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2012-09-24 06:22:56

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Sept. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Stacey Nottingham and Dr. Scott Fogle from Life Extension, a Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based organization dedicated to the extension of the healthy human lifespan, will be guests on The Suzanne Show premiering this week on the Lifetime Network Wednesday, September 26 at 7 a.m. (ET/PT). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120924/CL79340) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120223/FL58611LOGO-b) Dr. Nottingham whose...

2012-09-20 14:23:55

DALLAS, Sept. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas physician Dr. Gary Donovitz has been named keynote speaker for The 2012 American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine Congress. The annual event will be held in Mexico City on Saturday, September 22. Donovitz, a Board Certified Obstetrics and Gynecology specialist based in Arlington, Texas is an authority on hormone balance for both men and women. In recent years, Dr. Donovitz has helped pioneer the development of bio-identical hormone pellets also...

2012-08-16 23:00:35

A Clinic announced their grand opening of an extreme weight loss and hormone replacement therapy clinic. Wesley Chapel, FL (PRWEB) August 16, 2012 VistaMed Clinics has officially announced their grand opening of an extreme weight loss and hormone replacement therapy clinic in Wesley Chapel, Florida. VistaMed has been operating under the medical supervision of Dr. Normal Samuals, MD - a popular anti-aging expert and bariatric surgeon with over 50 years of experience. The main goal of the...

2012-07-25 00:21:08

Scientists have identified what may be the Peyton Manning of prostate cancer. It´s a protein that´s essential for the disease to execute its game plan: Grow and spread throughout the body. Like any good quarterback, this protein has command over the entire field; not only does it control cell growth in tumors that are sensitive to hormone therapy, a common treatment for men with advanced disease, but also in tumors that grow resistant to such treatment — a dismal...

2012-07-10 15:35:35

The Menopause Map, an online tool, helps women navigate treatment options The Endocrine Society commissioned Lake Research Partners to conduct a national survey of 424 internal medicine, family practice and OB/GYN physicians about their attitudes and experiences related to treating menopausal symptoms. According to the survey, physicians say the primary barrier to women receiving hormone therapy is patients' fears about the risks and their unwillingness to discuss the option. This new...

2012-07-09 02:24:54

CLEVELAND, July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- After 10 years of debate regarding the risks and benefits of hormone therapy, 15 top medical organizations have come together to issue a statement of agreement regarding the benefits of hormone therapy for symptomatic menopausal women. It was July 9, 2002, when the controversial, highly publicized Women's Health Initiative (WHI) published its assessment of hormone therapy for the prevention of chronic disease and concluded that risks exceeded benefits....

2012-06-07 05:19:39

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — It has been said that 1 in every 6 men will develop prostate cancer during their lifetime. Second to skin cancer, prostate cancer is one of the most common cancers found in men today. Researchers have been constantly developing better therapies to treat the life threatening disease. New study results have just upended a decades-old prostate cancer therapy approach. Senior author of the long-term study Ian M. Thompson Jr., M.D., director of the Cancer Therapy...

Older Women Advised Not To Take Hormone Therapy
2012-05-31 04:25:01

Connie K. Ho for RedOrbit.com Letter grades can be seen in schools, restaurants, and, now, even medical treatments. The U.S. Preventive Task Force recently gave hormone replacement therapy a grade D recommendation. The panel released a recommendation that women who are healthy and past menopause should not use hormone replacement therapy to decrease chances of dementia, bone fractures, and heart disease. According to CBS News, hormone replacement therapy is usually given to women who...

2012-05-30 06:24:34

CLEVELAND, May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A great deal has been learned in the decade since the first results from the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) were published on July 9, 2002. The WHI was the largest and longest trial of postmenopausal women using hormone therapy (HT). The 27,000 women were prescribed estrogen-alone therapy, estrogen-progestogen therapy, or a placebo for 5 to 7 years, respectively. Researchers expected to find that hormones prevented chronic conditions of aging in...

2012-05-29 11:56:32

A great deal has been learned in the decade since the first results from the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) were published on July 9, 2002. The WHI was the largest and longest trial of postmenopausal women using hormone therapy (HT). The 27,000 women were prescribed estrogen-alone therapy, estrogen-progestogen therapy, or a placebo for 5 to 7 years, respectively. Researchers expected to find that hormones prevented chronic conditions of aging in women, including heart disease. Instead,...