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Hot Flash is a sudden, temporary onset of body warmth, flushing, and sweating (often associated with menopause).
Why estrogenic hormones produce unintended results in women

Why estrogenic hormones produce unintended results in women

More data needed on what's effective for hot flashes

More data needed on what's effective for hot flashes

Many women at high risk for breast cancer are foregoing tamoxifen

Many women at high risk for breast cancer are foregoing tamoxifen

Pfizer licenses drug from University of Rochester for treatment of hot flashes

Pfizer licenses drug from University of Rochester for treatment of hot flashes

New insights into hormone therapy show when estrogen best aids brain

New insights into hormone therapy show when estrogen best aids brain

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

Paroxetine is an effective treatment for diminishing hot flashes in men who are receiving hormone therapy for prostate cancer

Paroxetine is an effective treatment for diminishing hot flashes in men who are receiving hormone therapy for prostate cancer

Researchers investigate whether hormone therapy and two alternative herbal products can lessen memory in menopausal women

Researchers investigate whether hormone therapy and two alternative herbal products can lessen memory in menopausal women

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

Cymbalta approved for diabetic peripheral neuropathy pain

Cymbalta approved for diabetic peripheral neuropathy pain

80% of cancer patients use some form of complementary or alternative therapies

80% of cancer patients use some form of complementary or alternative therapies

Combination therapies improve prostate cancer survival rates

Combination therapies improve prostate cancer survival rates

Further evidence about how estrogen helps activate breast cancer

Further evidence about how estrogen helps activate breast cancer

Findings from WHI memory study may not directly apply to newly menopausal women

Findings from WHI memory study may not directly apply to newly menopausal women

Gene mutation found in some women may decrease effectiveness of tamoxifen breast cancer drug

Gene mutation found in some women may decrease effectiveness of tamoxifen breast cancer drug

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)

Menopause often wrongly blamed for poor sleep

Menopause often wrongly blamed for poor sleep

Breast cancer reduction findings need further investigation

Breast cancer reduction findings need further investigation