It’s time to be clear about the evidence around hormone replacement therapy and let people make up their own minds

Health

| Leader

31 August 2022

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NOT so long ago, the menopause was something to be discussed in hushed tones well out of the earshot of those who weren’t going through it. Not anymore. We are in the midst of a revolution, with people demanding that science and society take a fresh look at a life event that can be so unpleasant that as many as 1 in 10 of those experiencing symptoms quit their jobs.
The message seems to be getting through, at least in some countries. The UK is blazing the trail, with the inaugural meeting of the UK Menopause Taskforce taking …

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