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Estrogen Doesn't Prevent Second Strokes: Protective Effects Of Hormone Replacement Therapy Challenged

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October 31, 2001
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Estrogen hormone replacement therapy does not reduce the risk of stroke or death in postmenopausal women who have already had a stroke or a transient ischemic attack (TIA), according to a report from the first randomized, controlled clinical trial of estrogen therapy for secondary prevention of cerebrovascular disease.

Estrogen hormone replacement therapy does not reduce the risk of stroke or death in postmenopausal women who have already had a stroke or a transient ischemic attack (TIA), according to a report from the first randomized, controlled clinical trial of estrogen therapy for secondary prevention of cerebrovascular disease.


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NIH/National Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke. (2001, October 31). Estrogen Doesn't Prevent Second Strokes: Protective Effects Of Hormone Replacement Therapy Challenged. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 17, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/10/011030230935.htm
NIH/National Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke. "Estrogen Doesn't Prevent Second Strokes: Protective Effects Of Hormone Replacement Therapy Challenged." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/10/011030230935.htm (accessed April 17, 2014).

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