Medical News Today: Hormone replacement therapy may increase risk of hearing loss

A new, first-of-its-kind study investigates the link between hormone replacement therapy and hearing loss in menopausal and postmenopausal women.
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This study aims at determining pH and Flow Rate (FR) of Unstimulated Whole Saliva (UWS) in a sample of 120 ♀ (60 menopausal women and 60 healthy fertile women with similar mean age); detecting the DMFT index (Decayed, Missing, Filled Teeth index) and evaluating any correlations between pH, FR, age and DMFT. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Concerning the day before sample collection, patients were advised to keep a relaxed attitude and not to practice sports. They were also told to not eat or drink during the hour preceding sampling procedures. Saliva was collected via "spitting" method. Each sampling session started ...
Source: European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci Source Type: research
February 20, 2019—(BRONX, N.Y.)—A study led byAlbert Einstein College of Medicine researchers found a link between daily consumption of multiple diet drinks and higher stroke risk among post-menopausal women. The association was stronger in obese women and African-American women. The study was published February 14 inStroke, a journal of the American Heart Association.
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Compared with women who didn't get acupuncture, those who did had significant reductions in hot flashes, a recent study found.
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(Anesth Analg. 2018;127:e4–e5) There are significant potential complications associated with surgery and anesthesia during the first trimester of pregnancy. Therefore, preoperative pregnancy testing before elective surgical procedures is widely implemented, most commonly via urine pregnancy testing. The authors of the present review performed a retrospective analysis of immediate preoperative pregnancy tests at the Mayo Clinic Arizona, which has routine universal screening of women between menarche and menopause, and discussed the effectiveness of the screenings.
Source: Obstetric Anesthesia Digest - Category: Anesthesiology Tags: Epidemiologic Reports Surveys Source Type: research
The objectives of the current study were (1) to assess the prevalence of microcephaly and other brain findings in infected and affected fetuses and infants, (2) to compare these findings with other congenital ZIKV series reported to date, and (3) to provide quantitative measures of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of fetal and infant brain imaging.
Source: Obstetric Anesthesia Digest - Category: Anesthesiology Tags: Mother, Fetus, Neonate Source Type: research
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 20, 2019 -- Could an ancient Chinese practice come to the rescue for women struggling with menopausal symptoms? New Danish research suggests that -- for some women at least -- acupuncture might bring relief. " Acupuncture for...
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(The North American Menopause Society (NAMS)) Having good friends can save your life, as a study based on data from the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) demonstrates how strong social support may reduce the risk of death from cardiovascular disease (CVD) in postmenopausal women. Study results are published online today in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society (NAMS).
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Figures unveiled by the BBC’s Inside Out programme, to be screened tonight, reveal just 2.5million prescriptions were issued in England in 2017, down from 6million in 2000.
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Linked to reductions in hot flushes, sweating, mood swings, sleep disturbance, skin and hair problems, although placebo effect can ’t be ruled out Related items fromOnMedica Antibiotic scrip rates lower in CAM-trained practices Vaginal oestradiol tablet no better than placebo Is crowdfunding for cancer patients paying for ‘quackery’? Cancer patients using complementary meds die sooner Don ’t deny menopausal women HRT and explain pros and cons, doctors told
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AbstractLocally advanced rectal cancer (LARC) is treated with neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy which down stages tumor and improves complete resection rates thus reducing local recurrences. Pelvic radiotherapy improves oncological outcomes; however, it is associated with ovarian irradiation and premature menopause. This has a consequence to fertility and hormone preservation in young women diagnosed with locally advanced rectal cancer. Laparoscopic ovarian transposition is an established method to preserve ovarian function. This review discusses the technique, indications, and limitations of laparoscopic ovarian transposition...
Source: Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
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