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Research suggests alternative treatment for beta blocker intolerant heart attack patients

Tue, 10 Apr 2018 04:00:00 +0100

(New York Institute of Technology) Beta blockers have become a prescription drug staple for recovering heart attack patients. However, these blood pressure-reducing medications cannot be tolerated by many patients who are at higher risk for developing cardiovascular disease, including those with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and asthma, the elderly, and diabetics. As seen in the March 26 issue of Thyroid, researchers at New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYITCOM) now pose a new treatment for patients with beta blocker intolerance: thyroid hormone therapy. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)

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Diet, Exercise Can Ease Side Effects of Prostate Cancer Treatment

Mon, 09 Apr 2018 16:04:27 +0100

MONDAY, April 9, 2018 -- Exercise and healthy eating can counter the harmful side effects of hormone therapy for prostate cancer, a new study suggests. Androgen-deprivation therapy suppresses testosterone and other male hormones that drive prostate... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)



Medical News Today: Can endometriosis cause bladder pain?

Mon, 09 Apr 2018 13:00:00 +0100

Bladder endometriosis is a rare form of endometriosis where endometrial tissue grows on, or inside, the bladder. Symptoms include bladder pain and frequent urination. It does not directly affect fertility. Bladder endometriosis may be mistaken for interstitial cystitis. Treatments include surgery or hormone therapy. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)



Twitter, YouTube cancel accounts of conservative comedian who dared to suggest kids should not be subjected to hormone therapy

Sun, 08 Apr 2018 11:32:08 +0100

(Natural News) The Marxist authoritarians who run Facebook, Twitter, Google, YouTube, and every other major social media can claim all they want that their platforms are free, open, fair, and accessible to all, but they continue to prove almost on a daily basis what horrible liars they are. And I’ll take that one step further:... (Source: NaturalNews.com)



Menopausal Hormone Therapy Linked to Less Abdominal Fat Menopausal Hormone Therapy Linked to Less Abdominal Fat

Fri, 06 Apr 2018 19:01:22 +0100

Women who use hormone therapy to relieve menopausal symptoms tend to have less abdominal fat and lower BMI than women who don't, according to a new study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)



How to reduce hormone therapy side effects in prostate cancer treatment

Fri, 06 Apr 2018 12:00:00 +0100

A study, published in theAnnals of Behavioral Medicine, advises that men who follow a healthy eating and exercise plan can avoid the metabolic side effects caused by hormone therapy for prostate cancer.Science Daily (Source: Society for Endocrinology)

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How to fight side effects of hormone therapy for prostate cancer

Tue, 03 Apr 2018 04:00:00 +0100

(Ohio State University) Men on hormone therapy for prostate cancer may benefit significantly from hitting the gym with fellow patients and choosing more veggies and fewer cheeseburgers, a new study suggests. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)



Hormone Therapy and Patient Satisfaction With Treatment Hormone Therapy and Patient Satisfaction With Treatment

Mon, 02 Apr 2018 04:02:28 +0100

How do patients with disorders of sex development perceive their treatment with hormone replacement therapy? Are they generally satisfied with the experience?Clinical Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)



Menopausal Hormone Therapy Linked to Reduced Abdominal Fat

Wed, 28 Mar 2018 12:00:01 +0100

WEDNESDAY, March 28, 2018 -- Women who receive menopausal hormone therapy (MHT) have reduced age-adjusted visceral adipose tissue (VAT), according to a study published online March 27 in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology&... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)



Medical News Today: What to know about adenomyosis

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 16:00:00 +0100

Adenomyosis is a condition where cells from the uterus lining grow into the uterus muscle. It is related to endometriosis and has similar symptoms, such as heavy, painful periods. Diagnosis involves ultrasound, MRI scans, or a biopsy. Treatment is not always necessary but can include hormonal therapy or hysterectomy. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)



Why Some Breast Cancer Becomes Resistant to Hormone Therapy Why Some Breast Cancer Becomes Resistant to Hormone Therapy

