New research, led by experts at the University of Nottingham, shows that the use of menopausal hormone therapy (MHT – also known as hormone replacement therapy, HRT) is not linked to an increased risk of developing dementia.
The study, which was led by Dr Yana Vinogradova from the School of Medicine at the University and is published today in the BMJ, provides the most comprehensive and reliable risk estimates to date, and the findings should reassure women in need of MHT.
The large UK study, based on clinical records over many years of women representative of the general population, has shown that this is true regardless of hormone type, dose, or duration of use. [Read more…] about Study shows hormone therapy not associated with an increased risk of developing dementia
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