10/1/2013 – Study of Hormone Use in Menopause Reaffirms Complex Mix of Risks and Benefits

Hormone therapy for menopause is one of the most divisive subjects in medicine, hailed by some as a boon to women’s comfort and well-being, vilified by others as a threat to health.

A new analysis finds truth somewhere in the middle, reaffirming previous warnings that the drugs have more risks than benefits for most women — but also stating that the harms are low early in menopause and that hormones are “appropriate for symptom management in some women.”

Read the full article at The New York Times.