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Danish study provides new information on hormone replacement therapy and the risk of heart attacks

1 October 2008

It’s not what you take but the way that you take it that can produce different results in women who take hormone replacement therapy (HRT), according to new research on the association between HRT and heart attacks, published online in Europe’s leading cardiology journal, the European Heart Journal.

From the paper Hormone therapy and risk of myocardial infarction: a national register study Ellen Løkkegaard, Anne Helms Andreasen, Rikke Kart Jacobsen, Lars Hougaard Nielsen, Carsten Agger, and Øjvind Lidegaard

Published in the European Heart Journal, Advanced Access, October 1st 2008

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