Hormone Replacement Therapy News

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10/11/2005
Added Illnesses May Explain Breast Cancer 'Race Gap'

Higher rates of heart disease, diabetes could lower survival for black patients, study suggests

10/10/2005
Even Moderate Exercise Boosts Heart Health

People don't need to run marathons to see big changes, study finds

10/10/2005
Could Fatty Foods Help the Heart?

They could have one positive effect in reducing inflammation, rat study finds

10/5/2005
Implanted Defibrillators Found Cost-Effective

Findings may open the door to wider Medicare coverage, experts say

10/4/2005
Lifestyle Changes Could Save Millions

Additional 2% decrease in chronic disease deaths adds up to 36 million lives saved worldwide over next decade, experts say

10/4/2005
Majority of Americans Becoming Overweight or Obese

Thirty-year survey showed nine out of 10 men packed on excess pounds

10/3/2005
More American Kids Eating Deep-Fried Fast Foods

Numbers doubled in just three years, one study found

9/28/2005
On-the-Job Stress May Boost Inflammation

Lack of control over workday could harm arteries, study finds

9/27/2005
Blacks at Raised Risk of Sleep Apnea

They're also less likely to seek help for the dangerous disorder, study shows

9/27/2005
Beta-Blocker Drugs May Pose Dangers for Some

Patients with specific genes may be at higher risk, study suggests

9/26/2005
Smoking May Raise Diabetes Risk

In study, a quarter of smokers went on to develop the illness

9/22/2005
'Light' Smoking Takes Heavy Toll on Health

One to four cigarettes per day triples risks for heart disease, lung cancer, study shows

9/20/2005
More Young People Diagnosed With Gum Disease

Periodontal trouble may also raise risks for pregnant women, study finds

9/19/2005
Being Overweight Hurts Kids' Arteries

Extra pounds weaken vessel walls, even at ages as young as 9, study finds

9/19/2005
Most Americans Don't Link Tummy Fat With Heart Disease

Sixty percent are unaware this type of obesity threatens the heart, survey finds

9/16/2005
Heart Risk Assessments Ignore Poverty

But economics make a big difference in who gets proper care, experts say

9/16/2005
HRT Ups Breast Cancer Risk Equally for All Races

But hormone replacement therapy put leaner women at higher risk, study found

9/16/2005
Mouse Stem Cells Repair Sheeps' Hearts

Opinions differ on whether cross-species transplants would work in humans

9/15/2005
Violence Can Change Teens' Physiology

Cardiovascular stress 'numbing effect' seen in those most exposed

9/13/2005
U.S. Death Trends Show Successes, Failures

Big gains against heart disease, but diabetes, COPD deaths are rising, report finds

9/13/2005
Severe Heart Failure Undertreated: Study

Doctors need to devote more time, effort managing these cases, experts say

9/12/2005
Why Cholesterol Is Such a Killer

It crystallizes, then breaks on artery walls, new research reveals

9/12/2005
Even Minimal Counseling Can Change Kids' Eating Habits

Study showed children ate less fat, salt, after just five sessions

9/8/2005
Drug Could Cut Heart Surgery Risks

Researchers hope pexelizumab can prevent dangerous immune response

9/7/2005
CT Scans Spot Younger Men's Heart Risk

But the technique isn't yet recommended for wide use, researchers add

9/7/2005
New Technique Tracks Stem Cells' Progress

Scientists watched as the cells made their way to the heart and beyond

8/24/2005
Tarantulas Help Medical Science Creep Forward

They're giving researchers key insights into human muscles

8/11/2005
Report: Dangers of HRT Known for Decades

But other experts contend doctors had too little info to understand risks.

8/4/2005
Breast Cancer Risk with HRT May Be Lower Than Thought

Risk is lowest with estrogen-only therapy, study suggests

7/15/2005
Enzyme May Unlock Clues to Heart Failure

Newly discovered compound directs cardiac stress response

7/12/2005
Menopause Symptoms Can Rebound After HRT

Some women may need to seek out alternative remedies, experts say

6/21/2005
HRT Won't Worsen Lupus Symptoms

Short-term therapy was effective in menopausal women with autoimmune disease

6/2/2005
Experts Say No to Estrogen After Hysterectomy

Its risks outweigh any benefit for older women, task force finds

5/18/2005
HRT May Help Heart, Swedish Research Suggests

Small study finds it reduces enlarged cardiac muscle

4/28/2005
HRT Poses Yet Another Health Dilemma

Estrogen alone increases endometrial cancer risk, large British study finds

4/6/2005
Progestin Dose May Explain HRT's Breast Cancer Link

New study finds no rise in risk when estrogen used alone

3/24/2005
HRT Can Cloud Breast Cancer Screens

MRIs can be misread because hormone therapy makes tissue more dense, study says

3/5/2005
HRT: Still a Useful Therapeutic Tool

Many experts are rethinking doubts about the therapy's value, risks

2/22/2005
HRT May Worsen Urinary Incontinence

Another blow for estrogen replacement therapy, experts say

2/22/2005
Unraveling Estrogen's Effect in Older Women

Researchers think they know why HRT raises cardiovascular risk after menopause

1/18/2005
HRT Increases Risk of Gallstone Trouble

Researchers say it's one more thing women have to factor into their decision

12/5/2004
Some Hormone Replacement Therapy Has Value

Report endorses limited estrogen use

10/26/2004
HRT Promotions Plummet After Negative Study

Study finds industry didn't flex its marketing arm

10/22/2004
Experts Explain Seeming Paradox of Pill Study

Effect of hormones differs, depending on age of a woman when she takes them

10/18/2004
HRT Raises Risk of Abnormal Mammograms

Treatment increases odds that screen will be hard to interpret

10/8/2004
Not All Progestins Equal for Heart

One kind made attacks more severe, while the other limited damage

10/5/2004
HRT's Link to Higher Blood Clot Risk Confirmed

Study also finds odds higher in older, heavier women

8/27/2004
HRT Can Affect Mammography Results

Previous breast surgery, low weight also may influence screenings, British study contends

8/10/2004
Short-Term Hormone Therapy OK for Some

May be appropriate for severe menopausal symptoms

6/29/2004
HRT Speeds Progression of Heart Disease in Diabetics

Study finds these postmenopausal women should avoid hormone therapy