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2010-01-27 06:00:00

MAPLE GROVE, Minn., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Clinical and experimental evidence suggests that non-patch, transdermal estrogen therapies, such as Divigel® (estradiol gel 0.1%), prescribed for the management of moderate-to-severe hot flashes, including night sweats, associated with menopause are effective alternatives to oral estrogen and compounded bioidentical hormones.(1) A review of the evidence was recently published in the January issue of the Journal of Women's...

2009-11-25 10:31:00

BOCA RATON, Fla., Nov. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- For many businesses, 2009 has been a painful year. Not so for BodyLogicMD. The nation's largest and fastest growing network of expert physicians specializing exclusively in medically supervised bioidentical hormones has grown the number of physicians in its network since November 2008 - from 21 to 36 physicians - and is in progress to add more physician-owned centers, including one in Puerto Rico, by the end of this year. In the past year,...

2009-10-21 06:08:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- For a sample of prevention awareness on Breast Cancer and overall health, there are key terms one is suggested to start on: BRCA; DHEA; Estradiol; Estriol; Free radicals; Insulin resistance; Melatonin; Premarin; Progesterone; SHBG; vitamin D. Some will be covered by Dr. Khalid Mahmud as the Special Guest; he will deliver the keynote 'An Oncologist View of Hormones and Breast Cancer: How to Safely Treat Patients with Hormones'. Event: Hormone...

2009-09-10 09:05:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Life Extension(R), the company that long ago sounded the alarm on the dangers of synthetic hormone replacement therapy for menopausal women, has published still more proof that bioidentical hormones offer a far safer treatment option. A white paper entitled Bioidentical Hormones: Why Is There Still a Controversy, published in the October edition of Life Extension Magazine, provides compelling scientific evidence on the safety and...

2009-06-15 08:04:00

Provider of Affordable Health Care Insurance Will Draw on Physicians' Expertise in Preventative Medicine and Patients' Health Advocacy to Enhance Health Plans AVENTURA, Fla., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Cinergy Health, a nationwide provider of affordable health insurance benefit programs for the consumer market, today announced Erika Schwartz MD, as the company's medical director, a new position. As Cinergy Health's medical director, Dr. Schwartz will provide guidance on health care issues,...

2009-06-02 21:09:00

NEW YORK, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- This week's Newsweek cover story is a harsh and lengthy attack on Oprah Winfrey and her ever-expanding health care advocacy but it does little to help the public, says Erika Schwartz, MD in her latest blog at www.drerika.com. Newsweek's article questions the legitimacy of Oprah's choices and says some of the doctors and "experts" that appear on her TV show are far out of the medical mainstream. While watching her shows, Dr Erika says she sometimes wondered...

2009-04-29 15:36:00

MADISON, Wis., April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- An ongoing debate regarding Hormone Replacement Therapy has been raging for the past several years. This debate and the results of a controversial study released in 2002 have left millions of women confused, fearful, and uncertain about how to deal with unpleasant menopausal hormone symptoms caused by ever shifting hormonal balances. Recent national broadcast programs and figures such as Oprah Winfrey, Suzanne Somers and Dr. Phil have brought back the...

2009-03-10 10:44:00

ROCHESTER, Minn., March 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Here are highlights from the March issue of Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource. You may cite this publication as often as you wish. Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource attribution is required. Reprinting is allowed for a fee. Include the following subscription information as your editorial policies permit: Visit www.bookstore.mayoclinic.com or call toll-free for subscription information, 800-876-8633, extension 9751. March 2009Mayo Clinic...

2009-02-23 09:59:00

Comprehensive review demonstrates bioidentical hormones are superior to synthetic HRT with greater cardiovascular benefits and reduced risk of breast cancer TORRANCE, Calif., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The most comprehensive analysis to date, published in the Postgraduate Medical Journal, a leading peer-reviewed publication for practicing clinicians, showed that bioidentical hormones are associated with reduced health risks and are more efficacious than their synthetic counterparts. Conducted...

2008-12-31 10:21:00

MONTVALE, N.J., Dec. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Women in, or past, menopause who use specially compounded "bioidentical" hormones to treat menopause-related symptoms, such as hot flushes, often don't get adequate information from compounding pharmacists about the drugs' risks and realistic potential for benefit. That's one of the concerns about these medications addressed by menopause expert JoAnn V. Pinkerton, MD, in "'Bioidentical' hormones: What you (and your patient) need to know," in the January...


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  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
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