Tuesday, 10 July 2012

Let's talk HRT!

Epidemiologist Dame Valerie Beral, who headed the UK Million Women Study
(Photo source: http://www.theage.com.au/national/breast-cancer-pioneer-now-honoured-at-home-20100613-y5yo.html)

It’s been more than a decade since the risks of Hormone Replacement Therapy was first brought to the world’s notice. The startling findings were reported by the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) trials conducted in the US. These were then confirmed by the UK Million Women Study, the largest study of its kind in the world.