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Could hormone therapy for menopause make a comeback?

New research suggests the hormone therapy won't increase risk of early death
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CONCLUSIONS: Results from this meta-analysis suggest that yoga may be a useful therapy to manage bothersome vasomotor and psychological symptoms. PMID: 28917368 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Complementary Therapies in Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Tags: Complement Ther Med Source Type: research
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 - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news
AbstractPurposeTo evaluate the association between levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system (LNG-IUS) use and breast cancer (BC) risk.MethodsA cohort of all Maccabi Healthcare Services (MHS) female members aged 40 –50 years between 1/2003 and 12/2013 was used to identify LNG-IUS users as “cases,” and 2 age-matched non-users as “controls.” Exclusion criteria included: prior BC diagnosis, prior (5 years pre-study) and subsequent treatment with other female hormones or prophylactic tamoxifen. Invasiv e tumors were characterized by treatments received (chemotherapy, hormonal therapy,...
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Good news for menopausal women.
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
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 - Category: Science Authors: Source Type: news
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 - Category: Primary Care Source Type: news
(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.
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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 l...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Uncategorized Drugs estrogen Hormone Therapy hormones for menopause hot flashes night sweats progestin Reproductive Health treating menopause Source Type: news
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
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Interview with JoAnn E. Manson, MD, DrPH, author of Menopausal Hormone Therapy and Long-Term All-Cause and Cause-Specific Mortality: The Women’s Health Initiative Randomized Trials
Source: JAMA Author Interviews - Category: General Medicine Authors: Source Type: podcasts
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