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Can you explain the result of the womens health initiative study?

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Dr. Marsha Davis
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Was a biased study with avg age of 63 and lots of smokers and heart disease.
No surprise there were more cardiovascular events in the first year! evened out in second year. Study was stopped too early( pushed by the drug co. That sell drugs for osteoporosis , one of main benefits of hrt) to really know if there is any increased breast cancer risk at all. Everything reads.

In brief: Difficult question

Was a biased study with avg age of 63 and lots of smokers and heart disease.
No surprise there were more cardiovascular events in the first year! evened out in second year. Study was stopped too early( pushed by the drug co. That sell drugs for osteoporosis , one of main benefits of hrt) to really know if there is any increased breast cancer risk at all. Everything reads.
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