Progestins

Known as: Synthetic Progestagen, Gestagens, Gestagenic Agents 
Compounds that interact with PROGESTERONE RECEPTORS in target tissues to bring about the effects similar to those of PROGESTERONE. Primary actions of… (More)
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Review
2017
Review
2017
Stress influences emotional learning and memory processes. These effects are thought to underlie stress-associated mental… (More)
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Review
2004
Review
2004
The synthetic progestins used so far for contraception and menopausal hormone therapy are derived either from testosterone (19… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
CONTEXT The Women's Health Initiative trial of combined estrogen plus progestin was stopped early when overall health risks… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND Recent randomized clinical trials have suggested that estrogen plus progestin does not confer cardiac protection and… (More)
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Besides the natural progestin, progesterone, there are different classes of progestins, such as retroprogesterone (i.e… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
CONTEXT Despite decades of accumulated observational evidence, the balance of risks and benefits for hormone use in healthy… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
CONTEXT The Heart and Estrogen/progestin Replacement Study (HERS) found no overall reduction in risk of coronary heart disease… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
CONTEXT Whether menopausal hormone replacement therapy using a combined estrogen-progestin regimen increases risk of breast… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) given as unopposed estrogen replacement therapy (ERT) gained widespread popularity… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
CONTEXT Observational studies have found lower rates of coronary heart disease (CHD) in postmenopausal women who take estrogen… (More)
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