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This randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial with 96 menopausal women was conducted over 6 months. 66 women were given 135 mg of soy isoflavone and 30 women were given placebo. After one week, the women in the treatment group were tested and further divided into 2 subgroups, equol-producing (EP) and non equol-producing (non-EP), according to […]

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A study of 1,471 post menopausal women in New Zealand with a mean age of 74 were randomized to receive 1 gm of calcium citrate or placebo daily for 5 years. The occurrence of sudden death, heart attacks, stroke and transient ischemic attacks were reported by either the women or their family members. A twofold […]

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