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...