Hormone replacement therapy may increase the risk of ulcerative colitis in postmenopausal women

mdCurrent Conference Report: Digestive Disease Week

Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) may increase the risk of ulcerative colitis in postmenopausal women, according to a new study presented at Digestive Disease Week 2012.


“It is important that clinicians are aware of the results of this study, but it should not lead to alarmist reactions….”
-Jyothi Unni, MD, president-elect of the Indian Menopause Society and head of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Jehangir Hospital, Pune, India


With the growing and aging population, it is projected that there will be more than 100 million postmenopausal women in India by 2026. The Indian Menopause Society Guidelines advise

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One Comment

  1. Subhas Pattar
    Posted Jun 2013 at 6:47 pm | Permalink

    Dear Sir, I was quite impressed with the article which showed that Omega 3 Fatty acid supplementation does not decrease cardiovascular mortality.

    Secondly Insulin treatment causes increased risk of lung cancer in post menopausal women.

    White Rice intake in is associated with increased incidence of Type 2 Diabetes.

    Thanks.

    Dr Pattar

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