Do Older Moms Live Longer?

By Riva Preil According to NPR, a recent study published in the journal Menopause revealed that women who gave birth to their last child after the age of thirty three are twice as likely to live until the age of ninety five (or beyond!) when compared to women who birthed their last child before age …

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Experiments with Estrogen

By Riva Preil Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) has received mixed reviews in the medical community. A wide variety of research has been performed to assess the pros and cons, especially regarding the use of estrogen. The Women’s Health Initiative Memory Study (WHIMS) studied the effects of conjugated equine estrogen, the most popular type of post-menopausal …

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