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 14:24:46 +0100

Acquired mutations in HER2 explain some of the resistance to hormone therapy seen in metastatic breast cancer; this unexpected finding offers a way to clinically manage these patients.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)

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Menopause 'hot flash' medicine could cut symptom by three quarters, trial shows

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 22:03:55 +0100

Researchers hope the medicine could replace hormone therapy. (Source: ABC News: Health)



New treatment for aggressive breast cancer

Mon, 12 Mar 2018 04:00:00 +0100

(Lund University) Approximately 10-15 percent of breast cancer cases do not respond to treatment with hormone therapy, which means that they are more aggressive and often recur. An international research team led by researchers at Lund University in Sweden has uncovered a way to treat these aggressive tumors through manipulation of the connective tissue cells of the tumor. The researchers are now developing a new drug that transforms aggressive breast cancer so that it becomes responsive to standard hormone therapy. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)



Menopause hormone therapy: Follow-up appointments?

Fri, 09 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0100

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Hormone Therapy Tied to Improved CV Outcomes

Thu, 08 Mar 2018 22:35:01 +0100

(MedPage Today) -- More evidence to support benefits of menopausal hormone therapy (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)



Radiation, hormone therapy combo best against aggressive prostate cancer: Study

Wed, 07 Mar 2018 21:29:47 +0100

High doses of radiotherapy and hormonal therapy offer the best chance for decreasing death risk in men with aggressive prostate cancer, according to UCLA study. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)

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Multiple-treatment approach improves survival rates in aggressive prostate cancer, study finds

Wed, 07 Mar 2018 03:32:44 +0100

FINDINGSUCLA researchers have discovered that a combination of high doses of radiotherapy and hormonal therapy provides the best chance of decreasing the mortality rate of men with aggressive prostate cancer. The findings also suggest that such a multimodal treatment approach has the best chance of preventing metastatic disease and improving overall long-term survival.The study, led by UCLA researcher Dr. Amar Kishan in collaboration with researchers at 11 institutions across the United States, is the first of its kind to compare treatment outcomes between radiotherapy treatments that are higher than the standard dose and traditional treatments, such as radiation and prostatectomy (the surgical removal of all or part of the prostate gland), in men with cancers that are Gleason score 9 or 1...



Erectile dysfunction - a few portions a week of this £1.50 fruit could prevent impotence

Mon, 26 Feb 2018 09:41:00 +0100

ERECTILE dysfunction treatments include medications and hormone therapy, but adding this cheap fruit to your diet could slash your risk of developing impotence. (Source: Daily Express - Health)



Hormone Therapy May Improve Schizophrenia Outcomes Hormone Therapy May Improve Schizophrenia Outcomes

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 17:08:03 +0100

A selective estrogen receptor modulator improves outcomes in men and women with schizophrenia when added to treatment with an antipsychotic.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)



Hormone therapy linked to lower curvature of the spine

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 12:00:00 +0100

A study in the journalMenopausesuggests that hormone therapy may help reduce hyperkyphosis in women. Medical Xpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)



New study suggests hormone therapy helps reduce curvature of the spine

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 05:00:00 +0100

(The North American Menopause Society (NAMS)) The Women's Health Initiative found that hormone therapy (HT) use was associated with a reduction in vertebral fracture risk. A new study shows these same benefits may also guard against a woman's risk of developing hyperkyphosis, an exaggerated curvature of the spine that creates a forward stooped posture. Study results are published online today in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)

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New Treatment Approved for Prostate Cancer That Resists Hormone Therapy

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 07:00:00 +0100

Title: New Treatment Approved for Prostate Cancer That Resists Hormone TherapyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/14/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/15/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)



How a transgender woman breast-fed her baby

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 21:47:27 +0100

She told doctors that she wanted to breast-feed her baby. She explained that her partner was pregnant but was not planning to breast-feed when the child was born, so she wanted to take it on herself. The 30-year-old, who is transgender, was willing to accept the risks. Following months of hormone therapy last year, doctors say she might be the first reported transgender woman in […]Related:An American says she fell asleep with a headache — and woke up with a British accentShe thought the weird sensation was a stray eyelash. It was eye worms.Here’s what you should know about the flu season this year (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)



