Tag: post menopausal

1. In this analysis of two randomized controlled trials, hormone replacement therapy (HRT) was not associated with a change in all-cause mortality among post-menopausal women. 2. No change in cancer or cardiovascular mortality was associated with HRT. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Study Rundown: The Women’s Health Initiative Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)...
1. In this randomized, controlled trial addressing vitamin D supplementation in post-menopausal women with vitamin D insufficiency, high-dose vitamin D did slightly increase the total fractional calcium absorption compared to low-dose or placebo, but did not have any effect on the bone mineral density when compared to the other...
Image: PD 1. Exemestane given for prevention of breast cancer in post-menopausal women has limited negative effects on menopause-specific and health-related quality of life. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Study Rundown: Exemestane, a steroidal aromatase inhibitor, was shown in the Mammary Prevention 3 (MAP.3) trial  to reduce the risk of breast cancer...