Soya bean extract hailed as alternative to HRT

An extract from soya beans is being hailed as an alternative to hormone replacement therapy for combating hot flushes.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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Conclusion: Inflammation may play a role in the pathogenesis of intracranial aneurysm formation and subarachnoid hemorrhage, and administration of sex hormones as anti-inflammatory agents has been associated with improved functional outcome in experimental models. Further studies are needed to determine the therapeutic role of these hormones in the intracranial aneurysms and aSAH. PMID: 30105144 [PubMed]
Source: Surgical Neurology International - Category: Neurosurgery Tags: Surg Neurol Int Source Type: research
From time to time I have commented on the controversies over cancer screening. Most people assume that screening is an unqualified good, that early detection of cancer saves lives. Whenever some panel proposes recommending less screening, we hear screaming and yelling from advocates who claim they are trying to " ration " health care to save money at the expense of people's lives.In fact,as a bunch of Australians and a Minnesotan explain in BMJ, there are a few conditions called " cancer " that you are better off not treating, or perhaps treating very conservatively. These include what is called ductal ...
Source: Stayin' Alive - Category: American Health Source Type: blogs
Abstract Turner syndrome (TS) is the most common chromosomal abnormality in females, affecting up to 1/2000 live female births. TS is associated with partial or complete loss of the second X-chromosome in phenotypic females and is associated with increased morbidity and mortality. There are many challenges in providing optimal care for the adult TS women. This review highlights uncertainties that remain in hormone replacement therapy, bone health and cardiovascular optimization and discusses current management recommendations based on the recently published international guidelines and the experience at the TS cli...
Source: Climacteric - Category: Geriatrics Authors: Tags: Climacteric Source Type: research
Abstract We explored the strategy of frozen-thawed embryo transfer (FET) in the women with advanced maternal age (AMA). We first determined the age cut-off point of AMA by retrospective analysis of pregnancy outcomes in the patients undergoing FET. The patients with AMA were divided into 3 groups including natural cycle (NC) group, controlled ovarian stimulation (COS) group, and hormone replacement therapy (HRT) group, and simultaneously were divided into 2 groups including cleavage-stage embryo transfer (CET) group and blastocyst-stage embryo transfer (BET) group. The clinical pregnancy, embryo implantation, abor...
Source: Systems Biology in Reproductive Medicine - Category: Reproduction Medicine Authors: Tags: Syst Biol Reprod Med Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 31 July 2018Source: The Lancet Diabetes &EndocrinologyAuthor(s): Wiebke Birnbaum, Louise Marshall, Ralf Werner, Alexandra Kulle, Paul-Martin Holterhus, Katharina Rall, Birgit Köhler, Annette Richter-Unruh, Michaela F Hartmann, Stefan A Wudy, Matthias K Auer, Anke Lux, Siegfried Kropf, Olaf HiortSummaryBackgroundWomen with complete androgen insensitivity syndrome (CAIS) after gonadectomy have complained about reduced psychological wellbeing and sexual satisfaction. The aim of this study was to compare the effectiveness of hormone-replacement therapy with either androgen or oestrog...
Source: The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Results from this non-interaction clinical study suggest that Meriva® does not interfere with the antiplatelet activity of the most common antiplatelet agents nor alters the INR values in stable patients assuming warfarin or dabigatran. Similarly, dosages of LT4 or metformin do not need to be adjusted in case of complementary treatment with Meriva®. PMID: 30070343 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Pharmacological Reviews - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Tags: Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci Source Type: research
Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is not associated with cognitive decline when women have recently started the menopause or do not have diabetes, according to US researchers.
Source: Nursing Times - Category: Nursing Source Type: news
THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Hormone therapy: Is it right for you??? Hormone replacement therapy ? medications containing female hormones to replace the ones the body no longer makes after menopause ? is sometimes used to treat common menopausal symptoms, including hot flashes and vaginal discomfort. Hormone therapy also has been proven to prevent bone loss [...]
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news
Expert Laura Berman discusses sex drive during and after menopause, hormone replacement therapy, the health benefits of sex, vaginal dryness and more.
Source: AARP.org News - Category: American Health Source Type: news
Hormone replacement therapy may not always be associated with cognitive harm, a study has found.
Source: The Pharmaceutical Journal - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
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