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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...

2011-10-16 21:28:40

NextBio's unique capabilities for life science discovery and clinical insights from genomic data highlighted at ASHG/ICHG Meeting New research presented this week highlights the ability of NextBio to help life scientists and clinicians investigate publicly available genomic data to assess biological mechanisms underlying drug toxicity, as well as discover prospective cancer biomarkers for further validation. The unique capabilities of NextBio to search and make discoveries, not possible by...

2010-09-02 12:27:48

Elsevier announced today the publication of four 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. The statements cover the management of the menopause in the context of obesity, epilepsy, endometriosis and premature ovarian failure. Each statement has summary recommendations as a quick aid for the busy clinician. "The expanding...

2009-09-19 08:09:58

Although tamoxifen, raloxifen and tibolone dramatically reduce the risk of invasive breast cancer, some patients experience adverse effects Three drugs that reduce a woman's chance of getting breast cancer also have been shown to cause adverse effects, according to a new report from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. The report is based on a study led by Heidi D. Nelson, M.D., M.P.H., research professor in the Oregon...

2009-09-15 12:38:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three drugs, including tamoxifen, reduce a woman's chance of getting breast cancer, but each drug carries distinct potential harms of its own, according to a new report from HHS' Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Drugs to reduce the risk of breast cancer can be prescribed to women with a family history of breast cancer or other risk factors, but prescribing practices vary widely. The comparative effectiveness review found that...

2009-09-14 22:32:10

Drugs used to lower the risk of breast cancer in women have the side effect of increasing the likelihood of blood clots, researchers in Oregon say. The study, published in the current issue of Annals of Internal Medicine, examined the effects of tamoxifen, raloxifene and tibolone reduce the risk of invasive breast cancer by 30 percent to 68 percent. But it also found tamoxifen and raloxifene increase the chance of blood clots by 60 percent to 90 percent, and that tiboline, which is not on the...

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2009-02-17 15:22:59

A large study of tibolone, a synthetic steroid used to treat menopausal symptoms and to prevent osteoporosis, was stopped six months early after researchers found that the drug substantially increased the risk of a relapse in breast cancer patients. The study, which was released Tuesday, concluded that tibolone should not be prescribed to women who had or are suspected of having breast cancer. Women with breast cancer undergoing chemotherapy sometimes experience debilitating symptoms of...


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bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
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This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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