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1000 Hours – Yet More Mum Guilt. But What If It’s Right?

FOR someone who deals in words, more often it’s numbers that stop me in my tracks. The number of weekends I have left to enjoy if I live to 90 — just 2080. The amount a share I’ve been eyeing off has gone up since the end of October when I neglected to buy it [...]

By |2017-11-30T09:57:22+11:00November 30th, 2017|Categories: Science & Research, Society & Culture|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Motherhood Permanently Alters the Brain and Its Response to Hormone Therapy Later in Life

Hormone therapy (HT) is prescribed to alleviate some of the symptoms of menopause in women. Menopausal women are more likely to be diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease but not other forms of dementia, and HT has been prescribed to treat cognitive decline in post-menopausal women with variable degrees of effectiveness. New research by Dr. Liisa Galea, [...]

By |2015-06-04T21:53:39+10:00June 4th, 2015|Categories: Science & Research|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments