Hormone therapy reduces muscle loss in postmenopausal women
According to a study published inMenopause, long-term hormone therapy may reduce muscle loss and sarcopenia risks in postmenopausal women.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - February 14, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Prolonged use of hormone therapy may minimize muscle loss associated with aging
(The North American Menopause Society (NAMS)) Skeletal muscle mass and strength are critical in helping prevent falls, fractures, and disability. Yet, they continue to decline during the menopause transition. A new study showed that the prolonged use (defined as≥13 mo) of hormone therapy (HT) was associated with higher muscle mass and less chance of sarcopenia. Study results are published online today in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society (NAMS). (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 12, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Medical Group Opposes States' Limits on Trans Youth Access to Treatment
MONDAY, Feb. 10, 2020 -- A group of medical professionals in southern states opposes proposals that would limit transgender minors'access to gender-affirming health care such as hormone therapy and surgery. " To put it plainly, gender-affirming care... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 10, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Menopause Hormone Therapy Found to Delay Type 2 Diabetes Menopause Hormone Therapy Found to Delay Type 2 Diabetes
An expert reviews the evidence of the effects of hormone therapy on the development of type 2 diabetes in postmenopausal women.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Not all hormone therapy protects equally against heart disease in postmenopausal women
(The North American Menopause Society (NAMS)) Hormone therapy has proven to slow down heart fat deposition and the progression of atherosclerosis, depending on the type of hormone therapy and route of administration. A new study compared the effects of conjugated equine estrogens (CEE) and 17β-estradiol and contrasted oral and transdermal delivery to determine their effectiveness in preventing heart disease. Study results are published online today in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society (NAMS). (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Is Premarin, alone, the key to successful menopausal hormone therapy?
(Bentham Science Publishers) The presented study reveals that synthetic hormone prescription in medical practice may be responsible for the misconception that ERs exposed to elevated endogenous estrogen concentrations may be deregulated and drive cancer promoting changes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - February 2, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Estrogen and hormone therapy improves cognitive function
Menopausal women taking estrogen and undergoing hormone therapy may have better cognitive function and reduced risk of dementia, according to a study published inMenopause.Medical Dialogues (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - January 27, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Oestrogen and hormone therapy improves cognitive function
Menopausal women taking oestrogen and undergoing hormone therapy may have better cognitive function and reduced risk of dementia, according to a study published inMenopause.Medical Dialogues (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - January 27, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Elagolix Cuts Heavy Menstrual Bleeding in Women With Fibroids
THURSDAY, Jan. 23, 2020 -- For women with uterine fibroids, elagolix with add-back hormonal therapy is associated with a reduction in heavy menstrual bleeding compared with placebo, according to a study published in the Jan. 23 issue of the New... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 23, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

DNA changes in breast cancer cells linked to hormone resistance
DNA changes in a common type of breast cancer cell may be linked to hormone therapy resistance, according to a study published inNature Communications.Science Daily (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - January 17, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Prostate Cancer Treatment: Hormonal Therapy
Title: Prostate Cancer Treatment: Hormonal TherapyCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 1/9/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/9/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - January 9, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Gen X Women Get Less Sleep Than Any Other Generation. What ’s Keeping Them Up?
In the middle of the night, I wake up feeling warm. I open the window and pull my hair back into a ponytail and drink some water. Then I glance at my phone, delete a few things, and see some spam. I hit unsubscribe and go back to bed. Then I lie there thinking, What if by opening that spam email I got myself hacked? What if I just sent everyone in my contact list a Burger King ad at two in the morning? Now wide awake, I move on to other concerns: my parents’ health, my stepson’s college tuition, pending deadlines. Hours roll by. I tackle real-life math problems: how many weeks I have before getting my next free...
Source: TIME: Health - January 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Ada Calhoun Tags: Uncategorized Gen X healthy sleep insomnia Source Type: news

