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2011-06-06 15:56:32

A common hormone abnormality in older adults—a mild form of overactive thyroid called subclinical hyperthyroidism—is linked to a much higher risk of dying, a new study finds.

2011-06-06 15:18:43

The drug topiramate can help people lose weight as long as they can tolerate the side effects, according to authors of a new study that reviewed the medical literature.

2011-06-06 15:17:18

Formoterol, a medication used to treat asthma and other lung diseases, improves fat burning and protein metabolism in men, a new study finds.

2011-06-06 15:16:03

Daily exposure to a chemical that is prevalent in the human environment, bisphenol A (BPA), causes lowered fertility in male mice.

2011-06-06 15:14:05

An experimental cure for Type 1 diabetes has a nearly 80 percent success rate in curing diabetic mice.

2011-06-06 14:55:41

Low testosterone levels and symptoms of male sexual dysfunction due to obesity may be reversible with weight loss after bariatric surgery, a new study finds.

2011-06-06 14:50:26

Overexposure to stress hormones in the womb can program the potential for adverse health effects in those children and the next generation, but effects vary depending on whether the mother or father transmits them, a new animal study suggests.

2011-06-06 14:43:10

Women with a healthy body weight before and after diagnosis of breast cancer are more likely to survive the disease long term, a new study finds.

2011-06-06 14:39:39

Men with prostate cancer are at higher risk of developing diabetes or diabetes risk factors if they receive androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) to block the production or action of male hormones that can fuel the growth of this cancer.

2011-06-06 14:12:13

People who have had gastric bypass surgery or other bariatric weight-loss surgery have an even higher increased risk of breaking bones than previously found.


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Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.