The National Institute on Aging (NIA) offers a comprehensive
and easily understandable primer about menopause, including
a concise explanation of the known risks and benefits associated
with hormone replacement therapy. Browse the publication,
"Menopause" at: http://www.nih.gov/nia/health/pubs/menopause.
To order paper copies of NIA publications, send an email
request to email@example.com
or write to the NIA Information Center, P.O. Box 8057,
Gaithersburg, Maryland 20898-8057, USA.
See also: Estrogen
"Estrogen Replacement Therapy for
Treatment of Mild to Moderate Alzheimer's Disease: A Randomized
Controlled Trial," by Ruth A. Mulnard and others.
Journal of the American Medical Association, Vol. 283, No.
8 (February 23, 2000), pp. 1007-1015.
"Effects of estrogen on cognition,
mood, and cerebral blood flow in AD: a controlled study,"
by P.N. Wang and others. Neurology, Vol. 54, pp. 2061-2066.
"Estrogen for Alzheimer's disease
in women: randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study,"
by V.W. Henderson and others. Neurology, Vol. 54, p. 295.