Food for hormones Part I


Last updated 11/8/2007 at Noon

In July 2002, the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) abruptly ended its combination of estrogen and progestin therapy study as their data discovered higher rates of breast cancer, heart attacks, strokes and blood clots in the population taking the hormones, compared to those taking placebos.

Stanford University School of Medicine discovered that only 29 percent of women surveyed knew anything about this study two years later. Additionally, only 40 percent of the women were able to identify possible risks and benefits linked to hormone replacement therapy (HRT).

The rate of breast cancer fe...

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