Published in Women's Health Weekly, September 21st, 2006
Researchers in Italy report, "Estrogens are known to be protective in age-associated cognitive changes in humans and in neurodegeneration in animal models. The aim of this study was to evaluate the potential effects of estrogen therapy (ET) on human gray matter volume in vivo."
M. Boccardi and colleagues of the IRCCS San Giovanni Dio Fatebenefratelli in Brescia explained, "Forty healthy postmenopausal women underwent three-dimensional high-resolution magnetic resonance imaging: 17 were never treated, 16 were currently receiving ET, and 7 had had ET in the past....
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