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Wyeth to Pay $6.3 Million in Damages for Prempro Connection to Breast Cancer  -  23 Nov 2009
InjuryBoard.com (blog)Thus far, at least 34 cases involving Prempro are set for trial, and Wyeth has settled at least five cases over hormone replacement therapy drugs. ...

Fewer screenings doesn't pass smell test  -  23 Nov 2009
Baltimore SunWe can't decide whether hormone replacement therapy, eggs, red meat and red wine or high fiber diets are good ideas either. So it's not surprising that the ...

Health Q&A: Cutting through breast-cancer confusion  -  23 Nov 2009
Longview Daily NewsDelaying childbirth, use of hormone-replacement therapy and carrying genes known to be susceptible to breast cancer are also known to elevate a woman's risk ...

Migraine increases likelihood of stroke  -  23 Nov 2009
Tehran TimesFor women with migraines, additional options include discontinuing use of birth control pills or stopping hormone replacement therapy.

Beating the yeast: How to fight candidiasis  -  23 Nov 2009
Emirates Business 24/7Hormonal treatments such as in vitro fertilisation or hormone replacement therapy, and even the contraceptive pill, have been linked to candidiasis, ...

New view of mammograms  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
Los Angeles TimesEveryone who knows the prevailing medical wisdom on hormone replacement therapy for menopausal women, please stand up. Hormone therapy after menopause was ...

Pfizer Must Pay $6.3 Million in Damages Over Prempro  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
Bloomberg20 (Bloomberg) -- Two Pfizer Inc. units' hormone- replacement therapy drugs caused an Illinois woman's breast cancer, making them liable for at least $6.3 ...

Hormone Replacement Therapy May Cause Incontinence, Research Suggests  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
Personal Liberty DigestHormone replacement therapy (HRT) has been increasingly discredited in recent years, after being linked to a higher risk of heart disease and some cancers, ...

Less HRT, Fewer Cases of Possible Breast Cancer Precursor  -  ‎Nov 12, 2009‎
U.S. News & World Report12 (HealthDay News) -- Declining use of hormone replacement therapy may be driving down rates of a condition called "atypical ductal hyperplasia," a known ...

Stay Young & Sexy with Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
eMaxHealthMs. Somers is an advocate of bio-identical hormone replacement therapy. Consumers who want to place an advance order for this 536-page softcover book can ...

Simple test to identify likelihood of breaking hip  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
Telegraph.co.ukWhich type of Hormone Replacement Therapy are you on? Do either of your parents have osteoporosis/hip fracture? Do you have gastrointestinal malabsorption ...

What You Don't Know About Osteoporosis  -  ‎Nov 15, 2009‎
Huffington Post (blog)This time we'll look at one of the most controversial and misunderstood treatments for osteoporosis -- hormone replacement therapy. ...

Health Digest: Hormone therapy and more  -  ‎Nov 11, 2009‎
News-Journal.com..."Hormone Replacement Therapy: Revisiting the Decision Seven Years Later" is the title of the presentation by Dr. Ralph J. Turner. The seminar is free, ...

The People's Pharmacy Hormone pros and cons, stress relief  -  ‎Nov 1, 2009‎
Seattle TimesQ: I took bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) to handle my horrible hot flashes. ...

Does decreased hormone therapy give lesser cases of breast cancer?  -  ‎Nov 16, 2009‎
HealthJockey.comThe use of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) to alleviate troubles linked to menopause was apparently the most in Sweden in 1999 and then supposedly started ...

New Analysis Suggests Decreased Mortality from Hormone Replacement Therapy in ...  -  ‎Nov 3, 2009‎
Cancer Consultants...and Cornell University have reported that hormone replacement therapy (HRT) may reduce mortality by 28% in younger postmenopausal women. ...

Less Hormone Therapy Use Linked to Less Breast Cancer Risk  -  ‎Nov 9, 2009‎
eMaxHealth...the Women's Health Initiative studies, which were conducted in the 1990s, there has been a reduction in the use of hormone replacement therapy by women. ...

