Hormone Replacement Therapy News and Research

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Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) sometimes called estrogent replacement therapy or ERT, refers to a woman taking supplements of hormones such as estrogen alone or estrogen with another hormone called progesterone (progestin in its synthetic form). HRT replaces hormones that a woman’s body should be making or used to make.
Cancer survivors could be at greater risk of cardiovascular diseases

Cancer survivors could be at greater risk of cardiovascular diseases

Management of ovarian cancer risk in women with BRCA1/2 gene mutations

Management of ovarian cancer risk in women with BRCA1/2 gene mutations

New study finds almost 400 established medical practices that don’t work

New study finds almost 400 established medical practices that don’t work

Elevated estrogen levels associated with more severe disease in scleroderma

Elevated estrogen levels associated with more severe disease in scleroderma

Study reveals hidden changes that happen to female heart during perimenopause

Study reveals hidden changes that happen to female heart during perimenopause

Black women are 'twice as likely to die' from aggressive uterine cancer

Black women are 'twice as likely to die' from aggressive uterine cancer

Early menopause raises bladder cancer risk for smokers

Early menopause raises bladder cancer risk for smokers

Women should not be alarmed by study linking HRT to Alzheimer’s disease

Women should not be alarmed by study linking HRT to Alzheimer’s disease

Hormone therapy during gender transition may increase risk for cardiovascular events

Hormone therapy during gender transition may increase risk for cardiovascular events

Large study finds no association between phthalate exposure and breast cancer risk

Large study finds no association between phthalate exposure and breast cancer risk

Scientists create comprehensive new method to predict breast cancer risk

Scientists create comprehensive new method to predict breast cancer risk

Study: Drug reduces hot flash frequency, improves quality of life in breast cancer survivors

Study: Drug reduces hot flash frequency, improves quality of life in breast cancer survivors

Mediterranean-style diet appears to reduce stroke risk in women

Mediterranean-style diet appears to reduce stroke risk in women

Doctor to the stars disciplined over use of controversial menopause therapy

Doctor to the stars disciplined over use of controversial menopause therapy

Researchers untangle mysteries of 'evil' protein in ER-positive breast cancer

Researchers untangle mysteries of 'evil' protein in ER-positive breast cancer

Alzheimer’s disease greater in females, researchers speculate

Alzheimer’s disease greater in females, researchers speculate

Woman's pregnancy history may be linked to Alzheimer's disease risk

Woman's pregnancy history may be linked to Alzheimer's disease risk

Online survey shows patient dissatisfaction with hypothyroidism treatments

Online survey shows patient dissatisfaction with hypothyroidism treatments

Study explores relationship between age at menopause and memory

Study explores relationship between age at menopause and memory

Using harmless red or infrared light to diagnose breast cancer

Using harmless red or infrared light to diagnose breast cancer