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.
New insights into hormone therapy show when estrogen best aids brain

New insights into hormone therapy show when estrogen best aids brain

Can traditional Chinese medicine relieve symptoms of menopause

Can traditional Chinese medicine relieve symptoms of menopause

Estrogen treatment had less beneficial effect on memory in active female mice

Estrogen treatment had less beneficial effect on memory in active female mice

Leading endocrinologist supports RMIT menopause research

Leading endocrinologist supports RMIT menopause research

Women with late effects of polio experience menopause differently than their non-disabled peers

Women with late effects of polio experience menopause differently than their non-disabled peers

Survey of reproductive health professionals exposes the need for additional education tools on hormone replacement therapy

Survey of reproductive health professionals exposes the need for additional education tools on hormone replacement therapy

Postmenopausal women are weaker, as measured by grip and pinch tests

Postmenopausal women are weaker, as measured by grip and pinch tests

Scientists embark on a five-year study of the effects of soy isoflavones found in dietary supplements on various body tissues

Scientists embark on a five-year study of the effects of soy isoflavones found in dietary supplements on various body tissues

Success of breast screening varies between women

Success of breast screening varies between women

Link between short-term hormone therapy (HT) and improvements in life quality for women with menopausal symptoms

Link between short-term hormone therapy (HT) and improvements in life quality for women with menopausal symptoms

In Australia hip fracture numbers are expected to double over 29 years and quadruple in 56 years

In Australia hip fracture numbers are expected to double over 29 years and quadruple in 56 years

Hormone replacement therapy in women increases risk of dementia

Hormone replacement therapy in women increases risk of dementia

Cognitive decline can occur before chemotherapy treatment

Cognitive decline can occur before chemotherapy treatment

Hip fractures – less common but more numerous in an ageing nation

Hip fractures – less common but more numerous in an ageing nation

Genetically engineered thyroid stimulating hormone destroys tissue that often remains after thyroidectomy

Genetically engineered thyroid stimulating hormone destroys tissue that often remains after thyroidectomy

Genetic link between hormones and migraine

Genetic link between hormones and migraine

Higher generic drug use in 2003 slowed the rising cost per prescription to a 7.9% increase

Higher generic drug use in 2003 slowed the rising cost per prescription to a 7.9% increase

Need to determine if black cohosh can improve the quality of people’s lives as some claim

Need to determine if black cohosh can improve the quality of people’s lives as some claim

Bio-identical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) - an alternative to hormone replacement therapy (HRT)

Bio-identical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) - an alternative to hormone replacement therapy (HRT)

Latest research on obesity, diabetes, hormone replacement therapy to be presented

Latest research on obesity, diabetes, hormone replacement therapy to be presented