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- The relationship between mammographic density and duration of hormone therapy: effects of estrogen and estrogenprogestin. Fang-Ping Chen; Yun-Chung Cheung; Li-Fen Teng; Yung-Kui Soong // Human Reproduction;Jun2005, Vol. 20 Issue 6, p1741
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of duration of hormone therapy (HT) and treatment regimens on mammographic density. METHODS: A retrospective study was carried out of of 467 post-menopausal women who received estrogen or estrogenprogestin and had regular...
- Estrogen Redux. Gorman, Christine // Time;3/15/2004, Vol. 163 Issue 11, p93
Discusses the decision of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to halt a major study of the health effects of long-term estrogen use. Health risks associated with the combination of estrogen and progestin; How supplements of estrogen can increase a women's risk of breast cancer; Use of...
- Estrogen Replacement Therapy Among Postmenopausal Women and Its Effects on Signs and Symptoms of Temporomandibular Disorders. Nekora-Azak, Aysen; Evlioglu, Gulumser; Ceyhan, Arzu; Keskin, Haluk; Berkman, Sinan; Issever, Halim // CRANIO: The Journal of Craniomandibular & Sleep Practice;Jul2008, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p211
The prevalence of temporomandibular disorders (TMD) is about two to five times higher in females than in males. Data for the higher prevalence of TMD in women and prevalence rates peak during the reproductive years and decrease after menopause. This indicated that female sex hormones may play a...
- When HT makes sense. JVTR // Prevention;Feb2005, Vol. 57 Issue 2, p48
Discusses hormone therapy and how starting therapy prior to menopause may benefit the heart. Description of the Kronos Early Estrogen Prevention Study; What the study will investigate.
- HRT does not prevent chronic disease after menopause. White, Caroline // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);4/17/2004, Vol. 328 Issue 7445, p912
Reports that hormone replacement therapy should not be used to prevent chronic disease in women who have gone through menopause. Role of hormone replacement therapy in the short term relief of menopausal symptoms; Descriptions of studies on the use of hormone replacement therapy; Need for women...
- Hormone Replacement Therapy. Klotter, Jule // Townsend Letter;Nov2006, Issue 280, p37
The article focuses on a study, which focuses on estrogen or hormone replacement therapy (HRT) as a remedy for menopausal symptoms. According to some medical books and research, synthetic estrogen products increase the risk of breast cancer. Another trend in treating menopausal symptoms is the...
- EFFECT OF INTRAVENOUSLY ADMINISTERED ESTROGEN IN CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE. Gitman, Leo; Greenblatt, I. J. // Angiology;Dec1953, Vol. 4 Issue 6, p502
The action of intravenously administered estrogen in three selected cases of cardiovascular disease is presented. The following effects were noted: 1) fall in level of serum betalipoproteins of the Sf 12â€“20 and 20â€“100 classes; 2) reversal of ECG pattern of coronary insufficiency;...
- Premarin. // Royal Society of Medicine: Medicines;2002, p450
The article presents information on premarin, a proprietary, non-prescription preparation of the estrogen of conjugated estrogens. The drug can be used in, . It is available as tablets in a calendar pack and an intravaginal cream.
- Climesse. // Royal Society of Medicine: Medicines;2002, p159
The article presents information on Climesse, a proprietary, prescription-only compound preparation of estradiol, an oestrogen, and norethisterone. It can be used in hormone replacement therapy, and is available as tablets.