Abstract: Clomiphene Citrate Safe for Long-Term Management of Hypogonadism

Shira Miller, M.D.Abstracts, Men

BJU Int. 2012 Mar 28. doi: 10.1111/j.1464-410X.2012.10968.x. [Epub ahead of print] Clomiphene citrate is safe and effective for long-term management of hypogonadism. Moskovic DJ, Katz DJ, Akhavan A, Park K, Mulhall JP. Source: Sexual & Reproductive Medicine Program, Urology Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA. Abstract Study Type – Therapy (population cohort) Level of Evidence 2a What’s known on the subject? and What does the study add? Clomiphene citrate(CC) … Read More

Abstract: Estradiol Improves Cognition in Postmenopausal Alzheimer Women

Shira Miller, M.D.Abstracts, Women

J Alzheimers Dis. 2011 Jun 21. Short-term Hormone Therapy with Transdermal Estradiol Improves Cognition for Postmenopausal Women with Alzheimer’s Disease: Results of a Randomized Controlled Trial. Wharton W, Baker LD, Gleason CE, Dowling M, Barnet JH, Johnson S, Carlsson C, Craft S, Asthana S. Source University of Wisconsin, School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI, USA Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital, … Read More

Abstract: Sleep Restriction Reduces Testosterone Levels in Young Healthy Men

Shira Miller, M.D.Abstracts, Men

Research Letter Effect of 1 Week of Sleep Restriction on Testosterone Levels in Young Healthy Men JAMA. 2011 Jun 1;305(21):2173-4. Rachel Leproult, PhD; Eve Van Cauter, PhD Source: Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA. To the Editor: Chronic sleep curtailment is endemic in modern societies. The majority of the daily testosterone release in men occurs during sleep. 1 Sleep fragmentation and … Read More

Abstract: Estrogen Better Than Drug for Urinary Leakage

Shira Miller, M.D.Abstracts, Women

Menopause. 2011 Apr 26. Randomized trial of estradiol vaginal ring versus oral oxybutynin for the treatment of overactive bladder. Nelken RS, Ozel BZ, Leegant AR, Felix JC, Mishell DR Jr. From the Departments of 1Obstetrics and Gynecology and 2Pathology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA. Abstract OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to compare the efficacy of the ultralow-dose estradiol … Read More

Abstract: Estrogens May Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease

Shira Miller, M.D.Abstracts, Women

Exp Neurol. 2011 Apr;228(2):298-302. Epub 2011 Jan 31. Effects of sex hormones on Alzheimer’s disease-associated β-amyloid oligomer formation in vitro. Morinaga A, Ono K, Takasaki J, Ikeda T, Hirohata M, Yamada M. Source Department of Neurology and Neurobiology of Aging, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa 920-8640, Japan. Abstract The folding of amyloid β-protein (Aβ) into oligomeric, protofibrillar, and fibrillar assemblies is hypothesized to … Read More

Abstract: Estrogen Can Reverse Skin Aging, Improve Wound Healing

Shira Miller, M.D.Abstracts, Women

Biogerontology. 2011 Mar 3. [Epub ahead of print] The role of estrogen deficiency in skin ageing and wound healing. Emmerson E, Hardman MJ. Source: Faculty of Life Sciences, The University of Manchester, A V Hill Building, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PT, UK. Abstract The links between hormonal signalling and lifespan have been well documented in a range of model organisms. For example, … Read More

Abstract: HRT is Best Treatment for Osteoporosis

Shira Miller, M.D.Abstracts, Women

Maturitas. 2010 May 21.  Effects of continuous combined hormone replacement therapy and clodronate on bone mineral density in osteoporotic postmenopausal women-A 5-year follow-up. Tuppurainen M, Härmä K, Komulainen M, Kiviniemi V, Kröger H, Honkanen R, Alhava E, Jurvelin J, Saarikoski S. Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland; Bone and Cartilage Research Unit, Clinical Research Center, University … Read More

Abstract: Symptoms of Low Testosterone or Hypogonadism

Shira Miller, M.D.Abstracts, Men

Int J Clin Pract. 2010 May;64(6):682-96. A practical guide to male hypogonadism in the primary care setting. Dandona P, Rosenberg MT. Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, State University of New York at Buffalo and Kaleida Health, Buffalo, NY, USA. Abstract There is a high prevalence of hypogonadism in the older adult male population and the proportion of older men … Read More

Abstract: Ten Reason to be Happy About Hormone Replacement – A Guide for Patients

Shira Miller, M.D.Abstracts, WomenLeave a Comment

Menopause Int. 2010 Mar;16(1):44-6. Studd J. Ten reasons to be happy about hormone replacement therapy: a guide for patients. London PMS and Menopause Clinic, 46 Wimpole Street, London W1G8SD, UK. Abstract In spite of the negative press reports following the 2002 Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) publication, women can be reassured that in the correct circumstances, hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is … Read More

Premature and Early Menopause Increase Risk of Death

Shira Miller, M.D.Abstracts, Women

Maturitas. 2010 Feb;65(2):161-6. Premature menopause or early menopause: long-term health consequences. Shuster LT, Rhodes DJ, Gostout BS, Grossardt BR, Rocca WA. Womens Health Clinic, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA. Abstract OBJECTIVE: To review and summarize current evidence on the health consequences of premature menopause and early menopause. METHODS: We reviewed existing … Read More