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Dutch investigators assessed maximal volume reduction of leiomyomas and uterus and the duration of treatment required to reach these reductions with daily GnRH antagonist treatment. Leiomyomas are ...


Estrogens and Tibolone ( Livial ) increase the risk of endometrial cancer. Many postmenopausal women, who have not had a hysterectomy, use combined hormone-replacement therapy ( HRT ), containing p ...


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 ...


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 ...


Supracervical hysterectomy, a surgical technique that removes the uterus while leaving the cervix intact, does not have clear benefits over total hysterectomy in women with non-cancerous disease and s ...


During hysterectomy operations, surgeons often remove a woman's ovaries as well as her uterus. Cochrane Researchers now say there is no evidence that removing the ovaries provides any additional benef ...


Progesterone, a female hormone that can be used as a therapy for endometrial cancer, eliminates tumor cells indirectly by binding to its receptor in stromal or connective tissue cells residing in the ...


The American Society of Clinical Oncology ( ASCO ) issued a newly updated clinical practice guideline on pharmacological prevention interventions for premenopausal and postmenopausal women who are at ...


The TGA's Urogynaecological Devices Working Group ( UDWG ) has provided advice following a safety communication published by the US Food and Drug Administration ( FDA ) which advised against the use o ...


A study has compared the rates of urinary incontinence and other complications of subtotal abdominal hysterectomy ( SAH ) with total abdominal hysterectomy ( TAH ) at 5 years after surgery. Danish ...


A study has estimated the prevalence of surgically confirmed endometriosis in women undergoing laparoscopic or abdominal hysterectomy, including those with and without preoperative indications of chro ...