Does the menopause really make you forgetful? Yes, but not for long, say scientists

Does the menopause really make you forgetful Yes, but only for the first year Memory loss is worse in the year after the last periodBut is likely to only be temporary, say experts Symptoms such as changing hormone levels, sleep problems and anxiety are not linked to cognitive decline PUBLISHED: 16:16 GMT, 3 January 2013 | UPDATED: 16:18 GMT, 3 January 2013 Memory loss: Experts say that forgetfulness is most common in the year after a woman's last period If you blame losing your house keys on the menopause making you forgetful, you might be onto something.

Want to look more manly? Shave your head, as study reveals bald men are seen as more dominant

Want to look more manly Shave your head, as study reveals bald men are seen as more dominant | UPDATED: 11:43 GMT, 1 October 2012 It”s a problem that has always plagued men, but there is an upside to hair loss according to new research which has found bald men appear tougher and more powerful than others.

"Chemo brain" DOES exist, finds study of breast cancer patients

'Chemo brain' DOES exist, finds study of breast cancer patients Chemo brain refers to mental fogginess experienced by many cancer patients during and after chemotherapyReview found patients performed worse on verbal and visual tests if they had the drug treatment | UPDATED: 15:22 GMT, 5 September 2012 Cancer patients have long joked and complained about the mental fogginess that can descend during and after treatment.

It"s good to argue: Teenagers more likely to resist drink and drugs if they row with their parents

It's good to argue: Teenagers more likely to resist drink and drugs if they row with their parents Teens who learn to express their opinions are better able to resist peer pressure, finds study | UPDATED: 16:49 GMT, 19 June 2012 It is kind of thing that most parents would do their best to avoid.

One-in-ten nurses have been attacked on home visits as violence surges against health workers

One-in-ten nurses have been attacked on home visits as violence surges against health workers Overwhelmed: Four in 10 nurses felt the risks to lone workers have increased over the past two years due to a heavy case load More than six out of 10 nurses have been verbally abused over the last two years while working in the community, a poll has revealed. The survey for the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) also found 11 per cent had been the victim of physical abuse. Some 16 per cent of the more than 760 nurses questioned said their employer would not take action on verbal abuse, while a further third were uncertain.