menopause

Hemochromatosis in Women Before and After Menopause

September 28, 2012
  Hereditary hemochromatosis is a common genetic condition that makes a person more prone to absorbing too much iron. Premenopausal women are largely protected from iron overload because of menstruation...
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From Menarche to Menopause

May 14, 2012
Two universal milestones in a woman’s life are menarche, the first menstrual period in girls, and menopause, when menstruation stops. Research suggests that the age at which menarche and menopause occur is about 50% influenced by genetics.
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SNPwatch: Researchers Identify Common Genetic Variants Associated with Early Menopause Risk

November 05, 2010
When is the best time to start a family? In making this decision, each woman must weigh external factors against her internal biological clock. In Caucasian women, menopause occurs around...
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SNPwatch: Researchers Link Common Genetic Variations To Those Changes A Woman’s Body Goes Through

May 18, 2009
SNPwatch gives you the latest news about research linking various traits and conditions to individual genetic variations. These studies are exciting because they offer a glimpse into how genetics may...
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