Hormone therapy may raise the risk of heart disease

A new study at Thomas Jefferson University found that a simple blood test to determine cholesterol levels could predict a woman's heart risk while taking hormones

Hormone therapy for post menopausal women was once routinely recommended, but the treatment came under fire in 2002 when a government study found hormones increased the risk of heart attacks ,strokes, blood clots, and breast cancer.

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