Progestins' Mixed Message

By The Doctor Will See You Now on Jan 11, 2012 at 06:00 AM in Helpful Resources
Progestins, synthetic versions of progesterone, are widely used in hormone therapy and contraception. They influence virtually every major organ system, particularly the brain, where they protect against certain forms of degeneration. But when used with estrogen, the picture changes, and too little is known about their long-term effects. Muye Zhu and Roberta Diaz Brinton, Ph.D, both of USC, describe the benefits and risks.


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