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What is HRT?

Hormone replacement therapy (or HRT) is the replacement of female sex hormones oestrogen and progesterone in women to control symptoms of the menopause.

What is endocrinology?

Endocrinology is the study of hormones.

What is an endocrinologist?

An endocrinologist specialises in the study of hormones or hormone-related conditions.

Winners of 2020 Student Video Award

Bringing endocrinology to life

What are clinical trials?

A clinical trial is the name given to the process whereby the safety of medical treatments for use on humans is assessed.

Why does hot flushing occur in menopause?

Winners of 2020 Student Video Award - 2nd Place Winner: Carmen Ho, BSc (Hons) Endocrinology at Imperial College London

What is Endocrinology?

What is Endocrinology?


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