Endometriosis and the risk of coronary heart disease

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Endometriosis is a gynaecological disease that affects many women. It is a painful disorder in which the endometrium, a tissue that usually lines the inside of the uterus, grows outside the uterus. This not only causes severe pelvic pain during…

Latest ‘news’ about hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and the heart

It would be true to say that for every study that claims benefits for hormone replacement therapy (HRT), there is another that says it isn't beneficial. There are host of reasons why this might be the case and this is…

Hysterectomy reduces risk of cancer and heart disease

Researchers in the United States have found that women who have a hysterectomy that also removes the ovaries have a reduced risk of developing ovarian cancer, other cancers, and heart disease.  Surprisingly, the rate of hip fractures (due to osteoporosis…