Misc. Hormones Health News

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4/21/2010
Studies Confirm Link Between Breast Density and Cancer

As density drops over time, so does risk, one study finds

4/19/2010
Lung Cancer Increase in Women Tied to Genes, Estrogen

Findings could explain rise in non-smokers as well, researchers say

4/15/2010
Hormone Therapy May Fight Resistant Prostate Cancer

Experimental treatment offers hope against cancer that returns after castration

4/13/2010
Hormones Tied to Diabetes Might Also Influence Fertility

Mouse study shows how type 2 disease can develop without obesity

4/8/2010
Low-Cal Diets May Make You Gain Weight

Restricting calories increases stress hormone, making it harder to keep weight off, researchers say

3/23/2010
Painkillers Lower Estrogen Levels, May Explain Cancer Reduction Risk

Women who use analgesic drugs have lower hormone levels than nonusers, study finds

3/10/2010
Scientists Find Key to Hormone-Resistant Prostate Tumors

Discovery in mouse study may someday extend men's lives

3/3/2010
High Hormone Level Linked to Cancer Death in Older Men

More study needed to see if IGF-1 readings can predict risk

3/1/2010
Hormone Outperforms Insulin in Diabetic Mice

Someday, leptin could free people with type 1 disease from daily injections, expert predicts

2/22/2010
Testicular Cancer Survivors May Have Hormone Deficiency

Too little testosterone can affect quality of life, researchers say

2/18/2010
Early On, Hormone Therapy May Raise Women's Heart Risks

Study reports little coronary benefit, regardless of when treatment begins

2/11/2010
Hormone May Prevent Aggressive Breast Cancer

Discovery of prolactin's role could improve diagnosis and treatment, researchers say

2/1/2010
Experts Issue Warning on Prostate Hormone Therapy

People underestimate effect on heart from androgen deprivation, official says

1/28/2010
Stress Hormone Could Be Key to Alcoholism

Blocking it may prevent excessive drinking, study suggests

1/22/2010
Combo Therapy Shows Promise Against Brain Cancer

Success in mice with glioblastoma may someday lead to treatment for people, researchers say

1/21/2010
Chemicals in Carpets, Non-Stick Pans Tied to Thyroid Disease

PFOA, PFOS are found throughout the home and the environment, experts say

1/18/2010
Women's Natural Scent Most Attractive to Men

Male hormonal response strongest during female ovulation, study finds

1/15/2010
Treating Low Growth Hormone in Childhood May Thwart Later Ills

Rats given supplementation had better brain function in adulthood, researchers say

1/11/2010
Why You Eat for the Joy of It

A hunger hormone may drive the impulse to chow down even when full, researchers say

1/5/2010
Fat Hormone Controls Gene Linked to Diabetes

Gene known to dampen blood sugar disease, researchers say

12/22/2009
The 'Pill' Offers Benefits Beyond Birth Control

Relief of menstrual pain, migraines and acne may be other reasons to prescribe, experts say

12/15/2009
Fat Hormone May Protect Against Alzheimer's

High levels of leptin associated with lower dementia risk, research finds

12/15/2009
Breast Growth in Boys Might Be Linked to Plastics Chemical

But it's still too early to say that phthalates actually cause the condition, experts say

12/9/2009
Being Alone and Stressed May Increase Breast Cancer Risk

Social isolation combined with stressful situations raised odds of disease in animal study

12/8/2009
Testosterone Gets Bad Rap: Study

The male sex hormone causes status-seeking behavior, but not aggression, researchers say

12/7/2009
Prostate Hormone Therapy May Up Heart Risks

Experts urge more awareness that long-term use has consequences

12/7/2009
Hormonal Drugs Cool Hot Flashes From Prostate Cancer Therapy

Medroxyprogesterone wins out in comparison study

11/20/2009
Blood Test Could Boost Clarity of Breast MRI Results for Some

Taking menstrual cycle into account when booking exam may cut need for repeat scans, study suggests

11/15/2009
'Love Hormone' May Trigger Jealousy, Too

Oxytocin could be inappropriate for use with autism, expert cautions

11/13/2009
'The Pill' May Reduce Asthma Symptoms

But women shouldn't take oral contraceptives just to control wheezing, expert says

11/6/2009
Singing in Pregnancy May Be Harder Work

As hormones increase, so does the need to exert more pressure from the lungs, researchers say

11/4/2009
Fast Eating Limits Gut Hormones That Induce Fullness

The result is overeating, research shows

10/22/2009
Less Sensitivity to Hormone May Play Role in Autism

Treatment with oxytocin might improve social interaction, researchers say

10/12/2009
With Hormone Therapy, Tender Breasts May Signal Cancer Risk

Symptom might warrant a reassessment of treatment, experts suggest

9/29/2009
Younger Women With Colon Cancer Outlive Men

Estrogen could explain discrepancy in survival rates, researchers say

9/29/2009
No Osteoarthritis Seen in Obese Mice Without Leptin

Hormone linked to appetite may also influence arthritis risk, researchers find

9/28/2009
Many Kids Suffer Medication Side Effects: Study

Adverse drug reactions cause more than half a million outpatient visits a year, researchers find

9/25/2009
Studies Evaluate Thyroid Treatment During Pregnancy

Efforts in U.S. and Europe are testing effects on women and their offspring

9/22/2009
Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer Raises Heart Risks

Treatment methods should take into account side effects, researchers say

9/20/2009
Hormone Therapy May Make Lung Cancer More Likely

Expert says finding supports doubts about value of treatment

9/4/2009
Acupuncture May Help Relieve Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Exercise also improves symptoms and related risk factors, study finds

8/31/2009
JFK's Health Problems More Complex Than Thought

President suffered from a rare autoimmune condition, new report finds

8/25/2009
Hormone Therapy for Early Prostate Cancer Not Always Best

Study finds treatment raises death risk in those who also have heart disease

8/14/2009
Sex Hormone Levels Linked to Fractures in Men

Testing for estradiol, testosterone and SHBG could predict those at risk, expert says

8/9/2009
In U.S., No Comeback Seen for Hormone Therapy

Experts say risks of long-term use still outweigh possible benefits

8/5/2009
Sex Hormone Protein May Predict Type 2 Diabetes

Whether it causes the disease or is simply a marker for obesity is unclear

8/4/2009
Periodic Dieting May Cut Breast Cancer Risk

In lab studies, intermittent calorie restriction led to dramatic decrease in tumors

7/24/2009
Ovary Removal May Play a Role in Lung Cancer

Increased risk could stem from sudden drop in estrogen, experts say

7/14/2009
Combination Therapy Best for Aggressive Prostate Cancer

Adding radiation and hormone treatment to brachytherapy improves survival, study shows

6/30/2009
Hormones May Affect Neurological Disease Risk

Women are more vulnerable during certain stages of life, study finds