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Estrogen patches may raise heart disease risks for postmenopausal women

Estrogen patches may raise heart disease risks for postmenopausal women by hardening arteries – despite being held up as ‘safer’ hormone replacement 6 million postmenopausal women in the US use hormone replacement therapy   Estrogen therapy may increase breast cancer, blood clot and heart disease risks  Scientists don’t fully understand the link between estrogen and the… Read More »

It’s in the Weeds: Herbicide Linked to Human Liver Disease

Exposure to glyphosate, the primary ingredient in the popular weed killer Roundup, correlates to more severe cases of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease Glyphosate, the primary ingredient in Monsanto’s popular weed killer Roundup, has been linked to liver disease in animal models. In a new study, the first of its kind, researchers at the University of… Read More »