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HRT availability - brands, ingredients, stock levels & alternatives

Dr Louise Newson has devised a document to help women learn about the different HRT ingredients, brands and doses, and help them better understand the options if their own particular brand or type of HRT is unavailable.

Published: 6th September 2019

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Which HRT is currently available & what else to take | Newson Health

International Menopause Society issues press release in response to Lancet publication HRT & breast cancer claims

The International Menopause society has issued a detailed press release in response to The Lancet's recent publication of a report suggesting an increase in the risks of breast cancer for women taking HRT.

Published: 5th September 2019

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The UK's first Menopause Yoga training launches in November at Newson Health

The UK's first specialist training course in yoga and wellbeing for menopause is being launched at Newson Health in November. This course will certify qualified yoga teachers to lead workshops and classes in Menopause Yoga. Read on for more details...

Published: 5th September 2019

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Menopause Yoga Teacher Training | Newson Health

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