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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 22, 2017

A new algorithm created by Dr. Philip Bradley and colleagues could aid the development of tools to decode T-cell receptor sequences and, ultimately, improve the diagnosis and treatment of cancers, reported this week in Nature.

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

Nov. 5, 2015 | By Fred Hutch News Service staff

Dr. Katherine A. Guthrie, a biostatistician in the Public Health Sciences Division at Fred Hutch, is co-leading a $7 million grant that includes a multicenter clinical trial that will compare popular treatments for menopause-related vaginal symptoms ranging from dryness and atrophy (thinning and shrinking of the tissues) to itching, irritation and painful intercourse.

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Surprise benefit of young kids: they may help ease hot flashes

Some menopausal women had fewer symptoms if they had kids under 13 at home, study shows

Oct. 16, 2014 | By Susan Keown / Fred Hutch News Service

Some menopausal women experienced fewer hot flashes and night sweats if they had children under age 13 at home, a new study found.

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Fred Hutch researchers tackle hot flashes

New study finds antidepressant nearly as effective as low-dose estrogen for cutting back hot flash frequency

May 26, 2014 | By Diane Mapes

Life in the menopause lane can be a frustrating succession of temperature (and wardrobe) changes as fickle, 50-something bodies flit from one extreme to the other.

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Estrogen? Antidepressants? Black cohosh?

Fred Hutch researchers offer guidance to women facing the menopause muddle

Feb. 12, 2014 | By Diane Mapes

Fred Hutch researchers offer guidance to women facing the menopause muddle.

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