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2014-03-25 08:31:12

MIAMI and NEW YORK, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Noven Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued U.S. Patent No. 8,658,663, entitled "Method Of Treating Thermoregulatory Dysfunction With Paroxetine." This method of use patent covers the company's Brisdelle(®) (paroxetine) capsules, 7.5 mg, for the treatment of moderate to severe vasomotor symptoms (VMS) associated with menopause, commonly referred to as hot flashes....

2014-03-19 23:04:03

A study published in last month’s Journal of Clinical Oncology suggests that women with the BRCA1 gene mutation may significantly reduce their chances of ovarian cancer if they have their ovaries removed by age 35. Abington, PA (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Among study participants who underwent oophorectomy (ovary removal surgery), their chances of ovarian and breast cancers decreased by 80 percent. Additionally, their risk of death from any cause by age 70 decreased 77 percent as a result of...

2014-01-13 08:29:50

Co-Promotion to Extend Physician Awareness of the First and Only FDA-Approved, Non-Hormonal Treatment for Moderate to Severe Menopausal Hot Flashes MIAMI and NEW YORK, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Noven Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Shionogi Inc. to co-promote Brisdelle(TM) (paroxetine) capsules, 7.5 mg. The agreement will help extend physician awareness of the first and only FDA-approved, non-hormonal treatment for moderate to severe...

2013-11-13 13:29:10

Hormones at menopause can help with sleep, memory, and more, but only when a woman also has hot flashes, find researchers at Helsinki University in Finland. Their study was published online today in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society (NAMS). NAMS and 14 other leading women's health organizations agree that hormone therapy is acceptable at menopause for most women who are bothered by moderate to severe menopause symptoms. For women who aren't bothered by moderate...

2013-07-17 10:23:00

But they fare better than other women psychologically and socially Women who survive cancer have more frequent, severe, and troubling hot flashes than other women with menopausal symptoms, according to a study published online today in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society (NAMS). But surprisingly, the cancer survivors fare better psychologically and report a better quality of life than the women without cancer and have about the same levels of sexual activity and...


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