August 3, 2019|11:35pm
A promising new surgery could delay menopause by 20 years, according to a report in the Sunday Times of London.
The 30-minute procedure involves removing a piece of ovarian tissue from women who are under the age of 40.
The tissue is frozen, then thawed and replanted up to 20 years later.
Doing so can restart natural hormones and stop menopause, the report claims.
So far, nine women in England have undergone the procedure, it said.
The health benefits of delaying menopause including preventing hot flashes and anxiety, as well as postponing osteoporosis and other aging issues.