FDA approves J & J prostate cancer treatment

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 19:00:40 +0100

(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved Johnson& Johnson's Erleada treatment for use with prostate cancer patients whose cancer has not spread but continues to grow despite hormone therapy. (Source: Reuters: Health)



New Treatment Apalutamide (Erleada) Approved for Prostate Cancer That Resists Hormone Therapy

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 17:02:38 +0100

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 14, 2018 -- Erleada (apalutamide) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat non-spreading prostate cancer that continues to grow despite hormone therapy. Prostate cancer is the second-most-common form of... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)



New Treatment Approved for Prostate Cancer That Resists Hormone Therapy

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 17:00:38 +0100

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 14, 2018 -- Erleada (apalutamide) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat non-spreading prostate cancer that continues to grow despite hormone therapy. Prostate cancer is the second-most-common form of the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)

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NAMS: The 2017 Hormone Therapy Position Statement NAMS: The 2017 Hormone Therapy Position Statement

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 21:14:00 +0100

A panel of clinicians and researchers expert in the field of women's health and menopause has revised the NAMS 2012 Position Statement with updated recommendations and areas for future research.The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)



Pfizer's Xtandi delays prostate cancer spread in early stage disease

Mon, 05 Feb 2018 22:28:08 +0100

(Reuters) - Use of Xtandi in early stage prostate cancer on top of standard hormone therapy reduced the risk of disease spreading or death by 71 percent compared with hormone therapy alone, study results that could lead to significantly increased sales of the Pfizer Inc and Astellas Pharma Inc medicine. (Source: Reuters: Health)



Can HRT Relieve Migraines in Symptomatic Women? Can HRT Relieve Migraines in Symptomatic Women?

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 19:18:59 +0100

New research explores the risk/benefit profile of reproductive hormone therapy in menopausal women with migraine.Medscape Neurology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)



Hormone therapy, gender affirmation surgery, and their association with recent suicidal ideation and depression symptoms in transgender veterans - Tucker RP, Testa RJ, Simpson TL, Shipherd JC, Blosnich JR, Lehavot K.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 18:39:21 +0100

BACKGROUND: Access to transition-related medical interventions (TRMIs) for transgender veterans has been the subject of substantial public interest and debate. To better inform these important conversations, the current study investigated whether undergoin... (Source: SafetyLit)



Hormone Therapy May Head Off Menopausal Depression Hormone Therapy May Head Off Menopausal Depression

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 18:17:24 +0100

Hormone therapy may help prevent the onset of symptoms of depression in the transition to menopause, particularly for women experiencing recent life stressors.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)

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Hormone Therapy May Ease Depression Linked to Menopause

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 07:00:00 +0100

Title: Hormone Therapy May Ease Depression Linked to MenopauseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/10/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/11/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Menopause General)



Hormone Therapy Appears to Reduce Depression Risk in Perimenopausal Women

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 06:23:37 +0100

Transdermal estrogen combined with oral progesterone lowers the risk for depression in perimenopausal women, suggests a small trial in JAMA Psychiatry. Some 170 nondepressed perimenopausal... (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)



Hormone therapy may reduce eating disorder symptoms in transgender people

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 05:00:00 +0100

(University of Nottingham) New research has shown that receiving cross-sex hormone therapy (CHT) can help to reduce the feelings of body dissatisfaction associated with eating disorders including anorexia and bulimia in transgender people. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)



Hormone therapy stops depression before menopause starts

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 21:41:56 +0100

Women going through menopause are twice as likely to experience depression. Researchers from the University of North Carolina found that hormone therapy can prevent it. (Source: the Mail online | Health)



Hormone Therapy May Aid Menopausal Depression

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 18:34:36 +0100

Surprisingly, for women with a past history of major depression -- which is a known risk factor for future depression -- hormone therapy didn't appear to lessen the risk of depressive symptoms. (Source: WebMD Health)

