The Women's Health Initiative Study of Cognitive Aging (WHISCA): a randomized clinical trial of the effects of hormone therapy on age-associated cognitive decline.

@article{Resnick2004TheWH,
  title={The Women's Health Initiative Study of Cognitive Aging (WHISCA): a randomized clinical trial of the effects of hormone therapy on age-associated cognitive decline.},
  author={Susan M. Resnick and Laura H. Coker and Pauline M. Maki and Stephen R. Rapp and Mark A. Espeland and Sally A. Shumaker},
  journal={Clinical trials},
  year={2004},
  volume={1 5},
  pages={440-50}
}
The Women's Health Initiative Study of Cognitive Aging (WHISCA) was a two armed, randomized, placebo controlled, clinical trial designed to assess the efficacy of postmenopausal hormone therapy on age related changes in specific cognitive functions. WHISCA was an ancillary study to the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) and the WHI Memory Study (WHIMS) and enrolled 2302 women aged 66 to 84 years (mean 73.9; standard deviation 3.8) who did not meet criteria for dementia. Women were randomly… CONTINUE READING

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