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.
Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) for peri- and postmenopausal symptoms increases disease recurrence in breast cancer survivors, according to an article published online March 25 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute .
Aerobic exercise significantly decreased the chemical imbalances that can lead to heart disease and stroke in postmenopausal women according to a study in the spring issue of the Journal of Women and Aging.
The results of a new study have shown that the risk of cancer associated with Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) continues long after a woman stops taking it.
An American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) analysis of several studies monitoring the impact of Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) shows young women in early menopause may not only have no increased cardiovascular risk from the therapy, but may indeed show benefit in the future.
Though arterial vascular disease is widespread and often deadly among older American women, doctors too often fail to spot and treat it, according to a new report by a team of vascular surgeons from the Columbia University Medical Center and Weill Cornell Medical College campuses of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.
A woman who claimed hormone replacement therapy (HRT) caused her breast cancer has had her case thrown out of court.
A report from the American Cancer Society finds the breast cancer death rate in the United States continues to drop more than two percent per year, a trend that began in 1990 and is credited to progress in early detection and treatment.
A new study possibly offers a biological reason why hormone replacement therapy (HRT) fails to protect some postmenopausal women from heart disease.
Menopausal women are at relatively high risk for memory loss, high blood pressure (hypertension) and diabetes.
According to an international study older women should not take Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT).
New evidence confirms that hormone replacement therapy (HRT) should not be prescribed to older women who are many years past the menopause. The treatment will not help prevent chronic conditions such as heart disease in these women.
Older women struggling to cope with the symptoms of the menopause will be reassured by the latest research into hormone replacement therapy (HRT).
In the study, the longer the breast feeding period, the lower the mother's risk of developing RA in later life.
Are soy products healthy additions to a person's diet, safe alternatives to hormone-replacement therapy or cancer-causing agents" The answer, according to University of Illinois food science and human nutrition professor William Helferich, is, "It depends."
Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) has been shown to reduce many cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors, but many women have stopped using HRT due to reports from the Women's Health Initiative that HRT may increase the risk of breast cancer and heart disease.
To add to the utter confusion many women are feeling with regard to Hormone replacement therapy (HRT), new research is now suggesting HRT may reduce a woman's risk of Alzheimer's disease.
An extended analysis of cancer rates reinforces a strong association between use of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and increased breast cancer incidence, according to research led by scientists at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center and published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
According to the latest report the drop in the use of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) in mid-2002, following the results of the Women's Health Initiative study (WHI), is linked with a steep decline in new breast cancer diagnoses.
In the latest scare over hormone replacement therapy (HRT) it is thought a thousand British women may have died from ovarian cancer since 1991 because they were using the therapy.
According to the latest research hormone replacement therapy (HRT) may not be quite as dangerous as was first implied by a major American study in 2002.