Home > Medical > Menopause > News News All sections in Menopause » About Menopause » FAQs » Menopause Basics » Menopause Treatment » Symptoms & Solutions » Living with Menopause » Harming the Body » Health Tips » Multimedia » Menopause News » Real-life Story » Spotlight on HT » Research Findings Oestrogen after menopause improves memory Oestrogen therapy after menopause may help reduce the memory problems associated with stress in some older women. Anaesthetic injection could ease hot flushes Injecting a local anaesthetic into the neck is associated with a 50% reduction in hot flushes among women with moderate to severe symptoms. Yoga fails to cool hot flushes but may aid sleep Studies have suggested that yoga can reduce the frequency and severity of hot flushes possibly by calming nervous system activity. But that was not the case in the latest trial. Ask GynaeDoc » Follow Health24 on Twitter » Like us on Facebook » Read the health blogs » The science of menopause Menopause: celebs Oestrogen drug tied to heart problems An oestrogen drug used by women to relieve hot flashes and other menopausal symptoms is tied to an increased risk for certain types of heart troubles. Hormone pills not ideal for long-term use Advice remains unchanged: hormones should only be used short term when needed to relieve hot flashes and other menopause symptoms. More menopausal women hospitalised for asthma Researchers found that menopausal women with asthma are hospitalised more than twice as often as men of the same age. Combination therapy may lower hip fracture risk Women taking a combination of hormone therapy, and calcium and vitamin D tablets after menopause were less likely to fracture their hips, according to a new study. Hormone therapy not for chronic disease prevention Hormone therapy may help some women manage hot flashes during menopause. But it should not be used to prevent conditions like heart disease and dementia. Vitamin D supplements not always helpful Vitamin D supplements provide no benefit in women with normal vitamin D levels, a new study finds. Oestrogen a lifesaver in US women Discontinuance of hormone replacement therapy may be a contributing factor in the deaths of many US women who have had a hysterectomy, according to a new analysis. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Your retirement - a healthy mindset So many people, why so alone? You can still enjoy the sweet things in life Take the sugar test, it could save your life.