HRT useless for CVD in older women: Cochrane

The latest Cochrane review provides the strongest evidence yet that using HRT as a preventive measure for cardiovascular disease is next to useless in older women.

Instead, the analysis of 19 randomised controlled trials including more than 40,000 postmenopausal women shows HRT increases the risk of some types of CVD.

“Results showed no evidence that hormone therapy provides

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