen’s weekly blog, Menopause MondaysTM, was born.

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