Postmenopausal estrogen replacement therapy and the risk of Alzheimer disease.

@article{Seshadri2001PostmenopausalER,
  title={Postmenopausal estrogen replacement therapy and the risk of Alzheimer disease.},
  author={Sudha Seshadri and Gwen L Zornberg and L E Derby and M W Myers and Hershel Jick and David A Drachman},
  journal={Archives of neurology},
  year={2001},
  volume={58 3},
  pages={435-40}
}
BACKGROUND Previous studies have examined the relation between postmenopausal estrogen replacement therapy (ERT) and the risk of Alzheimer disease (AD). The findings have been inconsistent, since some studies have been interpreted as showing a protective effect while others have reported no effect. OBJECTIVE To determine whether exposure to ERT is associated with a reduced risk of AD. DESIGN Population-based nested case-control study. SETTING The United Kingdom-based General Practice… CONTINUE READING

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