Misc. Hormones Health News

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Article Title
2/9/2007
Study Confirms Link Between Hormone, Insulin-Producing Cells

Neuropeptide regulating appetite may help in developing new diabetes treatments

1/31/2007
Products Containing Lavender Oil Linked to Breast Growth in Boys

The condition, called gynecomastia, cleared up once they stopped using the products

10/31/2006
SIDS Linked to Abnormal Brain Biology

Faulty serotonin system keeps babies from arousing as they should, researchers report

10/18/2006
Trendy Hormone Treatments No Passage to Graceful Aging

They did little to improve quality of life, study of seniors finds

10/12/2006
Ultrasound Successful in Thyroid Nodule Trial

Could eliminate need for surgery in many cases, researchers say

9/27/2006
Appetite Hormone May Combat Type 2 Diabetes

Mouse study finds leptin keeps body from overproducing insulin

9/18/2006
Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer May Increase Disease Risk

Heart disease and diabetes seem to be side effects of treatment, study finds

9/5/2006
Higher Protein Diet Helps Keep Hunger Away

Animal studies illuminate mechanism that boosts hormone controlling weight

8/8/2006
'DES Daughters' Face Higher Breast-Cancer Risk

In utero exposure to the synthetic estrogen is to blame, study says

6/28/2006
Personal-Care Products Can Spur Breast Development in Boys

Tea tree oils and lavender produce a condition called gynecomastia, study finds

6/21/2006
Hormones May Hold Clues to Healthy Aging

Studies suggest adjusting them may help extend youth, but one expert urged caution

6/20/2006
Spray Away That Marital Stress, Researcher Suggests

Nasal spray of oxytocin, the 'love hormone,' can cut aggression

6/7/2006
Female Hormone May Prevent Type 1 Diabetes

Research with mice shows estradiol protects cells that produce insulin

5/31/2006
Research Reveals Blood Sugar's Effect on Wakefulness

Finding could lead to treatments for problems like sleep disorders and obesity

5/2/2006
Non-Hormone Therapies Offer Some Hot-Flash Relief

But they're not as effective as estrogen therapy for menopausal women, study finds

5/1/2006
Lack of Estrogen Linked to Hip Fractures in Men

Those with low levels of the hormone face three times the risk, study finds

4/20/2006
Pituitary Hormone May Be Linked to Osteoporosis

If confirmed, finding could lead to new treatments to thwart bone loss, study says

3/31/2006
Hormone Can Predict Pulmonary Hypertension, Risk of Death

BNP serves as a marker in people with serious lung disease, study says

3/28/2006
Hormone May Help Control Unwarranted Fears

Cortisol interferes with retrieval of emotionally charged memories, study suggests

3/7/2006
Researchers Reduce Enlarged Hearts in Fat Mice

Finding could spur new treatments for obesity-related heart failure

2/13/2006
Estrogen Therapy of No Value to Heart Health

But it may offer some protection to younger postmenopausal women, study finds

1/19/2006
Hormone Could Serve as an Antidepressant

Leptin already seen as key to weight loss, researchers say

12/1/2005
Hormone Key to Keeping Weight Off

Finding could help people stay slim after dieting, study suggests

11/21/2005
Trigger for Obesity Identified

Finding could lead to new drug therapies, researchers say

11/15/2005
Placenta Size May Affect Breast Cancer Risk

Heavier weight might indicate an increased risk, Swedish researchers report

11/10/2005
Appetite Suppressing Hormone Discovered

But will the research with rodents prove useful for people?

10/19/2005
Hormone Linked to Aggression in Mice

Research might yield insights into treatment for autism, experts say

9/22/2005
'Designer' Rats Yield Clues to Hypertension

The rodents should reveal much about links to menopause, salt sensitivity

9/13/2005
Oral Contraceptives May Cut Multiple Sclerosis Risk

Pregnancy also does, suggesting a protective effect from estrogen, study finds

8/26/2005
Can the Brain Be 'Tricked' to Help You Lose Weight?

British study says new hormone treatment may do just that

8/25/2005
Is a Longevity Vaccine on the Way?

Mouse studies using a hormone raise the possibility, a researcher suggests

8/4/2005
More Support for Emerging Breast Cancer Therapy

Aromatase inhibitor drugs vie with tamoxifen, study finds

6/11/2005
Low Testosterone a Common Problem for Diabetic Men

They may be at double the risk of non-diabetics, study finds

3/19/2005
Corticosteroid Treatment Effective for Children's Asthma

New studies confirm previous ones -- manufactured adrenal cortex steroids work well against asthma attacks

2/9/2005
Sometimes a Heart Attack Is Really a 'Broken Heart'

Stress can temporarily stun main pumping chamber, study finds

1/31/2005
Hormone Shots Could Prevent 10,000 Premature Births: Study

Researchers found progesterone therapy would block early labor in high-risk women

1/27/2005
New Clues to Biological Clock

Study unravels genetic network controlling circadian rhythms

1/18/2005
New Insights Into Fat's Effect on the Body

Studies detail discovery of fat-burning gene, show how leptin controls glucose levels

12/16/2004
Hormone in Fat Mimics Insulin

Finding may lead to new treatments for diabetes

11/9/2004
Supplement May Melt Belly Fat in Seniors

Early study finds DHEA spurs weight loss, improves insulin activity

11/4/2004
Breast-Feeding May Prevent Rheumatoid Arthritis

But irregular menstrual cycles raise risk, finds study

11/2/2004
Melatonin Helps Asthmatics Sleep More Soundly

Counteracts effects of steroids that are often used for condition

10/5/2004
HRT's Link to Higher Blood Clot Risk Confirmed

Study also finds odds higher in older, heavier women

9/9/2004
Light at Night Might Be a Cancer Risk

It could disrupt the body's normal hormone production, some researchers suggest

9/1/2004
Appetite Hormone Key to Women's Health

Low leptin levels tied to several problems, but can be treated

8/3/2004
Stress Harms Ability to Fight Stress

Boosts hormones that buffer against effects of pressure

6/30/2004
Hormone Warns of Hypertension

Aldosterone levels indicate greater risk, new treatment avenue

6/29/2004
Drug Cuts Side Effects in Prostate Cancer

Hormone blocker helps build bone mineral density, study says

6/28/2004
Obesity Tied to Steady Dose of Hunger Hormone

Levels stay constant in heavy people, vary in thin ones

6/11/2004
Acne Leaves Emotional Scars, Too

But drugs, stress management, laser therapy can solve skin problem