Investigating whether taking daily supplements of cocoa flavanols or a common multivitamin reduces the risk for developing heart disease, stroke, and cancer.
Examines factors that may affect life and longevity among women who have been diagnosed with cancer.
Examines the effects of hormone supplementation on risk of probable dementia and any cognitive impairment and on changes in global cognition over time.
Examines whether sleep-disordered breathing and the resulting low levels of oxygen in the blood are associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular events and cognitive decline.
Establishes and replenishes a repository of new baseline biospecimens for this cohort. Includes a blood draw, a brief clinical assessment, and an assessment of functional status.
The WHI program is funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
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