Canadian study documents continued decline in hormone therapy usage
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  August 23, 2017  
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 Canadian study documents continued decline in hormone therapy usageCanadian study documents continued decline in hormone therapy usage
 
Ever since menopause was first discussed publicly, the debate over the use of hormone therapy (HT) has monopolized headlines.
 
 
 Vaginal estrogens do not increase cancer, cardiovascular disease risk in post-menopausal womenVaginal estrogens do not increase cancer, cardiovascular disease risk in post-menopausal women
 
Women who have gone through menopause and who have been using a vaginal form of estrogen therapy do not have a higher risk of cardiovascular disease and cancer than women who have not been using any type of estrogen.
 
   Licorice could pose health risk by interacting with medicationsLicorice could pose health risk by interacting with medications
 
Licorice roots have a diverse and flavorful history, having been used in ancient Egyptian times as a tea and in traditional Chinese medicines, all the way to today as a flavoring agent and as an ingredient in some licorice candies.
 
   Endothelial function, effect of exercise in women may be linked more to menopausal status than fitnessEndothelial function, effect of exercise in women may be linked more to menopausal status than fitness
 
High physical fitness is known to be related to enhanced blood vessel dilation and blood flow (endothelial function) in aging men.
 
 Review provides new recommendations to manage menopausal symptoms after breast cancer
 
Review provides new recommendations to manage menopausal symptoms after breast cancerA large proportion of the world's estimated 9.3 million breast cancer survivors experience menopausal symptoms or clinical manifestations of estrogen deficiency.
 
 
 Mount Sinai experts offer tips on knowing risks and detecting symptoms of ovarian cancer
 
Mount Sinai experts offer tips on knowing risks and detecting symptoms of ovarian cancerOvarian cancer is the fourth leading cause of death in American women and according to the National Cancer Institute, approximately 22,000 women will be diagnosed with the disease and 14,000 will die from it.