Misc. Hormones Health News

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'Sleep Hormone' Tied to Possible Lower Prostate Cancer Risk

Preliminary study measured levels of melatonin in Icelandic men

Smoking in Pregnancy Tied to Later Nicotine Addiction in Daughters

40-year study did not find similar risk in sons

Breast-Feeding Might Reduce Moms' Odds of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Study in China finds risk cut nearly in half after nursing

High Blood Pressure May Be Worse for Women

Study found differences in factors that cause condition

Keep Your Toddler's Body Clock in Mind at Bedtime

Study found sleep problems arose when kids were put to bed at wrong time

Hormone Takes the High Out of Weed, Rodent Study Finds

Researchers hope findings will lead to drug to treat marijuana abuse

'Low T' Therapy: Is It for Me?

Despite widespread ad campaigns, testosterone replacement isn't a panacea, but can help some men, experts say

Obese Kids Might Have Higher Levels of Stress Hormone

But whether extra weight actually causes stress isn't clear, researcher says

Could Water Near Fracking Sites Disrupt Hormones?

Study looked at samples from drilling areas in Colorado

Can 'Love Hormone' Treat Autism?

Study suggests oxytocin boosts activity in social areas of brain in children with disorder

How the 'Love Hormone' Works Its Magic

A whiff of oxytocin lit up reward center in men's brains when they looked at their partner's face

Estrogen Won't Make Women Sharper After Menopause, Study Finds

Researchers see no brain benefits even in early postmenopause

Might Stomach Artery Treatment Be Future Weight-Loss Tool?

Early study found unexpected side effect after procedure to stop bleeding

Most Men With Breast Cancer Undergo Mastectomy, Study Finds

Surgery, radiation decisions differ between men and women, researchers say

Hormone Therapy May Work Only for Women With Hot Flashes

Study finds gains in memory, sleep and focus aren't universal

Study Raises Questions About Testosterone Therapy

But it doesn't prove heart harms from the popular supplements

Thyroid Levels of Older Hospital Patients May Be Linked to Survival

Low levels reflect weakness, increased vulnerability, study finds

After Breast Cancer Surgery, Patient Assistance Programs Can Help

Study found women who turned to these programs were more likely to receive other needed treatments

Multiple Egg Donations May Not Affect Women's Future Fertility: Study

Additional research found frozen eggs are nearly as effective as fresh for IVF treatments

Plastics Chemicals Tied to Reproductive Woes for Both Sexes

Early studies found higher miscarriage rates in women, lowered fertility in men

Extra Shuteye on Weekends May Not Replace Sleep Lost During Week

Sleep-deprived study volunteers still had poor attention levels even after making up for lost slumber

Usual 'Hot Flash' Therapies Don't Help Prostate Cancer Patients: Study

Methods that ease the problem in women found ineffective for men receiving hormone treatment

Extended Hormone Therapy Doesn't Help Some Prostate Cancer Patients: Study

Shorter-course treatment as effective for those with intermediate-risk disease, oncologist says

Tamoxifen's Mental Side Effects Are Real, Study Shows

But researchers also found drug that may counteract problem from breast cancer treatment

Testosterone Not the Whole Story in 'Male Menopause'

Estrogen also involved, researchers say, and 'low-T' diagnosis isn't clear-cut

'Love Hormone' May Affect Social Connections

Study shows oxytocin alters brain activity in mice; findings support ongoing trials in people with autism

Nearly 60 Percent of Uterine Cancer Cases Preventable: Report

Women who exercise, maintain healthy weight and drink coffee daily may cut their risk

New Drug Shows Promise for Type 2 Diabetes

It appears to improve blood fat levels and may aid weight loss, researchers report

Typical Pregnancy Length May Vary More Than Thought

By measuring hormones, researchers found 37-day difference in gestation

Earlier Acne Outbreaks May Be Caused by Earlier Puberty: Experts

New guidelines released to help doctors treat younger patients age-appropriately

Plastics Chemical BPA May Harm Human Fertility: Study

However, experts say lab findings might not translate to real-life risk

Could a Gene Help Make You Obese?

Certain DNA might keep people hungry, study suggests

How Estrogen May Help Prevent Urinary Tract Infections After Menopause

Laboratory study suggests vaginal supplementation would benefit some women

Sex Change Hormonal Therapy Deemed Safe

Study of transsexuals finds short-term use of the treatment is effective

More Men Taking Testosterone, But Risks Unclear

Study finds upsurge in use among men worried about 'low T,' but research suggests the drug has hazards

Thyroid Disorders Tied to Complications in Pregnancy

Up to 4 percent of pregnancies involve mothers with thyroid conditions, study authors say

Victory Boosts Testosterone Levels, But Not Among Friends

Male hormone rises only in competition with strangers or rivals, study found

Underactive Thyroid and Heart Failure a Bad Combination: Study

Hypothyroidism impact varies by race, with blacks at increased risk of death, findings suggest

Fish Oil Pills Might Cut Diabetes Risk, Researchers Say

Higher blood levels of a beneficial hormone seen in those who took the omega-3 supplements

Favorite Music May Ease Anxiety in ICU Patients

Those who heard well-loved tunes in study needed less sedation medicine

Gene Variations May Explain Weight Gain Among Men, Women

People with specific 'polymorphisms' were more likely to put on pounds in 10-year study

Estrogen Levels Tied to Risk for Sudden Cardiac Death in Study

Tests reveal higher concentration of the sex hormone in women and men

Testosterone Supplements May Hurt Male Fertility, Study Finds

Infertility clinics find that many men seeking help were taking 'T'

Low-Dose 'Pill' Linked to Pain During Orgasm, Study Finds

Women on low-estrogen formulations report more pain overall, and during sex

Hormone Shows Potential as Diabetes Treatment in Mice

But it's too soon to think of trying it with humans, researchers say

Figuring Out Your Migraine Triggers Is Tricky

Small study suggests too many factors contribute to painful headaches

Seriously Stressed? Hair Analysis Tells All, Study Finds

Single strand may yield evidence about heart-harmful hormone levels in seniors, researchers say

Menopause-Like Woes Hinder Breast Cancer Treatment: Study

One-quarter of patients fail to start or complete recommended therapy, researchers find

Low Testosterone Linked to Later Arthritis in Study

Hormonal changes could influence disease severity, researchers say

Intermittent Hormone Treatment for Prostate Cancer Not the Best

Long-term study finds that it does not extend life expectancy