Navigation Links
Hot flashes underreported and linked to forgetfulness
Date:6/16/2008

Women in midlife underreport the number of hot flashes that they experience by more than 40 percent, and these hot flashes are linked to poor verbal memory, according to a study by researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

The study is published online and will appear in the September/October issue of the journal Menopause.

It is the first study to explore the relationship between objectively measured hot flashes and memory performance.

Memory complaints are common at midlife, and previous research indicates that about 40 percent of midlife women report forgetfulness.

A number of studies have looked at the relationship between menopausal symptoms (vasomotor symptoms, hot flashes and sleep disturbances that accompany hot flashes) and memory complaints and found no relationship between subjective, or self-reported, hot flashes and objective performance on memory tests in women.

These findings have left many to assume that there is no relationship between menopausal symptoms and memory dysfunction in women, said Maki.

"The problem is that the physiology of hot flashes and the science of hot flashes is more complex than we previously understood," she said.

The researchers enrolled 29 midlife women with moderate to severe hot flashes in an observational study. The women wore monitors that measured changes in skin conductance during a hot flash. Both subjective and objective hot flashes were recorded during a 24-hour period. The average number of objective hot flashes was 19.5 per day.

Maki and colleagues also objectively measured memory performance -- the recollection of words, names, word pairs, paragraphs and stories -- using standard neuropsychological tests.

"When we looked at the relationship between the hot flashes that the women truly had -- that is, the hot flashes that the monitor picked up -- and memory performance on the cognitive tests, we found a very st
'/>"/>

