Prostate MRI predicts urinary continence after surgery
Measurements of the urethra seen on MRI exams prior to surgery may predict urinar...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: When to biopsy: How prostate MRI can transform best practice PET/MRI bests MRI alone for detecting recurrent prostate cancer ASTRO: Is hormone therapy after prostate surgery needed? Guidelines revised for rad therapy after prostatectomy (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 20, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Newer Hormone Treatments for Prostate Cancer May Raise Risk of Depression
TUESDAY, Jan. 18, 2022 (HealthDay Now) -- Advanced forms of hormone therapy are very effective at keeping prostate cancer in check, but they also can double a man's risk of falling into depression, researchers have found. Prostate cancer patients... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 18, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

For Transgender People, Starting Hormone Therapy in Teens Helps Mental Health
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - January 14, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Endocrinology, Gynecology, Nursing, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Reproductive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

For Transgender People, Starting Hormone Therapy in Teens Helps Mental Health
This study is particularly relevant now... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 14, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

PSMA Targeted and Hormone Therapy in Renally Impaired Patient PSMA Targeted and Hormone Therapy in Renally Impaired Patient
This case demonstrates that PSMA-PET therapy can be used safely in elderly patients with metastatic prostate cancer and in patients with renal impairment.Applied Radiology (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - January 6, 2022 Category: Radiology Tags: Radiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Association of gender-affirming hormone therapy with depression, thoughts of suicide, and attempted suicide among transgender and nonbinary youth - Green AE, DeChants JP, Price MN, Davis CK.
PURPOSE: There are no large-scale studies examining mental health among transgender and nonbinary youth who receive gender-affirming hormone therapy (GAHT). The purpose of this study is to examine associations among access to GAHT with depression, thoughts... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Gender-Affirming Hormone Therapy for LGBTQ Youth Can Help Save Lives, Study Finds
The use of gender-affirming hormone therapy (GAHT) is significantly related to lower rates of depression, suicidal ideation and suicide attempts among transgender and nonbinary youth, according to a study published in the Journal of Adolescent Health on Tuesday. The peer-reviewed study comes from researchers at The Trevor Project, a nonprofit focused on suicide prevention among LGBTQ youth, and is the first large-scale study to examine GAHT’s impact on trans and nonbinary young people. The study examines data collected in a Trevor Project survey of over 34,000 LGBTQ youth between the ages of 13 and 24 across the U.S...
Source: TIME: Health - December 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Madeleine Carlisle Tags: Uncategorized LGBTQ nationpod News Source Type: news

Irving-based hormone company CEO on advocating for more women ’s health research
Irving-based Biote is a hormone optimization company that offers patients personalized hormone therapy and clinical-grade nutraceuticals. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 30, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Plamedie Ifasso Source Type: news

Hormone therapy could prevent thousands of miscarriages each year in Britain, new NHS guidance says
Britain's health watchdog has approved the drug progesterone for expectant mothers who have previously had a miscarriage and are experiencing spotting or bleeding. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Changing Cancer Care, So Patients No Longer Feel Like a Number
“Having cancer is terrifying. It’s scary. And going to the hospital—I really felt like a number,” says Marc Hulett, who was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2004. Hulett had surgery to remove his prostate and has been on hormone therapy for 17 years. Every three months, he gets a blood test to monitor his progress, but he no longer feels like a number. He drives from his home in Palm Springs, Calif., to Los Angeles—which can take up to six hours—to see his oncologist, Dr. David Agus, at the Ellison Institute for Transformative Medicine. As the name suggests, the Institute isn’t ju...
Source: TIME: Health - November 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized Cancer healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Q & amp;A podcast: Systemic therapies for breast cancer
Systemic therapies are drugs that are taken orally or by IV to treat cancer. Types of systemic therapies for breast cancer include chemotherapy, hormone therapy, immunotherapy and targeted drug therapy. Which therapy is used depends on which type of breast cancer is being treated. "The goal of systemic therapy is simply to either inhibit the growth of cancer cells or to kill them and to eradicate them from the body," says Dr. Matthew Goetz, a… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - October 18, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

