Misc. Hormones Health News

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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

9/25/2015
Exposure to BPA in Pregnancy Tied to Low Birth Weight in Girls: Study

But research doesn't prove the chemical caused the lighter weight

9/22/2015
Some Prostate Cancer Patients May Not Benefit From Hormone Therapy

Analysis found men with heart disease might live longer when treated with radiation alone

9/10/2015
Seasonal Melatonin Levels May Affect MS Flare-Ups, Study Says

But it's too soon to recommend self-dosing with supplements

9/3/2015
Light From Smartphones, Tablets May Lower Sleep Hormone in Kids

Finding suggests use of electronic devices before bedtime could delay slumber

8/27/2015
Growth Hormone May Lower Odds of Fractures in Older Women

But researcher says high cost, need to get shots in clinics make it an unlikely osteoporosis treatment

8/19/2015
'Low T' Therapy Has Yet to Be Proven: FDA

Agency orders makers of popular testosterone supplements to conduct clinical trials

8/7/2015
Could Too Many Refined Carbs Make You Depressed?

Study found postmenopausal women who ate more processed foods faced higher risk of mood disorder

8/5/2015
Combo Treatment May Boost Survival With Advanced Prostate Cancer

Adding chemotherapy to hormone therapy added 14 months to patients' lives in study

7/22/2015
Hormone Linked to Social Difficulties With Autism, Early Study Finds

Levels of vasopressin associated with 'theory of mind' tasks in children with ASD

7/21/2015
Women Descend Into Alzheimer's at Twice the Speed of Men: Study

Investigators find gender differences in progression from mild cognitive impairment

7/9/2015
Testosterone Treatments Won't Help Men With Ejaculatory Issues

Researchers saw no improvement for patients with low testosterone and delayed ejaculation

7/6/2015
Hormones May Spur Rash Choices on Stock Exchange

Study found high levels of testosterone, cortisol linked to traders making riskier financial decisions

6/16/2015
Menopausal Women's Sleep May Suffer at Different Times of the Month

Hormonal fluctuations during menstrual cycle are to blame, study says

6/16/2015
Short Boys Three Times More Likely to Get Growth Hormone: Study

Finding suggests short girls being undertreated, while boys being overtreated

6/3/2015
Hormone Therapy Doesn't Help Memory: Study

Researchers did see mood improvement in women on oral treatment

6/2/2015
Exercise May Blunt a Woman's Risk of Lung and Breast Cancer: Studies

Experts say findings make sense, but note they are preliminary

5/26/2015
Even Slightly Overactive Thyroid Linked to Higher Fracture Risk

Study found greater chances of breaks in hip bones, spinal areas

5/20/2015
Oxytocin, Alcohol Seem to Work on Brain in Similar Ways

So-called 'love hormone' may one day help treat some psychiatric disorders, researchers say

5/14/2015
Early Chemo May Boost Survival in Advanced Prostate Cancer

Study found combination with hormone therapy extended life by almost a year

5/13/2015
Radiation Plus Hormone Therapy May Help Some Prostate Cancer Patients

Study found five-year death risk was 50 percent lower in combo-treatment group

5/12/2015
Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer May Impair Thinking

Men with a particular gene mutation suffered most, study finds

5/6/2015
'Love Hormone' May Help New Moms Heed Crying Babies

Brain scan study suggests oxytocin might play role in getting new mothers to care for infants

4/24/2015
Late-Life Transition Like Bruce Jenner's Full of Challenges, Rewards, Experts Say

People with issues involving gender identity may struggle for years before taking action

3/9/2015
Aggressive Boys Stronger Than Other Teens, Study Says

Link is likely based in evolution, researchers theorize

3/9/2015
Study Links Family History of Prostate Cancer to Breast Cancer Risk

Doctors should ask about medical history of first-degree male relatives, researchers say

3/6/2015
Could the 'Love Hormone' Be a Weight-Loss Aid for Men?

In small study, oxytocin tied to reduced food intake

3/4/2015
Early Studies See No Heart Risk From Testosterone Therapy

But experts agree more research is needed, especially in light of FDA warning

2/26/2015
Transgender Hormone Therapy Doesn't Seem to Pose Major Risks

Researchers say findings should ease concerns as no increase seen in cancers or deaths

2/16/2015
More Than Half of Women Have Hot Flashes for at Least 7 Years

Finding suggests need for better treatments for menopause-related symptoms, study author says

2/13/2015
Study Ties Hormone Therapy to Increased Ovarian Cancer Risk

Overall increase is small, though, adding 1 cancer per 1,000 women treated

2/6/2015
Coffee Linked to Possible Lower Endometrial Cancer Risk

Women benefited from drinking about 4 cups daily, study suggests

1/27/2015
Female Hormone Disorder Linked to Numerous Health Conditions

Study found women with polycystic ovary syndrome more likely to be hospitalized for variety of reasons

1/7/2015
Could Quitting Smoking Be Easier for Women Just After Ovulation?

Hormonal fluctuations might play a role in cravings, researchers say

12/31/2014
Defective Hormone Linked to Chronic Obesity in Baby

Researchers say the condition might explain weight problem for limited number of people

12/17/2014
Expectant Dads May Also Have Hormonal Changes, Study Suggests

Experts can't explain why testosterone levels of men declined early in partner's pregnancy

12/12/2014
Low-Fat Diet May Boost Survival for Some Breast Cancer Patients

Women without estrogen-dependent disease benefited most in study

12/10/2014
Hormone Treatment for Brain Injury Fails to Meet Expectations

Progesterone study halted early because of disappointing results

12/3/2014
Scientists May Have Spotted Genetic Cause of 'Gigantism'

Defect in growth hormone output can trigger an 'overgrowth' that leads to abnormal size

12/2/2014
Too Few Prostate Cancer Patients Get Bone-Strengthening Meds: Study

Men receiving hormone therapy may be missing out on protective drugs, researcher says

12/1/2014
Study Questions Safety of Adrenaline Shots for Cardiac Arrest

Emergency procedure can restart heart, but may raise risk of brain damage, researchers say

12/1/2014
Testosterone May Not Deliver Victory for Athletes, Study Found

Cross-country runners showed a spike in the 'male hormone' during race, regardless of finishing time

11/20/2014
Testosterone Plays Minor Role in Older Women's Sex Lives, Study Finds

Quality of relationships may have more impact on libido

10/31/2014
Generic Drugs May Help Breast Cancer Patients Stick to Therapy

Cost a key factor for women to maintain hormone treatment regimen, researchers report

10/31/2014
Kids: An Rx for Menopause's Hot Flashes?

'Bonding' hormone may play a role in study's findings, researchers say

10/29/2014
10/22/2014
Controversial Chemical May Leach Into Skin From Cash Receipts

Skin care products may also boost absorption of BPA, study finds

10/3/2014
No Testosterone Therapy for Healthy Women, New Guidelines State

Benefits unclear, harms unknown, researchers report

10/3/2014
Standard Treatment for Underactive Thyroid Gland Still Best: Experts

The drug levothyroxine remains first choice, guidelines say