Postmenopausal hormone therapy: from monkey glands to transdermal patches.

  title={Postmenopausal hormone therapy: from monkey glands to transdermal patches.},
  author={Susan Ruth Davis and Irene Dinatale and Livia M Rivera-Woll and S. H. H. Davison},
  journal={The Journal of endocrinology},
  volume={185 2},
The climacteric is not a condition of the modern age, although with increased life expectancy over the centuries, more women will experience this physiological transition. As women are living longer there is a greater expectation that good health will be maintained through to the late decade. Thus the potential long-term adverse health consequences of using hormonal therapies (HTs) to alleviate menopausal symptoms are of considerable concern for women and medical practitioners. This concern is… CONTINUE READING
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