Effect of Increased Levothyroxine Dose on Depressive Mood Effect of Increased Levothyroxine Dose on Depressive Mood
Increased doses of levothyroxine may help improve depressive symptoms among older hypothyroid patients receiving hormone replacement therapy.Clinical Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Coronavirus latest: Women who take HRT may be at higher risk of dying from COVID-19
CORONAVIRUS could cause a higher death risk for women taking hormone replacement therapy due to the formation of deadly blood clots, researchers have warned. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID-19 may cause deadly blood clots
(The Endocrine Society) COVID-19 may increase the risk of blot cots in women who are pregnant or taking estrogen with birth control or hormone replacement therapy, according to a new manuscript published in the Endocrine Society's journal, Endocrinology. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 29, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Hormone replacement therapy lowers breast cancer risk by 25% in women who have had hysterectomies
A new study, from UCLA Medical Center, women who had had their uteruses removed and were taking HRT had a 25% lower risk of breast cancer than women given a placebo. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

HRT Might Help Older Women Ward Off Recurrent UTIs
MONDAY, July 20, 2020 -- Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) might be able to break the cycle of recurring urinary tract infections in some women, a new study reports. Women taking HRT for symptoms of menopause tend to have a greater variety of... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 20, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Taking hormone replacement therapy to cope with the menopause 'cuts risk of common infections' 
Researchers from the University of Texas, in Dallas, found that women who take hormone replacement therapy are less at risk of contracting urinary tract infections (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Signs You Need Hormone Replacement Therapy
What Are the Signs You Need Hormone Replacement Therapy? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - July 17, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Hormone Therapy and Sarcopenia in Postmenopausal Women Hormone Therapy and Sarcopenia in Postmenopausal Women
Might hormone replacement therapy attenuate the loss of muscle mass and strength that often occurs in postmenopausal women?Menopause (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Journal Article Source Type: news

Hormone therapy may reduce COVID-19 risk in women
Menopausal women receiving hormone replacement therapy may have a reduced risk of contracting and falling seriously ill from COVID-19.Telegraph (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - May 14, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Research provides new insights into menopause and weight gain
Can women in menopause get the benefits of hormone replacement therapy without the risks? Anew UCLA study conducted with mice points in that direction, but additional research is necessary.Women commonly experience hot flashes and weight gain, among other changes, during and after menopause. Hormone therapy, which gives women additional estrogen, can help alleviate some of these symptoms, but it has been linked to a higher risk of heart disease and breast cancer.UCLA life scientists now report that a gene called reprimo, which is expressed by certain neurons in the brain, may play a role in menopause-related weight gain, a...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - April 13, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Is Thyroid Hormone Dangerously Overprescribed in Older Patients?
WEDNESDAY, April 1, 2020 -- Thyroid hormone replacement therapy is commonly prescribed when blood tests show a dip in thyroid hormone levels, but new research suggests it may not always be the best choice for older adults. The long-term study found... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 1, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Transgender teenagers have higher risk of depression
Transgender teenagers taking hormone replacement therapy are more likely to have depression and suicidal thoughts, according to research published in theJournal of the Endocrine Society. News Medical (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - April 1, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Sex Hormone Replacement Therapy in Turner Syndrome Sex Hormone Replacement Therapy in Turner Syndrome
Patients with Turner syndrome often require hormone replacement therapy, but what do we know about the long-term effects of this treatment?Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

New treatment for adult GH deficiency
According to results from a phase 3 trial published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology& Metabolism, a once-weekly growth hormone replacement therapy was effective at treating adults with growth hormone deficiency. Endocrinology Advisor (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - February 24, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Why a Brain Doctor Asks About Hormone Replacement Therapy Why a Brain Doctor Asks About Hormone Replacement Therapy
Dr Richard Isaacson on the surprising ways his thinking on this topic has changed in just the past 5 years.Medscape Neurology (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - February 19, 2020 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Commentary Source Type: news

