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Emotional Health · Health

Confirmed: Women Over 50 Want More Sex

By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D.
By Patricia Yarberry Allen

In spite of “recent reports that have highlighted the high prevalence of hypoactive desire disorder in females”—in other words, women who aren’t interested in sex—more women in the Women's Health Initiative "were dissatisfied with their sexual activity because they preferred more rather than less sexual activity.”

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Health · Menopause

New From NAMS: Restoring Youth to Ovaries?

By Wulf H. Utian, M.D., Ph.D.
Wulf Utian, M.D.

A big day at NAMS with plenty of exciting new information. In the keynote lecture, “Ovarian Aging—Can Science Turn Back the Clock?”, John Tilly, Ph.D., presented compelling evidence that germ stem cells in the ovary maintain the capability in young mice to be converted into new eggs.

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General Medical · Health · Menopause

Special Report From NAMS: The Impact of High-Tech Imaging On Surgical Choices

By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D.
Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D.,

High-tech imaging techniques such as ultrasound, CT, and MRI allow physicians to see structures more clearly and precisely. This information may have an impact on treatment protocols for conditions such as ovarian cysts, endometrial thickening, and small tumor deposits in the breast that often are not detected by mammography or palpation.

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