Symptom Burden in Older Breast Cancer Survivors May Be Associated with Lower Well-being
Breast cancer survivors who underwent chemotherapy or hormone therapy were found to be more likely to have a higher symptom burden and lower overall sense of well-being than noncancer counterparts. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - January 6, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Kevin Wright Source Type: news

Losing Weight May Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer
Excess body weight is an established risk factor for breast cancer. Research suggests that’s because too much body fat can elevate levels of sex hormones like estrogen, especially among postmenopausal women. But despite knowing there is a correlation between extra weight and breast cancer, it’s been difficult to study how losing that weight could affect an individual woman’s chance of developing cancer. Now, a new paper published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute provides encouraging evidence that, for women 50 and older, virtually any amount of sustained weight loss translates to a reductio...
Source: TIME: Health - December 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Cancer embargoed study Source Type: news

Estrogen hormone therapy may reduce breast cancer risk
A study presented at San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium suggests that estrogen only hormone therapy for postmenopausal women may reduce the risk of breast cancer, whereas estrogen plus progestin hormone therapy may increase risks.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - December 17, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

New Data on Menopausal Hormone Therapy
'Remarkable' New Data on Menopausal Hormone Therapy (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - December 16, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

' Remarkable' New Data on Menopausal Hormone Therapy'Remarkable' New Data on Menopausal Hormone Therapy
Estrogen alone and estrogen/progestin have opposite effects on breast cancer risk; adding progestin may lead to a lifetime of increased risk.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - December 13, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

New Study Shakes Up Thinking on Hormone Replacement Therapy
FRIDAY, Dec. 13, 2019 -- The ongoing debate about postmenopausal hormone therapy and breast cancer risk may have turned even more muddy: A large, new study suggests that two different types of hormone therapy have opposite effects on women's... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 13, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Targeted therapy drug helps women with aggressive breast cancer live longer
A study led by UCLA researchers found that adding ribociclib, a targeted therapy drug, to standard hormone therapy significantly improves overall survival in postmenopausal women with advanced hormone-receptor positive/HER2- breast cancer, one of the most common types of the disease.The findings also show the combination treatment is beneficial at the time of recurrence and should become a first-line option in postmenopausal women with HR+/HER2- advanced breast cancer.The study was published today in the New England Journal of Medicine and presented earlier this year at the European Society for Medical Oncology Congress in...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - December 11, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Exercise may help reduce side effects of prostate hormone therapy
Short-term exercise may help reduce the adverse side effects of hormone therapy for patients with prostate cancer, according to a study published in theBritish Journal of Urology International (BJUI).Science Daily (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - December 11, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Reducing the side-effects of prostate hormone therapy with exercise
(University of East Anglia) A prescription of short-term exercise for patients with advanced prostate cancer could help to reduce the side-effects of hormone therapy, according to new research.The trial aimed to reduce the adverse side-effects of hormone therapy such as weight gain and an increased risk of heart problems. The results show that a three month programme of aerobic and resistance training intervention prevented adverse changes in cardiopulmonary fitness and fatigue (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - December 9, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Duke research could advance treatments for prostate cancer
A breakthrough coming out of Duke University has the potential to treat prostate cancer cells that have become impervious to hormone therapy – presenting a wealth of potential therapeutic benefits as researchers press forward. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - December 6, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Seth Thomas Gulledge Source Type: news

Duke research could advance treatments for prostate cancer
A breakthrough coming out of Duke University has the potential to treat prostate cancer cells that have become impervious to hormone therapy – presenting a wealth of potential therapeutic benefits as researchers press forward. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 6, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Seth Thomas Gulledge Source Type: news

