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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...

2012-06-07 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...

2012-05-29 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,...


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