Mechanisms of sex steroids. Future developments.

  title={Mechanisms of sex steroids. Future developments.},
  author={Herbert Kuhl},
  volume={47 4},
The discussion on the risks of hormone therapy supports the search for alternative drugs such as selective estrogen receptor modulators (SERMs). These compounds are suitable for special preventive goals, but cannot be expected to replace the use of estrogens in patients with estrogen deficiency. The development of selective progesterone receptor modulators (SPRMs) which has to resolve various problems, might be a promising approach. Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) with natural estrogens… CONTINUE READING