Hormone replacement therapy decreases mortality in younger postmenopausal women  -  ‎Nov 12, 2009‎
The Virtual Medical CentreHormone replacement therapy (HRT) to treat menopausal estrogen deficiency has been in widespread use for over 60 years. Several observational studies over ...

Names & Notes  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
Business GazetteLauren Copley recently joined the Sylvana Institute of Medical Aesthetics in Frederick to assist with its Bio-identical Hormone Replacement Therapy. ...

Can testosterone therapy aid older men?  -  ‎Nov 2, 2009‎
Pittsburgh Post GazetteThe institute's recommendation came out at around the same time that a large study of hormone replacement therapy in post-menopausal women, ...

Man-O-Pause: Biological changes with aging strike men as well  -  ‎Nov 21, 2009‎
Lawrence Journal WorldHatton says, "Before you start hormone replacement therapy, you have to ask 'does this individual have an increased risk for prostate cancer? ...

Hormone Therapy Victims Win Important Appeal  -  ‎Nov 11, 2009‎
Trading Markets (press release)The decision gives the green light for federal trials on Wyeth's and Pfizer's hormone therapy (http://www.hkllp.com/hormone-replacement-therapy/) drugs. ...

New Screening Guidelines Confusing To Women  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
MyNC.com..."Remember HRT, hormone replacement therapy? Now the breast exams, now the Pap smears, it's all very confusing to women," said Noelia Lebron of Raleigh. ...

Bioidenticals: Estrogen without FDA approval for menopause?  -  ‎Oct 29, 2009‎
USA TodayHer doctor, a specialist in women's health, urged traditional hormone replacement therapy. "She was just so aggressive it really flipped me out," said ...

Names & Faces  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
Business Gazette...joined the Sylvana Institute For Medical Aesthetics in Frederick to assist with its Bio-identical Hormone Replacement Therapy and other procedures. ...

Center for Optimal Vitality Wins Top Doc Award in Country  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
PRLog.Org (press release)The Center for Optimal Vitality specializes in Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy to treat symptoms of hormone imbalance and possibly prevent chronic ...

PhysioAge Medical Group Announces Free Seminar on Bioidentical Hormone ...  -  ‎Nov 11, 2009‎
USPRwire (press release)Dr. Linda Hillebrand of PhysioAge Medical group will share her knowledge on hormone imbalance and discuss how bioidentical hormone replacement therapy can ...

Breast cancer researchers at Sausalito forum defend mammogram advice  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
Marin Independent-JournalMedical researchers now suspect that use of hormone replacement therapy was responsible for an alarming spike in Marin breast cancer cases during the 1990s. ...

NIEHS Director Birnbaum: "We kind of jump from the proverbial fry pan into the ...  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
Environmental Health NewsWe know hormone replacement therapy is associated with an increase in breast cancer. Since the report that it did cause breast cancer and many women have ...

Thermal Imaging May Top Mammograms  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
InjuryBoard.com (blog)It was almost as shocking as the 180-degree turnabout when doctors went from encouraging hormone replacement therapy to almost overnight in 2002, ...

'Desperate Housewives' Star Fights Lung Cancer, Raises Awareness  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
FOXNewsHormone replacement therapy, pollution, alcohol and certain work-related chemicals have also been linked to lung cancer, she said. What really makes Joosten ...

Prempro Lawsuit Jury Finds Wyeth Hid Breast Cancer Risk  -  ‎Oct 28, 2009‎
AboutLawsuits.comIn the second phase of a trial against Wyeth over their hormone replacement therapy (HRT) Prempro, a Philadelphia jury has determined that Wyeth ...

New Drug Blocks "Undruggable" Target in Cancer Cells  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
National Cancer Institute - NCI Cancer Bulletin...a link between postmenopausal hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and increased risk of ADH, similar to the link seen between HRT and breast cancer risk. ...

Conflicting health reports sow consumer distrust  -  ‎Nov 14, 2009‎
Boston GlobeOn a more serious level is the issue of hormone replacement therapy, a protocol where women take estrogen, often with the natural progesterone or the ...

