Misc. Hormones Health News

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6/13/2009
Blood-Sugar Spikes Send Testosterone Levels Down

Finding has implications for men with low levels of the hormone, experts say

6/11/2009
Postpartum Anxiety May Delay Puberty in Kids

In animal study, hormonal changes in pregnancy have long-term impact

6/1/2009
HRT Ups Death Risk for Women With Lung Cancer

Shortened survival points to estrogen's potential role in the disease, experts say

5/20/2009
Study Links Cancerous Tumors With Depression

Research with rats finds biological tie between growths and mood changes

5/18/2009
Love Hormone May Ease Discussion of Painful Topics

Study suggests oxytocin may help couples in therapy better deal with conflicts

5/12/2009
Estrogen May Help Men's Hearts

Too much or too little of the hormone, though, can be damaging, study finds

5/5/2009
Testosterone Injections Offer Hope for Male Contraceptive

Possible alternative to current birth control methods needs more study

5/4/2009
Researcher IDs Narcolepsy as Autoimmune Disease

Discovery of 2 gene variants that kill off protective hormone could lead to new treatments

4/27/2009
Heart, Bone Problems May Follow Prostate Cancer Treatment

Men on hormone-lowering therapy may require close monitoring, researchers say

4/17/2009
Melatonin May Ease Sleep Problems in Autistic Children

Small study finds over-the-counter melatonin reduces time to slumber

4/14/2009
Former Inmates at Increased Risk for High Blood Pressure

And they're more likely to lack treatment for it years after freedom, study finds

4/14/2009
Pancreatic Islets in Forefront of Diabetes Research

Cells could play major role in treatment, if supply is adequate, study finds

4/7/2009
Acupuncture May Not Help Hot Flashes

Most data finds no difference between real, sham treatments, researchers say

4/6/2009
Male Infertility Treatment Boosts Sperm Count

Small Egyptian study uses hormone-antioxidant combo to improve odds of conception

4/2/2009
Asperger Syndrome Tied to Low Cortisol Levels

Finding could steer caregivers away from situations that would add to anxiety

3/30/2009
Hormone Reduces Mortality in Heart Patients With High BP

Relaxin cuts shortness of breath and trimmed hospital stays, phase 2 study concludes

3/17/2009
Hormone Might Help Restore Female Fertility

Kisspeptin spurs healthy ovulation, researchers explain

2/27/2009
Hormone Drug May Help Drinkers Stay Sober

Study finds 'alcoholic' rats on cabergoline cut consumption, were less prone to relapse

2/19/2009
Stress May Speed Melanoma Progression

But certain heart drugs may help counter the effect, researchers say

2/6/2009
Female Hormones Deter Salt-Sensitive Hypertension

Estrogen appears to improve kidneys' ability to shed sodium, study says

2/4/2009
Plan Hopes to ID Early Halt in Reproductive Function

Guidelines could diagnose primary ovarian insufficiency in women under 40

2/3/2009
2 Years of Hormone Use May Be 'Safe'

Cancer risk doesn't rise until third year, study finds

2/2/2009
Blood Test May Predict Postpartum Depression

Measuring hormone could find three-fourths of women at risk, study claims

1/30/2009
The Truth About 'Bio-identical' Hormone Therapy

Much remains unknown about these treatments for menopausal symptoms, FDA says

1/27/2009
Tweaking Hormones Might Ease Chronic Stress

New method could help treat depression, other disorders, researchers say

1/27/2009
Hormone-Boosting Drug May Help Treat Frailty

Older adults who took capromorelin had boost in lean body mass

1/26/2009
Moms Who Breast-Feed Less Likely to Neglect Child

Australian researchers suggest hormone released during act reinforces maternal bond

1/5/2009
Obesity Linked to Ovarian Cancer

Excess estrogen may contribute to malignancy, study suggests

12/26/2008
Vigorous Treadmill Workout Curbs Appetite Hormones

U.K. researchers say findings may lead to more effective ways to control weight

12/22/2008
Hormones Boost Frequency of Women's Migraine With Aura

Mouse study finds 2 genes likely behind spread of depression with these headaches

12/18/2008
Childhood Obesity May Cause Thyroid Problems

Finding suggests low-grade inflammation changes gland's structure

12/15/2008
Obesity-Related Hormone Tied to Psoriasis

Higher leptin levels play role in immune, inflammatory processes, study says

12/12/2008
Osteoporosis Drug Seems to Shrink Breast Tumors

Other drugs in pipeline also hold promise against the disease, researchers report

12/5/2008
Poor Mental Health May Boost Asthma Risk

But, researchers are still trying to understand the connection

12/2/2008
Drug Effective for Temporary Sleep Disruptions

Trials of tasimelteon show it could aid shift workers, people affected by jet lag

11/26/2008
Fat-Sensing Molecule Might Fight Obesity

Study with rodents shows the molecules help regulate appetite

11/19/2008
Child-Care Relationships Tied to Kids' Stress Levels

At school or home, they can raise long-term health risks, studies say

11/18/2008
Canola Oil Consumed During Pregnancy Lowers Breast Cancer Risk for Offspring

Mouse study found it was better than corn oil during gestation and lactation

11/5/2008
Testosterone Patch Restores Libido in Postmenopausal Women

But, the male hormone therapy may cause unwanted hair growth, study finds

11/4/2008
Hormone Lowers Glucose Levels in Mice

Injections of apelin appear to be similar to insulin, study says

11/2/2008
Excess Weight Seems to Boost Breast Cancer Risk

Exercising 30 to 60 minutes a day may offer needed protection, experts say

10/31/2008
Vigorous Exercise Can Cut Breast Cancer Risk

But benefits only apply to normal-weight women, study says

10/29/2008
Hot Flashes, Night Sweats a Good Sign for Breast Cancer Patients

Symptoms correlated with lower recurrence rates, study finds

10/23/2008
High Fructose Diet Inhibits Appetite Hormone

Sugary fare led to leptin resistance in rats that boosted obesity risk, study says

10/17/2008
Hormones May Be to Blame for Women's Cavity Rates

Reproductive pressures, dietary preferences all contribute, anthropologist suggests

10/16/2008
Thyroid Problems Boost Glaucoma Risk

Trouble with the gland means 38% greater vision threat, study suggests

10/10/2008
Is Human Growth Hormone a Key to Longevity?

Current evidence suggests its anti-aging benefits are marginal

10/7/2008
Prostate Meds Not Tied to Increased Hip Fracture Risk

But long-term effects of hormone-blocking drugs still need review, study finds

9/22/2008
Low Thyroid Function Linked to Heart Failure Risk

Researchers pinpoint what level signals danger

9/19/2008
'Healthy Fat' Chemical Aids Body's Metabolism

Mouse study uncovers new class of hormones that could reverse obesity-related disease