Low-dose estrogen patch reduces stroke risk in women

06/3/2010 | Reuters

Menopausal women who used a low-dose estrogen patch instead of pills as hormone-replacement therapy had a lower risk of developing a stroke, according to a study. "Delivering low doses of hormones through the skin bypasses the liver and may reduce the whole-body effects," one of the researchers said.

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