Women’s Health Researchers Respond to New York Times Article on Menopause

Happy Women
College of Public Health

Researchers from the college who have engaged in the Women’s Health Initiative recently responded to a New York Times article about menopause with a letter that shares key insights into the science on hormonal treatment for chronic disease risk: hormone therapy does not lower heart disease risk in women after menopause and should not be prescribed for postmenopausal cardiovascular prevention.