Hormone replacement therapy seems to significantly increase the risk of breast cancer coming back.
A very small study suggests that a combination of an antidepressant medicine and Ambien, a sleep medicine, may ease sleep problems caused by hot flashes more effectively than just taking an antidepressant.
A specific type of online therapy, called internet-based cognitive behavioral therapy, can help reduce the toll of hot flashes, night sweats, and other menopausal symptoms caused by breast cancer treatments.
An Italian study offers more evidence that acupuncture can help ease hot flashes.
Two studies suggest that a low dose of the antidepressant medicine Paxil can lower the number and severity of hot flashes in some women.
Breast cancer diagnosed after combination HRT tends to have a better prognosis than cancer diagnosed after estrogen-only HRT.
A new study suggests that black cohosh may possibly reduce breast cancer risk.
Another study links hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and increased breast cancer risk.
New information from the Women's Health Initiative shows that breast cancer risk goes back down 1 to 2 years after combination hormone replacement therapy is stopped.
New research suggests that the antidepressant medicine Celexa (chemical name: citalopram) can lower the number and severity of hot flashes in post-menopausal women.
Early results from a study suggest that testosterone implanted under the skin as a pellet helps ease menopausal symptoms without increasing breast cancer risk.
The results of a small study suggest that electroacupuncture can help ease hot flashes as much or more than gabapentin, improving women's sleep quality.
SSRIs are linked to a higher fracture risk, but the actual number of women who broke a bone is low.
A new study shows that while overall use of HRT dropped dramatically among Australian women over 50, women who are using HRT are increasingly using unapproved, alternative forms of HRT.
A new study found that certain risk factors for breast cancer affect the risk of specific types of breast cancer in different ways.
Cognitive behavioral therapy may help ease treatment-related hot flashes.
Most family medicine, internal medicine, and obstetrician-gynecologist (ob/gyn) doctors recommend gradually stopping HRT over time instead of suddenly stopping it.
A study suggests that estrogen-only HRT may reduce breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women who've had a hysterectomy.
Another analysis of results from the Women's Health Initiative trial has found that the influence of hormone replacement therapy on breast cancer risk changes as time passes.
Oxybutynin, a medicine commonly used to treat bladder incontinence, reduced the number and severity of hot flashes in women treated for breast cancer.
Hormone replacement therapy increases the risk of breast cancer recurrence (the cancer coming back), so women with a history of the disease should not take HRT.
Researchers have developed recommendations on managing menopausal symptoms for women who've been diagnosed with breast cancer.
Information from the Women's Health Initiative shows that postmenopausal women who use vaginal estrogen have the same risk of invasive breast cancer and other diseases as women who don't use vaginal estrogen.
Tai chi eases insomnia in breast cancer survivors just as well as cognitive behavioral therapy.