Estrogen replacement therapy and mortality among older women. The study of osteoporotic fractures.


BACKGROUND Most previous studies of estrogen replacement therapy (ERT) and mortality have focused on younger women. Recently, it has been suggested that the effect of ERT on mortality may represent a "healthy-user" effect, ie, those with healthier lifestyles having a greater likelihood of receiving ERT. METHODS Nine thousand seven hundred four women, 65… (More)


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