New Nonhormonal Therapies for Hot Flashes on the Horizon New Nonhormonal Therapies for Hot Flashes on the Horizon
Various therapies could become options women with contraindications for hormone therapy, such as a history of breast cancer or coronary heart disease.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Prostate cancer drugs that halve risk of dying: New hope for patients thanks to new treatment
Around 10,000 men a year in the UK have an aggressive form of prostate cancer, which is treated with hormone therapy and radiotherapy. A new drug could halve death rates over six years. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

‘Highly effective’ ovarian cancer treatment could help thousands of women
New drug combination shrunk tumours significantly in 46% of patients with treatment-resistant form of diseaseThousands of women withovarian cancer could benefit from a revolutionary drug combination after it was shown to shrink tumours in half of patients with an advanced form of the disease.The pair of drugs – which work together to block the signals cancer cells need to grow – could offer a new treatment option for women with a type of ovarian cancer that rarely responds to chemotherapy or hormone therapy.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 19, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Andrew Gregory Health editor Tags: Ovarian cancer Breast cancer Medical research Health Society Science Source Type: news

Menopausal Hormone Therapy and Colorectal Cancer Risk Menopausal Hormone Therapy and Colorectal Cancer Risk
Might menopausal hormone therapy help protect against the development of colorectal cancer? This review examines the evidence.Clinical Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Can belly dance and mat Pilates be effective for range of motion, self-esteem, and depressive symptoms of breast cancer women? - Leite B, de Bem Fretta T, Boing L, Coutinho de Azevedo Guimar ães A.
This study aims to analyse the effect of an intervention with belly dance or mat Pilates on range of motion, self-esteem and depressive symptoms in women with breast cancer receiving hormone therapy. METHOD: A randomized clinical trial o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

FDA Approves First Once-Weekly Growth Hormone for Children FDA Approves First Once-Weekly Growth Hormone for Children
' I am excited to be able to reduce the number of shots for some children requiring growth hormone therapy,'said one pediatric endocrinologist, referring to weekly lonapegsomatropin.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines - September 2, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Alert Source Type: news

Rates of Obesity, Weight Gain Up for Transmasculine Individuals
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 25, 2021 -- Transmasculine individuals have greater rates of obesity and increased weight gain before and during hormone therapy compared with transfeminine individuals, according to a study published online Aug. 16 in the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 25, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Safety and Efficacy of Compounded Bioidentical Hormone Therapy Safety and Efficacy of Compounded Bioidentical Hormone Therapy
A recent analysis published by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine recommends against prescribing compounded hormone medications. Review their concerns in this paper.Menopause (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Journal Article Source Type: news

Five - Year Extended Hormone Therapy No Better in Breast Cancer
Findings compared with two years of extended adjuvant anastrozole in postmenopausal women with hormone - receptor - positive breast cancer (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - July 29, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Oncology, Pathology, Pharmacy, Journal, Source Type: news

Five-Year Extended Hormone Therapy No Better in Breast Cancer
THURSDAY, July 29, 2021 -- Extending hormone therapy by five years does not provide benefit over a two-year extension among postmenopausal women with hormone receptor-positive breast cancer who had received five years of adjuvant endocrine therapy,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 29, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Could Menopausal Hormone Therapy Reduce Women's Odds for Dementia?
Title: Could Menopausal Hormone Therapy Reduce Women's Odds for Dementia?Category: Health NewsCreated: 7/20/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/21/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Menopause General)
Source: MedicineNet Menopause General - July 21, 2021 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Could Menopausal Hormone Therapy Reduce Women's Odds for Dementia?
TUESDAY, July 20, 2021 -- Women on hormone replacement therapy (HRT) for menopause go on to have a 58% lower risk of Alzheimer's disease and other neurodegenerative conditions, a new study finds. Although the study wasn't designed to prove cause and... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 20, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Tool helps predict who will respond best to targeted prostate cancer therapy
A new prognostic tool developed by researchers from theUCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center and five other institutionshelps predict which men with advanced metastatic prostate cancer will respond favorably to a novel targeted therapy.The tool,described in a study published today in Lancet Oncology, analyzesa wide spectrum of imaging and clinical data and is intended to assist physicians considering treating patients with Lutetium-177 prostate-specific membrane antigen, or LuPSMA.LuPSMA, which binds to PSMA proteins and delivers targeted radiation to prostate cancer tissue, offers a new option to men with PSMA-positive...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - July 12, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Tool helps predicts who will respond best to targeted prostate cancer therapy
A new prognostic tool developed by researchers from theUCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center and five other institutionshelps predict which men with advanced metastatic prostate cancer will respond favorably to a novel targeted therapy.The tool,described in a study published today in Lancet Oncology, analyzesa wide spectrum of imaging and clinical data and is intended to assist physicians considering treating patients with Lutetium-177 prostate-specific membrane antigen, or LuPSMA.LuPSMA, which binds to PSMA proteins and delivers targeted radiation to prostate cancer tissue, offers a new option to men with PSMA-positive...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - July 9, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

