Published in Women's Health Weekly, November 1st, 1999
An animal study that mimicks the development of atherosclerosis in women who have undergone menopause showed that raloxifene prevented an increase in intimal hyperplasia in the aorta. Animals in this model typically have more than twice the amount of aortic intimal hyperplasia than usual. However, when raloxifene was given to the subjects, levels of aortic intimal hyperplasia fell to near-normal range. The study was reported at the 1999 Clinical Congress of the American College of...
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