Mention hormone replacement therapy, and you’ll probably hear many varying opinions. In recent years, it’s been a fairly controversial subject, and that’s not likely to change anytime soon.
However, researchers at UCSF and Stanford are studying the effect of estrogen therapy on Alzheimer’s risk, and the findings are very interesting.
The research focuses on carriers of the ApoE4 gene, which has been linked to increased risk of developing ALZ. While it’s much too early for the findings to influence the way doctors are advising patients regarding HRT, it’s definitely something to keep an eye on.
To read more about the study, click –> here.