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2011-05-31 06:35:00

SARASOTA, Fla., May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Renowned heart surgeon Dr. Robert Carlson of the Andlos Institute announces the launch of a health and longevity blog with timeless aging information at http://drrobertcarlson.com. Dr. Carlson made a major change five years ago when he decided providing preventive health care and hormone therapy for patients was the best step to keeping them off his operating table. His new blog provides advice on health and longevity, anti-aging tips and...

2011-05-16 15:02:19

Even when treated with hormone therapy to suppress tumor growth, obese men face an elevated risk of their prostate cancer worsening, researchers at Duke University Medical Center have found. The research, reported at the American Urological Association annual meeting Sunday (May 15, 2011), advances the link between obesity and prostate cancer, which has generated research interest in recent years as the incidence of both conditions remains high and often overlaps. "Over the past decades,...

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. The editorial is a response to a study in the same issue of the journal that found that estrogen-only therapy, currently used in women with menopausal symptoms who have had a hysterectomy, may decrease breast cancer risk if it is used for fewer than...

2011-03-16 13:55:36

There may be a link between receiving industry funding for speaking, consulting, or research, and the publication of apparently promotional opinion pieces on menopausal hormone therapy. Furthermore, such publications may encourage physicians to continue prescribing these therapies to women of menopausal age. These are the key findings of a study by Adriane Fugh-Berman from Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington D.C., USA, and colleagues, published in this week's PLoS Medicine. Over...

2011-03-04 00:00:29

It's still too early to close the book on hormone therapy, especially for short-term use or relief of menopause-related symptoms, according to the March 2011 issue of Harvard Women's Health Watch. Boston, MA (Vocus/PRWEB) March 03, 2011 Ten years ago, women were routinely encouraged to take hormones"”estrogen alone or with progesterone"”during the transition to menopause and beyond to protect against a host of chronic, aging-related health problems. Today, most women are...

2011-02-26 00:00:00

Growth Hormones Direct published an article on the prevalence of genetic health risk factors, the role of homeopathic Growth Hormones therapy in decreasing health risks and the side effects of Growth Hormone therapy. Phoenix, AZ (Vocus/PRWEB) February 24, 2011 Growth Hormones Direct published an article on the prevalence of genetic health risk factors, the role of homeopathic Growth Hormones therapy in decreasing health risks and the side effects of Growth Hormone therapy. Many are aware of...

2011-02-01 17:49:02

Elsevier announced today the publication of two further important position statements from the European Menopause and Andropause Society (EMAS) in the journal Maturitas (http://www.maturitas.org/ ) on common management problems in the post-reproductive health of women. EMAS is providing clear guidance in its position statements covering both hormone and non hormone therapy (HT) options as well as complementary and alternative therapies . The latest two position statements cover the management...

2011-01-31 07:38:18

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- A new study reveals starting hormone therapy around the time of menopause is linked to a greater risk of breast cancer compared to starting it later on. Several past studies have shown an increase in breast cancer risk among women who use hormonal therapy. However, few studies have examined the role that timing plays as a risk factor for this type of cancer. Researchers from Oxford University analyzed data on 1.13 million women who were enrolled in the Million Women...

2011-01-30 10:41:38

Starting hormone therapy at around the time of menopause is associated with a greater risk of breast cancer compared to starting after a longer gap, according to a study published online Jan. 28 in The Journal of the National Cancer Institute. In this large, prospectively followed cohort of women, those who started hormone therapy five years or more after menopause had little or no increased risk, regardless of the type of hormone therapy used, how long they used it, and whether they were...

2011-01-06 00:01:44

A series of research conducted by age-management leader Cenegenics® Medical Institute with noted UCLA professor Dr. Ernst von Schwarz garnered the medical community's recognition as experts on hormonal therapy Las Vegas, NV (Vocus/PRWEB) January 05, 2011 Cenegenics® Medical Institute, the global age management medicine leader, collaborated with Dr. Ernst R. von Schwarz"”professor of medicine at UCLA's David Geffen School of Medicine"”for a series of scientific review...


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