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.
New mortality study shows a drop in death rates for cancer and other major diseases — with one troubling exception: COPD
Oct. 27, 2015
| By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service
A new study which looked at mortality trends in the U.S. between 1969 and 2013 found that, overall, death rates for heart disease, cancer, stroke, unintentional injuries and diabetes have dropped 43 percent. But the death rate from COPD has risen.