Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Estrogen treatment associated with reduced COVID deaths

A new paper in Family Practice, published by Oxford University Press, indicates that receiving hormone replacement therapy within six months of a recorded diagnosis of COVID-19 was associated with a reduction in mortality ...

Gastroenterology

Consumer Health: What is IBS?

April is IBS Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn about irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS.

Oncology & Cancer

Postmenopausal women may benefit from estrogen compound research

Postmenopausal women have increased risk of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease due to loss of estrogen from metabolic changes. A high-fat diet further exacerbates the disease, which can progress to cirrhosis and liver failure. ...

Oncology & Cancer

Seeking a unique treatment for lobular breast cancer

Though the two main histological types of breast cancer—lobular and ductal—are treated with the same hormonal therapies, women with lobular breast cancer often have recurrence or metastasis of the disease several years ...

Oncology & Cancer

Targeting drug-resistant breast cancer with estrogen

Researchers at Dartmouth's and Dartmouth-Hitchcock's Norris Cotton Cancer Center (NCCC) hope to make estrogen therapy a more accessible treatment option for breast cancer patients who could benefit from it. Anti-estrogen ...

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