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Breast cancer survivors have increased risk of diabetes
A study, published in theJournal of Clinical Oncology, reports that women successfully treated with hormone therapy for breast cancer have a greater risk of developing diabetes. Medpage Today (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - May 8, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Few transgender teens and parents willing to delay hormone therapy to preserve fertility
(Pediatric Academic Societies) Fertility preservation is an important issue to address with transgender and gender non-conforming youth and their families prior to starting gender-affirming hormones. However, little is known about transgender youths' and their parents' attitudes about fertility preservation. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Prolactin levels unaffected in transgender women on hormone therapy
A study, published inEndocrine Practice, reports that prolactin levels did not increase in transgender women on oestrogen plus spironolactone therapy.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - May 4, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Transgender hormone therapy increases risk of heart disease
According to findings, presented at the National Lipid Association Scientific Sessions, transgender hormone therapy may increase the risk of cardiovascular complications.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - May 1, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Alopecia caused by hormone therapy in breast cancer
A study, published inJAMA Dermatology, reports that endocrine therapy-induced alopecia in breast cancer patients is mechanistically similar to androgenetic alopecia.Medical Xpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - April 13, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Research suggests alternative treatment for beta blocker intolerant heart attack patients
(New York Institute of Technology) Beta blockers have become a prescription drug staple for recovering heart attack patients. However, these blood pressure-reducing medications cannot be tolerated by many patients who are at higher risk for developing cardiovascular disease, including those with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and asthma, the elderly, and diabetics. As seen in the March 26 issue of Thyroid, researchers at New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYITCOM) now pose a new treatment for patients with beta blocker intolerance: thyroid hormone therapy. (Source: EurekAlert! -...
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 10, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Diet, Exercise Can Ease Side Effects of Prostate Cancer Treatment
MONDAY, April 9, 2018 -- Exercise and healthy eating can counter the harmful side effects of hormone therapy for prostate cancer, a new study suggests. Androgen-deprivation therapy suppresses testosterone and other male hormones that drive prostate... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 9, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can endometriosis cause bladder pain?
Bladder endometriosis is a rare form of endometriosis where endometrial tissue grows on, or inside, the bladder. Symptoms include bladder pain and frequent urination. It does not directly affect fertility. Bladder endometriosis may be mistaken for interstitial cystitis. Treatments include surgery or hormone therapy. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Endometriosis Source Type: news

Twitter, YouTube cancel accounts of conservative comedian who dared to suggest kids should not be subjected to hormone therapy
(Natural News) The Marxist authoritarians who run Facebook, Twitter, Google, YouTube, and every other major social media can claim all they want that their platforms are free, open, fair, and accessible to all, but they continue to prove almost on a daily basis what horrible liars they are. And I’ll take that one step further:... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Menopausal Hormone Therapy Linked to Less Abdominal Fat Menopausal Hormone Therapy Linked to Less Abdominal Fat
Women who use hormone therapy to relieve menopausal symptoms tend to have less abdominal fat and lower BMI than women who don't, according to a new study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

How to reduce hormone therapy side effects in prostate cancer treatment
A study, published in theAnnals of Behavioral Medicine, advises that men who follow a healthy eating and exercise plan can avoid the metabolic side effects caused by hormone therapy for prostate cancer.Science Daily (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - April 6, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

How to fight side effects of hormone therapy for prostate cancer
(Ohio State University) Men on hormone therapy for prostate cancer may benefit significantly from hitting the gym with fellow patients and choosing more veggies and fewer cheeseburgers, a new study suggests. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 3, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Hormone Therapy and Patient Satisfaction With Treatment Hormone Therapy and Patient Satisfaction With Treatment
How do patients with disorders of sex development perceive their treatment with hormone replacement therapy? Are they generally satisfied with the experience?Clinical Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Menopausal Hormone Therapy Linked to Reduced Abdominal Fat
WEDNESDAY, March 28, 2018 -- Women who receive menopausal hormone therapy (MHT) have reduced age-adjusted visceral adipose tissue (VAT), according to a study published online March 27 in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology&... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 28, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about adenomyosis
Adenomyosis is a condition where cells from the uterus lining grow into the uterus muscle. It is related to endometriosis and has similar symptoms, such as heavy, painful periods. Diagnosis involves ultrasound, MRI scans, or a biopsy. Treatment is not always necessary but can include hormonal therapy or hysterectomy. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Endometriosis Source Type: news

Why Some Breast Cancer Becomes Resistant to Hormone Therapy Why Some Breast Cancer Becomes Resistant to Hormone Therapy
Acquired mutations in HER2 explain some of the resistance to hormone therapy seen in metastatic breast cancer; this unexpected finding offers a way to clinically manage these patients.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Menopause 'hot flash' medicine could cut symptom by three quarters, trial shows
Researchers hope the medicine could replace hormone therapy. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

