THR

Rheumatoid KneeA medium-sized, retrospective (observational) study of several thousand women post knee- or hip-joint replacement indicated that those who were taking hormone replacement therapy (HRT) had a lower risk of needing revision of their implant over a period of 18 months to 6 years post-surgery (average follow-up of 3 years). And there appeared to be a dose-response relationship. The study was published in the Annals of Rheumatic Diseases.

The multi-national group of...

The American Council on Science and Health (ACSH) was among the first organizations in the United States to formally endorse tobacco harm reduction (THR) as a way to get smokers to be less risky with their behavior, and when smoking cessation was not successful.

ACSH based its position on a comprehensive review of the existing scientific and medical literature, which shows that smokeless tobacco is at least 98 percent safer than smoking...