News tagged with hormone

Estrogen: Not just produced by the ovaries

A University of Wisconsin-Madison research team reports today that the brain can produce and release estrogen—a discovery that may lead to a better understanding of hormonal changes observed from before birth throughout ...

Dec 04, 2013
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Researchers turn to machines to identify breast cancer type

Researchers from the University of Alberta and Alberta Health Services have created a computer algorithm that successfully predicts whether estrogen is sending signals to cancer cells to grow into tumours in the breast. By ...

Dec 02, 2013
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Many women suffer persistent pain after mastectomy

(HealthDay)—Although breast cancer treatments have dramatically improved outcomes for women with the disease, ongoing pain continues to trouble many survivors long after they undergo a mastectomy, a new ...

Nov 14, 2013
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