Aging, menopause, cardiovascular disease and HRT

@article{WritingGrouponbehalfoftheWorkshopConsensus200,
  title={Aging, menopause, cardiovascular disease and HRT},
  author={The Writing Group on behalf of the Workshop Consensus},
  journal={Climacteric},
  year={2009},
  volume={12},
  pages={368 - 377}
}
  • The Writing Group on behalf of the Workshop Consensus
  • Published 1 January 2009
  • Medicine
  • Climacteric
. Cardiovascular disease is the number-one killer of women in the Western world. . The public, and many physicians, have a very low awareness of the relevance of cardiovascular disease to menopausal women. . The public and many physicians are concerned that menopausal treatments (particularly hormonal therapies) increase the risk of cardiovascular disease, despite recent evidence showing that, in general, this is not the case in all age groups. 
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