Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Director's Comments: Hormone Replacement Therapy Efficacy

Listen to the NLM Director's Comments on Hormone Replacement Therapy Efficacy. The transcript is also available.

A recent study provides new evidence that hormone replacement therapy should be used judiciously and reinforces some treatment guidelines for post-menopausal women. The research, published recently in the Journal of the American Medical Association, returned to a group of about 16,000 women involved in a study that was halted in 2002 -- when some participants developed a higher risk of heart attacks if they took a post-menopause hormone medication...


[Source: What's New on MedlinePlus]

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