Postmenopausal hormone therapy and stroke: role of time since menopause and age at initiation of hormone therapy.

@article{Grodstein2008PostmenopausalHT,
  title={Postmenopausal hormone therapy and stroke: role of time since menopause and age at initiation of hormone therapy.},
  author={Francine D Grodstein and Joann E. Manson and Meir Jonathan Stampfer and Kathryn E Rexrode},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={168 8},
  pages={861-6}
}
BACKGROUND We evaluated stroke risk associated with hormone therapy (HT) in younger women, in recently menopausal women, and in older women. METHODS Prospective, observational analyses were performed in postmenopausal participants of the Nurses' Health Study, from 1976 to 2004, with biennial mailed questionnaires. Proportional hazards models were used to calculate multivariable-adjusted relative risks (RRs) and 95% confidence intervals (CIs). RESULTS We found a significantly increased risk… CONTINUE READING

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