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Weighing the Risks of Hormone Therapy

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It's time to clear up the confusion and debunk the false reports surrounding the potentially serious health risks of Hormone Therapy.

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Women Veterans with Chest Pain Heavier, More Depressed Than Men

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Women veterans face a different home front battle with heart disease. Younger and more depressed when getting attention for chest pain -- heart tests often show a surprising result.

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Interventions Lower Diabetes Risk in Women who had Gestational Diabetes

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Women with a history of gestational diabetes face a heightened risk of developing Type 2 diabetes for years after giving birth, but intensive lifestyle intervention or a medication regimen can have a protective effect in this population, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.

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Risk of Unexpected Sarcoma Being Discovered After Hysterectomy Appears Fairly Low

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Findings may have implications for the risks associated with morcellation.

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New Clues to Causes of Birth Defects

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Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have found a possible clue to why older mothers face a higher risk for having babies born with conditions such as Down syndrome that are characterized by abnormal chromosome numbers.

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Study Identifies Promising Drug Target in Certain Breast and Ovarian Cancers

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Study by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute scientists indicates that the pool of patients who can benefit from the drug olaparib is potentially much wider – and offers a ready means of identifying them.

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Congressional Briefing Explores Biological Sex Differences in Medical Research

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The Endocrine Society and Society for Women’s Health Research (SWHR®) are co-sponsoring a Congressional briefing on February 17 that will focus on the importance of including female subjects in both preclinical and clinical biomedical research, which could potentially revolutionize medical research and scientific discovery.

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Reduction in Menopause-related Symptoms Associated with Non-invasive Neurotechnology

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Nearly nine out of 10 premenopausal and postmenopausal women in the United States experience hot flashes, night sweats or other disturbances in mood and sleep. Unfortunately, there aren’t many safe and effective therapies available to manage these symptoms.