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2012-08-08 23:01:57

With the risks associated with hormone replacement therapy (HRT), many women have turned to natural menopause solutions. But these also can bring risks. New report documents risks and introduces a safe and reliable alternative for women going through menopause Santa Fe, NM (PRWEB) August 08, 2012 Today branded ingredient distributor Helios CORP/Sunbio released a special report on the risks women may face taking popular natural treatments for menopause. The report discusses data from studies...

2011-12-22 12:23:00

McMaster University researchers have found consistent evidence that use of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is associated with breast cancer globally. This study comes at a time when more women are again asking for this medication to control hot flashes and other symptoms of menopause. The rising trend is at odds with a U.S. Women's Health Initiative (WHI) study of 2002 which found a higher incidence of breast cancer, heart attack and stroke among women using HRT. Those findings led to a...

New Hormone Pill Has Potential To Help Women With Menopause
2011-12-20 13:04:58

Researchers say that a hormone pill may help women through menopause and give their sex lives a boost. They said they found the first robust evidence that low doses of a hormone called DHEA can help sexual function and menopausal symptoms. The team said that larger studies are still needed in order to help confirm their preliminary findings. "We must bear in mind that this is a pilot study with a small sample," Anna Fenton, co-editor of the journal Climacteric, said in statement. "We...

2011-09-27 14:30:21

Women taking postmenopausal hormone replacement therapy (HRT) may have an increased risk of severe asthma attacks requiring hospitalization, scientists warn. A new study, which will be presented today (27 September 2011) at the European Respiratory Society's Annual Congress in Amsterdam, adds to the debate over the health effects of the drug which helps women through the menopause. Previous studies have found a link between asthma and HRT, but this is the first to suggest that the drug...

2010-12-10 07:44:53

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) utilizing estrogen alone (the exogenous estrogen) provides a protective effect in reducing breast cancer risk, according to a new study. "Our analysis suggests that, contrary to previous thinking, there is substantial value in bringing HRT with estrogen alone to the guidelines. The data show that for selected women it is not only safe, but potentially beneficial for breast cancer, as well as for many other aspects of women's health,"...

2010-12-09 17:10:43

While endogenous estrogen (i.e., estrogen produced by ovaries and by other tissues) does have a well-known carcinogenic impact, hormone replacement therapy (HRT) utilizing estrogen alone (the exogenous estrogen) provides a protective effect in reducing breast cancer risk, according to study results presented at the 33rd Annual CTRC-AACR San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, held Dec. 8-12. "Our analysis suggests that, contrary to previous thinking, there is substantial value in bringing HRT...

2010-11-12 00:00:41

The recent worrisome news that synthetic hormone replacement therapy causes more aggressive forms of breast cancer has led more women - and their doctors - to question the conventional standard of care for menopause symptoms. Yarmouth, Maine (PRWEB) November 11, 2010 The recent worrisome news that synthetic hormone replacement therapy causes more aggressive forms of breast cancer has led more women - and their doctors - to question the conventional standard of care for menopause symptoms....

2010-11-08 09:30:00

BOCA RATON, Fla., Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Not all hormones act in the same deleterious way in the body as the combined HRT drugs tested in a study just published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). That study showed that combined hormone replacement therapy using Premarin and Provera leads to increased incidences of breast cancer and deaths among post menopausal women. This is hardly news to gynecologists, however, many of whom long ago switched to natural...

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2010-08-22 10:02:37

A new study suggests that a hormone supplement benefit does not last, despite some earlier evidence that hormone replacement therapy after menopause can help maintain women's muscle mass. The fact that muscle mass of a woman declines after menopause has been long known, and researchers have assumed that warning estrogen levels may be part of that. A new study has found that women who used hormones for three years maintained more muscle mass than those who had been given a placebo for...


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