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The big HRT rethink

So what’s the latest thinking?

That, far from being a risk to women’s health, hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is not only the most effective way to deal with many menopause symptoms, it may improve health. Some experts say that oestrogen reduces the risk of heart disease (statistically a bigger threat to women’s health than breast cancer), dementia, osteoporosis and certain cancers – and that

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