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Researchers Explore Mechanics of Estrogen's Effect on Cognitive Function

Young women tend to perform better than older, non-hormone users on source memory tests. In a recent study, estrogen users outperformed similarly aged non-users on source memory tasks, says Domonick Wegesin, assistant professor of neurology. In addition, young women and estrogen users performed more consistently.

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Published: Apr 15, 2002
Last modified:Jan 29, 2004