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News Feature: Hormone in the hot seat

Three years after scientists declared estrogen harmful to the heart, some say the hormone was unfairly maligned. Apoorva Mandavilli finds out why it's time to reopen the debate.

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  1. Apoorva Mandavilli is Nature Medicine's senior news editor.

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Mandavilli, A. News Feature: Hormone in the hot seat. Nat Med 12, 8–9 (2006). https://doi.org/10.1038/nm0106-8

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