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Estrogen improves short term memory and oral reading in midlife postmenopausal women
women who received daily treatment with estrogen s...study also shows that estrogen may benefit younger postmenopausal
women engaged in everyday activities, such as reading," Shaywitz added. "It should encourage physici...
Genetic clues may show which women face breast cancer risk from HRT
...d offer these women some other treatment for their postmenopausal
complaints." The researchers presented their findi...density. They obtained mammograms and DNA from 233 postmenopausal
women ages 45-75 who were randomly assigned to take either estrogen-and-progestin therapy, estrogen-...
Genetic differences revealed by SNPS play a role in risk, prevention and outcome for cancer
...ammograms used in the study were obtained from 233 postmenopausal
women aged 45-75 years who had participated in randomized trials with EPT, estrogen alone or a placebo. individuals who might respond better to compounds naturally found in cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage and Brussel...
Estrogen found as link between obesity and breast cancer in postmenopausal women
...ociated with an increased risk of breast cancer in postmenopausal
women, but a new study now explains why. Accordi...ute obesity increases the risk of breast cancer in postmenopausal
women by increasing the amount of estrogens in the blood. High levels of estrogen definitively have...
Estrogens as antioxidants reducing heart disease in younger postmenopausal women
HRT could be used to protect younger postmenopausal
women from heart disease. An article published in...he risk of coronary heart disease in healthy young postmenopausal
women." Although recent randomised control trials have shown that HRT in older women may not reduce...
Sex Differences in Cardiovascular Disease
... blood pressure than men of the same age, but that postmenopausal
women have higher blood pressure than their male counterparts. These findings suggest that ovarian hormones may affect blood pressure levels. Oparil talked about her work in this area and the cardiovascular effects of estrogen. Richard E. White, ...
New national studies show combined hormone replacement therapy boosts stroke, dementia
...cantly boosts the risks of dementia and strokes in postmenopausal
women while not improving what scientists call "gl...and lack of benefit found, we recommend that older postmenopausal
women not take the combination hormone therapy to prevent dementia, and we hope doctors will incorpo...
Estrogen patch compared to pill minimizes cardiovascular risk factor in postmenopausal women
...n a pill minimizes a cardiovascular risk factor in postmenopausal
women, according to researchers at UT Southwestern...adverse cardiovascular events in otherwise healthy postmenopausal
women. In findings reported in today's issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, ...
Grape seed extract may be useful supplement to blunt hypertension in postmenopausal women
... hypertension and other cardiovascular symptoms in postmenopausal
women. Background These findings may be sign...ay be a useful supplement to blunt hypertension in postmenopausal
Rockefeller, Weill Cornell researchers find link between estrogen, brain structure changes
... replacement therapy bolsters brain functioning in postmenopausal
women. McEwen says that the new study suggests some form of postmenopausal
estrogen replacement may indeed be both helpful and neuroprotective. "Even without estrogen, there a...
The timing of hormone replacement therapy could be key to success
...logy center at Tufts, reviewed numerous studies of postmenopausal
women and monkeys that evaluated the cardiovascula...enting heart disease. They also reviewed trials of postmenopausal
monkeys conducted at Wake Forest over the past 12 years. "The literature demonstrates that HRT has b...
Study of menopausal women finds no benefit from hormone therapy and antioxidant vitamins
...I) of the National Institutes of Health found that postmenopausal
women with heart disease who took hormone therapy ...ctor Claude Lenfant, M.D. WAVE, which studied 423 postmenopausal
women at 7 clinical centers in the U.S. and Canada, is the largest trial to use angiography (a speci...
Estrogen linked to more efficient regulation of a woman's heartbeat
...age of menopause was 47.7, and only six percent of postmenopausal
women received hormone replacement therapy. Thus the loss of gender-related differences in the nonlinear indexes after age 50 supports the hypothesis that estrogen has a facilitating effect on cardiac parasympathetic regulation as revealed by the non...
Diet rich in soy protein lowers estrogens associated with breast cancer
...ens normally associated with breast cancer risk in postmenopausal
women, according to a new study published in the S...shown to increase the risk for breast cancer among postmenopausal
women. Specifically, the study found that estrone levels were about 15 percent lower among women who...
Actonel significantly reduced moderate and severe vertebral fractures
...ral fracture risk by 70 percent within one year in postmenopausal
women with osteoporosis. Furthermore, the signifi...inical trials, VERT-NA and VERT-MN, which included postmenopausal
women with either one prevalent vertebral fracture and low bone mineral density (BMD), or with at le...
New predictor of heart disease risk found
... Experimental Pathology. "High risk groups include postmenopausal
women and individuals with a positive family history of premature heart disease, hypertension, smoking or metabolic syndrome, a disorder characterized by a disproportionate amount of abdominal fat, elevated blood pressure, blood sugar and triglycerid...
National study halted since health risks exceed benefits in postmenopausal women on estrogen
...determine the risks versus the benefits of healthy postmenopausal
women taking the hormones estrogen and progestin. ... most commonly prescribed in the United States for postmenopausal
women who have a uterus," he said. "The bottom line is that estrogen plus progestin is not a viable ...
Hormone replacement therapy may help prevent heart vessel disease, says Wake Forest researcher
...STON-SALEM, N.C. Based on a review of research in postmenopausal
women and monkeys, Thomas B. Clarkson, D.V.M., of ...effects of HRT. Included were four large trials of postmenopausal
monkeys conducted at Wake Forest over the past 12 years. When estrogen replacement was administered ...
Estrogen combined with calcium and vitamin D may prevent tooth loss
...cts of osteoporosis and to improve bone density in postmenopausal
women. Civitelli's team wanted to find out whether...eriodontal disease. The team randomly assigned 135 postmenopausal
women with no evidence of periodontal disease into one of two groups. One group took an estrogen tab...
Genistein-containing supplements may stop tamoxifen
...avone supplements in conjunction with tamoxifen in postmenopausal
women who have estrogen-dependent breast cancer. This study also applies to women who are self-medicating with dietary estrogenic supplements by showing the supplements could negate the protective benefit of tamoxifen, he added. Postmenopausal women ...
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