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Behavioral Therapy May Help Hot Flashes

HGH docs 377 300x225 (Reuters) - A few sessions of behavioral therapy, even a "self-help" version, may help some women find relief from menopausal hot flashes, according to a British study. Researchers writing in the journal Menopause said that after six weeks of cognitive behavioral therapy, more than two-thirds of the women who underwent, through group sessions or self-help, had a "clinically significant" drop in problems related to hot flashes and night sweats. Hormone replacement therapy is considered the most effective treatment of hot flashes, but since hormones have been linked to increased risks of heart disease, blood clots and breast cancer, many women want alternative remedies.

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Heart Benefits From Hormone Replacement Therapy?

Doctor holding hormone therapy sign 300x192 Jose Luis Pelaez Inc / Getty Images A new Danish study offers some reassurance to women using hormone replacement therapy (HRT) for menopausal symptoms: the treatment may not only ease discomfort from hot flashes, but early use also appears not to increase womens risk of heart problems or death. Skepticism surrounding hormone replacement therapy stems from the results of the landmark Womens Health Initiative (WHI), a large federal study that was halted in 2002 when study authors linked estrogen-progestin pills to increased risks for heart disease and breast cancer

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Toxins Could Explain Pneumonia Damage While a Hormone Could be the Cure, Researchers Say

HGH docs 86 300x235 Staff Writer An international team that includes scientists at Georgia Health Sciences University believes it might know why some lung damage and deaths from pneumonia occur after antibiotics appear to have cleared the lungs of the bacteria, and it might have found a “very surprising” treatment to defeat it, one researcher said. Pneumonia is the leading cause of infectious death in children younger than 5 worldwide, claiming more than 1.5 million victims each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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