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.
Study finds decline in stroke rates for men but not women

Study finds decline in stroke rates for men but not women

Woman's race, type of weight gain at midlife linked to risk of fatty heart

Woman's race, type of weight gain at midlife linked to risk of fatty heart

Female survivors of childhood cancer have high risk for ovarian condition that causes infertility

Female survivors of childhood cancer have high risk for ovarian condition that causes infertility

New drug compound could cut number of hot flushes in menopausal women

New drug compound could cut number of hot flushes in menopausal women

Cow's milk decreases the body's ability to absorb oral thyroid hormone medication

Cow's milk decreases the body's ability to absorb oral thyroid hormone medication

Tulane researcher aims to improve hormone replacement therapy for post-menopausal women

Tulane researcher aims to improve hormone replacement therapy for post-menopausal women

Hormone replacement therapy linked to lower risk of atherosclerosis and death in women

Hormone replacement therapy linked to lower risk of atherosclerosis and death in women

Postmenopausal hormone therapy lasting longer than ten years linked to lower dementia risk

Postmenopausal hormone therapy lasting longer than ten years linked to lower dementia risk

Study finds link between removal of ovaries and increased risk of heart disease, cancer and mortality

Study finds link between removal of ovaries and increased risk of heart disease, cancer and mortality

High paracardial fat volume linked to increased risk for heart disease in postmenopausal women

High paracardial fat volume linked to increased risk for heart disease in postmenopausal women

One fifth of breast cancer patients do not complete their prescribed endocrine therapy

One fifth of breast cancer patients do not complete their prescribed endocrine therapy

Endocrine Society issues new guidelines on hypopituitarism

Endocrine Society issues new guidelines on hypopituitarism

New review questions safety of estrogen replacement therapy

New review questions safety of estrogen replacement therapy

Oral contraceptive use may be reason for decline in mortality from ovarian cancer worldwide

Oral contraceptive use may be reason for decline in mortality from ovarian cancer worldwide

UTA researchers find how changing estrogen levels make women more vulnerable to cocaine addiction

UTA researchers find how changing estrogen levels make women more vulnerable to cocaine addiction

Early and late menopause linked to increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes

Early and late menopause linked to increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes

Hops extract activates chemical pathway in cells to help prevent breast cancer

Hops extract activates chemical pathway in cells to help prevent breast cancer

Menopause symptoms: can a healthcare professional help? An interview with Dr Heather Currie

Menopause symptoms: can a healthcare professional help? An interview with Dr Heather Currie

Hops show promise in reducing breast cancer risk

Hops show promise in reducing breast cancer risk

Plant-based therapies may show modest reductions in menopausal symptoms

Plant-based therapies may show modest reductions in menopausal symptoms