News tagged with sex hormones

New mechanism found on how a parasite leads to cancer

About 200 million people across 75 of the poorest countries in the world are now infected by the blood parasite Schistosoma haematobium (S. haematobium). The infection causes severe urogenital disease, but ...

Jan 17, 2013
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FDA OKs expanded use of prostate cancer drug

(HealthDay)—The approved use of the drug Zytiga has been expanded to include treatment of men with late-stage, hormone therapy-resistant prostate cancer before they undergo chemotherapy, the U.S. Food ...

Dec 10, 2012
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Respiratory symptoms vary throughout menstrual cycle

(HealthDay)—The frequency of respiratory symptoms, including wheeze, shortness of breath, and cough, varies throughout the menstrual cycle, according to a study published online Nov. 29 in the American Jo ...

Dec 03, 2012
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Eunuchs outlive other men

Castrated men living in Korea centuries ago outlived other men by a significant margin. The findings, reported in the September 25 issue of Current Biology, suggest that male sex hormones are responsible for shortening the li ...

Sep 24, 2012
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