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New Scientific Publications

Each week, Fred Hutch librarians search PubMed and Web of Science to discover new papers published by Fred Hutch authors
5 NEW Week of August 02, 2020
Women's Health Initiative’s landmark hormone replacement research 10 years after

Women's Health Initiative’s landmark hormone replacement research 10 years after

Seminal study found significantly higher risk of heart disease, stroke, breast cancer from combined hormone replacement therapy; as a result, 15,000-20,000 fewer breast cancer cases each year
Hutch News - June 25, 2012
Understanding physical activity in the elderly

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
Hutch News - June 11, 2012
Postmenopausal estrogen use brings both benefits, risks

Postmenopausal estrogen use brings both benefits, risks

Longer-term Women’s Health Initiative follow-up of estrogen therapy users finds reduced risk of breast cancer, decreased heart disease in younger women
Hutch News - April 11, 2011
Use of antidepressant associated with hot flash reduction

Use of antidepressant associated with hot flash reduction

Antidepressant escitalopram may provide a viable nonhormonal alternative to relieving menopausal hot flashes
Hutch News - January 24, 2011
Osteoporosis drug may reduce breast cancer risk

Osteoporosis drug may reduce breast cancer risk

Andrea LaCroix and colleagues tie lasofoxifene to 79 percent lowered overall risk of breast cancer in postmenopausal women
Hutch News - November 08, 2010
Calcium plus vitamin D pills may stabilize weight in older women

Calcium plus vitamin D pills may stabilize weight in older women

Women's Health Initiative researchers find supplements may stimulate the breakdown and suppress development of fat cells
Hutch News - May 28, 2007
Extending the reach of the Women's Health Initiative

Extending the reach of the Women's Health Initiative

New stage of landmark study focuses on biomarkers and greater understanding of common diseases
Hutch News - May 01, 2007
No pause in hot flashes from black cohosh

No pause in hot flashes from black cohosh

Natural remedies do little to relieve menopausal symptoms
Hutch News - March 01, 2007
The bone benefits of calcium, vitamin D

The bone benefits of calcium, vitamin D

WHI tracks calcium and vitamin D in older women; finds fewer fractures, but no decrease in colon cancer
Hutch News - March 16, 2006
News on the low-fat front

News on the low-fat front

WHI study of postmenopausal women indicates a low-fat diet may reduce breast-cancer risk, but shows little impact on colon cancer or heart disease
Hutch News - February 16, 2006
Last Modified, April 02, 2020