October 14, 2011

Sex hormone may prevent strokes in women


A new study has claimed that estrogen may prevent strokes in premature or early menopausal women. Researchers at Mayo Clinic combined the results from a recent Mayo Clinic study with six other studies from across the world and found that estrogen is protective for stroke before age 50. “We were very surprised because these results were unexpected,” Walter Rocca, the study author said.

Zee News (India), 10/14/11

Tags: Cardiology, Women's Health

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