News tagged with female hormone
What is the reason for the widely reported fact that men are more likely than women to die of cancer? New evidence from population studies suggests that free testosterone could be a key driver of cancer aggressiveness in ...
Cancer May 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A surprisingly large number of women 18 or older choose to delay or skip monthly menstruation by deviating from the instructions of birth-control pills and other hormonal contraceptives, a team of University of Oregon researchers ...
Health May 09, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
New research suggests that changes in sex hormones as seen in obesity may have possible effects on the heart. The study by researchers from Belgium, presented at the European Congress of Endocrinology in Copenhagen, Denmark, ...
Overweight and Obesity Apr 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Is the era of targeted therapy for breast cancer at hand? It could be, said experts at the Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center at Baylor College of Medicine – at least for a certain population of women.
Cancer Apr 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A French drug watchdog on Tuesday released estimates for blood clots linked to birth control pills in the wake of fears that so-called third- and fourth-generation oral contraceptives boost a small risk of dangerous thrombosis.
Medications Mar 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The European Medicines Agency (EMA) on Monday said it would review safety data for third- and fourth-generation birth control pills, responding to French concern that these contraceptives may cause dangerous blood clots.
Medications Jan 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
France insisted Friday on restricting the prescription of newer-generation birth control pills even as Europe's medicines watchdog declared there was no evidence to back a health warning.
Medications Jan 03, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Johns Hopkins scientists have found a surprising mechanism that gives male sex hormones like testosterone control over the gender-specific absence or presence of mammary gland nerves that sense the amount ...
Medical research Dec 06, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Consuming soy products doesn't prevent hot flashes and night sweats in most women, a large study suggests.
Health Nov 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Changing hormones and nerve activity during menstrual cycle predispose women to knee injuries, researchers find
(Medical Xpress)—Hormone changes during a woman's menstrual cycle and the resulting fluctuations in nerve activity may be a major reason female athletes have more knee injuries than their male counterparts, according to ...
Health Nov 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
New findings led by Dr. Michael Lombardo, Prof. Simon Baron-Cohen and colleagues at the University of Cambridge indicate that testosterone levels early in fetal development influence later sensitivity of brain regions related ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A U.S. Food and Drug Administration-funded study led by the Kaiser Permanente Northern California Division of Research found an increased risk of arterial thrombotic events (ATE) and venous thromboembolic events (VTE)—commonly ...
Medications Oct 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A study by UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers finds that a starvation hormone markedly extends life span in mice without the need for calorie restriction.
Medical research Oct 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Mother rats respond much differently to cocaine than female rats that have never given birth, according to new University of Michigan research that looks at both behavior and brain chemistry.
Neuroscience Oct 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Striking new evidence suggesting that diet and related factors early in life can boost the risk for breast cancer—totally independent of the body's production of the hormone estrogen—has been uncovered by a team of researchers ...
Cancer Sep 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |