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Aspirin improves survival in women with stable heart disease, according to WHI study

New results from the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) Observational Study provide additional evidence that aspirin may reduce the risk of death in postmenopausal women who have heart disease or who have had a stroke. Jacques Rossouw, M.D., chief of the Women's Health Initiative Branch at the Nation...

HRT-breast cancer risk stays same, regardless of family history

... history of breast cancer only at the start of the whi study. Finally, the majority of women who enrolled in the whi trial represented a more educated and somewhat hea...between hormone therapy and family history. The whi study gained notoriety when it was stopped abruptl...

March 2009 Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource Highlights Molecular Breast Imaging, Canes and Walkers, Training for an Event and Hormone Therapy for Women

...onditions such as heart disease, there's some evidence that it may offer benefits for women who take it early in menopause. In a secondary analysis of whi trials, women between the ages of 50 and 59 who took estrogen and progestin or estrogen alone had no increased risk of heart attack. And, it appears t...

Naturally produced estrogen may protect women from Parkinson's disease

...tile lifespan, says co-author Sylvia Wassertheil-Smoller, Ph.D., professor of epidemiology and population health and the principal investigator of the whi study at Einstein. Overall, our findings might lead one to assume that hormone therapy would make sense as a neuroprotective agent, says Dr. S...

WaterHealth International Announces $15 Million Financing by IFC

...e Corporation (IFC) has approved an agreement with whi for a $15 million project financing facility. The ...ntly improving earnings of rural households." whi has more than 600 installations of its water purif...currently operational in India. Last month, whi announced the first close of its Series D funding ...

Multivitamin use may offer no benefit in postmenopausal women

...shington, in conjunction with others from national whi clinical centers, including Sylvia Wassertheil-Smo...theil-Smoller is the principal investigator of the whi study at Einstein. Researchers collected data f... among smokers, could increase cancer risk. The whi study authors acknowledge the potential limitation...

Drop in Breast Cancer Rates Due to Drop in HRT Use

... to either a placebo or HRT) and an observational study in which more than 25,000 women were on HRT, and more than 16,000 were not. The part of the whi that looked at combined hormone therapy was halted in 2002, as soon as researchers saw surprisingly higher rates of heart problems and breast cancer i...

HRT Shrinks the Brain

...nt therapy (HRT). Another offshoot of the WHI, the whi Memory Study, found an increased risk of dementia ...s analyzed brain scans on about 1,400 women in the whi Memory Study, who had been on hormone therapy for ...ogen alone or estrogen plus progestin] through the whi clinical trials and who agreed to have an MRI scan...

High insulin levels raise risk of breast cancer in postmenopausal women

...er during the study, and a random sample of 816 women representative of the whi as a whole. Using the blood samples and other measurements taken when the w... Most of this effect was observed in the large subset of women from the whi study who did not use hormone-replacement therapy. HRT has a strong effect ...

FDA Approves Duramed's Synthetic Conjugated Estrogens-A Vaginal Cream

...lative to placebo. The estrogen-plus-progestin sub-study of the whi reported increased risks of myocardial infarction, stroke, invasive breast ... The Women's Health Initiative Memory Study (WHIMS), a sub-study of whi study, reported increased risk of developing probable dementia in postmenop...

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