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The Kronos Early Estrogen Prevention Study (KEEPS): what have we learned?

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Summary of "The Kronos Early Estrogen Prevention Study (KEEPS): what have we learned?"

The Kronos Early Estrogen Prevention Study (KEEPS) was designed to address gaps in understanding the effects of timely menopausal hormone treatments (HT) on cardiovascular health and other effects of menopause after the premature termination of the Women's Health Initiative.

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Name: Menopause (New York, N.Y.)
ISSN: 1530-0374
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