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Hormone Therapy May Ease Depression Linked to Menopause

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 12:01:42 +0100

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 10, 2018 -- A year of hormone therapy cut the risk of depression symptoms in women going through menopause and early postmenopause, new research shows. " Thirty-two percent of women randomized to treatment with a placebo experienced... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)



Hot flashes in hormone-treated cancer patients can be managed

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 12:00:00 +0100

According to a study, published inJAMA, hot flashes caused by hormone therapy in cancer patients can be medically managed to reduce discomfort of patients.Reuters (Source: Society for Endocrinology)



Hot flashes caused by cancer therapy can be prevented, treated

Mon, 08 Jan 2018 15:09:36 +0100

(Reuters Health) - Cancer patients with hot flashes related to hormone therapy should know that these uncomfortable symptoms can be managed, according to a recently published resource for patients. (Source: Reuters: Health)



Hormone Therapy and Chronic Conditions: Let's Get Rational Hormone Therapy and Chronic Conditions: Let's Get Rational

Thu, 04 Jan 2018 16:12:51 +0100

Hormone therapy must be discussed and individualized for each patient in order to achieve the best outcome for treating menopause.Medscape Ob/Gyn (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)



Hormone therapy found to reduce weight gain with low cancer risk

Tue, 02 Jan 2018 12:00:00 +0100

According to a study, published inPLOS One, combination therapy of conjugated estrogens with bazedoxifene can improve metabolic function, whilst avoiding an increased risk of reproductive cancer, in a mouse model.News Medical (Source: Society for Endocrinology)

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Hormone Therapy Remains a'Flash Point' for Controversy

Fri, 29 Dec 2017 18:00:00 +0100

(MedPage Today) -- NAMS urges clinicians to have'evidence based discussions'with patients (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)



TherapeuticsMD submits NDA for hormone therapy to treat vasomotor symptoms

Fri, 29 Dec 2017 14:56:08 +0100

TherapeuticsMD (NSDQ:TXMD) has submitted its bio-identical hormone therapy to the FDA for approval as a treatment for moderate-to-severe vasomotor symptoms due to menopause. The company’s investigational combination of estradiol and progesterone is delivered in a single, oral soft-gel capsule. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post TherapeuticsMD submits NDA for hormone therapy to treat vasomotor symptoms appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)



Restarting Adjuvant Hormone Therapy in Breast Cancer Restarting Adjuvant Hormone Therapy in Breast Cancer

Tue, 26 Dec 2017 06:14:31 +0100

Do women with breast cancer have better outcomes after restarting adjuvant hormone therapy that had been temporarily stopped?Journal of the National Cancer Institute (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)



Hormone therapy combination may benefit health without increasing cancer risk

Fri, 22 Dec 2017 05:00:00 +0100

(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) A team led by University of Illinois food science and human nutrition professor Zeynep Madak-Erdogan found that treating ovariectomized mice with a combination of conjugated estrogens and the drug bazedoxifene improved metabolism and prevented the weight gain often associated with low estrogen levels without posing increased risk to their reproductive tissues. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)



Hormonal Therapy in Advanced Endometrial Cancer Hormonal Therapy in Advanced Endometrial Cancer

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 14:58:09 +0100

This meta-analysis may finally clarify which patients are most likely to respond to hormonal therapy.Medscape (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)

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Artificial ovaries could replace hormone therapy

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:01:15 +0100

Researchers with the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine have found that bioengineered ovaries are more effective than hormone therapy drugs at improving bone and uterine health.   The researchers are looking into the artificial ovaries as an alternative to hormone replacement medications, which work to help with the loss of female sex hormone production. Loss of ovarian function can affect the genital and urinary system, including urinary incontinence, among other issues.   The researchers… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)



Wake Forest study: Lab-engineered ovaries could be better than hormone therapy

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:00:00 +0100

Researchers with the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine have found that bioengineered ovaries are more effective than hormone therapy drugs at improving bone and uterine health, along with body composition in rats.   The researchers are looking into the artificial ovaries as an alternative to hormone replacement medications, which work to help with the loss of female sex hormone production. Loss of ovarian function can affect the genital and urinary system, including urinary incontinence,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)



USPSTF Finalizes Recommendations Against Hormone Therapy for Preventing Chronic Conditions

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 03:23:36 +0100

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has finalized its recommendations against hormone therapy for preventing chronic conditions in postmenopausal women. The grade D recommendations, published... (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)



Will New Postmenopausal Hormone Therapy Recommendation Scare Off Women Who Need It For Hot Flashes?

