Published in Women's Health Weekly, January 15th, 1996
Dr. Thomas B. Clarkson of the Bowman Gray School of Medicine at Wake Forest University has developed flavored soybean shakes in the hopes of finding a healthier way to replace the female hormone estrogen.
Estrogen relieves hot flashes, moodiness and other symptoms of menopause, and it may protect women from heart disease, the leading cause of death in older women. But it also increases the risk for breast cancer.
Clarkson thinks the soy shakes may have all the benefits of traditional hormone-replacement therapy without the...
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