HRT of Menopausal Symptoms After Gynecologic Malignancy HRT of Menopausal Symptoms After Gynecologic Malignancy
This review focuses on the safety of hormone replacement therapy in women with a history of gynecologic cancer who have undergone surgery, chemotherapy, or radiation leading to early menopause.Menopause (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Journal Article Source Type: news

HRT and the Risk of Melanoma in Post-menopausal Women HRT and the Risk of Melanoma in Post-menopausal Women
Studies have suggested that hormones may play a potential role in melanoma carcinogenesis. Is hormone replacement therapy associated with an increased risk of melanoma in post-menopausal women?Human Reproduction (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Journal Article Source Type: news

HRT medicine shortages update
Commenting on recurring queries regarding shortages in hormone replacement therapy (HRT) medicines, Sandra Gidley, President of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society, said:‘There is a huge amount o (Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News)
Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News - February 10, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Longtime Reed Smith rainmaker leaves Philly office to start his own firm
Mike Scott, the longtime Philadelphia pharma litigator who represented Wyeth in massive product liability cases involving fen-phen and hormone replacement therapy, is starting his own firm. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 17, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jeff Blumenthal Source Type: news

Longtime Reed Smith rainmaker Mike Scott leaves to start his own firm
Mike Scott, the longtime pharma litigator who represented Wyeth in massive product liability cases involving fen-phen and hormone replacement therapy, is starting his own firm. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 16, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jeff Blumenthal Source Type: news

Longtime Reed Smith rainmaker Mike Scott leaves to start his own firm
Mike Scott, the longtime pharma litigator who represented Wyeth in massive product liability cases involving fen-phen and hormone replacement therapy, is starting his own firm. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 16, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jeff Blumenthal 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

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

HRT containing oestrogen may cut the risk of breast cancer but pills with progesterone INCREASE risk
More than 27,000 women in the US were given a hormone replacement therapy or a placebo - oestrogen-only HRT was found to reduce cancer risk by 23 per cent while combined HRT raised it. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Study Shakes Up Thinking on Hormone Replacement Therapy
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - December 13, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Oncology, Research, 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

New Study Shakes Up Thinking on Hormone Replacement Therapy
Title: New Study Shakes Up Thinking on Hormone Replacement TherapyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/13/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/13/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Menopause General)
Source: MedicineNet Menopause General - December 13, 2019 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Four in ten women on hormone replacement therapy can't get their medication amid mass shortages
The HRT crisis is forcing some British women to go 'cold turkey' on the advice of their GP, causing the return of debilitating menopause symptoms. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Estrogen exposure may stave off cognitive decline in women
New research suggests that estrogen exposure and hormone replacement therapy can help maintain cognitive health in postmenopausal women. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Menopause Source Type: news

Thyroid hormone replacement therapy safe for pregnant women
Hormone replacement therapy for hypothyroidism taken during pregnancy does not increase risk for language impairments in children, according to a study published inJAMA Network Open.MedPageToday (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 4, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

UK restricts exports on some drugs to reduce shortages
Britain’s government has restricted the export of 24 drugs as part of efforts to reduce shortages of some medicines, hormone replacement therapy drugs, contraceptives and adrenaline pens (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Ministers confirm ban on some drug exports ahead of Brexit deadline
Ministers have confirmed plans for a ban on the export of certain medicines, starting with a group of 24 drugs including 19 hormone replacement therapy treatments, ahead of the no-deal Brexit deadline at the end of this month. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - October 3, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Drug exports restricted 'to protect NHS patients'
Hormone replacement therapy, contraceptives and adrenaline pens are all on the government's list. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The menopause: a new treatment for hot flushes? – Science Weekly podcast
Despite being something that will affect half the world ’s population, the menopause, and how it can lead to things such as hot flushes, has historically been a bit of a ‘black box’ for scientists. But thanks to new insights from animal research, a much-needed alternative to hormone replacement therapy could be just around the corner.Hannah Devlin investigatesContinue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 27, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Presented by Hannah Devlin and produced by Max Sanderson & Geoff Jein Tags: Science Menopause Biology Reproduction Health Source Type: news

