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N Engl J Med 2007;357
GEORGE SOPKO, National Heart, Lung And Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
COMMENT: JENNIFER MIERES, New York University
A new study presented to the American Heart Association meeting found women taking hormone replacement therapy since the menopause had a protective cardiovascular benefit. This was greater the earlier HRT was initiated and the women who took HRT had lower rates of coronary artery disease. Chief study author George Sopko spoke with Sarah Maxwell at the Orlando meeting.