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2011-05-18 06:00:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In Texas, 340,000 people suffer with Alzheimer's disease, and that number is expected to grow to 470,000 by 2050. In the U.S., the number of elderly will increase 102 percent from 2000 to 2030.

2011-05-09 07:35:29

Women who develop cerebral aneurysms are less likely to have taken the oral contraceptive pill or hormone replacement therapy, suggesting taking oestrogen could have a protective effect, according to a study.

2011-05-05 22:16:47

A UT Southwestern Medical Center researcher has identified the most comprehensive measurement to date of estrogen's effect on breast cancer cells, showing for the first time how immediate and extensive the effect is.

2011-05-05 14:21:52

Women who develop cerebral aneurysms are less likely to have taken the oral contraceptive pill or hormone replacement therapy.

2011-04-18 11:00:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Menopause treatment is often sought by women who experience symptoms due to menopause. Menopause brings about a number of changes in the body that will affect lifestyle.

2011-04-11 22:07:01

Oestrogen treatment for osteoporosis has often been associated with serious side-effects.

2011-04-11 21:50:38

In recent years several studies have suggested that women's voices change at different times over the menstrual cycle, with the tone rising as ovulation approaches.

2011-04-08 12:15:00

ORLANDO, Fla., April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- After timely breaking news this week about a study showing that estrogen lowers breast cancer risk in women, The American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M, http://www.worldhealth.net) could have almost started its 19(th) Annual Conference here today saying "I told you so." Long on the cutting-edge of medicine, the A4M has long held that estrogen helps prevent heart attacks and breast cancer. According to Pamela Smith, MD, MPH, an expert in the...

2011-04-05 22:10:52

An editorial in the April 6 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association cautions against estrogen-only hormone therapy in women who have had a hysterectomy because of longstanding evidence that it raises the risk of breast cancer.

2011-04-05 22:03:18

Among postmenopausal women with prior hysterectomy who had used estrogen therapy for about 6 years and then stopped, longer-term follow-up indicates that the increased risk of stroke seen during the intervention period had dissipated, the decreased risk of hip fracture was not maintained, while the decreased risk of breast cancer persisted.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.