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Awareness of the Benefits of Phytoestrogens-make a Safe Journey to Rocky Road of Menopause

Mrs N Gayathri, Dr S Kamala

Citation Information : Gayathri MN, Kamala DS. Awareness of the Benefits of Phytoestrogens-make a Safe Journey to Rocky Road of Menopause. 2015; 8 (1):6-10.

DOI: 10.5005/pjn-8-1-6

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-04-2020

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2015; The Author(s).


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