Below, please find the National Women's Health Network's statement about these new results.
National Women's Health Network
Tuesday, May 27, 2003
HORMONE THERAPY DOUBLES RISK OF DEMENTIA
CALLS FOR CURBS ON DRUG COMPANY INFLUENCE OVER PRESCRIBING
Ten months ago, we learned that combined menopause hormone therapy increased the risk for breast cancer, heart attack, blood clots and stroke (JAMA. 2002; 288: 321-333).