Hormones

Hormones

A season for sex

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Gail Weber
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Vol 11, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1990
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article is in celebration of women's sexuality in midlife. Discusses the physiological, psychological and cultural factors that shape menopausal women's experience of sexuality.  

Looking beyond labels

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Maureen Gans
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Vol 9, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1988
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article highlights two new and controversial psychiatric classifications.  Discuses the adverse effects these new classifications will have on the way in which women will be seen and treated by mental health professionals in both Canada and the U.S. 

 


The great hormone debate

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
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. 


How to beat back pain during pregnancy

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Judylaine Fine
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Vol 7, No.1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1985
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article offers practical advice to overcome common pregnancy-related complaint. Illustrates the importance of understanding the basic changes that happen to the body during pregnancy. Offers a list of exercises designed for pregnancy. 


Help for premenstrual syndrome

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Karen Walker
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vol 4, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1983
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article defines pre menstrual syndrome, describes mental, emotional and physical effects. Lists possible treatments and available resources. 

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

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English
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Online
Author: 
Adriane J. Fugh-Berman
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Med 7(9): e1000335.
Publisher: 
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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Available online.
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doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1000335
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Includes bibliographical references.

Natural hormones: beyond estrogen and progesterone

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

Provides a brief overview of the National Women's Health Network's perspective on the so-called "natural" hormones that are commonly recommended to women at menopause.

Natural hormones: are they a safe alternative?

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English
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Online
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Amy Allina
Adriane Fugh-Berman
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Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Examines the safety and efficacy of natural hormones most commonly promoted to women at menopause, including DHEA, estriol, melatonin, natural progesterone and ipriflavone.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Beyond DES: hormones in the environment

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Women's Health Research Bulletins (CEWHRB)
Women and Health Protection (WHP)
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Online
Paper
Publisher: 
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Examines the effects of endocrine disrupters on women.

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ISSN 14963612
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Includes bibliographical references.

Estrogen through the life cycle

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
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Paper
Author: 
C. Day
Miriam Hawkins
Publisher: 
National Network on Environments and Women's Health
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Discusses the human endocrine system and the hormone oestrogen in its four types: that found naturally occurring in the human body, that synthesized for ingestion as medications, 'xeno' or foreign estrogens from modern industrial and household chemicals, and phytoestrogens from food plants. Focuses on the function of oestrogen in women's bodies and how we may get too much, and the wrong kind, for our own good.

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NNEWH WOMH.D37 1999
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Women's Network on Health & the Environment Connections Extra Issue 14 - supplement, Fall 1999. Includes bibliographical references.
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