Misc. Hormones Health News

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1/20/2014
'Sleep Hormone' Tied to Possible Lower Prostate Cancer Risk

Preliminary study measured levels of melatonin in Icelandic men

1/14/2014
Smoking in Pregnancy Tied to Later Nicotine Addiction in Daughters

40-year study did not find similar risk in sons

1/7/2014
Breast-Feeding Might Reduce Moms' Odds of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Study in China finds risk cut nearly in half after nursing

1/6/2014
High Blood Pressure May Be Worse for Women

Study found differences in factors that cause condition

1/3/2014
Keep Your Toddler's Body Clock in Mind at Bedtime

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

1/2/2014
Hormone Takes the High Out of Weed, Rodent Study Finds

Researchers hope findings will lead to drug to treat marijuana abuse

1/1/2014
'Low T' Therapy: Is It for Me?

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

12/18/2013
Obese Kids Might Have Higher Levels of Stress Hormone

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

12/17/2013
Could Water Near Fracking Sites Disrupt Hormones?

Study looked at samples from drilling areas in Colorado

12/2/2013
Can 'Love Hormone' Treat Autism?

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

11/25/2013
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

11/25/2013
Estrogen Won't Make Women Sharper After Menopause, Study Finds

Researchers see no brain benefits even in early postmenopause

11/25/2013
Might Stomach Artery Treatment Be Future Weight-Loss Tool?

Early study found unexpected side effect after procedure to stop bleeding

11/15/2013
Most Men With Breast Cancer Undergo Mastectomy, Study Finds

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

11/13/2013
Hormone Therapy May Work Only for Women With Hot Flashes

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

11/5/2013
Study Raises Questions About Testosterone Therapy

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

10/30/2013
Thyroid Levels of Older Hospital Patients May Be Linked to Survival

Low levels reflect weakness, increased vulnerability, study finds

10/25/2013
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

10/17/2013
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

10/14/2013
Plastics Chemicals Tied to Reproductive Woes for Both Sexes

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

10/11/2013
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

10/3/2013
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

9/23/2013
Extended Hormone Therapy Doesn't Help Some Prostate Cancer Patients: Study

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

9/17/2013
Tamoxifen's Mental Side Effects Are Real, Study Shows

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

9/11/2013
Testosterone Not the Whole Story in 'Male Menopause'

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

9/11/2013
'Love Hormone' May Affect Social Connections

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

9/11/2013
Nearly 60 Percent of Uterine Cancer Cases Preventable: Report

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

9/3/2013
New Drug Shows Promise for Type 2 Diabetes

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

8/7/2013
Typical Pregnancy Length May Vary More Than Thought

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

8/6/2013
Earlier Acne Outbreaks May Be Caused by Earlier Puberty: Experts

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

7/31/2013
Plastics Chemical BPA May Harm Human Fertility: Study

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

7/15/2013
Could a Gene Help Make You Obese?

Certain DNA might keep people hungry, study suggests

6/20/2013
How Estrogen May Help Prevent Urinary Tract Infections After Menopause

Laboratory study suggests vaginal supplementation would benefit some women

6/20/2013
Sex Change Hormonal Therapy Deemed Safe

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

6/3/2013
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

5/29/2013
Thyroid Disorders Tied to Complications in Pregnancy

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

5/28/2013
Victory Boosts Testosterone Levels, But Not Among Friends

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

5/22/2013
Underactive Thyroid and Heart Failure a Bad Combination: Study

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

5/22/2013
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

5/20/2013
Favorite Music May Ease Anxiety in ICU Patients

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

5/15/2013
Gene Variations May Explain Weight Gain Among Men, Women

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

5/10/2013
Estrogen Levels Tied to Risk for Sudden Cardiac Death in Study

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

5/10/2013
Testosterone Supplements May Hurt Male Fertility, Study Finds

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

5/3/2013
Low-Dose 'Pill' Linked to Pain During Orgasm, Study Finds

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

4/25/2013
Hormone Shows Potential as Diabetes Treatment in Mice

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

4/22/2013
Figuring Out Your Migraine Triggers Is Tricky

Small study suggests too many factors contribute to painful headaches

4/17/2013
Seriously Stressed? Hair Analysis Tells All, Study Finds

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

4/12/2013
Menopause-Like Woes Hinder Breast Cancer Treatment: Study

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

4/4/2013
Low Testosterone Linked to Later Arthritis in Study

Hormonal changes could influence disease severity, researchers say

4/3/2013
Intermittent Hormone Treatment for Prostate Cancer Not the Best

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