Misc. Hormones Health News

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7/10/2017
Can a Spritz of 'Love Hormone' Help Kids With Autism?

Researchers seek to boost social abilities in small study

7/5/2017
No Such Thing as Menstrual Memory Fog

Changes in hormones don't seem to affect the female brain, small study finds

7/3/2017
Concussion Can Spur Short-Term Change in Women's Periods

Odds of abnormal menstrual bleeding jump 6 times after serious head injury, study says

6/27/2017
Could Shift Work Damage Your DNA?

Small study raises questions about daytime sleep and cell damage

5/16/2017
Hormone Therapy Not Advised for Preventing Disease After Menopause

Benefits of treatment don't outweigh the risks, U.S. task force reiterates

5/15/2017
Timing of Menopause May Affect Heart Failure Risk

Women whose periods end early and those who never give birth seem at added risk, research suggests

5/9/2017
Testosterone May Protect Men From Allergic Asthma

Study findings could explain why airway condition is more common in women

5/2/2017
Depression's Gender Gap Shows Up in Pre-Teen Years

Still unclear why more women than men affected by the disorder, researcher says

4/25/2017
Puberty's Onset May Depend on DNA

British researchers zero in on genetic links between early puberty and increased cancer risk

4/4/2017
Kitties Absorb Flame Retardants -- How About Your Kiddies?

Cats test positive for harmful chemicals found in house dust, so tots might, too, study suggests

2/17/2017
'Love Hormone' Helps Dads and Babies Bond

Brain scans show distinct response when fathers gaze at their kids

2/2/2017
Many Breast Cancer Survivors Don't Get Life-Extending Therapy

Study estimates nearly 15,000 lives saved over decade if all who needed hormone treatment got it

1/24/2017
Unlocking the Secrets of the Love Hormone Kisspeptin

Injections of the substance might boost sexual and romantic feelings, researchers say

12/1/2016
Testosterone Therapy May Be Linked to Serious Blood Clots

Risk peaks in the first 6 months of hormone treatment, but overall odds are low, study finds

11/11/2016
Menopause Before 40? Risk of Broken Bones May Be Higher

And traditional preventive treatments don't erase added danger, new study suggests

11/7/2016
Those Low on 'Love Hormone' May Have Less Empathy: Study

Medical conditions can affect ocytocin levels

10/13/2016
Can Hormonal Rx for Prostate Cancer Raise Dementia Risk?

Study found chances doubled, but did not prove androgen deprivation caused damage to brain

9/23/2016
The 'Love Hormone' May Quiet Tinnitus

Small, preliminary study suggests oxytocin might ease 'ringing in the ears'

9/20/2016
Shedding Light on Low Male Libido

In small study, half-hour of bright light each morning boosted testosterone levels, sexual satisfaction

9/7/2016
Are Birth Control Pills Tied to Decline in Ovarian Cancer Deaths?

Rates down 16 percent in U.S., 8 percent in Canada, and 10 percent in Europe over a decade: study

8/17/2016
New Moms' Hair Loss Usually Temporary, Expert Says

Blame falling estrogen levels, and use these expert tips to conceal post-partum shedding

8/4/2016
Vitamin D Levels May Fall When Women Stop Taking Birth Control

Expectant mothers or those trying to get pregnant should make sure they get enough of the nutrient, researchers say

8/1/2016
The Mystery of the Female Orgasm Solved?

Was it necessary for reproduction? It may have helped ovulation in evolutionary past, scientists say

7/20/2016
New Drug May Treat Rare Obesity Disorder Causing Constant Hunger

It's also being studied as possible treatment for other genetic causes of obesity

6/29/2016
Testosterone Therapy May Boost Older Men's Sex Lives

Gel hormone treatment led to improved libido and sexual function, study finds

5/24/2016
Hormone May Be Linked to Teenage Obesity

Researchers suspect low levels of spexin might play contributing role

5/11/2016
Does Fat-Storing Hormone Cause Obesity?

Researchers evaluate role of neurotensin in weight gain

5/9/2016
Could Nasal Spray Curtail Nighttime Bathroom Trips?

Exercise also touted as an answer to 'nocturia'

4/21/2016
Breast Cancer Meds Won't Raise Chances of Heart Attack, Stroke, Study Suggests

But there was a slightly increased risk of less serious heart problems

4/4/2016
'Love Hormone' Nasal Spray Might Help Dieters' Self-Control

Spritz of oxytocin could lead to eating less, researchers theorize

3/24/2016
Hormone Exposure in Womb May Boost Later Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Mouse study shows leptin disturbs communication between brain and insulin-producing pancreas

3/23/2016
Birth Control Pills Linked to Fewer Severe Knee Injuries in Teen Girls

Study reinforces theory that estrogen may be why females suffer more ACL problems than males

1/27/2016
Excess Weight Has 'Unexpected' Effect on Puberty Onset in Boys

Sexual maturity slowed in obese kids, but sped up in those who were only overweight, study found

1/22/2016
Migraines May Worsen as Menopause Approaches

Researchers say hormonal changes and painkiller overuse may be to blame

1/20/2016
During Pregnancy, Skin Cancer May Be Deadlier: Study

Pregnancy hormones may fuel melanoma, researchers say

1/18/2016
Women May Have Better Flu Defenses

Study might explain why men often seem harder hit by the virus

1/6/2016
Can Early Menopause Trigger Depression Later in Life?

Research suggests longer estrogen exposure might have protective effect

12/22/2015
The Pill, Hormone Therapy Safe for Women Taking Blood Thinners: Study

Finding may lay to rest the notion that hormonal treatments raise odds for recurrent clots, expert says

12/18/2015
Hormones Tied to Uterine Fibroid Risk in Study

High levels of testosterone, estrogen in middle age linked to raised odds of benign tumors in uterus

12/8/2015
Ovarian Cyst Condition in Mom May Raise Odds for Autism in Child

Study suggests link for women with polycystic ovarian syndrome, but can't prove cause-and-effect

12/4/2015
Endurance Athletes May Pay Physical Price

'Ultraman' competitors experience muscle damage and insulin resistance, researchers find

12/4/2015
Transgender Transition Costs Make Economic Sense: Study

Surgical and hormone expenses less than those that treat complications of not transitioning

12/1/2015
Possible New Weight-Loss Tool: Blocking Stomach Artery

Experimental procedure tested in 4 morbidly obese patients so far

11/25/2015
Progesterone May Not Help Prevent Repeat Miscarriage, Study Finds

Findings likely to disappoint many couples, researcher says

11/24/2015
Melatonin Might Help Sleepless Kids With Eczema, Study Finds

But treating skin condition is still best approach, expert says

11/9/2015
Just One Energy Drink Sends Young Adults' Stress Hormone Levels Soaring

Researchers also found the beverage pushed blood pressure levels higher

10/26/2015
Scientists Explore Role of 'Love Hormone' in Boosting Social Ties

Oxytocin linked to marijuana-like molecule in the brain, study says

10/26/2015
Wielding Power May Spur Testosterone Surges: Study

Women see greater increase in levels of this 'male' hormone in competitive situations

10/21/2015
Rare Condition Can 'Masculinize' Women

Case report details how ovarian hyperthecosis leads to balding, excess body hair

9/30/2015
Earlier Hormone Therapy May Pose Less Risk for Menopausal Women

Starting treatment around onset of menopause seems to lower threat to heart, study says