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There appears to be a broad consensus that estrogen is a cause of breast cancer. Proof of cause and effect in clinical medicine requires a different approach for an epidemiological exposure (a 'mosaic' approach) than for an infectious agent suspected of causing a particular disease (a 'chain of evidence' approach). This paper discusses the differen...
There is a steady drumbeat of peer-reviewed medical articles relating risks of breast cancer from a variety of factors. Whether or not the reported factors are under the control of any given individual, they have been trumpeted by the lay media and are responsible for the understandable finding among women that breast cancer generates more anxiety...
From 2002 to 2008, reports from the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) claimed that hormone replacement therapy (HRT) significantly increased the risks of breast cancer development, cardiac events, Alzheimer disease, and stroke. These claims alarmed the public and health professionals alike, causing an almost immediate and sharp decline in the numbers...
Psychology, like society at large, continues to be baffled by the persistent belief that men and women differ in important psychological ways, in spite of countless studies that fail to demonstrate such differences or that capture them for only a brief moment. New approaches avoid the polarization of `male' and female' traits, emphasizing how and w...
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