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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 used as official resource for Royal College of GPs

Dr Newson is thrilled to announce that her website,, is now being used as an official resource for women and healthcare professionals in the Royal College of GPs Women's Health Library. Read on for more information...

Published: 19th August 2019

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"I'm 35, menopausal and terrified of my meds being taken away"

In this article from Grazia Daily, Helen Wilson-Beevers talks of her hysterectomy at age 31 and how she has been taking HRT ever since. She tells us why running out of the medication is her worst nightmare. Click here to read the full article...

Published: 14th August 2019

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"I'm 31, menopausal and terrified of a HRT shortage" | Newson Health

GPs may need to switch patients' HRT as shortages set to increase

GPs may need to switch women onto different HRT treatments after manufacturers confirmed that several widely-prescribed therapies will be unavailable for the next few months, as reported in today.

Published: 9th August 2019

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GPs need to switch patients' HRT due to shortages | Newson Health

Testosterone may significantly improve sexual function and wellbeing in postmenopausal women

A comprehensive and systematic review of testosterone treatment for women, published in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology journal, suggests testosterone can significantly improve sexual wellbeing for postmenopausal women. Dr Louise Newson says "This is really important as a step in the right direction to get testosterone licensed for women." Read on for all the details...

Published: 29th July 2019

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Testosterone and Sexual Health in Postmenopausal Women | Newson Health