Distinguishing between bio-identical hormones and ones made with pregnant mare’s urine

PREMARIN HORSES — Virgina Hopkins M.A. writes in an article entitled, "The Definition of Bio-identical Drugs": Bio-identical hormones may be either from a natural source or synthetically made, and it’s more about the molecule being identical to the human molecule that our body normally makes, than whether it comes from a natural source. With the exception… Continue reading Distinguishing between bio-identical hormones and ones made with pregnant mare’s urine

AMAG snaps up rights to new med Intrarosa to compete with Pfizer’s Premarin® vaginal cream

Tracy Staton reporting for FiercePharma.com writes as follows. AMAG Pharmaceuticals has big ambitions for its women’s health business, so it’s snapped up the rights to a new med, Intrarosa, to beef up that portfolio. The company plans to tout Intrarosa’s safety profile to set it apart from established estrogen-based treatments such as Pfizer’s Premarin cream and… Continue reading AMAG snaps up rights to new med Intrarosa to compete with Pfizer’s Premarin® vaginal cream

Premarin Horses Year in Review 2016

Premarin horses (or PMU horses) are the mares and foals cruelly exploited to produce the Premarin® family of drugs made for the relief of menopausal symptoms in women. The key component of these drugs comes from the estrogen rich urine collected from pregnant mares on what are commonly called "pee lines" in the industry. PMU… Continue reading Premarin Horses Year in Review 2016

Honouring Mary Tyler Moore’s Lifelong Dedication to Animals

GREENWICH, CONNECTICUT — With the passing of Mary Tyler Moore, the world has lost a legend in the entertainment industry, and animals have lost a passionate and long-time activist. From her groundbreaking television series, the Mary Tyler Moore Show, to her advocacy for animals, Mary Tyler Moore was a pioneer in everything she did. A… Continue reading Honouring Mary Tyler Moore’s Lifelong Dedication to Animals

Vegan Rhubarb Cheesecake

Updated Featured Image 9:33 pm. Hello again from Vivian. You can see I am continuing my fascination with rhubarb. Let's have dessert! Why anyone wants to eat any other way than the vegan way boggles the mind, well my mind at least! VEGAN RHUBARB CHEESECAKE by A House in the Hills Here's another terrific recipe.… Continue reading Vegan Rhubarb Cheesecake

Turn your back on Premarin type drugs and seek alternatives for symptoms of menopause

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and as it draws to a close we urge women to please turn your backs on Premarin type drugs — tablets and cream — and seek another treatment for menopausal symptoms. There are alternatives. Work with your doctor to find something to help you other than drugs made from… Continue reading Turn your back on Premarin type drugs and seek alternatives for symptoms of menopause