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Testosterone therapy for women: Global Position Statement issued

A Global Position Statement has been issued to inform healthcare professionals of the known benefits and risks of testosterone therapy for women. Read on for more information...

Published: 4th September 2019

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Testosterone Therapy for Women | Newson Health

'Why I'll still take and prescribe HRT' by Dr Louise Newson

In this article written by Dr Louise Newson, and recently published in the Telegraph, she explains why she's sticking with HRT, despite an increase in "scary-sounding headlines." Read on for the full story...

Published: 2nd September 2019

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"As a menopause specialist, I'm sticking with HRT" | Newson Health

Leading breast cancer specialist, Professor Michael Baum, responds to 'irresponsible' reporting

Leading breast cancer specialist, Professor Michael Baum, called the Lancet's recent reporting on the increased risk of breast cancer from HRT "irresponsible". Read his response to them here.

Published: 30th August 2019

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Prof Michael Baum responds to Lancet cancer article | Newson Health

Terrifying HRT press releases are "unforgivable" says leading breast cancer specialist, UCL Professor Michael Baum

Katie Taylor, founder of The Latte Lounge and Professor Michael Baum, leading breast cancer specialist, put viewers straight about the recent reports on increased risk of breast cancer from HRT. Watch the video.

Published: 30th August 2019

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Press coverage of HRT is appalling says eminent Professor Michael Baum

Why I fully support women taking HRT by leading breast surgeon, Professor Kefah Mokbel

In this article, leading oncoplastic breast surgeon, Professor Kefah Mokbel, explains why the latest scaremongering reports will not change his positive views of HRT. 

Published: 30th August 2019

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Prof Kefah Mokbel on why he supports the use of HRT

BBC Interview with Dr Newson helps reassure women after scaremongering report

Watch Dr Louise Newson on BBC News  and hear her explain why women should not panic over today's report on HRT breast cancer risks.

Published: 30th August 2019

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Dr Louise Newson on BBC News reassures women re HRT & cancer risk

Sensationalised report on increased breast cancer risk concentrates on older HRT & ignores proven benefits

An article published in The Lancet medical journal today has been sensationalised in the media suggesting that the breast cancer risk from using HRT is twice what was thought. Here, Dr Louise Newson seeks to reassure women and explain why there is no cause for panic.

Published: 30th August 2019

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Menopause Doctor reassures women after HRT & breast cancer report

Menopause manual addresses need for more non-biased, evidence based information to help women manage the menopause

GP and renowned menopause expert, Dr Louise Newson, has launched a Haynes manual on Menopause to dispel myths and provide women, their partners and families with vital information about symptoms, lifestyle changes and treatments available.

Published: 30th August 2019

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Menopause Doctor Louise Newson launches Haynes Menopause Manual

HRT - Why is there a shortage and which medications are affected?

There is a current shortage of various types of HRT in the UK. This articles explains more to help women and also healthcare professionals.

Published: 28th August 2019

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Why is there an HRT shortage - Dr Louise Newson | Newson Health

"Workplaces must protect women going through menopause, say MPs"

A recent article from The Guardian explains how politicians are finally doing more to help menopausal women in the workplace, thanks to new research showing the impact symptoms can have on a large percentage of the workforce. Read on for the full article...

Published: 27th August 2019

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Workplaces must protect menopausal women, say MPs | Newson Health