Estrogen and the brain: does estrogen treatment improve cognitive function?

@article{Hogervorst2013EstrogenAT,
  title={Estrogen and the brain: does estrogen treatment improve cognitive function?},
  author={Eef Hogervorst},
  journal={Menopause International},
  year={2013},
  volume={19},
  pages={19 - 6}
}
  • E. Hogervorst
  • Published 1 March 2013
  • Medicine
  • Menopause International
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