Study: menopause affecting learning for women

May 26, 2009 2:32:37 PM PDT
A new study finds that women may not be able to learn as well shortly before menopause.

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Researchers at UCLA studied more than 2,000 women.

They showed a lack of improvement on learning tests during the period just before menopause, and their cognitive abilities rebounded afterwards.

The study is published in the Journal Neurology.

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