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Friday, July 31, 2009

Estrogen Getting Cool Reception From Dermatologists For Mixed Results In Improving Appearance Of Skin

Article Date: 30 Jul 2009 - 1:00 PDT
Medical News Today

For many women, hormone replacement therapy (HRT) can alleviate the physical symptoms associated with the change of life. But despite the initial hype generated by post-menopausal women who noticed a marked improvement in their skin's appearance while on HRT, dermatologists argue that scientific studies of estrogen do not show definitive improvements for skin rejuvenation of photodamaged skin and the potential risks when used long-term outweigh any potential skin benefits. Click here to read more...

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