New Vaccine May Slow Down Progression of Breast Cancer Researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine have stamped a new breast cancer vaccine as safe for patients with metastatic breast cancer in a small clinical trial. The preliminary evidence published in Clinical Cancer Research demonstrates that the vaccine prepares the patient’s immune system to […]
Hormone Replacement Therapy Shown to Decrease Asthma Attacks in Menopausal Women Who Have Asthma Allergy researchers and immunologists have shown that the death rate for women with asthma over the age of 65 is four times higher than other groups. Menopause has not been shown to affect a woman’s chances of developing asthma. However, menopause can
Early Menopause Increases Heart Failure Risk, Especially For Smokers Researchers in Sweden, have found that women who go through menopause early — at ages 40 to 45 — have a higher rate of heart failure. It is the first large-scale (including more than 22,000 postmenopausal women) and long-term study linking early menopause and heart disease.