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estrogen

e struh juhn

  • n  a general term for female steroid sex hormones that are secreted by the ovary and responsible for typical female sexual characteristics

  • The Women's Health Initiative reports that taking estrogen doesn't increase cancer risk for many women.
  • Researchers are still figuring out the dangers and benefits of hormone replacement therapy, but two new studies give a boost to estrogen as a defense against dementia.
  • The latest report on estrogen isn't bad news so much as it is incomplete news.
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  • Christina Aguilera in Daily News & Analysis
    I don't think I could ever really be with a woman because that's a lot of estrogen and I'ma lot to deal with when it's that time of the month, so I can't imagine it times two,Aguilera added.
  • Paul Brousse in MSNBC
    This meta-analysis ...... showed that current use of oral estrogen increases the risk of (blood clots) by two-fold to three-fold,Pierre-Yves Scarabin and Marianne Canonico of the Paul Brousse Hospital in France wrote.

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