Dr. Christopher B. Heward is past-President of Kronos Science Laboratory. His primary responsibility was providing scientific and technical leadership for all laboratory activities. He oversaw the development and implementation of the clinical laboratory testing program; assisted in designing and refining both internally and externally sponsored clinical studies; directed and coordinated diagnostic product research and development; administered laboratory and patient databases; was principal investigator for the Kronos Longitudinal Aging Study (KLAS); and communicated Kronos’ discoveries and advances to lay and scientific audiences via presentations and publications. Dr. Heward’s research interests included healthy aging, endocrinology, oxidative stress, Alzheimer’s disease, prion disease (TSE) and menopause. Dr. Heward attended the University of Arizona and received a Bachelor of Arts degrees from both the Department of Psychology and the Department of Chemistry, as well as a Bachelor of Science degree from the Department of Biology. He earned his PhD from the Department of Biology in 1981.
Dr. Heward shares how women can get the best, most up-to-date hormonal care.
January 27, 2009 - 8:56am
Dr. Heward explains the role hormones play in sexual attractiveness.
January 27, 2009 - 8:51am
Dr. Heward shares the ideal duration for taking hormone replacement therapy/HRT.
January 27, 2009 - 8:45am
Dr. Heward explains if oral or transdermal hormones are the most effective administration to receive the optimal hormone balance.
January 27, 2009 - 8:37am
Dr. Heward shares what the ideal form of hormone replacement therapy/HRT is for optimal hormone balancing.
January 26, 2009 - 5:00pm
Dr. Heward explains if a 55-year-old woman who experienced menopause at age 50 should take hormones.
January 26, 2009 - 4:55pm
Dr. Heward explains if women not taking hormones age faster than women taking hormone replacements.
January 26, 2009 - 4:51pm
Dr. Heward explains what he means when he says, "Menopause is the harbinger of death."
January 26, 2009 - 4:44pm
Dr. Heward explains how a woman can advocate for her health when her doctor does not support hormone replacement therapy/HRT.
January 26, 2009 - 4:41pm
Dr. Heward explains why there were decreased breast cancer diagnoses after the Women's Health Initiative/WHI caused women to stop taking hormones.
January 26, 2009 - 4:21pm
Dr. Heward explains why there are increased breast cancer incidences seen when studying women who are taking hormone replacement therapy/HRT.
January 26, 2009 - 4:16pm
Dr. Heward shares what he tells menopausal women who are considering hormone replacement therapy/HRT, but are afraid by the Women's Health Initiative/WHI findings.
January 26, 2009 - 4:11pm
Dr. Heward explains how a woman will know when her hormones are in balance.
January 26, 2009 - 4:06pm
Dr. Heward shares the benefits and risk for menopausal women taking testosterone.
January 26, 2009 - 4:03pm
Dr. Heward shares the benefit of taking progesterone even if a woman is already taking estrogen.
January 26, 2009 - 3:59pm
Dr. Heward shares hormone replacement therapy/HRT risks for women diagnosed with breast cancer.
January 26, 2009 - 3:56pm
Dr. Heward shares the most important question a woman should ask before starting hormone replacement therapy/HRT.
January 26, 2009 - 3:52pm
Dr. Heward explains how a perimenopausal woman can find a doctor to help her with hormone replacement therapy/HRT.
January 26, 2009 - 3:49pm
Dr. Heward shares why women should be more concerned about heart disease than breast cancer.
January 26, 2009 - 3:45pm
Listen to Dr. Heward explain why menopause hormone therapy is so controversial.
November 19, 2008 - 1:44pm
Dr. Heward explains what signs denote a woman is experiencing menopause.
November 19, 2008 - 1:40pm
Dr. Heward shares what menopause is.
November 19, 2008 - 1:35pm
Dr. Heward shares the benefit of estradiol/estrogen.
November 19, 2008 - 1:33pm
Dr. Heward introduces himself, shares how estradiol, estrone and estriol differ and if estradiol is more dangerous than the others.
November 19, 2008 - 1:21pm