New treatment for aggressive breast cancer
(Lund University) Approximately 10-15 percent of breast cancer cases do not respond to treatment with hormone therapy, which means that they are more aggressive and often recur. An international research team led by researchers at Lund University in Sweden has uncovered a way to treat these aggressive tumors through manipulation of the connective tissue cells of the tumor. The researchers are now developing a new drug that transforms aggressive breast cancer so that it becomes responsive to standard hormone therapy. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - March 12, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Menopause hormone therapy: Follow-up appointments?
(Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist)
Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist - March 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hormone Therapy Tied to Improved CV Outcomes
(MedPage Today) -- More evidence to support benefits of menopausal hormone therapy (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - March 8, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Radiation, hormone therapy combo best against aggressive prostate cancer: Study
High doses of radiotherapy and hormonal therapy offer the best chance for decreasing death risk in men with aggressive prostate cancer, according to UCLA study. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - March 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Multiple-treatment approach improves survival rates in aggressive prostate cancer, study finds
FINDINGSUCLA researchers have discovered that a combination of high doses of radiotherapy and hormonal therapy provides the best chance of decreasing the mortality rate of men with aggressive prostate cancer. The findings also suggest that such a multimodal treatment approach has the best chance of preventing metastatic disease and improving overall long-term survival.The study, led by UCLA researcher Dr. Amar Kishan in collaboration with researchers at 11 institutions across the United States, is the first of its kind to compare treatment outcomes between radiotherapy treatments that are higher than the standard dose and ...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - March 7, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Erectile dysfunction - a few portions a week of this £1.50 fruit could prevent impotence
ERECTILE dysfunction treatments include medications and hormone therapy, but adding this cheap fruit to your diet could slash your risk of developing impotence. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hormone Therapy May Improve Schizophrenia Outcomes Hormone Therapy May Improve Schizophrenia Outcomes
A selective estrogen receptor modulator improves outcomes in men and women with schizophrenia when added to treatment with an antipsychotic.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Hormone therapy linked to lower curvature of the spine
A study in the journalMenopausesuggests that hormone therapy may help reduce hyperkyphosis in women. Medical Xpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - February 21, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

New study suggests hormone therapy helps reduce curvature of the spine
(The North American Menopause Society (NAMS)) The Women's Health Initiative found that hormone therapy (HT) use was associated with a reduction in vertebral fracture risk. A new study shows these same benefits may also guard against a woman's risk of developing hyperkyphosis, an exaggerated curvature of the spine that creates a forward stooped posture. Study results are published online today in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New Treatment Approved for Prostate Cancer That Resists Hormone Therapy
Title: New Treatment Approved for Prostate Cancer That Resists Hormone TherapyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/14/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/15/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - February 15, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

How a transgender woman breast-fed her baby
She told doctors that she wanted to breast-feed her baby. She explained that her partner was pregnant but was not planning to breast-feed when the child was born, so she wanted to take it on herself. The 30-year-old, who is transgender, was willing to accept the risks. Following months of hormone therapy last year, doctors say she might be the first reported transgender woman in […]Related:An American says she fell asleep with a headache — and woke up with a British accentShe thought the weird sensation was a stray eyelash. It was eye worms.Here’s what yo...
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - February 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA approves J & J prostate cancer treatment
(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved Johnson& Johnson's Erleada treatment for use with prostate cancer patients whose cancer has not spread but continues to grow despite hormone therapy. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

New Treatment Apalutamide (Erleada) Approved for Prostate Cancer That Resists Hormone Therapy
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 14, 2018 -- Erleada (apalutamide) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat non-spreading prostate cancer that continues to grow despite hormone therapy. Prostate cancer is the second-most-common form of... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 14, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

New Treatment Approved for Prostate Cancer That Resists Hormone Therapy
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 14, 2018 -- Erleada (apalutamide) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat non-spreading prostate cancer that continues to grow despite hormone therapy. Prostate cancer is the second-most-common form of the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 14, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

NAMS: The 2017 Hormone Therapy Position Statement NAMS: The 2017 Hormone Therapy Position Statement
A panel of clinicians and researchers expert in the field of women's health and menopause has revised the NAMS 2012 Position Statement with updated recommendations and areas for future research.The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Journal Article Source Type: news

Pfizer's Xtandi delays prostate cancer spread in early stage disease
(Reuters) - Use of Xtandi in early stage prostate cancer on top of standard hormone therapy reduced the risk of disease spreading or death by 71 percent compared with hormone therapy alone, study results that could lead to significantly increased sales of the Pfizer Inc and Astellas Pharma Inc medicine. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Can HRT Relieve Migraines in Symptomatic Women? Can HRT Relieve Migraines in Symptomatic Women?
New research explores the risk/benefit profile of reproductive hormone therapy in menopausal women with migraine.Medscape Neurology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Commentary Source Type: news

