Hormone Replacement Therapy News

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9/13/2017
Long-Term Risks and Benefits of HRT

Hormone replacement therapy may not increase the risk of death among postmenopausal women, new study finds

9/12/2017
Could Hormone Supplements for Menopause Make a Comeback?

New study suggests the therapy won't increase risk of early death

8/28/2017
Could an Estrogen Patch Boost Women's Sex Lives in Menopause?

Study suggests that, given this way, short-term use of the hormone may help those who report symptoms

7/10/2017
Medication Mistakes Have Doubled in U.S. Since 2000: Study

Poison control centers get one call every 21 seconds about a potentially serious mix-up

5/16/2017
Hormone Therapy Not Advised for Preventing Disease After Menopause

Benefits of treatment don't outweigh the risks, U.S. task force reiterates

5/12/2017
Hormone Replacement Therapy Tied to Hearing Loss

Older age at menopause also appeared to increase the risk, study found

3/21/2017
TV Ads Help Drive Testosterone Supplement Sales

Study found link between ads airing, men being tested for low levels of hormone, getting treatments

2/21/2017
Testosterone Therapy May Have Benefits, But Risks Too

While trials show it boosts bone density and lowers anemia risk, heart risks also seen

2/16/2017
HRT Won't Lower Women's Alzheimer's Risk, Study Finds

There was some hint that long-term hormone therapy might have a benefit, but results weren't definitive

12/1/2016
Testosterone Therapy May Be Linked to Serious Blood Clots

Risk peaks in the first 6 months of hormone treatment, but overall odds are low, study finds

11/11/2016
Menopause Before 40? Risk of Broken Bones May Be Higher

And traditional preventive treatments don't erase added danger, new study suggests

9/7/2016
Are Birth Control Pills Tied to Decline in Ovarian Cancer Deaths?

Rates down 16 percent in U.S., 8 percent in Canada, and 10 percent in Europe over a decade: study

7/21/2016
Hormone Therapy and Memory in Menopause

Does estrogen therapy after menopause improve memory and thinking skills?

7/19/2016
Hormone Therapy Won't Help Memory After Menopause

5-year study found no difference in thinking skills, with or without estrogen treatment

3/28/2016
Acupuncture May Ease Hot Flashes for Breast Cancer Patients

Italian trial finds the therapy was also linked to better quality of life among women in the study

2/17/2016
Testosterone Therapy May Boost Sex Drive in Older Men ...

... But no benefits seen in areas of vitality or physical function, trials show

12/22/2015
The Pill, Hormone Therapy Safe for Women Taking Blood Thinners: Study

Finding may lay to rest the notion that hormonal treatments raise odds for recurrent clots, expert says

10/6/2015
Hormone Replacement May Protect Women's Kidneys, Study Suggests

But the finding is considered preliminary and needs more study

9/30/2015
Earlier Hormone Therapy May Pose Less Risk for Menopausal Women

Starting treatment around onset of menopause seems to lower threat to heart, study says

7/20/2015
Study Sees No Link Between Testosterone Therapy and Blood Clots

Finding was based on data from more than 30,000 American men, 40 and older

6/3/2015
Hormone Therapy Doesn't Help Memory: Study

Researchers did see mood improvement in women on oral treatment

6/2/2015
Exercise May Blunt a Woman's Risk of Lung and Breast Cancer: Studies

Experts say findings make sense, but note they are preliminary

5/19/2015
Hormone Therapy for Menopause Linked to Gastrointestinal Bleeding

Risk of a type of colitis increased somewhat for current HRT users, study found

3/10/2015
More Evidence That Hormone Therapy Might Not Help Women's Hearts

Review also found raised risk of stroke for some, although timing of use may be a key factor

3/6/2015
New Study Casts Doubt on Dangers of Hormone Therapy for Hot Flashes

But other experts warn it's too soon to say the treatment is safe

2/16/2015
More Than Half of Women Have Hot Flashes for at Least 7 Years

Finding suggests need for better treatments for menopause-related symptoms, study author says

2/13/2015
Study Ties Hormone Therapy to Increased Ovarian Cancer Risk

Overall increase is small, though, adding 1 cancer per 1,000 women treated

11/20/2014
Testosterone Plays Minor Role in Older Women's Sex Lives, Study Finds

Quality of relationships may have more impact on libido

9/18/2014
FDA Panel: Limit Testosterone Drug Use

Joint committee also calls for drug makers to run heart-risk tests on popular 'Low T' products

9/17/2014
FDA to Probe Testosterone Therapy Claims, Safety

Joint committee to consider whether 'Low T' products are overprescribed and whether treatment raises heart risks

7/28/2014
Early Hormone Therapy May Be Safe for Women's Hearts

Hormone replacement started soon after menopause wasn't linked to hardening of the arteries in study

5/28/2014
Antidepressant Eases Menopause-Related Symptoms, Study Finds

Effexor nearly as good as estrogen therapy for reducing hot flashes, night sweats, researchers report

5/5/2014
Major Women's Health Study Paid Big Dividends

Scientists say HRT research has returned $140 for every $1 spent on the $260 million trial

2/18/2014
'Nerve Block' to Neck Might Help Ease Hot Flashes

Women in small study suffered fewer moderate-to-severe episodes due to menopause

2/13/2014
Moderate Exercise May Cut Women's Stroke Risk

Study found brisk walking, tennis lowered chances of brain attack by 20 percent

2/3/2014
FDA Will Review Safety of Testosterone Therapy

Agency pointed to recent studies citing possible heightened heart risk tied to the treatments

1/31/2014
For Many Women, Hot Flashes Last 10 Years or More After Menopause

Obese white women and black women most prone to the condition, study finds

1/30/2014
Postmenopausal Estrogen Therapy Tied to Lower Glaucoma Risk

Effect seen for women on estrogen-only treatment in study, but experts say more research is needed

1/29/2014
Testosterone Therapy Might Increase Heart Attack Risk: Study

Researchers say risk doubles after treatment starts for men under 65 with heart problems and all men over 65

1/23/2014
Hormone Therapy May Cut Risk of Repeat Joint Replacement Surgery in Women

Those who took it after hip, knee replacement saw risk of second procedure drop by about 40 percent

12/23/2013
Experts Lay Out Options for Menopause Symptoms

Evidence grows that antidepressants can help, new guidelines say

11/25/2013
Estrogen Won't Make Women Sharper After Menopause, Study Finds

Researchers see no brain benefits even in early postmenopause

11/13/2013
Hormone Therapy May Work Only for Women With Hot Flashes

Study finds gains in memory, sleep and focus aren't universal

11/11/2013
Estrogen After Menopause May Blunt Stress' Effects on Memory

In small study, older women with higher hormone levels didn't show memory decline

11/5/2013
Study Raises Questions About Testosterone Therapy

But it doesn't prove heart harms from the popular supplements

10/10/2013
Yoga Fails to Cool Hot Flashes, But May Aid Sleep

Expert says longer study might have found more benefit for menopausal women

10/1/2013
New Analysis Confirms Hormone Therapy Won't Prevent Disease After Menopause

But follow-up research shows that short-term use for hot flashes remains an option

9/23/2013
Extended Hormone Therapy Doesn't Help Some Prostate Cancer Patients: Study

Shorter-course treatment as effective for those with intermediate-risk disease, oncologist says

7/18/2013
Avoidance of Hormone Therapy May Have Harmed Hysterectomy Patients: Study

For older women without a uterus, estrogen may save lives, researchers say

6/26/2013
Women on Hormone Therapy May Benefit From Extra Calcium, Vitamin D

Study found hip fracture rate was 57 percent lower in those also taking supplements