' Treat Youth With Gender Dysphoria as Individuals'' Treat Youth With Gender Dysphoria as Individuals '
Last week the Tavistock appealed a High Court ruling that adolescents with gender dysphoria were unlikely to fully understand the consequences of hormone therapy.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Consumer Health: Hormone therapy for people who are transgender
Transgender is an umbrella term used to capture the spectrum of gender identity and gender-expression diversity. Gender identity is the internal sense of being male, female, neither or both. Gender expression involves the expression of a person's gender identity through social roles, appearance and behaviors. Most children categorize their own gender by 3. However, because [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - June 24, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Hormone Pellet Safety Data'Not Very Reassuring at All' for Women Hormone Pellet Safety Data'Not Very Reassuring at All' for Women
Women who receive pellet hormonal therapy may be significantly more likely to have side effects compared with women who receive FDA-approved hormonal treatments.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines - June 18, 2021 Category: Primary Care Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

AHA News: At 17, He Received a New Heart. By 23, He Began Transitioning.
FRIDAY, June 18, 2021 (American Heart Association News) -- For most transgender people, starting hormone therapy requires a therapist's approval. As the recipient of a new heart, Maddox Jones also needed his transplant team's OK. " It was a long and... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 18, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

When Does Hormone Therapy Fail for Prostate Cancer?
Title: When Does Hormone Therapy Fail for Prostate Cancer?Category: Health and LivingCreated: 6/9/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/9/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - June 9, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Using IGF-I to Monitor Long-Acting Growth Hormone Therapy Using IGF-I to Monitor Long-Acting Growth Hormone Therapy
What is the optimal timing of IGF-I measurement for the monitoring of long-acting growth-hormone therapy? This commentary explores the issues.Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Hormone Therapy, Mammographic Density and Breast Cancer Risk Hormone Therapy, Mammographic Density and Breast Cancer Risk
What have we learned about the joint effect of menopausal hormone therapy and mammographic density on the risk for breast cancer?Breast Cancer Research (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Challenging Gender-Affirming Hormone Therapy Prescribing Challenging Gender-Affirming Hormone Therapy Prescribing
This commentary explores the findings from a new study that challenge standard prescribing recommendations for gender-affirming hormone therapy.Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Long-Term ERLEADA ® (apalutamide) Patient-Reported Outcomes Data in Metastatic Castration-Sensitive Prostate Cancer Demonstrate Maintenance of Health-Related Quality of Life for Patients
May 26, 2021 (RARITAN, N.J.) – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced patient-reported outcomes (PRO) data from the pre-specified final analysis of the Phase 3 TITAN study in patients with metastatic castration-sensitive prostate cancer (mCSPC). The TITAN study previously demonstrated statistically significant improvement in overall survival (OS) after a median follow-up of 44 months in patients receiving ERLEADA® plus androgen deprivation therapy (ADT).1 The new PRO data showed that the addition of ERLEADA® to ADT maintained patients’ health-related quality of lif...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - May 26, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Researchers aim to modify fragmented health care system to reduce HIV incidence among trans women
(University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston) There are an estimated one-million transgender adults living in the US and an estimated 14% of transgender women are living with HIV. Researchers at UTHealth are studying if a combination intervention that combines HIV prevention services and hormonal therapy, supported by peer health navigation, will reduce HIV acquisition among this patient population. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - May 21, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

