Published in Women's Health Weekly, February 17th, 2005
"Many women receiving hormone replacement therapy (HRT) smoke; in the Women's Health Initiative (WHI), one of the largest interventional studies on HRT to date and which recently had to be discontinued, 50% of the 8,500 women on HRT had smoked before or continued to smoke during the study," said A.O. Mueck and H. Seeger, University Women's Hospital, Tuebingen, Germany.
"Remarkably, there is little knowledge about the impact smoking has on the efficacy and side effects of HRT. However, it has been proven that, depending on...
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