A major HRT trial in the US has been halted because the combination of conjugated equine oestrogen (0.625 mg/ day) and medroxyprogesterone acetate (2.5 mg/day) (Prempro) simply did more harm than good.
The story of Dracula may have to be rewritten, according to new research. Far from being a blood-sucking wraith, he could be a benevolent healthcare worker.
A recent report further cripples the last vestiges of support for hormone replacement therapy as a must-have treatment for menopause.
HRT: Modesty forbids, but we told you so
A new British review has concluded that a woman taking HRT is more likely to contract a life-threatening disease than be protected against one.
A recent study involving 141 patients with suspected pulmonary embolism suggests that magnetic resonance angiography (MRA) may actually be safer than pulmonary angiography
Bypass surgery may increase the risk of microscopic blood clots in the brain, and cause memory loss and other problems after surgery, according to new American research. ...
Synthetic progesterone taken for therapeutic purposes such as dysfunctional uterine bleeding may increase the risk of heart disease, according to new data. ...
Rapamune (sirolimus), an immunosuppressant for after organ transplants, has had a troubled history, with patients having the unfortunate habit of dying - especially after liver transplants.
Besides offering hormone replacement therapy (HRT) as a quick-fix solution for menopausal symptoms such as hot flushes, mood swings and weight gain, medicine has been using it as preventative medicine against cardiovascular problems such as heart...