The epidemiology of serum sex hormones in postmenopausal women.

  title={The epidemiology of serum sex hormones in postmenopausal women.},
  author={Jane A. Cauley and James P. Gutai and Lewis H. Kuller and D LeDonne and J Gregory Powell},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  volume={129 6},
Serum sex hormones may be related to the risk of several diseases in postmenopausal women. In the current report, the authors examined the epidemiology of serum sex hormones in 176 healthy, white postmenopausal women (mean age 58 years) recruited from the metropolitan Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, area. The data were collected during 1982-1983; none of the women were on estrogen replacement therapy. Serum concentrations of estrone, estradiol, testosterone, and androstenedione were measured by a… CONTINUE READING


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