Hormone Replacement Therapy News

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5/20/2010
Fat in Males, Females Differs Genetically, Mouse Study Shows

Finding might explain why men store fat around belly, women around the hips

4/21/2010
Studies Confirm Link Between Breast Density and Cancer

As density drops over time, so does risk, one study finds

3/30/2010
Hormone Replacement Might Relieve Arthritis

Researchers speculate that injections in joint fluid may be beneficial

3/3/2010
High Hormone Level Linked to Cancer Death in Older Men

More study needed to see if IGF-1 readings can predict risk

2/22/2010
Testicular Cancer Survivors May Have Hormone Deficiency

Too little testosterone can affect quality of life, researchers say

2/19/2010
Dips in Breast Cancer Rates Seen Most in Affluent Women

Finding suggests that drops in HRT use explain the trend, researchers say

2/18/2010
Early On, Hormone Therapy May Raise Women's Heart Risks

Study reports little coronary benefit, regardless of when treatment begins

12/17/2009
Mouth Area Wrinkles More in Women Than Men

Dermatologists discover gender differences that explain the aging inequity

12/8/2009
Breast Cancer Decline Only Partly Due to HRT

Drop in hormone replacement therapy doesn't fully explain the 7% falloff, researchers say

11/12/2009
Less HRT, Fewer Cases of Possible Breast Cancer Precursor

As hormone use declined, so did incidence of abnormal cells in milk ducts, study finds

10/12/2009
With Hormone Therapy, Tender Breasts May Signal Cancer Risk

Symptom might warrant a reassessment of treatment, experts suggest

9/20/2009
Hormone Therapy May Make Lung Cancer More Likely

Expert says finding supports doubts about value of treatment

9/16/2009
Timing, Type of HRT May Determine Breast Cancer Risk

Starting estrogen-progestagen therapy early may up odds of disease, study shows

8/9/2009
In U.S., No Comeback Seen for Hormone Therapy

Experts say risks of long-term use still outweigh possible benefits

7/14/2009
Hormone Therapy Increases Odds of Ovarian Cancer

But risk remains low and decreases two years after stopping, study finds

6/26/2009
Breast Cancer Numbers Dip Most in Wealthy, Urban Areas

Hormone-replacement therapy probably accounts for differences between rich and poor women: study

6/3/2009
Pausing Hormone Therapy Doesn't Cut Mammogram Recalls

Repeat imaging rates similar whether women stopped hormone treatment or not, study finds

6/1/2009
HRT Ups Death Risk for Women With Lung Cancer

Shortened survival points to estrogen's potential role in the disease, experts say

4/22/2009
Soy May Not Lead to Denser Breasts

Study finds no link to condition that can increase cancer risk

4/22/2009
HRT May Protect Women From Colon Cancer

Finding echoes earlier research involving hormone therapy

4/16/2009
Dense Breasts Complicate Testing and Treatment

Risk factor is one women can do little about, experts say

4/7/2009
Acupuncture May Not Help Hot Flashes

Most data finds no difference between real, sham treatments, researchers say

2/4/2009
Drop in Breast Cancer Rates Due to Drop in HRT Use

Researchers say first two years of combined hormone therapy a 'safe' period

2/3/2009
2 Years of Hormone Use May Be 'Safe'

Cancer risk doesn't rise until third year, study finds

1/30/2009
The Truth About 'Bio-identical' Hormone Therapy

Much remains unknown about these treatments for menopausal symptoms, FDA says

1/12/2009
HRT Shrinks the Brain

But research shows it does not damage cerebral blood vessels in older women

1/8/2009
Hormone Therapy May Cut Colorectal Cancer Risk

Study included nearly 57,000 women who had been followed for about 15 years

1/5/2009
Obesity Linked to Ovarian Cancer

Excess estrogen may contribute to malignancy, study suggests

12/12/2008
HRT Users Who Get Breast Cancer Less Likely to Die

They tend to get type of tumors that have better prognosis, study finds

10/28/2008
Successive Births, HRT Use Boost Joint Replacement Risks

Early puberty also a factor in increased chance of knee, hip surgeries, study finds

10/15/2008
Women Smokers Prone to Dangerous Blood Vessel Condition

Risk of abdominal aortic aneurysm is 8 times higher than in nonsmokers, study says

10/1/2008
Timing, Dosage of HRT Affect Chances of Heart Trouble

Large study found younger women taking it for a longer time did have higher risk

8/22/2008
HRT After Menopause Reduces Symptoms

It reduced problems with sleep, sexual functioning and hot flashes, study finds

8/13/2008
HRT Drug Boosts Stroke Risk in Older Women

Tibolone should not be used by those 60 and older, study says

8/12/2008
Postmenopausal Women With Breast Cancer Face Joint Issues

Obesity, previous HRT, chemo also raised chances for those on endocrine treatment, study says

7/11/2008
Hormone Replacement May Raise Women's Gallbladder Risk

But taking the therapy in a non-oral form seems to cut the odds, study finds

5/23/2008
Patch Form of HRT Poses Less Clotting Risks Than Pill Does

Analysis finds pill more than doubles risk while patch only increases it slightly

5/22/2008
Cholesterol Test Spots When HRT Raises Heart Risks

Ratio of 'good' to 'bad' cholesterol determined chances of trouble in postmenopausal women, study shows

5/20/2008
Hormone Therapy Safe, Effective for Women Entering Menopause

Experts stress that the finding applies only to those under 60 years of age

4/28/2008
HRT Increases Stroke Risk

Timing of hormone therapy did not matter, study finds

4/16/2008
Timing of HRT May Influence Heart Risks

Study found women with risk factors who took it early in menopause did not have diminished vessel function

4/15/2008
Breast Cancer Unchanged in Black Women, Despite Drop in HRT Use

More estrogen-receptor negative tumors may be a factor, experts suggest

4/7/2008
HRT Dosing May Determine Risks, Benefits

Rodent study finds higher levels of estrogen replacement proved more dangerous

4/7/2008
Testosterone Therapy May Reduce Bone Loss in Older Men

But long-term effects of the hormone treatment aren't known, researchers say

3/26/2008
Older Women Have Harder Time Preserving Muscle Than Men

Key difference appears to be how their bodies react to protein, study says.

3/25/2008
HRT Raises Recurrence Risk Among Breast Cancer Survivors

Trial was halted early after risk of both recurrence and new malignancies surfaced

3/14/2008
Severe Menopause Symptoms Raise Heart Risks

The worse the symptoms, the higher the chances of trouble, study shows

3/4/2008
Raised Breast Cancer Risk Persists After Combo HRT Stopped

Latest data from Women's Health Initiative points to continued need for mammograms

2/25/2008
HRT Can Lead to Abnormal Mammograms, Biopsies

That may limit effectiveness of these breast cancer detection methods, study says

1/22/2008
Caffeine May Lower Ovarian Cancer Risk

Alcohol and cigarettes not seen as threat, new research reports