TITLE

Hormone replacement therapy: a time for pause

AUTHOR(S)
Yusuf, Salim; Anand, Sonia
PUB. DATE
August 2002
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/20/2002, Vol. 167 Issue 4, p357
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
7181630

 

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