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.
Researchers discover experimental drug that treats hot flashes, other menopausal symptoms without side effects

Researchers discover experimental drug that treats hot flashes, other menopausal symptoms without side effects

Late- and post-menopausal women have more fat around hearts compared to pre-menopausal counterparts

Late- and post-menopausal women have more fat around hearts compared to pre-menopausal counterparts

SLU professor reveals why women have higher rates of strokes than men, suggests steps to reduce risk

SLU professor reveals why women have higher rates of strokes than men, suggests steps to reduce risk

National survey shows that most women don't know risks or symptoms of stroke

National survey shows that most women don't know risks or symptoms of stroke

Hormone therapy does not safeguard post-menopausal women against cardiovascular disease

Hormone therapy does not safeguard post-menopausal women against cardiovascular disease

Study debunks false reports surrounding risk of hormone therapy

Study debunks false reports surrounding risk of hormone therapy

Risk of ovarian cancer increased with even short-term HRT use

Risk of ovarian cancer increased with even short-term HRT use

Mylan signs definitive agreement to acquire Famy Care's female health care businesses

Mylan signs definitive agreement to acquire Famy Care's female health care businesses

Preventive effect of tamoxifen drug for breast cancer remains virtually constant for 20 years

Preventive effect of tamoxifen drug for breast cancer remains virtually constant for 20 years

New NIH funding to help researchers develop drug delivery system to prevent HIV infection in women

New NIH funding to help researchers develop drug delivery system to prevent HIV infection in women

Genetic testing, risk factor assessment could improve prevention strategies for breast cancer

Genetic testing, risk factor assessment could improve prevention strategies for breast cancer

Study: Hot flashes are not adequately managed in patients treated for breast cancer

Study: Hot flashes are not adequately managed in patients treated for breast cancer

SottoPelle's Tutera Institute provides training sessions to educate doctors on BioCalc system

SottoPelle's Tutera Institute provides training sessions to educate doctors on BioCalc system

Hormone loss may cause colon cancer, say Thomas Jefferson University researchers

Hormone loss may cause colon cancer, say Thomas Jefferson University researchers

HerKare opens new location in Mansfield, Texas

HerKare opens new location in Mansfield, Texas

Miriam Hospital receives grant from NIH to prevent spread of sexually transmitted HIV in women

Miriam Hospital receives grant from NIH to prevent spread of sexually transmitted HIV in women

Penn researchers analyze clinical practice guidelines

Penn researchers analyze clinical practice guidelines

Women seek hormonal treatments for menopausal symptoms from anti-aging clinicians

Women seek hormonal treatments for menopausal symptoms from anti-aging clinicians

ACAAI offers practical solutions to improve asthma problem in older women

ACAAI offers practical solutions to improve asthma problem in older women

Menopause toolkit launched to help primary care physicians

Menopause toolkit launched to help primary care physicians