Why in the heck use pregnant mare’s urine to relieve menopausal symptoms?

Draft foal suckling.

Jane Allin tells us the history of Premarin—the hormone replacement therpay drug for the treatment of menopausal symptoms—in timeline format. It is riveting reading and explains a lot. Did you know that the first estrogen replacement product marketed in the US ― called Emmenin ― was made from the urine of pregnant women? The year… Continue reading Why in the heck use pregnant mare’s urine to relieve menopausal symptoms?

Will women have short memories about HRT? Pharma hopes so

HRT Horse Artwork created by Martha Rosenberg.

As a new generation of women approach menopause, will the HRT lessons of the 1970s and 2000's be lost amid Pharma's marketing again? Martha Rosenberg has been writing intelligently and cohesively about the issues surrounding the Premarin® family of drugs for a good while, and we are very grateful to her. Rosenberg has penned another… Continue reading Will women have short memories about HRT? Pharma hopes so