Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

HRT therapy may increase risk of acute pancreatitis

Women who use postmenopausal hormone replacement therapy (HRT) may be at increased risk of acute pancreatitis, found a new study in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).

Arthritis & Rheumatism

HRT cuts risk of repeat knee/hip replacement surgery by 40 percent

Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) taken regularly for six months after a knee or hip replacement seems to cut the risk of repeat surgery by around 40%, indicates a large population based study published online in the Annals ...

Medications

Novo Nordisk earnings narrowly miss expectations

Novo Nordisk, the world's biggest producer of insulin for diabetes sufferers, posted a quarterly profit that narrowly missed expectations, and issued a cautious outlook for next year on Thursday.

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