Hormone therapy, gender affirmation surgery, and their association with recent suicidal ideation and depression symptoms in transgender veterans - Tucker RP, Testa RJ, Simpson TL, Shipherd JC, Blosnich JR, Lehavot K.
BACKGROUND: Access to transition-related medical interventions (TRMIs) for transgender veterans has been the subject of substantial public interest and debate. To better inform these important conversations, the current study investigated whether undergoin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Hormone Therapy May Head Off Menopausal Depression Hormone Therapy May Head Off Menopausal Depression
Hormone therapy may help prevent the onset of symptoms of depression in the transition to menopause, particularly for women experiencing recent life stressors.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Hormone Therapy May Ease Depression Linked to Menopause
Title: Hormone Therapy May Ease Depression Linked to MenopauseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/10/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/11/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Menopause General)
Source: MedicineNet Menopause General - January 11, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Hormone Therapy Appears to Reduce Depression Risk in Perimenopausal Women
Transdermal estrogen combined with oral progesterone lowers the risk for depression in perimenopausal women, suggests a small trial in JAMA Psychiatry. Some 170 nondepressed perimenopausal... (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - January 11, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Hormone therapy may reduce eating disorder symptoms in transgender people
(University of Nottingham) New research has shown that receiving cross-sex hormone therapy (CHT) can help to reduce the feelings of body dissatisfaction associated with eating disorders including anorexia and bulimia in transgender people. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Hormone therapy stops depression before menopause starts
Women going through menopause are twice as likely to experience depression. Researchers from the University of North Carolina found that hormone therapy can prevent it. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hormone Therapy May Aid Menopausal Depression
Surprisingly, for women with a past history of major depression -- which is a known risk factor for future depression -- hormone therapy didn't appear to lessen the risk of depressive symptoms. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hormone Therapy May Ease Depression Linked to Menopause
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 10, 2018 -- A year of hormone therapy cut the risk of depression symptoms in women going through menopause and early postmenopause, new research shows. " Thirty-two percent of women randomized to treatment with a placebo experienced... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 10, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Hot flashes in hormone-treated cancer patients can be managed
According to a study, published inJAMA, hot flashes caused by hormone therapy in cancer patients can be medically managed to reduce discomfort of patients.Reuters (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - January 10, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Hot flashes caused by cancer therapy can be prevented, treated
(Reuters Health) - Cancer patients with hot flashes related to hormone therapy should know that these uncomfortable symptoms can be managed, according to a recently published resource for patients. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Hormone Therapy and Chronic Conditions: Let's Get Rational Hormone Therapy and Chronic Conditions: Let's Get Rational
Hormone therapy must be discussed and individualized for each patient in order to achieve the best outcome for treating menopause.Medscape Ob/Gyn (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Commentary Source Type: news

Hormone therapy found to reduce weight gain with low cancer risk
According to a study, published inPLOS One, combination therapy of conjugated estrogens with bazedoxifene can improve metabolic function, whilst avoiding an increased risk of reproductive cancer, in a mouse model.News Medical (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - January 2, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Hormone Therapy Remains a'Flash Point' for Controversy
(MedPage Today) -- NAMS urges clinicians to have'evidence based discussions'with patients (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - December 29, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

TherapeuticsMD submits NDA for hormone therapy to treat vasomotor symptoms
TherapeuticsMD (NSDQ:TXMD) has submitted its bio-identical hormone therapy to the FDA for approval as a treatment for moderate-to-severe vasomotor symptoms due to menopause. The company’s investigational combination of estradiol and progesterone is delivered in a single, oral soft-gel capsule. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post TherapeuticsMD submits NDA for hormone therapy to treat vasomotor symptoms appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - December 29, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Drug-Device Combinations Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Gynecological Pharmaceuticals Wall Street Beat Women's Health TherapeuticsMD Source Type: news

Restarting Adjuvant Hormone Therapy in Breast Cancer Restarting Adjuvant Hormone Therapy in Breast Cancer
Do women with breast cancer have better outcomes after restarting adjuvant hormone therapy that had been temporarily stopped?Journal of the National Cancer Institute (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Hormone therapy combination may benefit health without increasing cancer risk
(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) A team led by University of Illinois food science and human nutrition professor Zeynep Madak-Erdogan found that treating ovariectomized mice with a combination of conjugated estrogens and the drug bazedoxifene improved metabolism and prevented the weight gain often associated with low estrogen levels without posing increased risk to their reproductive tissues. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - December 22, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news