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Hormone therapy in the 50s not linked to memory loss

Hormone replacement therapy during the early stages of menopause - typically around age 50 - doesn't hurt or help brain function, according to a new study.

 

Researchers found that women between the ages of 50 and 55 years old who took estrogen or estrogen with progesterone performed just as well on tests that measure memory problems as women of the same age who took a placebo.

 

 

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Hormone therapy may cut Alzheimer's risk in menopausal women

Hormone therapy may cut Alzheimer's risk in menopausal women | Longevity science | Scoop.it

The latest data from a long-running study of hormone therapy suggests women who started taking hormone replacements within five years of menopause were 30 percent less likely to develop Alzheimer's disease than women who started years later.

 

 

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