Hormone Therapy Poses Risk to Women
|"The final nail may have been driven into the coffin for the most
commonly prescribed combination hormone replacement therapy for women
(28th May 2003). The largest study of HRT to date has found that a
woman�s risk of developing dementia, including Alzheimer�s disease,
doubles when taking estrogen plus progestin. HRT also failed to protect
cognitive function. "
See the Stanford Report's online article at: http://news-service.stanford.edu/news/2003/may28/hrt.html
See lengthy abstracts of two relevant articles at:
New article (abstract of it, one has to pay to get full article):
Hormone therapy poses risk to women, study says SCIENTISTS FIND HIGH RATES OF CANCER, HEART DISEASE, 9th July 2002.
Scientists today will urge millions of American women taking hormone
replacement therapy to avoid its long-term use because of unacceptably
high rates of breast cancer and heart disease.
Corrine Purcell email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Last Updated 03/24/10