Tuesday, June 26, 2007

Estrogen Protects the Brain, Study Suggests

Proving again that the debate on the potential benefits of postmenopausal hormone therapy is not yet over, a recent study at Mount Sinai suggested that there is a critical window around the time of perimenopause, in which cyclical estrogen treatments may be particularly effective in protecting the brain from age-related decline. Science Daily reports that the study suggests that age is a factor in estrogen treatment and sheds light on the intricate relationship between mind, age, and hormones.

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