HRT


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HRT

abbr.
hormone replacement therapy

HRT

abbreviation for
(Medicine) hormone replacement therapy

HRT

hormone replacement therapy.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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Past studies claimed HRT raises the risk of breast cancer, although more recent reviews have shown the association was exaggerated.
For Dr Newson the main concern is that women will fail to look beyond the HRT headlines and feel they just have to put up with a bad menopause.
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.
html) British Journal of Cancer found that women who take combined HRT were running a breast cancer risk 2.
The final analysis on HRT use from the WHI study led investigators to reaffirm their earlier conclusion that HRT is not recommended for the prevention of chronic disease--but they also found that HRT is a reasonable treatment option for the short-term management of menopausal symptoms in some women.
Although we consider HRT as a leading reTakaful operator, our assessment of its competitive position remains at less than adequate, reflecting the company's modest size in the context of global reinsurance and its exposure to a still developing reTakaful industry.
Final data on HRT is now in from the WHI (Journal of the American Medical Association, Oct.
Menopausal HRT continues in clinical use, but questions remain regarding its risks and benefits over the long term for chronic disease prevention.
But the new study observed pairs of postmenopausal identical twins - of whom only one of each pair was receiving HRT - in order to rule out genetic differences, and then performed close examination of muscle biopsies taken from them.
In its 2012 report prepared by consulting firm D&M, HRT said there has been a significant improvement in the analysis of the volumes previously reported by D&M following a study performed using the excellent quality 3D-seismic volumes that HRT acquired and processed during 2011 and 2012.
The companies agreed to develop a plan to "monetise" HRT gas reserves in rain forest that is currently inaccessible by road or pipeline, HRT ParticipaE*aAeo said in a statement with its Anglo-Russian partner TNK-BP.
However, other research has reinforced the link or shown a drop in breast cancer rates alongside declining HRT use.