Year: 1996 Source: BMJ, v.312, no.7041, (May 18, 1996), p.1301 SIEC No: 19980870

In this letter to the editor, the authors dispute a study by Isaacs & colleagues in which they suggest that women doctors are in favour of using hormone replacement therapy themselves & that this predicts wider use by the general population. Price & Little discuss some of the risks associated with this therapy, & refer to one study that found a greater-than-expected occurrence of suicide in women taking hormone replacement therapy. (5 refs.)