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What is an endocrinologist?

An endocrinologist specialises in the study of hormones or hormone-related conditions.

What are clinical trials?

A clinical trial is the name given to the process whereby the safety of medical treatments for use on humans is assessed.

What is endocrinology?

Endocrinology is the study of hormones.

What is HRT?

Hormone replacement therapy (or HRT) is the replacement of female sex hormones oestrogen and progesterone in women to control symptoms of the menopause.


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