Hormone replacement therapy: a time for pause

Yusuf, Salim; Anand, Sonia
August 2002
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/20/2002, Vol. 167 Issue 4, p357
Academic Journal
Comments on hormone-replacement therapy (HRT) for menopause, and associated health risks for women. Mention of the Women's Health Initiative (WHI), which was established to address the balance of benefit versus risks of long-term use of HRT; Suggestion that the potential reductions in coronary heart disease would be larger than adverse impact on breast cancers, which led to widespread recommendation of HRT; Use of HRT to control hot flashes.


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