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Results from the WHIMSY Study: No Long-Term Effects on Cognitive Function of Postmenopausal Hormone Therapy Prescribed to Women Aged 50-55 Years

The Women’s Health Initiative Study of Memory in Younger Women (WHIMSY) studied participants who were enrolled in the WHI Hormone Trials to assess the impact of hormone therapy (specifically, conjugated equine estrogens) on cognitive functioning when taken by postmenopausal women aged 50-55. The principle finding of this study was that hormone therapy did not affect overall cognitive function or any of the specific elements measured that formed the assessment of cognitive function. Click here for link to the FAQ.