OPPOSITE SEX HORMONES IN CARDIOLOGY
- ACC/AHA issue update to UA/NSTEMI guidelines. // Drug Topics;8/20/2007, Vol. 151 Issue 16, p4
The article reports on the updated guidelines on Unstable Angina/Non-ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction (UA/NSTEMI) issued by the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association (ACC/AHA). Included in the changes, that was published in 2002, are the drug therapy wherein...
- Medical Management of Angina Pectoris. Burch, G. E. // Angiology;Oct1979, Vol. 30 Issue 10, p667
Discusses the treatment or medical management of angina pectoris. Aspects of medical management for effective care of patients with angina pectoris; Need for the application of the existing knowledge to the best interest of patients suffering from various syndromes of ischemic heart disease;...
- Two new therapies relieve refractory chronic stable angina. // Geriatrics;Jan98, Vol. 53 Issue 1, p26
Focuses on chronic stable angina and the utilization of two therapies as effective treatment. Description of methods; Details on studies conducted using the therapies; Discussion on findings.
- Alendronate prevents bone loss in women who quit HRT. // Contemporary OB/GYN;Jul2003, Vol. 48 Issue 7, p18
Reports on the study "Alendronate Prevents Loss of Bone Density Associated With Discontinuation of Hormone Replacement Therapy: A Randomized Controlled Trial," published in the 2003 issue of "Archives of Internal Medicine." Mean loss of bone density; Percentage of respondents who left the study.
- Menopausal Symptom Management and Prevention Counseling after the Women's Health Initiative among Women Seen in an Internal Medicine Practice. Schonberg, Mara A.; Wee, Christina C. // Journal of Women's Health (15409996);Jul/Aug2005, Vol. 14 Issue 6, p507
Objective: To describe the management of menopausal symptoms and the prevalence of prevention counseling among women who stopped hormone therapy (HT) after publication of the initial findings of the Women's Health Initiative. Methods: Telephone survey between July and September 2003 of 142 women...
- Regaining Lost Youth: The Controversial and Colorful Beginnings of Hormone Replacement Therapy in Aging. Kahn, Arnold // Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences & Medical ;Feb2005, Vol. 60A Issue 2, p142
The quest for regaining lost youth seems to have existed since the beginning of recorded history and has taken many forms. One strategy that began in earnest in the latter part of the 19th century and continues to have enormous momentum today is based on the notion that by replacing internally...
- UK CSM comments on ltests HRT data from Million Women Study. // Reactions Weekly;5/7/2005, Issue 1050, p2
Presents the recommendations issued by Great Britain's Committee on the Safety of Medicines regarding the short-term use of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) based on data on endometrial cancer. Comparison of the risks and benefits of short-term HRT for menopausal symptoms; Use of the lowest...
- Lessons from the HRT story. Sweet, Melissa // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);1/4/2003, Vol. 326 Issue 7379, p58
Suggests that the media should be more critical of unproven interventions in medicine. Consideration of the findings of the women's health initiative trial of hormone replacement therapy; Significance of the findings; Criticisms of the ways the media portrayed the discoveries.
- HRT Claimes Challenged. // Network Magazine of the Canadian Women's Health Network;Spring/Fall2003, Vol. 6 Issue 2/3, p12
Reveals the findings from a study that hormone therapy had no clinically meaningful effect on the general health, vitality, mental health, depressive symptoms or sexual satisfaction of women participating in the Women's Health Initiative of the U.S. Age range of women who had hot flashes; Views...