Published in Women's Health Weekly, June 30th, 1997
The article published in the June 19, 1997, issue of the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) confirmed that women using estrogen replacement therapy (ERT) can expect to live longer than those who do not.
Specifically, the article found that ERT cut death due to coronary heart disease by 53 percent when compared to women who had never used the therapy. Overall, there was a 37 percent decrease in mortality for ERT users compared to women who had never used the therapy. The article also found the combination of estrogen and progestin (prescribed to women with an intact uterus)...
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