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Ovary Removal before Menpause Increases Dementia Risk by Cathy T. Healthy Living Professional Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 8:19pm Ovary removal before menopause may put women at an increased risk of dementia, according to a new study. Dementia is a disorder of the brain that can cause emotional disturbances and personality changes.The research, by a team of scientists led by Dr. Walter Rocca from Mayo Clinic, was based on data collected from 1,209 women who had both ovaries ... Read on »
Early Ovary Removal May Raise Arthritis, Osteoporosis Risk by HealthFinder Posted Thu 08 Dec 2011 12:00pm healthnewslink Study showed nearly half of women under 45 who had procedure developed one or the other condition. ... Read on »
Women with BRCA Mutations Can Take Hormone-Replacement Therapy Safely After Ovary Removal by totalhealth Posted Thu 02 Jun 2011 6:40pm Women with the BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene mutations, which are linked to a very high risk of breast and ovarian cancer, can safely take hormone-replacement therapy (HRT) to mitigate menopausal symptoms after surgical removal of their ovaries, according to new research from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania which will be p ... Read on »
Estrogen After Ovary Removal Safe for Young Women by Medline Plus Posted Wed 11 Jul 2012 1:50pm Women under 40 who use estrogen to ease menopause symptoms after having their ovaries removed do not have an increased risk of breast cancer, according to a new study. Source: Reuters Health Related MedlinePlus Pages: Breast Cancer , Hormone Replacement Therapy , Ovarian Cancer Read on »
Ovary Removal Might Raise Odds for Bone Loss, Heart Disease by Medline Plus Posted Fri 14 Feb 2014 9:00am Doctors should assess overall risks in premenopausal women, study suggests Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Heart Disease in Women , Hysterectomy , Osteoporosis Read on »
New Study Finds Removing Ovaries During Hysterectomy Increases Risk of Death, Outweighs Benefits by The Women's Sexual Health Foundation .. Patient Expert Posted Wed 22 Apr 2009 11:57pm We just received the below release on a very important study. Traditionally, ovaries have been removed during a hysterectomy ( removal of the uterus), but this study reveals risks that women need to be aware of before they say yes to having their ovaries removed. You may want to just say "no". But it is important to understand the risks and benefit ... Read on »
Prophylactic Surgery Lowers Breast Cancer Risk in BRCA Mutation Carriers by Aaron Tabor Medical Doctor Posted Wed 01 Sep 2010 8:06am Breast cancer development is a complex process that involves many factors.  One such factor involves mutations to the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes.  Women who carry either the BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene mutations are at about a 60-80% increased risk for breast cancer.  Women with BRCA gene mutations are often faced with the tremendously difficult decision of w ... Read on »
Will removing my ovaries prevent cancer? by Cathy T. Healthy Living Professional Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 8:19pm A woman having a hysterectomy wants to know if her ovaries should be removed at the same time. Dr. Judith Reichman outlines the risks Will removing my ovaries prevent cancer? Read on »
Preventive Surgeries May Be Lifesaver for Women at High Cancer Risk by Medline Plus Posted Tue 31 Aug 2010 2:00pm Study finds removing breast, ovaries greatly lower the odds, but decision can be a difficult one Tuesday, August 31, 2010 TUESDAY, Aug. 31 (HealthDay News) -- Women who carry genetic mutations that boost their odds of breast and ovarian cancer can live longer and reduce their cancer risk by having prev ... Read on »
Does Estrogen Increase Risk of Breast Cancer? by Lynette Sheppard Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Sat 26 Oct 2013 3:06pm Painted Lady © lynette sheppard In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, we bring you this informative guest post from gynecologist Bill Rawls. Estrogen sources run the gamut from oral contraceptives to HRT to surprising areas of everyday living. Women of every age should read this article with common sense advice for our health ... Read on »