11/25/2013 – Estrogen Won't Make Women Sharper After Menopause, Study Finds

Low levels of the hormone estrogen are not to blame for mood swings and poor memory after menopause, a new study suggests.

“These study findings provide further evidence that a woman’s decision about hormone therapy use during early postmenopause should be made independently of considerations about thinking abilities,” said lead researcher and Center on Longevity faculty affiliate Dr. Victor Henderson, a professor of neurology and neurological science at Stanford University in California.

Read the full article at U.S. News and World Report.