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Is early menopause associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease?

Peer-Reviewed Publication

JAMA Network

What The Study Did: Whether natural premature menopause and premature menopause that results from surgery to remove a woman's ovaries before age 40 are associated with increased risk of developing cardiovascular diseases was the focus of this observational study.

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Authors: Pradeep Natarajan, M.D., M.M.Sc., of Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, is the corresponding author.


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Media advisory: The full study is linked to this news release. This study is being released to coincide with a session on cardiovascular disease in women at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2019.

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