TITLE

Hormone therapy for younger women may not increase CHD risk during 5 to 7 years of follow-up, but stroke risk was increased independent of age

PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Sept/Oct2007, Vol. 147 Issue 2, p29
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study to determine the effect of hormone therapy (HT) on the risk of cardiovascular disease in postmenopausal women. It studied the risk in variation to years or age. The methods used, Intervention and outcomes of the study are mentioned. The study concluded that the effects on coronary heart disease increased from protective to harmful with the increasing time in postmenopausal women. Various charts are presented to support the study.
ACCESSION #
27029943

 

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