The Mortality Toll of Estrogen Avoidance (video) Yale University Loading video... Caption Estrogen therapy has been widely misunderstood, and may offer important benefits to women in their 50s who have had a hysterectomy. Credit Patrick Lynch and Karen Peart, Yale Office of Public Affairs & Communications. Usage Restrictions Please credit Yale University, Karen Peart and Patrick Lynch Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.