A ambitious and large study to handle the most common factors behind death.

Age group is important in HRT use Five years ago this summer the National Institutes of Health’s halted early a major part of the Women’s Health Initiative , a ambitious and large study to handle the most common factors behind death, disability and impaired standard of living in postmenopausal women. One part of the WHI sought to determine whether hormone therapy has a positive or detrimental impact on coronary disease, malignancy, and osteoporosis. The estrogen-plus-progestin hormone therapy trial for females with their uteruses intact was halted in July 2002 after investigators found that the associated health threats of the mixture hormone therapy outweighed the benefits.Of all the patients, 59 % arrived at the hospital by ambulance. White women were the probably to call paramedics, doing this in 62 % of cases. Hispanic, Asian and black women needed crisis help 56 % to 58 % of the time. Among male stroke victims, 57 % to 58 % of blacks and whites used an ambulance, but only 52 % of Hispanic men did so, the study found. Patients with more obvious symptoms, such as weakness, paralysis or speech difficulties, were also much more likely to demand an ambulance than those with subtle signs.