Midlife Memory Loss in Women

Some studies report that as many as 60 percent of women notice memory problems at midlife. Here’s what may be behind it, and what to do about it.

What Is Uterine Prolapse? My Story

About 200,000 prolapse surgeries are performed each year in the U.S.—comparable to the number of heart bypass surgeries. I have come to think of prolapse as the most common female ailment no one has ever heard of.
Nancy Metcalf

Menopause and Rotator Cuff Tears

Once a woman reaches menopause, she’s more prone than a pre-menopausal woman to a full-thickness rotator cuff tear in her shoulder with no pain or other symptoms.

Menopause May Speed Up Aging

Menopause and the sleepless nights it often causes might make women age faster and lead to age-related health problems, according to two new studies.
Amy Kraft

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