There Is Some Tentative Evidence That Estrogen May Shield Against
There is some tentative evidence that estrogen may shield against cognitive decline and even fend off:
A) muscle spasms.
B) Parkinson's disease.
C) some forms of brain cancer.
D) Alzheimer's disease.
Estrogen replacement therapy lost favor in the 1970s after a number of studies linked its use to an increased risk of:
A) excessive "hot flashes."
B) uterine cancer.
C) fetal miscarriages.
D) birth deformities.
What is the current (2011) recommendation from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists about estrogen replacement therapy?
A) Use estrogen to alleviate menopausal symptoms indefinitely.
B) Women should not use estrogen replacement therapy.
C) Estrogen replacement therapy is still the best option for relieving menopausal symptoms.
D) Women can take the smallest dose that is still effective for the shortest time possible.
There may be a link between the long-term use of estrogen and the risk of:
A) high blood pressure.
B) ovarian cancer.
C) premature births.