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HRT study flawed!

A study that caused a health scare over the safety of hormone replacement therapy ten years ago linking HRT to breast cancer was flawed. As a result of this study the number of women prescribed HRT in England fell 4.9 million in 2002 to 2.3 million in 2010.

Scientists have revealed several errors in the original study including an increased number of women who already had cancer because the participants in the trial were recruited through breast screening programmes.

Nothing is simple in life as the new study’s authors admit to having links with companies that produce HRT drugs.