Hormone therapy

Hormone therapy

Through a healthy lens

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Sue Kaiser
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Vol 9, No.1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1987
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

In this article film-maker Laura Alper talks with interviewer Sue Kaiser about the challenges and changes she experiences while making her first women's health film. Laura Alper co-directed the film "Is it hot in here?" a film about women's experience of menopause.

The great hormone debate

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Janine O’Leary Cobb
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Vol 8, No.1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1986
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article covers hormone replacement therapy. Indicates the decision about whether to seek or to accept hormone therapy remains the crucial issue for most menopausal women. 


The haunting of medical journals: how ghostwriting sold “HRT”

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Adriane J. Fugh-Berman
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Med 7(9): e1000335.
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PloS Medicine
Publication Date: 
September 2010

Examines how pharmaceutical companies promoted hormone therapy drugs, including the use of medical writing companies to produce ghostwritten manuscripts and place them into medical journals.

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doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1000335
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Includes bibliographical references.

Endocrine therapy for transgender adults in British Columbia: suggested guidelines

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Marshall Dahl
Jamie L Feldman
Joshua Goldberg
Afshin Jaberi
Walter Bockting
Gail Knudson
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Transgender Health Program
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Provides protocols and guidelines to assist endocrinologists, family physicians, and nurse practitioners whose patients may ask for feminizing/masculinizing medication.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Hormones: a guide to FTMs

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Olivia Ashbee
Joshua Mira Goldberg
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Transgender Health Program
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Provides information for people in the female-to-male (FTM) spectrum who are considering taking testosterone.

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Hormones: a guide to MTFs

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Olivia Ashbee
Joshua Mira Goldberg
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Transgender Health Program
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Provides information for people in the male-to-female (MTF) spectrum who are considering taking hormones.

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Getting hormones

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Olivia Ashbee
Emily Hodge
Joshua Mira Goldberg
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Transgender Health Program
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Provides information for trans people who have
already decided they want to take hormones, and are looking for information about how to get started.

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Hormone therapy & breast cancer

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National Women's Health Network
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National Women's Health Network
Publication Place: 
Washington, DC

Discusses the announcement the National Institute of Health made that one form of hormone replacement therapy (HRT), Prempro, had been found to cause breast cancer in previously healthy women.

Hormone therapy & osteoporosis

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National Women's Health Network
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National Women's Health Network
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Washington, DC

Examines how companies that make osteoporosis drugs and bone mineral density (BMD) testing equipment have drawn public attention to the problem of bone loss and fracture in older women.

Herbs & phytoestrogens

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National Women's Health Network
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Gives a brief overview of the National Women's Health Network's perspective on two types of alternative products promoted for women at menopause: herbs and phytoestrogens.

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