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 16:21:00 +0100

Relatively few women use postmenopausal hormone therapy nowadays to stave off diseases as they age. So will a respected panel's new recommendation against its use for that purpose lead to undertreatment of hot flashes and night sweats? (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)



Will Postmenopausal Hormone Therapy Recommendation Scare Off Women Who Need It For Hot Flashes?

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 16:21:00 +0100

Relatively few women use postmenopausal hormone therapy nowadays to stave off diseases as they age. So will a respected panel's new recommendation against its use for that purpose lead to undertreatment of hot flashes and night sweats? (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)

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Older women should not take hormones to prevent chronic diseases

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 21:18:10 +0100

(Reuters Health) - Postmenopausal women should not use hormone therapy to prevent chronic medical conditions, because the risk of significant side effects outweighs the unclear evidence of a benefit, according to a government-backed panel of experts. (Source: Reuters: Health)



Makayla ’s story: Living with Leri-Weill Dyschondrosteosis

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 18:18:21 +0100

Our daughter Makayla was born perfectly healthy on April 5th, 2014, passing all of the usual newborn screenings without issue. From day one, her personality shone through. She was strong-willed and had a smile that would light up her eyes before her mouth even showed a hint of joy. But over the next 3 months, Makayla wasn’t eating well and wasn’t gaining enough weight.  Our pediatrician referred us to Dr. Elizabeth Hait, a gastroenterologist at Boston Children’s Hospital. Dr. Hait would change Makayla’s formula multiple times and put her on medication for her acid reflux. Her pediatrician also tested her for a milk allergy, since her brother had one as an infant, but it was negative. It was recommended Makayla have an upper GI to make sure everything was anatomically correct. The ...



Fewer Hormonal Meds for Breast Cancer Patients?

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 14:20:48 +0100

Women with earlier-stage breast cancer may be able to spend less time on hormonal therapy without dimming their prognosis, a new study suggests. (Source: WebMD Health)



For Breast Cancer Patients, Less Time on Hormonal Meds?

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 14:12:21 +0100

THURSDAY, Dec. 7, 2017 -- Women with earlier-stage breast cancer may be able to spend less time on hormonal therapy without dimming their prognosis, a new study suggests. In a trial of nearly 3,500 patients, researchers found that seven years of... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)



Thyroid hormone therapy heals lung fibrosis in animal study

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 16:15:00 +0100

In addition to a promising new treatment for the deadly lung disease, the new research offers unexpected insight into how fibrosis works on a cellular level. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)

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Breast cancer patients don't trust the system and want better treatment, according to new study

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 09:17:43 +0100

(Natural News) A growing number of breast cancer patients are beginning to trust their own instincts and go against their doctor’s advice. In a new survey, nearly one third of women with breast cancer chose to forgo the full, recommended course of chemotherapy, radiation, or hormone therapy, post-surgery. Health authorities find this troubling because “treatment... (Source: NaturalNews.com)



Hormone therapy after menopause not linked to stroke risk

Mon, 27 Nov 2017 11:41:57 +0100

Women who undergo hormone therapy after menopause are not at higher risk of stroke, research published in the journalPLOS Medicine suggests.Psych Central (Source: Society for Endocrinology)



Risk of breast cancer recurrence lasts for decades

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 22:40:25 +0100

(Reuters Health) - Many women who follow initial breast cancer treatment with five years of hormone therapy to keep tumors at bay may still experience new malignancies up to two decades after their diagnosis, a study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)