Menopause Doesn't Have To Terrorize Women  -  ‎Nov 13, 2009‎
WPBFBut one of the most common is Hormone replacement therapy, or HRT. HRT is a treatment program in which women take estrogen and progestin to control symptoms ...

Hormone Therapy May Lower Mortality in Younger Women Researchers suggest also ...  -  ‎Nov 6, 2009‎
ModernMedicine6 (HealthDay News) -- Younger postmenopausal women on hormone replacement therapy (HRT) may have a lower risk of mortality than women undergoing no ...

Oprah: Now she's a hormone specialist  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
St. Catharines StandardUnfortunately, Oprah and newspaper headlines do not give a balanced appraisal of hormone replacement therapy (HRT). The debate about HRT started in 2002 ...

AACE Issues New Medical Guidelines for Proper and Ethical Use of Growth Hormone  -  ‎Nov 3, 2009‎
PR Newswire (press release)Growth hormone replacement therapy has proven useful for children and adults with scientifically proven growth hormone deficiency. In recent years, however, ...

Novo Nordisk A/S - SWOT Analysis - Aarkstore Enterprise  -  ‎Nov 5, 2009‎
PRMinds (press release)It also offers product in the therapeutic areas of haemostasis management, growth hormone therapy and hormone replacement therapy. ...

Put Your Hormones to the Test with BodyLogicMD?s Interactive Online Quiz  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
EON: Enhanced Online News (press release)...through a combination of nutrition, supplementation, stress reduction techniques, fitness and, when indicated, bioidentical hormone replacement therapy. ...

Prempro Breast Cancer Punitive Damage Award of $27M Tossed on Appeal  -  ‎Nov 4, 2009‎
AboutLawsuits.comHormone replacement therapy (HRT) involves the use of hormones and progestins to artificially boost hormone levels in women undergoing menopause due to ...

Don't lose your head over beer claim  -  ‎Nov 21, 2009‎
Donside TodayWomen were also asked if they used hormone replacement therapy. Three years later, the researchers were able to contact 98% of the participants to ask ...

Alternative Ways to Deal with Menopause Symptoms  -  ‎Nov 11, 2009‎
EmpowHer (blog)Concerns have been raised over Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) safety when used long-term. This and other factors have some women experiencing symptoms ...

Ask Dr Mel: Night sweats and cardiac rehabilitation  -  ‎Nov 21, 2009‎
goodtoknowHormone replacement therapy (HRT) can suppress menopausal symptoms until it's all over. Current recommendations are to take HRT for short-term relief of ...

Estrogen therapy to be given soon after menopause for providing stroke protection?  -  ‎Nov 6, 2009‎
HealthJockey.comThis initiative is known to be a 12-year study of 161808 women ages 50-79 that examined the health benefits of hormone replacement therapy. ...

Study Reveals Breast Cancer Changes After its Spread  -  ‎Nov 4, 2009‎
Food ConsumerThe molecular differences between traditional HRT and bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) could be the “defining aspect� that ultimately ...

What You Don't Know About Osteoporosis  -  ‎Nov 10, 2009‎
Huffington Post (blog)In Part 2 of "What you don't know about Osteoporosis" we'll take a look at Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy and its controversies and answer the ...

New damages trial for Wyeth in Ark. hormones case  -  ‎Nov 2, 2009‎
The Associated Press...drugmaker should pay punitive damages to a woman who got breast cancer after taking hormone replacement therapy, a federal appeals court ruled Monday. ...

Do placentas have healing powers?  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
guardian.co.ukPremarin (think about the name) is still widely prescribed as a form of hormone replacement therapy. So be prepared to throw away your ibuprofen and crepe ...

Portage pharmacist touts 'bioidentical' hormones  -  ‎Oct 29, 2009‎
Kalamazoo Gazette - MLive.comShe tried conventional synthetic hormone replacement therapy (HRT), but it wasn't alleviating her symptoms, she said. Her physician directed her to Portage ...



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