Published in Women's Health Weekly, September 20th, 1999
Contrasting findings have been reported on ERT use and stroke. In the August 1999 issue of the journal Stroke, researchers led by Renata Rusa, MD, of Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, reported their results of an investigation of the hypothesis that 17(beta)-estradiol replacement to physiological levels improves stroke outcome in ovariectomized rats ("17(beta)-Estradiol Reduces Stroke Injury in Estrogen-Deficient Female Animals," Stroke, 1999;30(8):1665-1670).
"This study demonstrates three important findings. First,...
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