A Swedish study established to assess the effect of hormone
replacement therapy (HRT) for women with a history of breast cancer
has been stopped early after preliminary results show 'unacceptably
high' risks of breast cancer...
Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is no longer recommended as first
choice of therapy for prevention of osteoporosis, according to new
advice from the UK's Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory
Agency (MHRA) released yesterday.
Women could significantly reduce menopause symptoms within 12 weeks
by changing to a Japanese-style diet (high in soyfoods and calcium)
and exercise plan, suggests a new study. It is one of the first to
find immediate benefit for...
A phytoestrogen-rich multivitamin supplement should be considered
as the first option for women suffering from menopausal symptoms,
say UK researchers, presenting results of a small trial that showed
the benefits of the pill over...
The herb black cohosh may reduce hot flushes by acting on body
temperature regulation, rather than through its oestrogen-like
effects, report researchers, who suggest the finding increases the
likelihood that the herb is a safe HRT...
Obesity has long been thought to have a link with a higher risk of
breast cancer in postmenopausal women. But now scientists claim to
have discovered the definitive link between the two - increased