Estrogen

Estrogen

Menopause in Japan means konenki

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

This article explores the different experiences and understandings of menopause for women in Japan as compared to women in North America. Acknowledges the power of language in shaping our experiences. 

Calcium for long life

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Phyllis Jensen
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Vol 8, No.1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1986
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article presents how lifelong calcium can be a strong prescription for well-being. Discusses causes of calcium deficiency, role of estrogen in bone calcium levels. Lists various sources of calcium. 


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. 


Cool news for hot flashers

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Ann Voda
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Vol 8, No.1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1986
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses the clinical research and personal experience that informs  about hot flashes. Normalizes the experience of hot flashes. Encourages further research and understanding. 

Understanding estrogen receptors, tamoxifen, and raloxifene

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English
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Online
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Lewis J Kleinsmith
Donna Kerrigan
Jeanne Kelly
Brian Hollen
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Understanding Cancer Series
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Bethesda, MD

Describes the hormone estrogen and its receptor. Explains the relationship of estrogen and its receptor to breast cancer and the risks and benefits of reducing cancer risk with drugs called antiestrogens and selective estrogen receptor molecules (SERMs).

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Women and epilepsy: catamenial epilepsy

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English
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Online
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Epilepsy Toronto
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Looks at the relationship between female sex hormones and epileptic seizures.

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The Evra (ethinyl estradiol/norelgestromin) contraceptive patch: estrogen exposure concerns

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English
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Eric Wooltorton
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Canadian Medical Assocation Journal
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Reviews the Evra patch and the potential for excess estrogen exposure raises concerns about the risks of adverse effects, which include nausea, breast tenderness and venous thromboembolism.

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ISSN 0820-3946 (Print)
ISSN 1488-2329 (Online)
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Includes bibliographical references.

Estrogen and breast cancer: a warning to women

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English
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Paper
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Carol Ann Rinzler
Publisher: 
Maxwell Macmillan Canada
Publication Date: 
1993
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Chronicles the sixty-year attempt to "cure" menopause with female hormones and the forty-year history of chemical contraception. Details the list of medical and epidemiological studies that show estrogen to be a potential carcinogen.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
BREC.R56 1993
ISBN 0026034913
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Raloxifene

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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
Publication Place: 
Washington, DC

Gives information on the newest drug therapy to hit the mainstream women's health market.

Thinking straight: estrogen and cognitive function at midlife

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English
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Online
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Maureen Miller Pelletier
Deborah S. Romaine
Publisher: 
Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Examines the role of oestrogen on cognitive function and abilities. Critically analyzes results of studies of hormone replacement therapy and improved memory and Alzheimer's disease.

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Includes bibliographical references.
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