Estrogen-only therapy may lower breast cancer, heart attack risk for some postmenopausal women

Woman's Health
The Los Angeles Times reported on the latest study from the Women's Health Initiative, which "looked at women who have had hysterectomies and thus can take estrogen unaccompanied by another hormone, progestin," was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. According to a report by the AP, the study results bolster, as I've stressed in previous blogs, "previous evidence that concerns about breast cancer and heart attacks are largely unfounded for those who take the hormone for a short period of time to relieve hot flashes and other menopause symptoms." (more…)
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