CDK inhibitors may improve immune therapy effectiveness for recurrent breast cancer
(Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center) A class of drugs that inhibits breast cancer progression when used with hormonal therapy might also boost the effectiveness of immune therapy in cases of recurrent, metastatic breast cancer, according to a new study led by researchers atThe Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center - Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 10, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Success in LGBTQ+ Medicine Requires Awareness of Risk Success in LGBTQ+ Medicine Requires Awareness of Risk
Cross-sex hormone therapy is not without risks, said Dr Megan McNamara, including'very high'risks of erythrocytosis among transgender men and venous thromboembolic disease among transgender women.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - May 4, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Minute: Lifestyle changes to manage menopause symptoms
The average healthy woman begins menopause at 51, though some women will begin in their 40s or in their late 50s. It's a natural biological process that marks the time a woman ends her menstrual cycle. Mood swings, hot flashes and difficulty sleeping are common symptoms that can be effectively managed with hormone therapy. Lifestyle [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - May 3, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Growth Hormone Therapy in Adults With Prader-Willi Syndrome Growth Hormone Therapy in Adults With Prader-Willi Syndrome
Should growth hormone therapy have a role in the management of adults with Prader-Willi syndrome?Clinical Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Associations of Endometriosis and HT With Hyperlipidemia Associations of Endometriosis and HT With Hyperlipidemia
Are endometriosis and related use of hormone therapy associated with an increased risk of developing hyperlipidemia?American Journal of Epidemiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

AHA Offers Guidance for CVD Risk in Breast, Prostate Cancer
Patients with breast, prostate cancer who are receiving hormonal therapy more likely to develop cardiovascular risk factors (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - April 26, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Gynecology, Oncology, Pharmacy, Urology, Journal, Source Type: news

Close monitoring for heart risk needed if breast, prostate cancer treatment includes hormones
(American Heart Association) Patients with breast and prostate cancers who are treated with hormonal therapies have an increased risk of heart attack and/or stroke as they age.The increased likelihood of a heart attack or stroke is greater in patients who already have two or more cardiovascular risk factors such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, obesity, smoking or a family history of heart disease or stroke.The longer the duration of hormonal therapy, the higher the risk of cardiovascular disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Transgender Hormone Therapy Linked to Blood Pressure Changes Transgender Hormone Therapy Linked to Blood Pressure Changes
Blood pressure elevations in transgender males and a subset of transgender females are seen before and soon after gender-affirming hormone therapy initiation.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - April 19, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Gender-Affirming Hormone Therapy Tied to Systolic BP Changes
MONDAY, April 19, 2021 -- Within two to four months of starting gender-affirming hormone therapy (GAHT), transfeminine adults have lower mean systolic blood pressure and transmasculine adults have higher mean systolic blood pressure, according to a... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 19, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Hormone Treatments May Raise Blood Pressure in Transgender People
MONDAY, April 19, 2021 -- Monitoring blood pressure is important for transgender people, according to new research, which found changes in systolic blood pressure after the start of gender-affirming hormone therapy. Transgender men and transgender... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 19, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Gender-affirming hormone therapy may increase risk of high blood pressure
(Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center) In the largest and longest observational study of its kind, physician-researchers from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) found that gender-affirming hormone therapy (GAHT) was associated with blood pressure changes in both transgender men and women. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

This Femtech Company Is Pioneering Mucus Engineering As A New Alternative To Hormonal Birth Control
Cirqle Biomedical is a startup pioneering mucus engineering as a new alternative to hormonal birth control, based in Copenhagen, and its team recently demonstrated the first novel and effective approach to contraception since hormonal therapy was introduced more than 60 years ago. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 14, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Marija Butkovic, Contributor Tags: ForbesWomen /forbeswomen Leadership /leadership Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Source Type: news

Benefits and Risks of Menopausal HT Among Women 50-59 Benefits and Risks of Menopausal HT Among Women 50-59
This report analyzes additional years of follow-up from the Women's Health Initiative hormone therapy trials, with a focus on participants 50-59 years of age. Does the new data change recommendations?American Journal of Epidemiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

CTC mutations may predict outcomes in some castrate-resistant prostate cancer patients
(American Association for Cancer Research) Various genetic alterations in circulating tumor cells (CTCs) were associated with clinical outcomes and resistance to hormone therapy in patients with metastatic castrate-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC). (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - March 26, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Hormone Therapy May Reduce Nocturia After Menopause
TUESDAY, March 23, 2021 -- The percentage of postmenopausal women experiencing nocturia two or more times per night was lower among those who selected systemic hormone treatment compared with no treatment, according to a study published online March... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 23, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news