Misc. Hormones Health News

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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

9/22/2014
Diabetes Drug Metformin May Affect Thyroid in Some Patients

Medicine tied to lower thyroid-stimulating hormone levels in those with underactive thyroid

9/18/2014
Grief Can Weigh on Immune System in Older Folks, Study Says

Those who are bereaved may be more likely to develop infections, researchers suggest

9/18/2014
FDA Panel: Limit Testosterone Drug Use

Joint committee also calls for drug makers to run heart-risk tests on popular 'Low T' products

9/17/2014
FDA to Probe Testosterone Therapy Claims, Safety

Joint committee to consider whether 'Low T' products are overprescribed and whether treatment raises heart risks

9/15/2014
Male Pattern Baldness Tied to Prostate Cancer, Study Suggests

Testosterone might be the link between the two, but more research needed to prove a connection

9/12/2014
Traffic Pollution Linked to Higher Levels of Obesity Hormone

Findings could help explain association between dirty air, risk for heart disease, researchers say

9/11/2014
Estrogen Receptor May Play a Role in Autism

Researchers find lower levels of key sex hormones in small study

8/26/2014
Hormone Might Help Preemies' Brains

But one expert says more evidence on EPO is needed

8/13/2014
Children Prescribed Growth Hormone May Face Stroke Risk Later: Study

Parents should discuss pros and cons of treatment with their child's doctor, researchers suggest

8/4/2014
'Love Hormone' Oxytocin May Play Key Role in Kids' Social Skills

While looking for possible link to autism, researchers found hormone affected all kids

7/29/2014
'Love Hormone' Oxytocin May Help Some With Autism

Study found it boosted ability of certain patients to read facial expressions, nonverbal cues

7/25/2014
Study Links Shift Work to Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

Researchers cite many possible reasons for the effect, including hormonal changes

7/14/2014
Men With Prostate Cancer May Not Always Get Best Advice

Doctors suggest widely varying treatments; second opinion vital, experts say

7/10/2014
Losing Weight May Ease Hot Flashes, Study Finds

Doctors say extra fat, and the extra estrogen it produces, make menopause tougher for heavy women

6/20/2014
Testosterone Products Must Warn About Risk of Venous Clots: FDA

Announcement comes as agency continues broader review of the popular supplements' effects on heart

6/20/2014
Shortage of Doctors Who Treat Diabetes Looming

There are already too few specialists treating hormone disorders, expert says

6/19/2014
Mouse Study Supports Notion of 'Tanning Addiction'

'Feel-good' hormones respond to daily UV light exposure, researchers find

6/10/2014
Insulin Use, Out-of-Pocket Costs Way Up for Type 2 Diabetes

Study questions value of insulin analogs, but U.S. diabetes expert says they're cost-effective

6/3/2014
Hormone Levels in Womb Tied to Autism Risk in Boys: Study

Experts caution that finding is preliminary, with no current implications for treatment or prevention

5/27/2014
Iodine Deficiency Common in Pregnancy, Pediatricians Warn

Processed foods deprive women of iodized salt; supplementation recommended

5/19/2014
More Evidence Ties Poor Sleep to Obesity in Kids

Study highlights need for consistent bedtime, experts say

5/14/2014
Some Prostate Cancer Patients Might Safely Delay Hormonal Therapy: Study

Even if PSA levels are rising, postponing the treatment may boost quality of life without lowering survival

5/5/2014
Major Women's Health Study Paid Big Dividends

Scientists say HRT research has returned $140 for every $1 spent on the $260 million trial

4/29/2014
Working With Horses May Ease Stress in Kids

After 12-week riding program, students had lower levels of stress hormone in small study

4/14/2014
Study Ties Antidepressant Use in Pregnancy to Autism Risk in Boys

But the risk is low, and it's important to treat depression in pregnant women, experts say

4/8/2014
Could Daughter's Cancer Risk Be Affected by Father's Age at Birth?

Early study tied younger dads to higher odds of breast, ovarian tumors, and older dads to increased risk of uterine disease

4/1/2014
Could Reducing Stress Help Bring On a Migraine?

Small study suggests shifting hormone levels may have an impact, researcher says

3/27/2014
Exercise Affects Men's, Women's Hearts Differently: Study

Finding might have implications for standard cardiac testing, experts say

3/27/2014
'Grazing' Appears No Better for Weight Loss Than Standard Meals

Daily calories, not how often you eat, are what matter, study finds

3/25/2014
Toddlers Who Sleep Less May Eat More

Short sleepers might be at greater risk for obesity, study suggests

3/20/2014
Childhood Abuse May Lead to Health Ills in Adulthood

Might trigger hormone problems linked to obesity, diabetes, study suggests

3/17/2014
Does Self-Esteem Affect Seniors' Health?

Small study tied higher levels of stress hormone to less well-being in older adults

3/13/2014
'Love Hormone' May Help Those With Anorexia

Small, preliminary study found it lowered levels of obsession with images of food and obesity

3/10/2014
'Low T' Diagnosis Needs More Than a Blood Test, Experts Say

Physical exam for testosterone levels is also essential because of lab inconsistencies

3/8/2014
Hormones Might Offer Relief From Chronic Pain, Small Study Suggests

Early research found 7 of 9 patients benefited from treatment with the 'love' hormone

2/27/2014
Obesity, 'The Pill' May Raise MS Risk, Research Suggests

Early studies hint that certain hormones might be tied to inflammation, increased odds for multiple sclerosis

2/25/2014
Cashiers May Absorb Controversial Chemical When Handling Receipts

But, small report didn't find increased BPA levels in people who wore gloves

2/20/2014
'Fat Hormone' Tied to Higher Colon Cancer Risk in Obese Men

More precancerous polyps seen in small study as body fat increased

2/17/2014
Could Stress Hormones Help Spur Stock Market Crashes?

Small study suggests traders with sustained rise in cortisol levels might avoid taking risks

2/17/2014
More Specialists Question Safety of Testosterone Therapy for Older Men

Endocrine Society echoes recent FDA concerns about the popular supplements

2/3/2014
FDA Will Review Safety of Testosterone Therapy

Agency pointed to recent studies citing possible heightened heart risk tied to the treatments

1/29/2014
Testosterone Therapy Might Increase Heart Attack Risk: Study

Researchers say risk doubles after treatment starts for men under 65 with heart problems and all men over 65