Stopping HRT after menopause may increase cardiovascular disease risk

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 12:00:00 +0100

Research published inMenopause reports that women who stop hormone therapy after menopause are at higher risk of cardiac and stroke death.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)



CV Deaths in Younger Women Rise During Year After Stopping HT CV Deaths in Younger Women Rise During Year After Stopping HT

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 12:02:22 +0100

Women younger than 60 years had a higher risk for cardiac and stroke death during the first year after stopping hormone therapy compared with those not taking HT and those continuing HT, a study found.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)

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Oncotarget: Researchers identify potential therapeutic target in aggressive breast cancer cells

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 05:00:00 +0100

(Rapamycin Press) An especially aggressive breast cancer cell can respond to hormone therapy if they express a specific protein known as estrogen receptor beta, according to research published in Oncotarget. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)



Risk of breast cancer recurring persists after end of hormone therapy

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 12:00:00 +0100

According to a study, published in theNew England Journal of Medicine, women successfully treated for breast cancer with hormone therapy still have an increased risk of it returning, even 15 years after hormone therapy ended.Newsweek  (Source: Society for Endocrinology)



Growth-hormone Therapy Does Not Raise Heart Risks in Adulthood Growth-hormone Therapy Does Not Raise Heart Risks in Adulthood

Thu, 09 Nov 2017 20:40:43 +0100

Growth-hormone treatment during childhood does not increase young adults ’ cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk, but it improves their lipid profiles, according to industry-funded research.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)



Breast cancer 'can return 15 years after treatment ends'

Thu, 09 Nov 2017 12:10:18 +0100

Extending treatment with hormone therapy could reduce the risk of it recurring. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)



Stopping hormone therapy increases risk of cardiac complications

Thu, 09 Nov 2017 12:00:00 +0100

According to a study, published inMenopause, discontinuing hormone therapy increases the risk of heart–related complications and stroke.News Medical (Source: Society for Endocrinology)

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Risk of cardiac and stroke death increases after discontinuing hormone therapy

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 05:00:00 +0100

(The North American Menopause Society (NAMS)) Hormone therapy (HT) continues to be a hotly debated topic. The benefits of estrogen to the heart, however, appear to be universally accepted. A new study demonstrates that the risk of cardiac and stroke death actually increases in the first year after discontinuation of HT. Study results are published online today in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society (NAMS). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)



Hormone Therapy for Menopausal Women in Primary Care Hormone Therapy for Menopausal Women in Primary Care

Mon, 06 Nov 2017 06:14:37 +0100

A better understanding of menopausal hormone therapy will help primary care providers adequately counsel and treat women suffering from vasomotor symptoms.Journal for Nurse Practitioners (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)



Living With Cancer: Treating prostate cancer

Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0100

Hormone therapy for prostate cancer? Most prostate cancer cells rely on testosterone to help them grow. Hormone therapy for prostate cancer, also called androgen deprivation therapy, is treatment to stop the male hormone testosterone from reaching prostate cancer cells in your body. Learn about how the therapy works, the possible side effects and risks, and [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)



Women's Wellness: Hormone therapy and Alzheimer's disease

Thu, 02 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0100

Introducing hormone treatment for women in early stages of menopause might help decrease their risk of dementia or Alzheimer's disease. For women, a drop in hormones during midlife may have some influence on developing dementia or Alzheimer's disease. Also, general brain volume gradually declines with advancing age, but the decline is faster in people who [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)



Mayo Clinic researchers find genetic pathways to individualized treatment for advanced prostate cancer

Wed, 01 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0100

ROCHESTER, Minn. ? Researchers at Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine have uncovered genetic clues to why tumors resist a specific therapy used for treating advanced prostate cancer. This discovery can guide health care providers to individualized treatments for castration-resistant prostate cancer, a deadly disease that does not respond to standard hormone therapy. Several U.S. [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)

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Misconceptions About Hormone Therapy Persist Misconceptions About Hormone Therapy Persist

Fri, 27 Oct 2017 12:35:56 +0100

Many professionals in ob/gyn clinical practice reportedly lack understanding about hormone therapy and about data from the Women's Health Initiative trials, a study found.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)



Changing the Conversation About Hormone Therapy Changing the Conversation About Hormone Therapy

Thu, 26 Oct 2017 04:07:32 +0100

This brief report summarizes the 2017 Hormone Therapy Position Statement of The North American Menopause Society, which emphasizes an individualized, evidence-based approach.Menopause (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)



Is It Time to Rethink Hormone Therapy?

