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Mar 2019

Women urged not to be alarmed by study into Alzheimer’s link to HRT

Women are being urged not to be concerned by recent research into a link between long-term use of HRT and a small increased risk of Alzheimer’s. GPs say the risk is ‘extremely low’ and that HRT is a safe and effective treatment for the majority of women with symptoms of menopause. The research by the…

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Jan 2019

Higher blood clot risk linked to some HRT tablets

Research by scientists at the University of Nottingham suggests that certain types of hormone replacement therapy drugs could carry a higher risk of serious blood clots, although the British Medical Journal have stipulated that the overall risk still remains low. The research found that tablets which contain equine oestrogen carried a slightly higher risk than…

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