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PRESS RELEASES

Updated 3/4/08


10/02/92 Award of $140 Million Contract to Launch the WHI
03/30/93 16 Vanguard Centers Selected
10/06/93 Nationwide Recruitment Underway
09/22/94 24 Additional Centers Selected
02/06/96 PEPI Study Findings Change WHI
10/11/96 HRT, Deep Vein Thrombosis, and Pulmonary Embolism
10/19/98 Women's Health Study Reaches Recruitment Goal
07/09/02 NHLBI Stops Trial of Estrogen Plus Progestin
05/27/03 Rates of Dementia on Combination Hormone Therapy
03/02/04 NIH Asks Participants in WHI E-Alone Study to Stop Study Pills
04/13/04 No Heart Disease Benefit, Increased Stroke Risk with E-Alone
06/22/04 E-Alone Hormone Therapy and Dementia Risk
12/15/04 Statement on Oral Contraceptive Study
07/12/05 Menopause Symptoms May Come Back After Stopping Menopausal HT
09/21/05 National Menopause Awareness Month-New Fact Sheet
01/03/06 Low-Fat Dietary Pattern and Weight Change
02/07/06 Reducing Total Fat Intake-Effect on Cancer or Stroke
02/15/06 Calcium and Vitamin D-Bone Improvements and Colorectal Cancer
02/22/06 Sessions on Study Results, Extension and Future Research-WHI
04/11/06 No Increased Risk of Breast Cancer with E-Alone
01/29/07 NHLBI Awards 12 Contracts for Broad Agency Announcement
04/04/07 Effect of Hormone Therapy on Risk of Heart Disease May Vary by Age and Years Since Menopause
06/20/07 Estrogen Therapy and Coronary-Artery Calcification
10/09/07 Low-Fat Diet and Ovarian Cancer
03/04/08 Estrogen Plus Progestin 3 Year Follow-up

 
 
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