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No long-term benefit shown for bones after HRT

BMJ 2004; 329 doi: (Published 01 July 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;329:0-f

Question Does hormone replacement therapy (HRT) continue to provide protection from hip fractures after the treatment is stopped?

Synopsis The national osteoporosis risk assessment (NORA) study began in 1997 as a longitudinal observational study of postmenopausal women aged over 50 at study entry. It includes 140 584 women, of whom 48% were taking hormone therapy at study entry …

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