– Dr Louise Schierback, co-author of the Danish study into HRT
These results matter because medical practitioners and women have been anxious of HRT for the past decade. This has led to a poorer quality of life for numerous women around menopause.
Taking hormone replacement therapy during the menopause can reduce the risk of heart failure and heart attacks, according to a study. Researchers also say the drugs are not associated with increased risk of cancer or strokes.