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JUL 20, 2013 - Time

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Hormone Replacement Therapy: Could Estrogen Have Saved 50,000 Lives?

For more than a decade, doctors have cautioned women about the risks associated with hormone replacement therapy. But those warnings may have put one group of women at increased risk of dying early, according to the latest study. Researchers at Yale University say that nearly 50,000 women may have died prematurely after they stopped taking hormone replacement therapy (HRT) to treat menopause symptoms, following a much-publicized 2002 study that revealed the treatment increased risk of heart disease and breast cancer. The 2002 Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) study, a 15 year investigation ... Read More

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