Postmenopausal hormone therapy and asthma onset in the E3N cohort.

@article{Romieu2010PostmenopausalHT,
  title={Postmenopausal hormone therapy and asthma onset in the E3N cohort.},
  author={Isabelle Romieu and Alban Fabre and Agn{\`e}s Fournier and Francine Kauffmann and Raph{\"a}elle Varraso and Sylvie Mesrine and B{\'e}n{\'e}dicte Leynaert and Francoise Clavel-Chapelon},
  journal={Thorax},
  year={2010},
  volume={65 4},
  pages={292-7}
}
BACKGROUND Epidemiological studies have suggested that female hormones might play a role in asthma and that menopausal hormone therapy (MHT or hormone replacement therapy (HRT)) might increase the risk of asthma in postmenopausal women. The only prospective study addressing this issue reports an increase in the risk of developing asthma which was similar for oestrogen alone and oestrogen/progestagen treatment. METHODS The association between the use of different types of MHT and the risk of… CONTINUE READING
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