Smoking and alcohol use reduce efficacy of hormone therapy
Lifestyle factors such as alcohol use and smoking alter estradiol levels in women receiving hormone therapy, according to a study presented at the North American Menopause Society Annual Meeting.Medscape (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - November 27, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Alcohol, Smoking Alter Estradiol Levels in Hormone Therapy Alcohol, Smoking Alter Estradiol Levels in Hormone Therapy
Alcohol use and smoking independently and inversely predict estradiol levels in women who are postmenopausal, likely because of their involvement with liver metabolism.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Insulin sensitivity greater in transgender men
Transgender men who have undergone hormone therapy have greater insulin sensitivity, according to a study published inDiabetes Care.Diabetes.co.uk (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - November 22, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Combination therapy increases height in girls with central precocious puberty
Girls with central precocious puberty treated with combination gonadotropin-releasing hormone analogues and recombinant growth hormone therapy achieve greater adult height, according to findings published inThe Journal of Clinical Endocrinology& Metabolism.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - November 22, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Complementary therapies can do more harm than good when breast cancer becomes visible
(European School of Oncology) Patients with advanced breast cancer that has spread to the skin are likely to cause more harm than good if they use complementary therapies to treat their skin lesions. Professor Maria Jo ã o Cardoso told the Advanced Breast Cancer Fifth International Consensus Conference (ABC5) in Lisbon that there was a long list of herbal products and creams that patients often try, but many of them could delay wound healing and interfere with systemic anti-cancer treatments such as hormone therapy or chemotherapy. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - November 13, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Analysis by surgical trainees examines recommendations for mastectomy across the UK
(Wiley) A woman's decision to undergo mastectomy for breast cancer relies on communication with her surgeon and, in addition, often draws on recommendations from a 'multidisciplinary team' (MDT) of doctors from different specialties such as oncology and radiology. An analysis published in the BJS found that most mastectomies in the UK are advised when tumours are large, and that some of these might have been avoided if more women had been given hormone therapy or chemotherapy to shrink the cancer before the surgery. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - November 6, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Transgender "women" using hormone therapy are MORE likely to develop breast cancer
(Natural News) According to transgender dogma, using hormone therapy to try to switch genders is a completely safe, harmless and necessary line of treatment. But recently published research once again confirms that political agendas have no business in a medical setting. According to the latest research, trans women who undergo hormone therapy as part of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cardiovascular health needs careful monitoring in transgender people
The effects of hormone therapy on cardiovascular function in transgender people has been reviewed in a study published inHypertension, with the aim of highlighting risks and monitoring needs.Medical Xpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 30, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Transgender children should not have pre-pubertal hormone therapy
In response to a controversial custody case in Texas, The Endocrine Society have reiterated evidence-based recommendations from their Clinical Practice Guideline, that transgender children should avoid hormone therapy before puberty.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 30, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Pii to Manufacture FDA-Approved Hormone Therapy Injection Drug Product
Pharmaceutics International, Inc. (Pii), a Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization (CDMO) headquartered in Hunt Valley, Maryland, is pleased to announce the commercial supply of... (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - October 28, 2019 Category: Science Tags: The Scientist The Marketplace Source Type: news

AHA News: How Does Hormone Therapy Affect Heart Health in Transgender People?
MONDAY, Oct. 28, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- Cardiovascular health in transgender people requires a multifaceted approach to care, according to a new report that looked at a range of issues in how hormone therapy affects heart... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 28, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Image of the Day: Sea Cucumber Hormone Therapy
Researchers will inject a relaxin-like hormone into sea cucumbers to boost the animals ’ numbers. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - October 28, 2019 Category: Science Tags: Image of the Day Source Type: news

Women's Wellness: Options for breast cancer surgery
Breast cancer surgery is a key component of breast cancer treatment that involves removing the cancer with an operation. The surgery may be used alone or in combination with other treatments, such as chemotherapy, hormone therapy, targeted therapy and radiation therapy. For people with a very high risk of breast cancer, surgery may be an [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - October 24, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Extended Estrogen Therapy Aids Late-Life Cognition
FRIDAY, Oct. 18, 2019 -- Longer use of estrogen hormone therapy is associated with higher cognitive status in late life, according to a study published online Oct. 14 in Menopause. Joshua M. Matyi, from Utah State University in Logan, and colleagues... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 18, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

