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In 1997, two randomized trials, the HABITS ( Hormonal Replacement Therapy-Is It Safe ? ) trial and the Stockholm trial, began in Sweden to test the effects of menopausal hormone therapy in women after ...


The US Preventive Services Task Force issued a new recommendation against the routine use of Estrogen to prevent chronic conditions such as heart disease, stroke and osteoporosis in postmenopausal wom ...


A study, published in Journal of American Medical Association, found that over half of women who began menopausal hormone therapy because of symptoms such as hot flashes or night sweats experience tho ...


A study, published in the Archives of Internal Medicine, found that postmenopausal women who consumed high daily levels of soy protein had reduced risk of bone fracture, Women experience accelera ...


A systematic review found that the addition of Testosterone to hormone therapy in women after menopause enhances their sexual function. However, it may also reduce HDL cholesterol in women. “ If ...


Studies in monkeys and women suggest that a diet high in the natural plant estrogens found in soy does not increase the risk of uterine cancer in postmenopausal women, according to Mark Cline, at Wake ...


Research in monkeys suggests that the natural plant estrogens found in soy do not increase markers of breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women. In fact, they may provide a protective effect in some ...


Women who take a combination of Estrogen and Testosterone to treat the symptoms of menopause may have an increased risk of breast cancer. The study is published in the of Archives of Internal Medic ...


Estrogen therapy does not appear to reduce the risk of heart attack or coronary death in healthy postmenopausal women, although some data suggest a lower coronary heart disease risk in women aged 50 t ...


Women pondering hormone-replacement therapy also should consider regular exercise. A study at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign suggests that being physically fit offsets cognitive decl ...


A study, conducted by researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, found that postmenopausal women with early-stage, hormone-sensitive breast cancer have a lower risk ...


Aromatase inhibitors, a type of hormone therapy used to treat advanced breast cancer in postmenopausal women, result in a small but significant increase in overall survival when compared to other horm ...


Postmenopausal women without symptoms of cardiovascular problems who have minor or major abnormalities on an electrocardiogram ( ECG ) are at increased risk for future cardiovascular events and death. ...


A diet low in fat could reduce the risk of ovarian cancer in healthy postmenopausal women, according to new results from the Women’s Health Initiative ( WHI ) Dietary Modification Trial. Researchers ...


New results from the Women's Health Initiative ( WHI ) have confirmed that the health risks of long-term use of combination ( Estrogen plus Progestin ) hormone therapy in healthy, postmenopausal women ...