Sprout), a division of Valeant Pharmaceuticals North America LLC, announced today that Addyi, a once-daily, non-hormonal pill for the treatment of acquired, generalized hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD) in premenopausal
women, is now available in the United States through certified physicians and pharmacies.
SAN ANTONIO -- Adding ovarian suppression to 5 years of tamoxifen in women with hormone receptor-positive early breast cancer who remain premenopausal
following chemotherapy provides a markedly greater reduction in breast cancer recurrence, compared with standard adjuvant therapy with tamoxifen alone--and combining ovarian suppression with an aromatase inhibitor instead of tamoxifen further improves outcomes, Dr.
They analysed data from 88,803 premenopausal
women (aged 26 to 45) taking part in the Nurses' Health Study II who completed a questionnaire on diet in 1991.
This study looked at the blood levels of 1,200 healthy premenopausal
High levels of physical activity, whether occupational or recreational, were independently associated with a 17% reduction in the relative risk of being diagnosed with breast cancer in premenopausal
women and a 12% decrease in the postmenopausal population.
Nearly 400 premenopausal
women suffering from female sexual arousal disorder, hypoactive sexual desire disorder or both, were admitted into the study.
The team found that chemicals in the skins and seeds of red grapes slightly lowered estrogen levels while elevating testosterone among premenopausal
women who drank 8 ounces of red wine nightly for about a month.
What the data show is that for each year of increased premenopausal
exposure to estrogen, you reduce by 15% the risk for developing depression after entering the menopausal transition.
Previous research has indicated that exposure to metals may be associated with hormonal changes in premenopausal
Pre- and postmenopausal women with endometrial polyps may require different management, and the natural course of the condition may also differ, so we divided our patients into premenopausal
and postmenopausal groups: 57 were premenopausal
and 26 postmenopausal.
com)-- Previous research has shown that body fat distribution does not play an important role in the overall incidence of premenopausal
Women with a family history of breast cancer and who have ever breastfed reduce their risk of premenopausal
breast cancer by nearly 60%, a study has found.