Artery hardening and thickness not affected by stopping hormone therapy
(The North American Menopause Society (NAMS)) Heart disease is still the number one killer of US women, and hormone therapy remains a top treatment for menopause symptoms. A new study connects these two facts to demonstrate little effect of hormone therapy on artery thickness as a precursor to heart disease. Study results are published online today in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society (NAMS). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Heart Risks Tied to Transwomen's Hormone Therapy
Title: Heart Risks Tied to Transwomen's Hormone TherapyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/10/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/11/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General - July 11, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Transgender women have higher risk of strokes and blood clots
Researchers at Kaiser Permanente and Emory University studied 100,000 people for the first ever study on the risk of hormone therapy in transgender men and women. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart Risks Tied to Transwomen's Hormone Therapy
TUESDAY, July 10, 2018 -- Transwomen who undergo hormone therapy may face higher chances of blood clots, stroke and heart attack, a new study suggests. The term transwoman refers to a woman who is designated male at birth. Some undergo hormone... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 10, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Transfeminine Persons Have Increased VTE Incidence
TUESDAY, July 10, 2018 -- Transfeminine individuals have increased rates of venous thromboembolism (VTE) compared with cisgender men and cisgender women, with more pronounced differences for those initiating hormone therapy, according to research... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Hormone therapy in transgender women may deteriorate cardiovascular health
Hormone treatment given to transgender patients transitioning from male to female may significantly increase their risk of stroke, a study inAnnals of Internal Medicine reports. Reuters (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - July 10, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Transgender women have higher risk of strokes and blood clots
Researchers at Kaiser Permanente and Emory University studied 100,000 people for the first ever study on the risk of hormone therapy in transgender men and women. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hormone therapy poses stroke risk for transgender women
(Reuters Health) - Hormones given to people to align their sex with their gender pose a significant risk of serious blood clots and stroke among transgender women, one of the largest studies of transgender patients has concluded. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Immunotherapy drug for skin disease could boost hormone treatment for prostate cancer
(Institute of Cancer Research) A new form of immunotherapy reactivates the response to hormone treatment in advanced prostate cancer, a study in mice and human tissue has found.Hormone therapy is a mainstay of prostate cancer treatment - but tumour cells can grow resistant, leading to a hard-to-treat, advanced form of the disease.The new study found that blocking a protein produced by a type of immune cell - known as granulocytic myeloid-derived suppressor cells - restored sensitivity to hormone therapy. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - June 27, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Menopausal Hormone Therapy . . . Current Concepts
Title: Menopausal Hormone Therapy . . . Current ConceptsCategory: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 7/22/2002 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:08 PM (Source: MedicineNet Menopause General)
Source: MedicineNet Menopause General - June 13, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Hormone Therapy in Survivors of Breast Cancer
Title: Hormone Therapy in Survivors of Breast CancerCategory: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 5/31/2001 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:07 PM (Source: MedicineNet Menopause General)
Source: MedicineNet Menopause General - June 13, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Hormone Therapy - HRT, HT, ET, EPT, What Does it All Mean?
Title: Hormone Therapy - HRT, HT, ET, EPT, What Does it All Mean?Category: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 7/23/2002 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:07 PM (Source: MedicineNet Menopause General)
Source: MedicineNet Menopause General - June 13, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Test predicts whether chemotherapy will help early-stage breast cancer patients
Among women with the most common type of breast cancer, those with certain genetic risk scores didn ’t benefit from receiving chemotherapy in addition to hormone therapy. (Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH))
Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) - June 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More Women With Breast Cancer May Soon Be Skipping Chemo. Here ’s Why
Phyllis Lacetti found her own breast cancer when she felt an abnormal lump in her right breast in 2007. A nurse at Montefiore Medical Center, she had a lumpectomy to remove it, but an MRI afterward revealed remaining cancer cells, so she opted to get a mastectomy. Her cancer doctor recommended she get chemotherapy to ensure that her cancer wouldn’t recur, since Lacetti’s family history put her at high risk. Her sister and father had died of leukemia, and her brother passed away from thyroid cancer. Chemotherapy, he said, was her best option for preventing the cancer from returning. But Lacetti was reticent abo...
Source: TIME: Health - June 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized Cancer healthytime Source Type: news

Woman's breast cancer cured with her immune cells
A woman with advanced metastatic breast cancer has been cured with a method that used her own immune cells to fight the disease, a technique that researchers say has the potential to help patients with any kind of cancer.   Judy Perkins, 52, had had a mastectomy in 2003, but her breast cancer returned. She had tumors in her chest and on her liver and was given only a few months to live after unsuccessful hormone therapy and chemotherapy failed to stop her cancer’s growth, per NBC News. Scientists… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - June 5, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Anne Stych Source Type: news

