With a market share of more than 60% the estrogen replacement therapy
segment dominate the hormone replacement therapy
The authors concluded that available trials indicate that nicotine replacement therapy
is an effective intervention in achieving sustained smoking abstinence for smokers who have no intention or are unable to attempt an abrupt quit.
The abstinence rate for all trials was 17% for any form of nicotine replacement therapy
, compared with 10% for placebo or no replacement.
The committee suggested that any new randomized, placebo-controlled trials of testosterone replacement therapy
should first test the efficacy of the therapy in men 65 years of age and older who have clinically low testosterone levels and at least one symptom that could be related to low testosterone.
Soy protein has a greater effect on bone in postmenopausal women not on hormone replacement therapy
, as evidenced by reducing bone resorption and urinary calcium excretion.
Thirty-two percent of women with cancer and 35% of controls had ever used oral contraceptives, while 26% and 21%, respectively, had ever used hormone replacement therapy
(estrogen with or without progestin).
Patients in the renal replacement therapy
cohort database who had been diagnosed with and treated for TB were identified by manual searching of hospital microbiology and histopathology databases and the handwritten logbook in which all local reports to the U.
Experience with nonpregnant women shows that nicotine replacement therapy
is useful in helping people quit, especially the more highly addicted smokers.
Public Health Minister Yvette Cooper said: 'We know that 70 per cent of smokers want to give up and nicotine replacement therapy
is an effective treatment that doubles rates for people giving up.
has announced that the Committee for Orphan Medical Products of the European Agency for the Evaluation of Medicinal Products (COMP/EMEA) has rendered a positive opinion on the company's application for orphan drug designation in the European Community for rhASB (recombinant human arylsulfatase B), as enzyme replacement therapy
for patients with Mucopolysaccharidosis (MPS) VI.
New research on gene replacement therapy
offers the hope of a cure for cystic fibrosis (CF).
Studies conducted in postmenopausal monkeys showed that, as expected, estrogen replacement therapy
induced cell proliferation-a cancer precursor-in both the mammary glands of the breast and in endometrial tissue.
Even the term replacement therapy
insinuates the need to replace something that is missing," says Love, who maintains that menopause is a natural stage in a woman's life, no more demanding of medical attention than, say, puberty.
This treatment, called hormone replacement therapy
(HRT), can ease symptoms of menopause and protect against risks of heart disease, stroke, and osteoporosis.
To some Americans, mainly advocates who have been helped by the prescription drug, methadone is a lifesaving replacement therapy
to heroin and other illegal drugs.