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Negative BPA Effects Begin When Metabolized
2012-10-05 14:49:53

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Roughly 9 out of 10 Americans are walking around with a highly toxic synthetic chemical surging through their systems. Bisphenol A (BPA) is a petroleum-based chemical that is widely used in the production of plastic products such as bottles, food can linings and water supply lines. And as these plastics degrade over time, humans ingest more and more BPA. Less than 3 months ago, the FDA acted upon evidence found in several studies...

2012-10-04 02:26:55

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Aragon Pharmaceuticals Inc. today announced that the company has raised $50 million in a Series D financing to advance the company's pipeline of therapies targeting hormone-driven cancers, including ARN-509 for the treatment of castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC). venBio led the financing with participation from existing Aragon investors Topspin Fund, Aisling Capital, OrbiMed Advisors and The Column Group. The financing brings the total capital...

2012-10-03 10:24:14

Kronos Early Estrogen Prevention Study results to help clinicians assess HT risk-benefits PHOENIX, Oct. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kronos Longevity Research Institute (KLRI) today announced that a major finding of the Kronos Early Estrogen Prevention Study (KEEPS) indicates that hormone therapy (HT) improves symptoms of depression and anxiety in recently menopausal women, without adverse effects on cognition. The findings come as a result of a four-year randomized clinical trial...

2012-10-03 10:24:12

PHOENIX, Oct. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Estrogen/progesterone treatment started soon after menopause appears safe and relieves many of the symptoms menopausal women face as well as improving mood and markers of cardiovascular risk, according to a multicenter randomized study presented at the North American Menopause Society (NAMS) Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida. "The KEEPS provides invaluable information for women close to menopause and their clinicians," said S. Mitchell...

2012-10-03 06:30:16

NEW YORK, Oct. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- According to BreastCancer.org, 30% of cancers in women are breast cancers, making it the second most diagnosed cancer among women in America. Although the disease is readily talked about, there are some side effects that remain undisclosed to patients. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120717/NY41829 ) Since most cases of breast cancer are fueled by the hormone estrogen, when women undergo treatment, it is common for them to take medications...

2012-10-01 16:32:24

Human epidermal growth factor (HER2) positive breast cancers are often treated with the same therapy regardless of hormone receptor status. New research published in BioMed Central's open access journal Breast Cancer Research shows that women whose HER2 positive cancer was also hormone (estrogen and progesterone) receptor (HR) negative had an increased risk of early death, and that their cancer was less likely to recur in bone than those whose cancer retained hormone sensitivity. Breast...

Pregnancy Exposure Increases Risk of Breast Cancer in Offspring
2012-09-12 09:19:18

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A study by researchers from Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center and Virginia Tech shows that exposure to diets high in fat or a large amount of estrogen during pregnancy can heighten the risk of breast cancer for numerous subsequent generations of female offspring, including daughters, granddaughters and great-granddaughters. The study´s results, recently featured in Nature Communications, highlighted the...

2012-09-10 14:24:27

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Sept. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Eaton Scientific Systems, Ltd. ("Eaton" or the "Company") a wholly-owned subsidiary of Pristine Solutions, Inc. (OTCQB: PRTN) is pleased to announce that the Company plans to begin development of a transdermal patch delivery system for Tropine 3, a patent pending novel indication of homatropine for non-hormonal treatment of hot flashes in pre-menopausal, peri-menopausal, and post-menopausal women. The Company believes that this will be...

2012-09-08 23:03:45

West Falls-based Energize Nutrition introduces their newest pre-workout products that are exclusively designed to naturally raise testosterone levels, increase muscle mass and strength gains and boost athletic performance. West Falls, NY (PRWEB) September 07, 2012 Energize Nutrition, a leading nutrition website featuring the latest nutritional supplements and industry news, recently announced the distribution of several new pre-workout products that utilize the latest technology to raise...

2012-08-30 14:24:47

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Aug. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Million Women Study is a study, conducted by UK researchers, of women's health analyzing data from more than one million women aged 50 and over. It is a collaborative project between Cancer Research UK and the National Health Service (NHS), with additional funding from the Medical Research Council (UK). The study has abundantly fulfilled its aims of illuminating the answers to crucial questions about factors affecting the health of...