Phytoestrogens: implications in neurovascular research.

  title={Phytoestrogens: implications in neurovascular research.},
  author={Edwin D Lephart and James P. Porter and Dawson W. Hedges and Trent D. Lund and Kenneth D R Setchell},
  journal={Current neurovascular research},
  volume={1 5},
The early discontinuation of the Women's Health Initiative trial evaluating the effects of estrogen plus progestin due to concerns about the risk-benefit ratio of this steroid combination therapy emphasizes the need to examine alternative methods of estrogen replacement. One such alternative is isoflavone consumption of soy-derived dietary phytoestrogens that have received prevalent usage due to their ability to decrease age related disease (cardiovascular and osteoporosis), hormone-dependent… CONTINUE READING