Gynaecology

September 20th, 2017 Among postmenopausal women in the Women’s Health Initiative trials, use of hormone therapy (HRT) for five to seven years was not associated with risk of all-cause, cardiovascular or cancer death over 18 years of follow-up, according to a...

April 19th, 2017 An experimental drug has been shown to dramatically cut the number of hot flushes in women with severe menopause symptoms, says a Pharmaceutical Journal report. In a phase II randomised trial of the neurokinin 3 receptor antagonist MLE4901 in 28...

March 22nd, 2017 Women who have taken the oral contraceptive pill are protected from some types of cancer for as long as 30 years after they stopped taking it, according to research from the University of Aberdeen. Those who have used the pill “during their...

March 15th, 2017 A 'sensationalised cascade of fear' has for more than a decade led many women and their doctors incorrectly to believe hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is unsafe, concludes a University of Nevada study. The research was welcomed by Professor...
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