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HRT

abbr.
hormone replacement therapy
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HRT

abbreviation for
(Medicine) hormone replacement therapy
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HRT

hormone replacement therapy.
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Noun1.HRT - hormones (estrogen and progestin) are given to postmenopausal women; believed to protect them from heart disease and osteoporosis
therapy - (medicine) the act of caring for someone (as by medication or remedial training etc.); "the quarterback is undergoing treatment for a knee injury"; "he tried every treatment the doctors suggested"; "heat therapy gave the best relief"
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Release date- 30082019 - Women who are current or past users of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) to treat symptoms of the menopause are reminded to be vigilant for signs of breast cancer, even after stopping HRT.
It found 51% had taken HRT, putting the risks at about twice what we thought.
Around a million women use HRT to relieve the symptoms of the menopause.
But on the other hand, However, the full menopausal HRT is best thing sliced she's getting no sleep because of night sweats and is also plagued with hot flushes in her work meetings.
HRT is the world's trailblazer as a token underpinned by real computing power.
But there are fears about the therapy's side effects, with the latest research suggesting HRT - which usually involves the replacement of oestrogen and sometimes progesterone - could be associated with an increased risk of hearing loss in postmenopausal women.
And last November, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence declared that HRT is not only largely safe but vastly under-prescribed by doctors, due to previous health scares.
HRT is used to treat menopause symptoms like hot flushes migraines, disrupted sleep, mood changes and depression.
Margaret Polaneczky, MD, FACOG, associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Weill Cornell, notes that the WHI was never actually designed to address the use of HRT for treatment of menopausal symptoms.
The outlook revision follows a significant improvement in HRT's capital adequacy (based on our model), thanks to a combination of improved underwriting performance and lower underwriting risk exposure.
Wrentham, MA, July 19, 2014 --(PR.com)-- HR Technology Advisors (HRT), a leading HR and benefits technology consulting firm, announces the addition of 18 new benefits brokerage partners with over 60 locations throughout the U.S.