(HealthDay) -- Routine newborn screening failed to identify about one-fifth of infants with an adrenal gland disorder called congenital adrenal hyperplasia, a new study has found.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Even a moderate amount of weight loss can significantly reduce levels of circulating estrogens that are associated with an increased risk of breast cancer, according to a study by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research ...
Cancer May 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Some types of breast cancer can be successfully treated with drugs such as tamoxifen, but treatment for a type of breast cancer more common in young and black women is still limited to radiation and general chemotherapy. ...
Cancer May 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists are reporting a possible link between the use of sunscreen containing a certain ingredient that mimics the effects of the female sex hormone estrogen and an increased risk of being diagnosed with ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Older obese men with low levels of testosterone can lose weight when levels of the male hormone are restored to normal, a new study suggests.
Health May 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Testosterone, the primary male sex hormone, appears to have antidepressant properties, but the exact mechanisms underlying its effects have remained unclear. Nicole Carrier and Mohamed Kabbaj, scientists at Florida State ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A middle-aged man goes to see his doctor, complaining of a host of vague symptoms: He's lethargic, somewhat depressed and feeling a little anxious about his manliness.
Sleep apnea Mar 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Men are four times more likely to develop liver cancer compared to women, a difference attributed to the sex hormones androgen and estrogen. Although this gender difference has been known for a long time, ...
Cancer Jan 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers in Rhode Island Hospital's Cardiovascular Research Center have published two new studies focusing on the causes of arrhythmia and sudden cardiac death (SCD) when a genetic disorder is present. ...
Cardiology Jan 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Post-menopausal women with high levels of hormones such as estrogen or testosterone are known to have a higher risk of breast cancer. New research published in BioMed Central's open access journal Breast Cancer Research looked ...
Cancer Oct 21, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A recent UT Southwestern Medical Center study found that estrogen regulates energy expenditure, appetite and body weight, while insufficient estrogen receptors in specific parts of the brain may lead to obesity.
Medical research Oct 20, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Genetics play an important role in the variation in, and risk of, low testosterone concentrations in men. A study by the CHARGE Sex Hormone Consortium, published in the open-access journal PLoS Genetics on Thursday, 6th Oc ...
Genetics Oct 06, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
It's no secret that women often gain weight as they get older. The sex hormone estrogen has an important, if underappreciated, role to play in those burgeoning waistlines.
Medical research Oct 04, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Hormone researchers at the University of Houston (UH) have their sights set on providing long-term treatment options for diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular diseases by better understanding estradiol, the ...
Medical research Sep 29, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
It's not estrogen produced by body fat that causes low levels of testosterone in type 2 diabetic men, according to a University at Buffalo study published last month in Diabetes Care.
Medical research Sep 28, 2011 | not rated yet | 0