Menopause

Is a Robotic Hysterectomy Right for Me? 

Disabling pelvic pain and heavy bleeding force many women into the decision to have a hysterectomy. In fact, 1 out of 3 women in the U.S. chooses to have this procedure before age 60. There are many hysterectomy options to consider; but newer, minimally invasive options help some women recover more quickly than with traditional surgery. A Virtua physician discusses the significance of minimally invasive robotic surgery and its use in single-incision hysterectomy.

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Your Mom Plays a Role in Age at Menopause, Longevity

TUESDAY, June 18, 2019 -- For women, predicting when they'll reach menopause is anyone's guess. But if you want to get some foresight, you should ask your mother.

For most women, menopause begins at around 52. But for thousands of women it starts much later, and for some, a lot earlier. Those whose menopause starts later may also be looking at a longer life expectancy, researchers have found.

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Evenity Approved for Osteoporotic Women

TUESDAY, April 9, 2019 -- Evenity (romosozumab) injection has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat osteoporosis in postmenopausal women at high risk of breaking a bone, the agency said Tuesday in a news release.

More than 10 million people in the U.S. have osteoporosis, making their thinning bones more likely to fracture, the FDA said. Most are women who have gone through menopause.

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