Cincinnati—The University of Cincinnati College of Medicine is
conducting a six-month study on the possible positive effects a dietary
supplement can have on mood and memory in menopausal or postmenopausal
women. The participants will receive a placebo or a dietary supplement
called phytoestrogens, which are derived from soybean plants.
between the ages of 35 and 75 will be included in the study. Those
experiencing menopausal transition must be between 35 and 50 years of
age and having one or more of the following symptoms: irregular
menstrual cycles, moodiness, irritability or depression, attention or
memory changes, hot flashes, headaches or sexual changes.
Postmenopausal participants must be between the ages of 45 and 75 and
have not had a menstrual period in the last 12 months.
For more information about the study, contact Marcy at 558-2455.