Does Hormone Therapy Protect the Heart? It Is a Stressful Question.

Does Hormone Therapy Protect the Heart? It Is a Stressful Question. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2020 May 01;105(5): Authors: Santoro N PMID: 32215563 [PubMed - in process]
Source: The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism - Category: Endocrinology Authors: Tags: J Clin Endocrinol Metab Source Type: research

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Resumo O Processo Transexualizador é o principal serviço direcionado à saúde trans-específica no Brasil, o qual oferta aquisições como hormonioterapia e cirurgias de redesignação sexual à população trans. Neste artigo, analisaram-se os sentidos produzidos em torno do procedimento cirúrgico, da nova genitália, sobre gên ero e transexualidade entre mulheres que realizaram cirurgia de redesignação sexual no Hospital Universitário Cassiano Antônio de Moraes (HUCAM), localizado em Vitória, Es...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research
Conclusion: PET with 11C-vorozole is a useful technique for measuring aromatase expression in individual breast lesions, enabling noninvasive quantitative measurement of baseline and posttreatment aromatase availability in primary tumors and metastatic lesions.
Source: Journal of Nuclear Medicine - Category: Nuclear Medicine Authors: Tags: Clinical Source Type: research
Source: Journal of General Internal Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Source Type: research
Authors: Gomes I, de Almeida BP, Dâmaso S, Mansinho A, Correia I, Henriques S, Cruz-Duarte R, Vilhais G, Félix P, Alves P, Corredeira P, Barbosa-Morais NL, Costa L, Casimiro S Abstract The role of RANKL-RANK pathway in progesterone-driven mammary carcinogenesis and triple negative breast cancer tumorigenesis has been well characterized. However, and despite evidences of the existence of RANK-positive hormone receptor (HR)-positive breast tumors, the implication of RANK expression in HR-positive breast cancers has not been addressed before. Here, we report that RANK pathway affects the expression of cel...
Source: Oncotarget - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncotarget Source Type: research
A 15-year old female-to-male (FTM) transgender individual presented with new onset of daily headaches and pulsatile tinnitus. He started receiving gender-affirming hormonal therapy with regular testosterone injections at the dose of 75  mg per week six months before presentation. The body-mass index was 31, however, patient denied recent weight gain and stated that his weight remained unchanged after imitating therapy with testosterone injections. He had past medical history of anxiety and depression but was not using any medica tions other than testosterone injections and denied the use of over-the-counter vitamins or supplements.
Source: Journal of the Neurological Sciences - Category: Neurology Authors: Tags: Letter to the Editor Source Type: research
Publication date: June 2020Source: European Journal of Surgical Oncology, Volume 46, Issue 6Author(s): Aoife Sartini-Bhreathnach, Edward Murphy, Siun Walsh, Malcolm Kell, Mitchell Barry, Claire Smith, Maurice Stokes
Source: European Journal of Surgical Oncology (EJSO) - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: We showed for the first time an improvement in EFS and OS with taxane-first compared with anthracycline-first sequencing chemotherapy in HER2-negative, locally advanced breast cancer. Confirmation of these results may have implications for clinical practice. This trial was registered with identifier NCT01270373. IMPLICATIONS FOR PRACTICE: The NeoSAMBA trial showed a benefit for taxane-first sequencing chemotherapy consistent with the systematic review of the literature as well as the larger Neo-tAnGo study. Many recent and current ongoing clinical trials have already followed this treatme...
Source: The Oncologist - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Oncologist Source Type: research
For men with advanced prostate cancer, a new hormone therapy pill works better than standard injections -- and carries a much lower risk of heart attack or stroke.
Source: WebMD Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Objective: To test the hypothesis that a family history of premature myocardial infarction (FHPMI) will modify the associations between bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy (BSO) and mortality due to heart disease (HD), cardiovascular disease (CVD), or all-cause mortality with stronger associations observed for BSO occurring before 45 years. Methods: We analyzed data from 2,763 postmenopausal women aged 40 years or older who participated in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (1988-1994) and were followed through December 31, 2015. Cox regression was used to estimate adjusted hazard ratios (HRs) and 95% co...
Source: Menopause - Category: OBGYN Tags: Original Studies Source Type: research
Objective: The aim of the study was to quantify baseline estradiol (E2) and estrone (E1) concentrations according to selected patient characteristics in a substudy nested within the MAP.3 chemoprevention trial. Methods: E2 and E1 levels were measured in 4,068 postmenopausal women using liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry. Distributions were described by age, years since menopause, race, body mass index (BMI), smoking status, and use and duration of hormone therapy using the Kruskal-Wallis test. Multivariable linear regression was also used to identify characteristics associated with estrogen levels. Result...
Source: Menopause - Category: OBGYN Tags: Original Studies Source Type: research
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