Brain-Trauma Study Set

The Wall Street Journal

June 23, 2009

Several potential treatments for brain injury and stroke have failed in recent clinical studies, but one improbable therapy — the hormone progesterone — continues to show promise in warding off brain damage from head trauma and stroke.

In the latest development, the National Institutes of Health are expected Tuesday to begin funding a study evaluating the hormone in more than 1,100 emergency patients with moderate to severe head trauma.

This study will get under way at 17 hospitals in 15 states around the U.S. and is expected to last up to five years at a projected cost of up to …


Comment from Leslie

Natural Progesterone is available at health food stores.  Better for your body.  Interesting article and study.  Will have to watch for results.  Hormone Rule! Too much estrogen wreaks havoc on the body.


Author: Leslie Carol Botha

Author, publisher, radio talk show host and internationally recognized expert on women's hormone cycles. Social/political activist on Gardasil the HPV vaccine for adolescent girls. Co-author of "Understanding Your Mood, Mind and Hormone Cycle." Honorary advisory board member for the Foundation for the Study of Cycles and member of the Society for Menstrual Cycle Research.