Holy Hormones Journal: Synthetic hormones – are just that. Synthetic. Not real. Not absorbable. Not safe. How long has HRT been on the market now? 40 years? And in 1970- a medical expert stood up in a Senate testimony on the potential dangers of birth control pills and said “Estrogen is to cancer – as Continue Reading …
Holy Hormones Journal: Oh, dear. Scientists have found a link between post-menopausal hormone treatment therapy and meningioma. HRT can escalate the risk of getting a brain tumor by 30 percent. Not only that women on hormone replacement therapy for more than 10 years had a 70% chance of developing brain tumors. Synthetic hormones are steriods Continue Reading …
Observational studies suggest reduced risk of Alzheimer disease (AD) in users of hormone therapy (HT), but trials show higher risk. We examined whether the association of HT with AD varies with timing or type of HT use.
This paper reviews the evidence for a connection between disturbances of circadian rhythms and breast cancer. Furthermore, a scheme is proposed in which circadian rhythm “chaos” is taken as a signal of high risk for breast cancer even in the absence of mammographic evidence of neoplasm or a palpable tumor.
The attorney said Fraser began taking Prempro in the mid-1990s, when she was about 50 years old. Her gynecologist prescribed it after Fraser began experiencing hot flashes. Fraser, according to court documents, testified that she continued taking the drug because “it was working… and because my doctor felt it was safe.” Advertisements for the drug at that time also “enhanced” her decision to keep taking it.
WDDTY What Doctor’s Don’t Tell You 20 October 2010 Drug companies have tried for nearly a decade to downplay the breast cancer risks of their HRT treatment and so keep sales up – but this week their lies and spin have been uncovered. Nine years ago, research discovered that the drugs caused breast cancer – Continue Reading …
HEALTH — October 19, 2010 at 4:05 PM EDT
By: Lea Winerman
Eight years ago, a major nationwide study found that post-menopausal women who took long-term hormone replacement therapy were more likely to develop breast cancer, heart disease and stroke than women who didn’t.
Now, a follow-up study released Tuesday finds that the breast cancers those women developed were, on average, more advanced and possibly more deadly than the cancers developed by women who did not take hormone therapy.
Women, Children and the Family
October 3, 2010
Are you debating hormone replacement therapy? If so, you’re not alone. According to the US Census Bureau, there were an estimated 78.2 million baby boomers, as of July 1, 2005, and over 47 million of them are women experiencing discomfort from menstruation to menopause, and even loss of libido.
By John von Radowitz
Wednesday, August 18, 2010
DRUG companies were accused yesterday of conning the public by hyping up patented medicines with little new to offer while downplaying their side-effects.
An estimated 85% of new drugs offer few if any new benefits while having the potential to cause serious harm due to toxicity or misuse, a study has concluded.
The hormone replacement therapy taken by millions of women to relieve hot flashes and other symptoms of menopause may raise the risk of dying from lung cancer. New findings from the landmark Women’s Health Initiative study show that women with non-small cell lung cancer are 59% more likely to die from the disease if they take combined estrogen and progestin.