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This is a three-year study to determine if estrogens can prevent memory loss and Alzheimer's disease in women with a family history of Alzheimer's disease.
Condition or disease
Alzheimer DiseaseMemory Disorders
Drug: EstrogenDrug: Estrogen and Progesterone
PREventing Postmenopausal memory loss and Alzheimer's with Replacement Estrogens (PREPARE) is a double-blind-placebo controlled trial to determine whether estrogen (or estrogen and progesterone) can delay the onset of memory loss or Alzheimer's Disease in elderly women with a family history of the disease.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
65 Years and older (Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Healthy women 65 or older with a family history of memory problems not currently on estrogen.