whether hormone replacement therapy really reduces the risk of heart disease

There are new doubts about whether hormone replacement therapy really reduces the risk of heart disease.

The Nurses' Health Study showed a 50% lower risk of heart disease in women taking HRT. But it wasn't known if the benefit was due to the HRT...or differences in the women who chose to take it.

Researchers had hoped that the huge, prospective Women's Health Initiative would show a cardiac benefit for HRT.

Get concise, unbiased advice for effective drug therapy, plus CE/CME

Prescriber's Letter includes:

  • 12 issues every year, with brief articles about new meds and guidelines
  • 48+ CE courses, including the popular CE-in-the-Letter
  • Quick reference drug comparison charts
  • Access to the entire archive

Already a subscriber? Log in

Volume pricing available. Get a quote