41-year-old has stroke a month after being treated at hormone clinic
A CBS News investigation reveals a growing trend at health clinics nationwide that could be putting patients at risk. Clinics are selling hormone therapy treatment some believe provides a fountain of youth. But as Dr. Jonathan LaPook shows us, people are finding out about the dangers of some clinics' practices the hard way. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - October 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hormone therapy may improve cognitive function
A study published inMenopause suggests hormone therapy may improve cognitive function and brain health in menopausal women.MedicalXpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 16, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Hormone therapy clinics could be putting patients in danger
A CBS News investigation found clinics across the country are prescribing hormones to people with normal levels (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - October 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hormone therapy worsens quality of life for women with breast cancer
According to a study published inAnnals of Oncology, hormone therapy worsens quality of life for women with breast cancer to a greater extent and for longer than chemotherapy.Scienmag (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 9, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Menopausal Hormone Therapy: Let the Women Decide Menopausal Hormone Therapy: Let the Women Decide
Dr Andrew Kaunitz recommends keeping our eyes on the'big picture'in decisions about the use of menopausal hormone therapy.Medscape Ob/Gyn (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - October 7, 2019 Category: OBGYN Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Commentary Source Type: news

HRT reduces morbidity and mortality in women with Turner sydrome
Women undergoing hormone therapy for Turner syndrome found to have reduced risk of diabetes, osteoporotic fractures and stroke, according to findings published inThe Journal of Clinical Endocrinology& Metabolism. Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 4, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Breast and ovarian cancer drugs shown to effectively treat prostate cancer
Results presented at the European Society for Medical Oncology Congress 2019 reveal that breast and ovarian cancer drugs are more effective at treating prostate cancer, than targeted hormone therapy.News Medical (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 2, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Gender-affirming HT may lead to cardiometabolic complications in adolescents
Transgender adolescents undergoing gender-affirming hormone therapy have altered body composition that may have implications for cardiometabolic health, findings published inThe Journal of Clinical Endocrinology& Metabolism suggest.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 2, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Why the Women Most Likely to Die of Breast Cancer Have Gotten the Least Attention
How can you have a moonshot trying to cure cancer and not mention people dying of cancer?I believed the narrative that is pushed on women, that if you check your breasts and if you catch it early, you’re fine.ide class="right-rail__container right-rail__container--ad"> Lianne Kraemer had been living with metastatic breast cancer for more than a year when I met her in December 2017 at the Henry B. González Convention Center in San Antonio. Throughout the week, more than 7,000 doctors, scientists and pharmaceutical-company representatives would descend on the city for the country’s most impor...
Source: TIME: Health - October 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Kate Pickert Tags: Uncategorized Breast Cancer health Source Type: news

ASK THE GP DR MARTIN SCURR: How a man of 69 is having 25 hot flushes every day
ASK THE GP: After a prostate cancer diagnosis at 69, I had hormone therapy and radiotherapy. A year later, I'm still suffering intense and frequent hot flushes- 20 to 25 a day. What can I do? (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Clinical and lifestyle factors found to reduce efficacy of hormone therapy
Clinical and lifestyle factors including BMI, surgical menopause, smoking, alcohol use and antifungal medication influence estradiol levels in menopausal women taking hormone therapy, according to a study presented at the North American Menopause Society annual meeting.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - September 30, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Hormone therapy decreases type 2 diabetes metabolites
Hormone therapy could decrease metabolites that are linked with type 2 diabetes, according to a study by the Women’s Health Initiative presented during the 2019 North American Menopause Society Annual Meeting in Chicago.News Medical (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - September 26, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

ASTRO: Radiation can nix side effects of T-cell therapy
Patients with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma who received radiation 30 days or less...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ASTRO: AI predicts side effects from radiation therapy ASTRO: Is hormone therapy after prostate surgery needed? ASTRO: SABR generates immune response to prostate cancer ASTRO: Cervical cancer deaths rise as women's centers close ASTRO: Whole, partial breast RT yield similar cosmetic results (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 20, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news