Contact: Sherri McGinnis Gonzalez
smcginn@uic.edu
312-996-8277
University of Illinois at Chicago
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Hot Flashes Reduced by Neck Injection
2. Cool New Treatment for Hot Flashes in Breast Cancer Survivors
3. Cool new treatment for hot flashes in breast cancer survivors
4. Hot Flashes Not Always to Blame for Sleep Problems in Menopausal Women, Reports the Harvard Womens Health Watch
5. Radius Announces Launch of RAD1901 Clinical Program for the Treatment of Hot Flashes
6. News Flash on Hot Flashes: Soy Can Turn Down the Heat
7. From Hot Flashes to Breast Cancer: ZRT Labs Hormone Testing Catches On As Women Consider Safer, More Natural Options.
8. Flaxseed May Relieve Hot Flashes
9. Poor sleep linked to suicidal behavior among children and adolescents with depressive episodes
10. Frequent self-cutting linked to risky sexual behavior in teens
11. Disturbed rest, activity linked to mortality in older men
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/30/2014)... comes to heart disease, a new study finds women are ... symptoms that spell trouble. "The main danger is that ... or advanced stage of heart disease, there are simply fewer ... and research fellow at the Harvard School of Public Health, ... Foundation of Canada. In the study, researchers talked to ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter ... a common plastics, chemical during pregnancy may have effects on ... Researchers found that baby boys born to moms with greater ... shorter anogenital distance -- the space between the genitals and ... considered a marker of exposure to androgens ("male" hormones) during ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... Many U.S. colleges have indoor tanning salons on ... risk for skin cancer, researchers report. Tanning ... so colleges should adopt tanning-free policies, to help ... health efforts are needed to raise university administration ... indoor tanning poses to young adults in order ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... opinions about the Affordable Care Act are sharply divided ... voters are strongly in favor of the Affordable Care ... Democrats want the next Congress to move ahead with ... current law, while 44 percent want to expand the ... want the law repealed, and 27 percent want it ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... respects the fact that a patient,s body is ... Over a third of cancer patients experience psychosocial ... conditions. And, increasingly, care providers are exploring phone- ... mental health challenges. A University of Colorado Cancer ... Psycho-Oncology asks an important question: after decades ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Women Often Ignore Signs of Heart Trouble 2Health News:Plastics' Chemical May Affect Baby Boys' Genital Development 2Health News:Plastics' Chemical May Affect Baby Boys' Genital Development 3Health News:Many U.S. Colleges Have Indoor Tanning Salons On, Near Campus: Study 2Health News:Voters' Views on Obamacare Split Along Party Lines 2Health News:Decades of research: Effectiveness of phone counseling for cancer patients still unknown 2
... day to analysis and expert thought, they may be able ... of the precise type of brain tumour they face. Now ... technique that can give a preliminary analysis of the precise ... the brain and nervous system and they account for 20% ...
... Rosemont, Ill. - June 17, 2008- Current protein recommendations ... newer research indicates that many adults may benefit from ... presented in a supplement in the May issue of ... describing the conclusions of a Protein Summit ...
... on invasion and migration in colorectal cancer cell line. This ... performed by a team led by Professor Ji-Kun Li from ... article to be published on April 21, 2008 in the ... of the main causes of cancer-related death in the world. ...
... 17 XTENT, Inc.,(Nasdaq: XTNT ) today announced ... the current issue of EuroIntervention was recognized by the,journal,s ... submitted to the,journal this past winter. Lutz Buellesfeld, M.D., ... of the study,s investigators, received,an award in conjunction with ...
... Ala., June 17 Emageon Inc.,(Nasdaq: EMAG ... for hospitals, healthcare networks and imaging facilities announced,today ... present at the,Jefferies 2nd Annual Healthcare Conference on ... 24th at 8:30 AM ET. The presentation will ...
... 17 Nutrition 21, Inc.,(Nasdaq: NXXI ), ... consumers manage blood sugar levels, improve cardiovascular health,enhance ... Skin,Rejuvenation(TM) a new Iceland Health-branded product. Skin Rejuvenation ... capsule form,designed to reduce, at the cellular level, ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Wavelets crunch through doctors' day long struggle to diagnose brain tumors 2Health News:Is it time to revisit the current protein recommendations? 2Health News:Is it time to revisit the current protein recommendations? 3Health News:XTENT Announces CUSTOM I Data Receives Recognition from EuroIntervention 2Health News:XTENT Announces CUSTOM I Data Receives Recognition from EuroIntervention 3Health News:Nutrition 21 Introduces New Product: Iceland Health Skin Rejuvenation(TM) 2Health News:Nutrition 21 Introduces New Product: Iceland Health Skin Rejuvenation(TM) 3
(Date:10/30/2014)... nebulizer is a medical device used for the treatment ... converts liquid medication into mist or aerosol. Thus, the ... patient when inhaled through the mouth or a face ... devices powered by electric current and rechargeable batteries. Factors ... fibrosis and growing number of geriatric population worldwide support ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... 2014 CTI BioPharma Corp. (CTI) (NASDAQ and MTA: ... September 30, 2014. "During the quarter, ... beginning of 2014 by securing a partner to accelerate the ... market into countries where we do not have a commercial ... this partnership will maximize the value of PIXUVRI for CTI ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... 2014 Today Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: ... technology transfer program to increase the global supply of ... effort included Lilly donating manufacturing technology and know-how for ... , India , ... – all MDR-TB ,hot spots., It also served ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Nebulizers Market (Pneumatic Nebulizers, Ultrasonic Nebulizers and Mesh Nebulizers) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019 2Nebulizers Market (Pneumatic Nebulizers, Ultrasonic Nebulizers and Mesh Nebulizers) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019 3CTI BioPharma Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 2CTI BioPharma Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 3CTI BioPharma Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 4CTI BioPharma Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 5CTI BioPharma Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 6CTI BioPharma Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 7CTI BioPharma Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 8CTI BioPharma Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 9CTI BioPharma Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 10CTI BioPharma Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 11CTI BioPharma Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 12Lilly Shares Insights from Decade-Long Technology Transfer Experience 2Lilly Shares Insights from Decade-Long Technology Transfer Experience 3Lilly Shares Insights from Decade-Long Technology Transfer Experience 4
... - Introgen,Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:INGN) today announced the publication ... survival,pathway impacts the anticancer activity of INGN 241. ... tumor killing effects of,INGN 241 in cell culture ... Introgen and The University of Texas M. D. ...
... 2007 - Genmab A/S (CSE: GEN),announced today that ... (HuMax-CD20™) in patients with rheumatoid,arthritis (RA) have been ... Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR). The oral,presentation, which will ... II study with ofatumumab, along with data,from the ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Preclinical Studies Identify Novel Approach for Enhancing the,Anticancer Activity of Introgen's INGN 241 2Preclinical Studies Identify Novel Approach for Enhancing the,Anticancer Activity of Introgen's INGN 241 3
Adhesive tape sheets for sealing multiwell plates and blocks;...
Microwell Plate Accessories...
DMSO-resistant microplate sealing film...
Amplification Tape 96 featuring 3M adhesive technology. Good optical quality. Minimal autofluorescence. Certified RNase and DNase free....
Medicine Products: