Women's Health Initiative: Dietary Modification Trial


Subject:
Nutrition & Food Safety , Women's Health , Diseases & Conditions , Cancer , Heart , Breast Cancer , Breast Cancer , Dieting and Weight Loss

Description:
February 2006 results from a clinical trial that concluded "following an eating pattern lower in total fat did not significantly reduce the incidence of breast cancer, heart disease, or stroke, and did not reduce the risk of colorectal cancer in healthy postmenopausal women." Includes a press release and links to reports published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). From the National Institutes of Health's Women's Health Initiative (WHI).

Publisher:
Women's Health Initiative (WHI)

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/whi/diet_mod.htm


PID= res:lii-20622