Early initiation of menopausal hormone therapy did not affect atherosclerosis progression

  • July 28, 2014

Early initiation of menopausal hormone therapy improved some markers of CVD, but had no effect on the progression of atherosclerosis 4 years, according to new data from the KEEPS study.

Researchers conducted the randomized, double blind, placebo-controlled trial to determine whether hormone therapy was associated with cardioprotective effects in women who recently entered menopause.

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