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 13:00:00 +0100

(MedPage Today) -- Study suggests risks may be overstated (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)



Medical News Today: Hormone therapy for prostate cancer increases cardiac risk

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 15:00:00 +0100

Androgen-deprivation therapy is widely used to treat prostate cancer. In a recent study, the potential risks to heart health are examined. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)



' Change the Conversation' About Hormone Therapy in Menopause'Change the Conversation' About Hormone Therapy in Menopause

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 20:31:03 +0100

The North American Menopause Society's new position statement on hormone therapy is in the spotlight here at the 2017 annual meeting, where fears about treatment are being appeased.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)

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NAMS:'Take the Fear Out' of Hormone Therapy

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 13:30:00 +0100

(MedPage Today) -- JoAnn Pinkerton, MD, breaks down the highlights of NAMS updated position statement (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)



Hormones may be safe migraine treatment for elderly

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 10:29:45 +0100

Hormone therapy may be safe and effective for treating migraine in the elderly, according to a study presented at the North American Menopause Society Annual Meeting.Science Daily (Source: Society for Endocrinology)



Life after cancer: “The real battle happened after treatment”

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 12:00:00 +0100

Bin McLaurin was lucky. Doctors detected his prostate cancer early, and he successfully completed the surgery, radiation and hormone therapy he needed to keep the disease at bay.But two years out from his 2014 diagnosis, McLaurin didn't feel so great. He had gained 60 pounds during treatment,... (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)



Hormone Therapy May Be OK for Women With Migraines

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 07:00:00 +0100

Title: Hormone Therapy May Be OK for Women With MigrainesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/11/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/12/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Migraine General)



Hormone therapy may be OK for women with migraines

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 01:22:56 +0100

Women who suffer from migraines may be able to safely use hormone therapy to treat menopause symptoms, a new study suggests. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)

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Hormone Therapy May Be OK for Women With Migraines

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 20:35:09 +0100

Heightened risk of stroke not borne out in preliminary study (Source: WebMD Health)



Despite effectiveness women remain skeptical of hormones at menopause -- what's the problem?

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 04:00:00 +0100

(The North American Menopause Society (NAMS)) Women today have more options than ever before for treating their menopause symptoms, although hormone therapy still ranks as the most effective treatment for debilitating symptoms such as hot flashes. A new study demonstrates, however, that women remain skeptical regarding the safety of hormone therapy and prefer less proven options. The study results will be presented during The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, Oct. 11-14. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)



Health Canada accepts marketing application for Mithra ’s hormone therapy Tibelia

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 23:00:00 +0100

Health Canada has accepted a marketing authorisation application for the Belgian pharmaceutical company Mithra ’s complex therapeutic Tibelia, a tibolone-based product, to be used in hormone therapy (HT). (Source: Pharmaceutical Technology)

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Hormone Therapy and Technology Headline NAMS Meeting Hormone Therapy and Technology Headline NAMS Meeting

Thu, 05 Oct 2017 18:14:27 +0100

The theme of technology will run through the North American Menopause Society (NAMS) meeting, but hormone therapy, breast imaging, lesbian health, and vaginal health are also on the agenda.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)



Transgender Hockey Player Postpones Hormone Treatment To Keep Playing

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 09:00:14 +0100

Sports leagues have struggled with how to define gender when it comes to deciding who can play. Pro hockey player Harrison Browne has decided to postpone hormone therapy for one more year on the ice.(Image credit: Courtesy of the National Women's Hockey League) (Source: NPR Health and Science)



PodMed: A Medical News Roundup From Johns Hopkins (with audio)

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 18:35:03 +0100

(MedPage Today) -- This week's topics include hospital factors relevant to readmission, hormone therapy, lymph node dissection in breast cancer, and the cost of bringing a new drug to market (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)



Diabetes Drugs' CV Effects; Hormone Therapy; Aneurysms Reduced with T2D?

