Progesterone's role in cardiac protection revealedBMJ 1997; 315 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.315.7111.763g (Published 27 September 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;315:763
- Janice Hopkins-Tanne
- New York
The progesterone component of combined hormone replacement therapy has important cardiac benefits that complement those of oestrogen, according to a new study in Nature Medicine.
Until last year progesterone was thought to be important only in reducing the risk of endometrial cancer from unopposed oestrogen use. Then Dr …