New clinical guidelines say misconceptions have surrounded hormone therapy
- The HERS trial results: Paradigms lost? Herrington, David M. // Annals of Internal Medicine;09/21/99, Vol. 131 Issue 6, p463
Discusses the findings of the Heart and Estrogen/progestin Replacement Study (HERS) conducted in the United States to examine the effects of postmenopausal hormone replacement therapy on the risk for cardiovascular disease. Overall null effect of estrogen plus prostegin therapy; Possible causes...
- Press release was misleading. Thornton, Jim G. // BMJ: British Medical Journal;12/8/2012, Vol. 345 Issue 7886, p27
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Effect of hormone replacement therapy on cardiovascular events in recently postmenopausal women" by L.L. Schierbeck and colleagues in the October 9, 2012 issue.
- THE T CONTROVERSY: Experts offer divergent views. Morgentaler, Abraham // Urology Times;Aug2014, Vol. 42 Issue 9, p1
The article focuses on the cardiovascular (CV) risks associated with testosterone (T) therapy. It is noted that a study published in the November 2013 issue of Journal of American Medical Association (JAMA) found increased CV risks in men who received a T prescription. It is mentioned that a...
- HRT may reduce CV risk if started early. // Independent Nurse;10/15/2012, p5
The article reports that according to a study by British medical journal (BMJ), hormone replacement therapy (HRT) after menopause reduces the risk of heart failure and heart attack without increased risk of cancer, deep vein thrombosis (DVT) or stroke.
- New harmonized cardiovascular treatment guidelines make heart disease treatment easier. // Biomedical Market Newsletter;9/26/2011, Vol. 21, p686
The article reports on the publication of the C-CHANGE guidelines in "CMAJ" which is a set of harmonized guidelines for managing the risk factors for cardiovascular disease which will make it easier for physicians to care for their patients in Canada.
- Singapore Pumps Innovation into the Heart of Asia's Growing Cardio Device Industry. Lai, Kevin // ECN: Electronic Component News;Feb2013 Supplement, Vol. 57, p15
The article discusses the prevalence of heart diseases in Asian population and informs that urbanization and work habits are making people more susceptible to cardiovascular problems.
- Unhealthy childhood habits raise cardiovascular risk in adulthood. Limb, Matthew // BMJ: British Medical Journal;8/17/2013, Vol. 347 Issue 7921, p3
The article focuses on a research analysis made by several Great Britain surveys, which shows that many of the food habits that led to heart disease in later life are acquired in childhood and also reports that in 47 percent of boys and over 36 percent of girls aged 13 go without breakfast.
- Five year follow up of patients at high cardiovascular risk who took part... Cupples, M.E.; McKnight, A. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);09/11/99, Vol. 319 Issue 7211, p687
Discusses a study that investigated whether the differences in lifestyle, quality of life and risk factors persisted in a group of patients at high cardiovascular risk. Participants; Methods; Results; Comments.
- Rural Uganda's Heart Disease Risk Factors Go Up With Urbanization. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;9/17/2014, Vol. 312 Issue 11, p1088
The article discusses a study published in a 2014 issue of the journal "PLoS Medicine" that examined the association between urbanization and lifestyle risk factors for cardiovascular disease in Uganda.