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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.
Low testosterone can increase risk of severe COVID-19 in males

Low testosterone can increase risk of severe COVID-19 in males

Sex steroids may play a protective role in COVID-19, shows study

Sex steroids may play a protective role in COVID-19, shows study

Reduced lead exposure may explain the declining rates of hip fracture

Reduced lead exposure may explain the declining rates of hip fracture

NIH awards $1.6 million for research on hormonal control of HIV latency

NIH awards $1.6 million for research on hormonal control of HIV latency

Study: HRT prescription rates are lower in more deprived areas of England

Study: HRT prescription rates are lower in more deprived areas of England

New surgical approach is highly acceptable among women with ovarian cancer risk

New surgical approach is highly acceptable among women with ovarian cancer risk

TGen review: Postmenopausal women at higher risk for developing NALFD

TGen review: Postmenopausal women at higher risk for developing NALFD

Estrogen modestly protective against COVID-19?

Estrogen modestly protective against COVID-19?

COVID-19 may increase risk of blot cots in women who are pregnant or taking birth control pills

COVID-19 may increase risk of blot cots in women who are pregnant or taking birth control pills

Researchers analyze the effects of beta-blockers on men and women with hypertension

Researchers analyze the effects of beta-blockers on men and women with hypertension

Study: Oregon's gender-affirming health care policies are not fully realized in practice

Study: Oregon's gender-affirming health care policies are not fully realized in practice

MU researchers examine how menopause can impact cognitive function

MU researchers examine how menopause can impact cognitive function

Hop supplements used by menopausal women are not likely to cause drug interactions

Hop supplements used by menopausal women are not likely to cause drug interactions

Experimental two-in-one diabetes shot provides better blood sugar control

Experimental two-in-one diabetes shot provides better blood sugar control

Reprimo gene may play a role in menopause-related weight gain

Reprimo gene may play a role in menopause-related weight gain

Thyroid hormone replacement therapy linked to higher risk of death in older adults

Thyroid hormone replacement therapy linked to higher risk of death in older adults

Menopause age not associated with heart disease finds study

Menopause age not associated with heart disease finds study

Scientists create world’s first model of pituitary disease using human iPS cells

Scientists create world’s first model of pituitary disease using human iPS cells

Arterial stiffness accelerates as women transition through menopause

Arterial stiffness accelerates as women transition through menopause

What and why every woman needs to know about dense breasts

What and why every woman needs to know about dense breasts