post-menopausal


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post-menopausal

adjective
(1) Referring to the cessation of menstruation for ≥ 1 year.
(2) The time frame after the last menstrual period.
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Cambridge, Massachusetts-based cancer therapeutics developer Merrimack Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: MACK) has dosed the first patient in its SHERBOC study, a double-blind, placebo-controlled randomized Phase 2 clinical trial of MM-121 (seribantumab) in patients with heregulin-positive, hormone receptor-positive and HER2-negative post-menopausal metastatic breast cancer, the company said.
In post-menopausal age group, the incidence of coronary heart disease becomes equal in both sexes.
But there was strong evidence that just a small amount of wine or beer a day (about 10g of alcohol) increased the risk of pre-menopausal breast cancer by 5% and pushed up the risk by 9% in the case of post-menopausal.
It found vigorous exercise could lower the risk of premenopausal cancer, while moderate exercise lowers the post-menopausal risk.
Moderate exercise, such as walking, and vigorous exercise could lower the risk of post-menopausal breast cancer.
The test group and control group were further divided into premenopausal and post-menopausal groups.
Biopharmaceutical company AMAG Pharmaceuticals Inc (NasdaqGS:AMAG) revealed on Tuesday that it has completed the acquisition of the US commercial rights to Intrarosa (prasterone) for treating post-menopausal VVA women under a licensing agreement with Endoceutics Inc.
In post-menopausal women, psychosocial problems can affect 30-40% of women with some presenting with depressive disorders.
These conclusions were drawn on the basis of data collected on post-menopausal women and are supported by the results from animal studies.
In a bid to prevent increased risk of cardiovascular disease, the study examined the effect of 12-week floorball training among post-menopausal women.
The mean age of subjects was 48 years, with 35% of the group being men, 28% pre-menopausal women and 37% post-menopausal women.
Methods: The cross-sectional study was done at the Department of Radiology, Bahawal Victoria Hospital, Bahawalpur, from April 1 to September 30, 2009, and comprised 128 patients above 50 years of age having history of post-menopausal bleeding and who were referred to the department.