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CORONAVIRUS could cause a higher death risk for women taking hormone replacement therapy due to the formation of deadly blood clots, researchers have warned.
Source: Daily Express - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
AbstractBackgroundSaturated fatty acid esters may cause mastalgia via hypersensitivity of breast epithelium to circulating hormones. Evening primrose oil (EPO) may restore the saturated/unsaturated fatty acid balance and decrease sensitivity to steroidal hormones or prolactin. Conflicting results exist regarding EPO treatment for mastalgia. The aim of this study was to determine the effectiveness of EPO and factors affecting its efficacy in treatment of mastalgia.MethodsThe study included 1015 patients, ages 14 –82 (mean age 42.21 ± 10.8), admitted to Acibadem Breast Clinic between January 2015 a...
Source: Annals of Surgical Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
AbstractPurposesWe aimed to assess the effects of recombinant human growth hormone (rhGH) replacement therapy on metabolic changes by synthesizing data from clinical trials involving children with idiopathic growth hormone deficiency (IGHD).MethodsTwo investigators independently completed literature search, quality assessment, and data extraction. Effect-size estimates are expressed as weighted mean difference (WMD) with 95% confidence interval (CI).ResultsA total of 16 clinical trials involving 1319 children were eligible for analysis. Overall analyses showed that total cholesterol was significantly decreased after rhGH r...
Source: Endocrine - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
Authors: Jang JH, Arora N, Kwon JS, Hanley GE Abstract OBJECTIVE: Premature surgical menopause (PSM) without subsequent hormone replacement therapy (HRT) can lead to morbidity and mortality. Our objective was to describe the use of HRT following PSM and identify variables associated with HRT use based on prescription records from a population-based cohort. METHODS: A population-based retrospective cohort of women in British Columbia, Canada who underwent PSM between the ages of 19 and 49 years. Women were identified using surgical data from the Discharge Abstract Database and linked to HRT prescription historie...
Source: Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada : JOGC - Category: OBGYN Tags: J Obstet Gynaecol Can Source Type: research
(The Endocrine Society) COVID-19 may increase the risk of blot cots in women who are pregnant or taking estrogen with birth control or hormone replacement therapy, according to a new manuscript published in the Endocrine Society's journal, Endocrinology.
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news
A new study, from UCLA Medical Center, women who had had their uteruses removed and were taking HRT had a 25% lower risk of breast cancer than women given a placebo.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
In recent years, life expectancy in females has increased substantially; however, duration of their reproductive life has remained constant. Consequently, women may remain in the menopausal stage for several decades, facing physical and psychological challenges. Management of these women is usually achieved by hormone replacement therapy (HRT) [1]. Recently, however, ovarian tissue cryopreservation and transplantation (OTCT) has been advocated as an alternative method that essentially delays menopause [2].
Source: Maturitas - Category: Primary Care Authors: Tags: Review article Source Type: research
MONDAY, July 20, 2020 -- Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) might be able to break the cycle of recurring urinary tract infections in some women, a new study reports. Women taking HRT for symptoms of menopause tend to have a greater variety of...
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - Category: General Medicine Source Type: news
This study aimed to observe the effects of an herbal remedy from pollen extracts and soy isoflavones for menopausal complaints, particularly on sleep disorders. METHODS: A six-month prospective observational study was performed in women in natural menopause suffering from menopausal symptoms and sleep disturbances. Three groups were compared: 57 women receiving two tablets/day containing an herbal remedy from pollen extracts (group A), 60 women receiving one tablet/day containing isoflavones 60 mg (group B), 47 women not receiving any treatment (group C). At 3 (T3) and 6 months (T6), the daily number of hotflushes, Ku...
Source: Current Pharmaceutical Design - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Tags: Curr Pharm Des Source Type: research
Researchers from the University of Texas, in Dallas, found that women who take hormone replacement therapy are less at risk of contracting urinary tract infections
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
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