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

HRT and Periodontal Disease in Postmenopausal Women HRT and Periodontal Disease in Postmenopausal Women
Might hormone replacement therapy be protective against periodontal disease in postmenopausal women?BMC Oral Health (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dental & Oral Health Journal Article Source Type: news

How to beat the HRT shortage ... with alternative remedies that could keep those hot flushes at bay
Thousands of women who rely on hormone replacement therapy (HRT) to cope with the menopause are finding it hard to get their prescription filled in UK pharmacies. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

HRT shortage 'adds to the stress of menopause'
With UK supplies of hormone replacement therapy running low, women tell the BBC how it has affected them. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - August 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

HRT: UK faces shortage for menopausal women
Many of the most commonly prescribed forms of hormone replacement therapy are out of stock in pharmacies. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - August 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Flaxseed: An alternative to HRT for reducing menopause symptoms
(Natural News) Menopausal symptoms can be very unpleasant, and many women end up undergoing hormone replacement therapy to find some relief. Now, however, researchers have found a very attractive and far safer alternative in the form of flax seed. Women of menopausal age face all sorts of symptoms, which are collectively referred to as menopausal... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Transwomen receiving hormone therapy are more likely to develop breast cancer
A study published in theBMJhas suggested that transgender women are at a greater risk of developing breast cancer after hormone replacement therapy.Daily Mail (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - May 16, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Compounded Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Scrutinized Compounded Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Scrutinized
An ad hoc committee of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine held its second information gathering session on compounded bioidentical hormone replacement therapy.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Can a home-testing kit tell me if I ’m menopausal? | Zoe Williams
It turns out that numbers don ’t necessarily tell the whole story•Fitness tips: what you need to know about perimenopause“Are you sure you want to do a home hormone test?” my editor asked. “Are you sure it’s not too personal?” Why would that be personal, I think. This is stuff I make without trying. It’s not even as revealing as keeping a food diary. Then two tests arrived from medical test-by-post company Thriva; one female baseline hormone test and one menopause test, so I realised that actually, yeah, that is pretty personal.There are a couple of reasons why someone might w...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 27, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Zoe Williams Tags: Menopause Health & wellbeing Life and style Sport Fitness Society Reproduction Biology Fertility problems Source Type: news

Backpack Health's personal health records add transgender, non-binary support
The platform's new group can help users track hormone replacement therapy and other specific health needs while connecting patients to care. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - March 29, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Long-term hormone use after menopause tied to Alzheimer's risk
(Reuters Health) - Women who take hormone replacement therapy (HRT) to ease menopause symptoms like hot flashes and night sweats may be slightly more likely to develop Alzheimer's disease, a large Finnish study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

HRT Linked to Slight Rise in Alzheimer's Risk
The study found that women taking hormone replacement therapy had a 9 percent to 17 percent higher risk of developing Alzheimer's disease. In women who began taking hormone therapy before age 60, this increased risk was tied to use of HRT for a decade or longer. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - March 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Millions of women who take HRT pills may face a greater risk of Alzheimer's, warns study
An estimated one million women in Britain and five per cent of women over the age of 50 in the US take hormone replacement therapy to help relieve menopause symptoms. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hormone replacement therapy tied to Alzheimer's risk, study says, but experts urge caution
An observational study on hormone replacement therapy in nearly 85,000 postmenopausal Finnish women found that those on such therapy had a very small increased risk for Alzheimer's, especially when using combination hormones long-term. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Acupuncture a'Realistic Option' vs HRT for Hot Flashes Acupuncture a'Realistic Option' vs HRT for Hot Flashes
A small study shows that acupuncture is better than no treatment for menopausal symptoms and is a realistic option for women who cannot or do not wish to use hormone replacement therapy (HRT), say researchers.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Millions face menopause without hormone replacement therapy because of 'decades old scare stories'
Figures unveiled by the BBC’s Inside Out programme, to be screened tonight, reveal just 2.5million prescriptions were issued in England in 2017, down from 6million in 2000. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hooked on hormones: Once you get on hormone replacement drugs, it's dangerous to get off due to increased risk of cardiac arrest and stroke
(Natural News) Hormone replacement therapy (HRT), or simply hormone therapy (HT), is the only medical treatment that successfully minimizes the side effects of menopause, such as hot flashes and night sweats. It is also known to address other female problems such as vaginal dryness and uterine discomfort, as well as inhibit the production of estrogen... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Tool Calculates Breast Cancer Risk With Greater Precision
(CNN) — UK scientists have developed an online calculator that could enable doctors to more accurately predict a patient’s chance of developing breast cancer. If rolled out, the new tool could change the way in which the condition is treated. Among other things, details of family history, genetics, weight, alcohol consumption, age at menopause and use of hormone replacement therapy will all be considered by doctors when assessing a woman’s risk of developing breast cancer — the most common form of cancer in the UK. Each of these factors has “a small impact on the likelihood of developing the d...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - January 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Breast Cancer CNN Local TV Source Type: news