Saturday June 6, 2020

The truth about HRT

Hormone replacement therapy as a treatment for menopause is once again mired in controversy after a new study, but despite the latest uproar, many doctors are convinced of its safety and effectiveness

29th September, 2019
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It’s rare in these Brexit-obsessed days that medical research makes the front pages. Yet there are certain controversial topics that are bound to grab the headlines and hormone replacement therapy, or HRT, is one of those.

The latest storm surrounding HRT arose last month when the Lancet medical journal published a review of 58 HRT studies conducted over the last 25 years. The authors concluded that, based on the available evidence, the risk...

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