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Estrogen Patch May Improve Memory For Women With Alzheimer's

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August 27, 2001
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American Academy Of Neurology
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Here's another round in the ongoing debate over whether estrogen can help with the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease: A new study shows that an estrogen skin patch given to women with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease can improve their memory and attention skills.

ST. PAUL, MN – Here's another round in the ongoing debate over whether estrogen can help with the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease: A new study shows that an estrogen skin patch given to women with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease can improve their memory and attention skills.


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