The menopause: a new treatment for hot flushes? – Science Weekly podcast

Despite being something that will affect half the world ’s population, the menopause, and how it can lead to things such as hot flushes, has historically been a bit of a ‘black box’ for scientists. But thanks to new insights from animal research, a much-needed alternative to hormone replacement therapy could be just around the corner.Hannah Devlin investigatesContinue reading...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - Category: Science Authors: Tags: Science Menopause Biology Reproduction Health Source Type: news

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Conclusion: This meta-analysis suggests that menopausal HRT may increase the risk of ovarian cancer, especially for serous and endometrioid tumors.
Source: Frontiers in Endocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
The HRT crisis is forcing some British women to go 'cold turkey' on the advice of their GP, causing the return of debilitating menopause symptoms.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
eta Grochans Menopause, the permanent cessation of the menstrual cycle, marks the end of a woman’s reproductive lifespan. Menopausal hormonal therapy (MHT) can potentially skew the fatty acid profile increasing the risk for developing metabolic diseases and disorders of skeletal, gastrointestinal, and nervous systems. The aim of this study was to investigate the fatty acid profile of postmenopausal women receiving, and not receiving, hormone replacement therapy. A total of 156 healthy women with a mean age of 60 participated in this cross-sectional study. Gas chromatography with an Agilent Technologies 7890A ...
Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health - Category: Environmental Health Authors: Tags: Article Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 27 August 2019Source: Reproductive BioMedicine OnlineAuthor(s): Lena Sophie Olivier, Osman Evliyaoglu, Ralf Weiskirchen, Josef van HeldenAbstractResearch questionThe ectodomain of the anti-Müllerian hormone (AMH) type 2 receptor is shed by proteases under certain conditions, which makes it measurable in the blood. The aim of this study was to identify correlations of soluble anti-Müllerian hormone receptor type 2 (sAMHR2) with other sex hormone concentrations and to assess whether sAMHR2 may serve as a new biomarker in fertility disorders.DesignIn a retrospective cross-sectional...
Source: Reproductive BioMedicine Online - Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research
AbstractPurpose of ReviewThe purpose of this review article is to summarize the recent literature regarding the effect of hormone replacement therapy on pelvic floor disorders and its role as a preventative or treatment option.Recent FindingsThe recent evidence describing the effect of hormone replacement therapy on pelvic floor disorders is mainly limited to cohort studies, systematic reviews, and secondary analysis of randomized controlled trials such as the Women ’s Health Initiative and Nurses’ Health Study. There are few quality randomized controlled trials, especially within the last 5 years on this ...
Source: Current Bladder Dysfunction Reports - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
Women develop cardiovascular disease (CVD) approximately 7 –10 years later than men, but progress with similar risk after menopause. Recent studies suggest that hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is cardioprotective when initiated early after menopause, but the mechanisms involved are still unclear.
Source: Thrombosis Research - Category: Hematology Authors: Tags: Full Length Article Source Type: research
Substance misuse pharmacist Lucy Skea had a surgical menopause at 39 years old; here ’s what she thinks pharmacists should know to support patients considering hormone replacement therapy (HRT).
Source: The Pharmaceutical Journal - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
New research suggests that estrogen exposure and hormone replacement therapy can help maintain cognitive health in postmenopausal women.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Menopause Source Type: news
Assess hormone replacement therapy (HRT) use in patients undergoing premature surgical menopause, and correlate that with surgical indication for menopause.
Source: The Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Authors: Tags: Virtual Poster Session 3: Endometriosis (10:20 AM – 10:30 AM) 10:20 AM: STATION R Source Type: research
A group of women who had been using HRT for a year were studied by The Ohio State University Medical Center. Some markers, including insulin sensitivity, had been improved.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
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