Many Breast Cancer Patients Can Safely Skip Chemo, Major Study Finds
CHICAGO (CBS News/AP) — Most women with the most common form of early-stage breast cancer can safely skip chemotherapy without hurting their chances of beating the disease, doctors are reporting from a landmark study that used genetic testing to gauge each patient’s risk. The study is the largest ever done of breast cancer treatment, and the results are expected to spare up to 70,000 patients a year in the United States and many more elsewhere the ordeal and expense of these drugs. “The impact is tremendous,” said the study leader, Dr. Joseph Sparano of Montefiore Medical Center in New York. Most wo...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - June 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Breast Cancer Chemotherapy Source Type: news

WATCH: Nearly 70 percent of early breast cancer patients may not need chemotherapy: Study
The trial used a gene test done on tumors to help decide whether a woman would benefit from chemo or if they could receive hormone therapy. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: WNT Source Type: news

Most Women With Breast Cancer Can Skip Chemo, According to New Study
(CHICAGO) — Most women with the most common form of early-stage breast cancer can safely skip chemotherapy without hurting their chances of beating the disease, doctors are reporting from a landmark study that used genetic testing to gauge each patient’s risk. The study is the largest ever done of breast cancer treatment, and the results are expected to spare up to 70,000 patients a year in the United States and many more elsewhere the ordeal and expense of these drugs. “The impact is tremendous,” said the study leader, Dr. Joseph Sparano of Montefiore Medical Center in New York. Most women in this ...
Source: TIME: Health - June 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Marilynn Marchione / AP Tags: Uncategorized healthytime onetime Women's Health Source Type: news

Most Women With Breast Cancer Can Skip Chemo, According to New Study
(CHICAGO) — Most women with the most common form of early-stage breast cancer can safely skip chemotherapy without hurting their chances of beating the disease, doctors are reporting from a landmark study that used genetic testing to gauge each patient’s risk. The study is the largest ever done of breast cancer treatment, and the results are expected to spare up to 70,000 patients a year in the United States and many more elsewhere the ordeal and expense of these drugs. “The impact is tremendous,” said the study leader, Dr. Joseph Sparano of Montefiore Medical Center in New York. Most women in this ...
Source: TIME: Science - June 3, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Marilynn Marchione / AP Tags: Uncategorized healthytime onetime Women's Health Source Type: news

Black patients show stronger response to hormone therapy for prostate cancer
(Duke University Medical Center) African-American men with advanced prostate cancer might be more responsive than white men to an anti-androgen drug and steroids, according to a study led by Duke Cancer Institute researchers. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - June 1, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Hormone therapy has little impact on Medicare expenditure
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - June 1, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Hormone therapy may slow cognitive decline
A combination therapy of estradiol and progesterone may benefit cognitive function in postmenopausal women, a study inMenopause suggests.Science Daily (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - May 31, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

TherapeuticsMD's therapy for menopause-related condition gets approval
(Reuters) - Women's healthcare company TherapeuticsMD Inc won its first-ever U.S. approval on Wednesday with the drug regulator clearing its hormone therapy for a painful condition triggered by menopause after rejecting it a year earlier. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

FDA approves TherapeuticsMD's hormone therapy
(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved TherapeuticsMD Inc's hormone therapy for a painful condition triggered by menopause, the women's health company said on Wednesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Hormone therapy may lead to improved cognitive function
(The North American Menopause Society (NAMS)) Hormones affect just about everything that goes on in a woman's body, from reproductive function and sexual libido to weight gain and overall mood. A new study shows how, in the right dosage and combination, hormones also may slow cognitive decline in postmenopausal women as they age. The study is being published online today in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Menopause hormone therapy: Who shouldn't take it?
(Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist)
Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist - May 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Salvage Cryoablation May Delay Hormone Therapy in Recurrent Prostate Cancer
Salvage prostate therapy following local recurrence post radiation may be a safe way to avoid or delay initiation of hormone deprivation. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - May 24, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: John Schieszer Tags: Genitourinary Cancers News Prostate Cancer Source Type: news

Salvage Cryoablation May Delay the Need for Hormone Therapy in Recurrent Prostate Cancer
Salvage cryoablation following local recurrence post radiation may be a safe way to avoid or delay initiation of hormone deprivation therapy. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - May 24, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: John Schieszer Tags: Genitourinary Cancers News Prostate Cancer Source Type: news

Hormone Therapy and Risk for Cancer in BRCA1 Mutation Carriers Hormone Therapy and Risk for Cancer in BRCA1 Mutation Carriers
Dr Andrew Kaunitz discusses the impact of hormone therapy on risk for breast cancer in BRCA carriers undergoing risk-reduction surgery.Medscape Ob/Gyn (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Commentary Source Type: news

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