MHT linked to dementia risk, even with short-term use: study

But US doctors stressed the findings should not infer causality or inform shared decision-making.

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Use of menopausal hormone therapy is linked to an elevated risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, regardless of duration of use or the age at which women started treatment, a large study shows.