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2012-03-24 03:41:35

Results from a phase III clinical trial evaluating a new treatment for breast cancer in post-menopausal women show that the combination of two cancer drugs, everolimus and exemestane, significantly improves bone strength and reduces the chances of cancer spreading (metastasising) in the bone. Professor Michael Gnant told the eighth European Breast Cancer Conference (EBCC-8) today (Friday) that the latest results from the BOLERO-2 trial would change clinical practice. "These results...

2012-03-24 03:35:37

Study presented Friday at 65th annual meeting of Society of Surgical Oncology Could blocking a testosterone receptor lead to a new way to treat an aggressive form of breast cancer? That's a question researchers at Mayo Clinic in Arizona and the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) are exploring. Preliminary results of a Mayo Clinic - TGen collaborative study shows the testosterone receptor may be a potential target to attack in treating triple negative breast cancer (TNBC)....

2012-03-20 16:48:08

Researchers at the University of Cincinnati have found evidence that, in addition to affecting the heart, brain and nervous system, bisphenol A (BPA), could affect a mammal´s ability to reproduce by altering the structure of the uterus in ways that can progress to a potentially fatal infection. Infection and inflammation of the uterus, or pyometra, is most commonly seen in animals like dogs and cats but can also affect humans. It is a result of hormonal and structural changes in the...

2012-03-19 23:01:02

Stay Young & Sexy with Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement: The Science Explained, the groundbreaking book on BHRT, is newly updated, including foreword by Suzanne Somers. Petaluma, CA (PRWEB) March 19, 2012 Smart Publications announces the updated and expanded version of Stay Young & Sexy with Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement: The Science Explained, the groundbreaking book on the benefits of bio-identical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) by pioneering medical advocates of BHRT,...

Estrogen-Only Therapy Reduces Breast Cancer Chances In Post-Menopausal Women
2012-03-07 11:25:01

A new study published this week shows that women who used estrogen alone as hormone replacement therapy after menopause had a lower risk of developing breast cancer up to five years after they stopped taking it, reports Shari Roan for the Los Angeles Times. This discovery adds yet another twist to the ongoing story on hormone replacement therapy for treatment of hot flashes and poor sleep quality. The estrogen-only therapy appears to cut the risk of having breast cancer by about 20...

2012-02-28 08:00:00

A new testosterone boosting and muscle retention product from the product line “Cell Formula” is now available by True Healthy Products for Pre-release with limited quantities. (PRWEB) February 28, 2012 True Healthy Products is offering a new product line for Pre-Release first come, first serve sales. The company´s new product line called “Cell Formula” includes four products. The Cell Formula product, the “Daily Optimizer” is attracting quite a bit...

2012-02-14 11:41:48

Boosts production of nitric oxide, reduces arterial stiffness Researchers studying why arteries stiffen in postmenopausal women have found a specific chemical cofactor that dramatically improves vascular function. Kerrie Moreau, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, discovered that BH4 or tetrahydrobiopterin plays a key role in arterial health of women. BH4 is a critical cofactor of the enzyme endothelial nitric oxide synthase or eNOS....

Image 1 - Male Snakes With Boosted Estrogen Attract Other Males
2012-02-11 04:28:47

A new study has shown that boosting the estrogen levels of male garter snakes causes them to secrete the same pheromones that females use to attract suitors, and turned the males into just about the sexiest snake in the neighborhood — attracting dozens of other males eager to mate. This experiment in the famed garter snake caverns of Manitoba, Canada, was one of the first in a field setting to ever quantify the effects of estrogen as a stimulant of pheromones, scientists said, in...

2012-02-07 14:37:49

Oral contraceptives, sitting in a window seat, advanced age, and pregnancy increase DVT risk in long-distance travelers New evidence-based guidelines from the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) address the many risk factors for developing a deep vein thrombosis (DVT), or blood clot, as the result of long-distance travel. These risk factors include the use of oral contraceptives, sitting in a window seat, advanced age, and pregnancy. The Antithrombotic Therapy and Prevention of...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
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