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Estrogen Replacement May Help Slow Decline In Memory In Post-Menopausal Women

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December 28, 1997
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NIH-National Institute On Aging
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A new long-term study from the National Institute on Aging (NIA) suggests that use of estrogen replacement therapy (ERT) by post-menopausal women may help slow normal age-related decline in memory. By looking at estrogen use in 288 women enrolled in the NIA's Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging (BLSA) between 1978 and 1994, researchers were able to examine the relationship between estrogen therapy and short-term visual memory.

A new long-term study from the National Institute on Aging (NIA) suggests that use of estrogen replacement therapy (ERT) by post-menopausal women may help slow normal age-related decline in memory. By looking at estrogen use in 288 women enrolled in the NIA's Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging (BLSA) between 1978 and 1994, researchers were able to examine the relationship between estrogen therapy and short-term visual memory.


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NIH-National Institute On Aging. "Estrogen Replacement May Help Slow Decline In Memory In Post-Menopausal Women." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 28 December 1997. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1997/12/971228231435.htm>.
NIH-National Institute On Aging. (1997, December 28). Estrogen Replacement May Help Slow Decline In Memory In Post-Menopausal Women. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 19, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1997/12/971228231435.htm
NIH-National Institute On Aging. "Estrogen Replacement May Help Slow Decline In Memory In Post-Menopausal Women." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1997/12/971228231435.htm (accessed April 19, 2014).

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