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The Great Estrogen Conundrum

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Science  14 Nov 2003:
Vol. 302, Issue 5648, pp. 1136-1138
DOI: 10.1126/science.302.5648.1136

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Summary

In mice and monkeys, estrogen works wonders for the heart, but in a study of thousands of women it falls flat. Scientists are wrestling with hormone replacement therapy's mixed results.