By: Terry Graedon October 3, 2013 9 Comments
    Comparison Suggests Estradiol May Be Less Risky …

    The Women's Health Initiative study used estrogens derived from horse urine along with synthetic progestin (Prempro). Ever since the study findings were publicized, some physicians have wondered if a …

    By: Terry Graedon April 7, 2011 9 Comments
    New Data on Hormones for Menopause

    Women have been confused about the benefits and risks of postmenopausal estrogen for years. That's because a study called the Women's Health Initiative was halted prematurely in 2002. The initial anal…

    By: Terry Graedon October 31, 2010 12 Comments
    Women Distressed about HRT and Cancer

    Women worry about breast cancer, and for good reason. Almost everyone knows a friend or relative who has been diagnosed with this disease. That is why the link between hormone replacement therapy (HRT…

    By: Terry Graedon December 31, 2009 3 Comments
    Black Cohosh and Red Clover Not So Hot for Menop…

    Other popular herbs are promoted for alleviating the hot flashes and other symptoms of menopause. A new study shows, however, that black cohosh and red clover are no better than placebo in reducing ni…

    By: Joe Graedon June 17, 2003 0 Comments
    More Bad News On Hormone Replacement Therapy

    For decades doctors have been pushing women to take hormone replacement therapy. That's why drugs like Premarin, Provera and Prempro were among the most popular prescription pills in the pharmacy. Pre…

    By: Joe Graedon April 21, 2003 0 Comments
    Trapped Into Taking Hormone Therapy

    Millions of women are feeling deceived and dismayed. For decades they were told that hormone replacement therapy was good for them. Not only did it relieve hot flashes, but doctors insisted that HRT w…

    By: Joe Graedon August 12, 2002 0 Comments
    Women Were Right To Question HRT

    Women are furious. For decades they have been told to take hormone replacement therapy (HRT), not only to relieve symptoms of menopause, but also to protect their hearts and preserve their bones. Some…