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Big study finds no rise in death risk among women who took hormone therapy

A new twist to menopausal hormone replacement dilemma

Sept. 12, 2017 | Sabin Russell / Fred Hutch News Service

New follow-up research to a landmark study on menopausal hormone replacement therapy has found that women assigned to those drugs on the study had no higher risk of death than women who took a placebo.

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

June 8, 2017

Fred Hutch epidemiologist Dr. Margaret Madeleine just received a five-year, $2.5 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to test whether the preventive HPV vaccine could be also be used as a therapy anogenital precancers.

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Do we create our own time?

Cell biologist Dr. Mark Roth gets deep on suspended animation and philosophy with audience of marijuana enthusiasts

Nov. 19, 2015 | By Dr. Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

Cell biologist Dr. Mark Roth talked about suspended animation and philosophy with an audience of marijuana enthusiasts as part of The Goodship of Higher Education lecture series.

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Can cocoa prevent heart disease?

Fred Hutch participates in largest-ever study to find out

March 20, 2014 | By Linda Carroll

Can cocoa prevent heart disease? Fred Hutch participates in largest-ever study to find out.

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Understanding physical activity in the elderly

New Hutchinson Center research will enlist 8,000 women over 80 to determine activity levels needed to maintain heart health and prevent injury from falls

June 11, 2012 | By Kristen Woodward

Eight thousand women over age 80 across the U.S. are being enlisted to help the Hutchinson Center’s Public Health Sciences researchers determine how much, how vigorous and what types of physical activity are necessary to maintain cardiovascular health and prevent injury from falls in later life.

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Biomarkers found for postmenopausal cardiovascular disease

WHI blood samples reveal new risk markers for heart disease, stroke

Aug. 2, 2010

Analysis by Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center scientists of blood protein data from the study participants in the Women's Health Initiative has revealed new biomarkers for stroke and coronary heart disease.

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