neurology
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Long-term hormone therapy may increase Alzheimer’s risk

Long term use of oral hormone therapy is associated with a slightly increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease in postmenopausal women, an observational study shows. Writing in The BMJ the authors caution that the absolute risk is small, with 9-18 additional cases per 10,000 women aged 70 to 80 per year. However they advise that physicians ...

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