Hormone replacement therapy may slash the odds of menopausal women getting diabetes
A group of women who had been using HRT for a year were studied by The Ohio State University Medical Center. Some markers, including insulin sensitivity, had been improved. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

HRT Could Benefit Younger Women After Hysterectomy
The study found that when women under 60 received hormone replacement therapy (HRT) after surgery, their risk of dying during the 18-year follow-up period decreased by almost one-third compared to women taking a placebo. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - September 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

HRT Could Benefit Younger Women After Hysterectomy
MONDAY, Sept. 9, 2019 -- Estrogen therapy may help younger women live longer after having their uterus and ovaries surgically removed, new research reports. The study found that when women under 60 received hormone replacement therapy (HRT) after... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 9, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Breast cancer risk in hormone replacement therapy linked to type and length of treatment, study says
New findings published in the Lancet medical journal say the risk of breast cancer associated with hormone replacement therapy is higher than previously thought, but doctors say women need to weigh the risk against the severity of menopause symptoms. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - August 31, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

HRT cancer risk is greater than reported
A large, collaborative study, published in theLancet, reports that hormone replacement therapy increases the risk of breast cancer, long after patients stop taking it, and that more monitoring is required.Guardian (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 30, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

HRT link to 3,000 cases of breast cancer a year
HORMONE replacement therapy causes an estimated 3,000 cases of breast cancer a year in the UK, scientists claimed yesterday. Almost all forms of the treatment were linked to an increase in cancer risk, a study revealed. The findings suggest women who use HRT to relieve symptoms of the menopause could increase their risk of breast cancer by twice as much as previously thought. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Breast cancer risk from using HRT is ‘twice what was thought’
Study prompts medicines regulator to advise all women using HRT to remain vigilantThe risk of breast cancer from using hormone replacement therapy is double what was previously thought, according to a major piece of research, which confirms that HRT is a direct cause of the cancer.The findings of the definitive study will cause concern among the 1 million women in the UK and millions more around the world who are using HRT. It finds that the longer women take it, the greater their risk, with the possibility that just one year is risk-free. It also finds that the risk does not go away as soon as women stop taking it, as had...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 30, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Sarah Boseley Health editor Tags: Cancer research Menopause Medical research Drugs Ageing Science Breast cancer Health Society UK news Source Type: news

Hormone replacement therapy (HRT): further information on the known increased risk of breast cancer with HRT and its persistence after stopping
New data has confirmed that the risk of breast cancer is increased during use of all types of HRT, except vaginal oestrogens, and have also shown that an excess risk of breast cancer persists for long (Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News)
Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News - August 30, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Hormone replacement therapy may raise the risk of breast cancer
Women aged 50 to 69 who take the most common type of HRT for five years or more run a 32 per cent risk of developing breast cancer s Oxford research says the therapy causes one in 20 cases. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drug Supply issues: Sayana Press (medroxyprogesterone acetate) and Hormone replacement therapy (HRT)
Information from the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) regarding the following supply issues... (Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News)
Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News - August 28, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

The Guardian view on the menopause at work: a healthy conversation | Editorial
From new employee entitlements to soap opera storylines, older women ’s health needs a bigger profileConnected as it is with ageing, it is not surprising that the menopause has a bad reputation. Even for women who have generally found their periods to be a nuisance, the cessation of the monthly cycle of egg production often comes as a shock. As well as the psychological impact of what used to euphemistically be called “the change”, the menopause brings with it symptoms for which a lot of women find themselves alarmingly unprepared – asmany readers told us when we invited them to share their stories....
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 27, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Editorial Tags: Menopause Health Women Television industry Feminism World news Science Work & careers Guardian Careers Money Media Society Life and style Source Type: news