Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) 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.
Health care professionals should focus on women's lifetime heart disease risk

Health care professionals should focus on women's lifetime heart disease risk

Updated guidelines provide definitive answers on HRT, aspirin, supplements

Updated guidelines provide definitive answers on HRT, aspirin, supplements

Drug giant Wyeth loses another HRT trial to the tune of $1.5 million

Drug giant Wyeth loses another HRT trial to the tune of $1.5 million

Confusion abounds on how to treat the menopause

Confusion abounds on how to treat the menopause

Hearing loss in older women linked to hormone replacement therapy

Hearing loss in older women linked to hormone replacement therapy

Gabapentin is as effective as estrogen for menopause symptoms

Gabapentin is as effective as estrogen for menopause symptoms

Researchers test secret herb to stop hot flushes associated with breast cancer

Researchers test secret herb to stop hot flushes associated with breast cancer

HRT can reduce heart attacks by about one-third in women under age 60

HRT can reduce heart attacks by about one-third in women under age 60

Not all breast cancers' risk are increased by Hormone Replacement Therapy

Not all breast cancers' risk are increased by Hormone Replacement Therapy

Breast symmetry can be early indicator of breast cancer

Breast symmetry can be early indicator of breast cancer

Remifemin black cohosh extract shown to reduce menopausal symptoms

Remifemin black cohosh extract shown to reduce menopausal symptoms

Hormonal clue to higher asthma rates in women

Hormonal clue to higher asthma rates in women

Med Services Europe obtains rights to out-license portfolio of prescription pharmaceuticals

Med Services Europe obtains rights to out-license portfolio of prescription pharmaceuticals

For post-menopausal women light to moderate exercise is best

For post-menopausal women light to moderate exercise is best

Appropriate tests need to be done earlier for ovarian cancer

Appropriate tests need to be done earlier for ovarian cancer

New study says HRT risks far lower

New study says HRT risks far lower

Menopause symptoms return with a vengence when women stop HRT

Menopause symptoms return with a vengence when women stop HRT

HRT safe for women with menopause and cancer survivors

HRT safe for women with menopause and cancer survivors

Don’t skip your next mammogram

Don’t skip your next mammogram

Studies on Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) for breast cancer patients can give false hopes

Studies on Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) for breast cancer patients can give false hopes