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September 29, 2016

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September 29, 2016

Steroid Treatments With Fewer Side Effects?

Aug. 17, 2016 — An improved therapy to replace essential steroids in the body is a step closer thanks to new research. The treatment could help people unable to produce a class of steroids called corticosteroids, ... read more

Aug. 9, 2016 — A new analysis of breast tumors, before and after hormone-reduction therapy, reveals the extreme genetic complexity of these tumors and the variety of responses that are possible to ... read more

Soy May Help Protect Women With PCOS from Diabetes, Heart Disease

Aug. 4, 2016 — Women who have polycystic ovary syndrome -- a common cause of female infertility -- may be able to improve their metabolic and cardiovascular health by consuming soy isoflavones, according to a new ... read more

Newborns With Borderline Thyroid Function at Higher Risk of Poor Neurodevelopmental Outcomes

July 28, 2016 — Babies born with moderately high concentrations of thyroid stimulating hormone have a higher risk of poor educational and development outcomes at school age, a world-first study ... read more

Third of Pregnant Women Iron Deficient, Risk Thyroid-Related Pregnancy Complications

July 22, 2016 — A third of pregnant women have iron deficiency, putting them at increased risk of having a thyroid disorder and suffering complications such as miscarriages and preterm births, a new study ... read more

Hormone Therapy for Brain Performance: No Effect, Whether Started Early or Late

July 20, 2016 — Hormone therapy has a negligible effect on verbal memory and other mental skills regardless of how soon after menopause a woman begins therapy, new research ... read more

Diabetes: Factor 'Gender' Into Treatment, Say Experts

July 20, 2016 — The international guidelines for the management of diabetes mellitus (type 2) purport to observe factors such as age, social environment, the duration of the illness or associated health complaints. ... read more

July 11, 2016 — An enriched hops extract activates a chemical pathway in cells that could help prevent breast cancer, according to new laboratory findings outlined in a new ... read more

Still No Strong Evidence That Adjunctive Treatment With Human Growth Hormone in IVF Improves Results

July 4, 2016 — Despite its occasional use as an adjunct in IVF, human growth hormone appears of little benefit to women having difficulty conceiving. Indeed, in an Australian/New Zealand collaborative ... read more

Antidiabetic Effects Discovered in the Appetite Hormone CART

June 30, 2016 — The appetite hormone CART is regulated by glucose and is found in greater quantity in people with type 2 diabetes, researchers have ... read more

Both Limited, Excess Sleep May Raise Diabetes Risk in Men

June 29, 2016 — Men who sleep either fewer or more hours than average may face a greater risk of developing diabetes, according to a new ... read more

Testosterone Therapy Improves Sexual Interest, Function in Older Men

June 29, 2016 — Older men with low libido and low testosterone levels showed more interest in sex and engaged in more sexual activity when they underwent testosterone therapy, according to a new ... read more

Lost Hormone Is Found in Starfish

June 28, 2016 — Biologists have discovered that the evolutionary history of a hormone responsible for sexual maturity in humans is written in the genes of the humble ... read more

Hops Could Help Reduce Breast Cancer Risk

June 22, 2016 — Hops, the flower cones used in beer-making, are also found in dietary supplements designed to help treat post-menopausal symptoms and other conditions. Scientists are now investigating whether an ... read more

Female Sex Hormone Clue to Fighting Serious Immune Disease

June 10, 2016 — The results of a study showed for the first time a beneficial effect of estrogens in experimental models of skin fibrosis that are representative of the disease process in systemic sclerosis (SSc). ... read more

Lighting Color Affects Sleep, Wakefulness

June 8, 2016 — A research team has shown how different colors of light could affect our ability to sleep. At the same time they have established that the light-sensitive pigment melanopsin is necessary for the ... read more

Extending Anti-Estrogen Therapy by Five Years Helps Breast Cancer Patients

June 6, 2016 — A study has found that extending the use of aromatase inhibitors for an additional five years significantly improved the amount of time the women lived without their breast cancer ... read more

Are Drops in Estrogen Levels More Rapid in Women With Migraine?

June 1, 2016 — Researchers have long known that sex hormones such as estrogen play a role in migraine. But there's been little research on how that works. Do women with migraine have higher estrogen levels in ... read more

Additional Hormone Measurement Reveals Pregnant Women at High Risk of Preeclampsia

May 29, 2016 — An additional blood test for pregnant women accurately predicts which women with high thyroid function are at risk of developing preeclampsia, according to a new study. The findings may help identify ... read more

Low Hormone Levels Linked to Obesity in Teens

May 24, 2016 — Obese teenagers already show signs of hormonal differences from normal-weight peers that may make them prone to weight gain, according to a new ... read more

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