Diagnosing Carcinoid Tumors
Can't see this email? View it online
   
  September 18, 2017  
  Menopause  
  The latest menopause news from News Medical  
 Hormone therapy for menopausal symptoms does not increase mortality risk, according to a long-term studyHormone therapy for menopausal symptoms does not increase mortality risk, according to a long-term study
 
An 18-year follow-up study of postmenopausal women in the Women’s Health Initiative trials has shown that the use of hormone therapy was not associated with any increased risk of all-cause, cardiovascular or cancer death.
 
 
 Research unravels how stem cells in the ovaries may be harnessed to revolutionize fertility treatmentsResearch unravels how stem cells in the ovaries may be harnessed to revolutionize fertility treatments
 
About 13 years ago, Northeastern professor Jonathan Tilly, a reproductive biologist, made a discovery that challenged everything scientists thought they knew about female reproduction. The long-held belief that mammals were born with a set number of eggs -- and no ability to create new ones -- was wrong.
 
   Link between breast cancer and obesity may be more complex than previously thoughtLink between breast cancer and obesity may be more complex than previously thought
 
Obese women with large bellies may be at risk of developing a different subtype of breast cancer than those with widespread fat accumulation, according to a new study published in The Oncologist. This suggests that the link between breast cancer and obesity may be more complex than previously thought.
 
 Abdominal weight found to be key predictor of cancer risk in postmenopausal women
 
Abdominal weight found to be key predictor of cancer risk in  postmenopausal womenBody fat distribution in the trunk is more important than body weight when it comes to cancer risk in postmenopausal women, according to a study presented at the ESMO 2017 Congress in Madrid.
 
 
 Sex drive declines twice as much in women than men in long term relationships
 
Sex drive declines twice as much in women than men in long term relationshipsA new study looking at British attitudes towards sex shows that women in long term relationships are twice as likely to lose interest in sex compared to men.
 
 
 Diagnosing Carcinoid Tumors
 
Diagnosing Carcinoid TumorsThe early stages of carcinoid syndrome are difficult to diagnose for various reasons. Most symptoms are quite common and wide-ranging. For example, flushing can be a symptom of carcinoid syndrome but it may also be indicative of menopause, an alcoholic reaction, or an aftereffect of the drug, which can make differential diagnosis difficult.