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:00:00 +0100

(MedPage Today) -- Cardiovascular Daily wraps up the top cardiology news of the week (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)



Menopause hormone therapy not linked to premature death

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 10:41:58 +0100

According to a study published inJAMA, women who take hormone replacement therapy may be no more likely to die prematurely than women who do not take hormones.Reuters  (Source: Society for Endocrinology)

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Hormone Therapy Isn't As Risky As Once Thought, New Study Finds

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 23:55:00 +0100

Good news for menopausal women. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)



Could hormone therapy for menopause make a comeback?

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 17:12:40 +0100

New research suggests the hormone therapy won't increase risk of early death (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)



Diabetes Targets Hard to Meet in Transgender Population

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 16:35:02 +0100

(MedPage Today) -- Hormone therapy tied to increased modi?able risks (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)



Hormone therapy does not increase risk of cancer

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 02:48:16 +0100

Harvard Medical School did a follow-up on a 90s study that claimed hormone therapy caused risk of heart disease, cancers and premature death. It showed the risks were not caused by the drug. (Source: the Mail online | Health)

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Up to 7 years of hormone therapy is safe for postmenopausal women, new data show

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 23:20:00 +0100

For decades now, women navigating menopause have been buffeted by shifting research findings on the risks and possible benefits of hormone-replacement therapy. Now, a landmark clinical trial that followed more than 27,000 subjects for roughly 18 years has offered some conclusive evidence that neither... (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)



Menopausal Hormone Therapy Not Associated with Mortality Risk (FREE)

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 22:17:34 +0100

By Amy Orciari Herman Edited by David G. Fairchild, MD, MPH, and Lorenzo Di Francesco, MD, FACP, FHM Menopausal hormone therapy does not put women at increased risk for death, according to long-term follow-up from the Women's Health … (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)



Menopause hormone therapy not linked to premature death

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 18:33:49 +0100

(Reuters Health) - Women who take hormone replacement therapy (HRT) to ease menopause symptoms like hot flashes and night sweats may be no more likely to die prematurely than women who don ’t take hormones, a new study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)



Hormone therapy does notincrease risk of cancer

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 16:22:18 +0100

Harvard Medical School did a follow-up on a 90s study that claimed hormone therapy caused risk of heart disease, cancers and premature death. It showed the risks were not caused by the drug. (Source: the Mail online | Health)



Why Hormone Replacement Therapy May Be Safer Than You Think

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 15:46:55 +0100

The pendulum has swung from one extreme to the other when it comes to hormone replacement therapy (HRT) to treat symptoms of menopause. At first, the replacement hormones—mostly a combination of estrogen and progestin to replace what the body stops making after menopause—were seen as a panacea. Doctors thought they could not only relieve hot flashes and night sweats, but also prevent chronic aging diseases like heart problems and weakening bones. But studies then found that the supplement hormones could lead to a higher risk of breast cancer—and that they didn’t protect the heart after all. In the latest study on the subject, published in JAMA, researchers led by Dr. JoAnn Manson from the division of preventive medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital report o...

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Hormone Therapy: No Excess Mortality in 18-Year WHI Follow-up Hormone Therapy: No Excess Mortality in 18-Year WHI Follow-up

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 15:01:48 +0100

Cardiovascular mortality, total cancer mortality, and all-cause mortality all remained statistically similar among women who did and did not use hormone therapy.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)



Menopausal Hormone Therapy: Why Mortality Outcomes Are ‘ Vital ’ Menopausal Hormone Therapy: Why Mortality Outcomes Are ‘ Vital ’

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 15:01:23 +0100

Dr JoAnn Manson is the lead author of a new report that examined all-cause and cause-specific mortality among women who have taken hormone replacement therapy for menopausal symptoms.Medscape Ob/Gyn (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)