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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...

2012-02-01 22:25:00

According to court documents, in a suit filed on Jan. 9 in the Eastern District of Texas, Sherman Division, no. 4:12-cv-00008, a Danton woman, Dawn Kregel, used the NuvaRing for just over a month in 2010. NuvaRing is a contraceptive in vaginal ring form. Kregel accuses the company manufacturing NuvaRing in a $10 million lawsuit stating she was diagnosed with a DVT, allegedly caused by the defendants' products. Now, AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, can provide helpful, proven...

2012-02-01 10:22:54

Drug compound designed and developed in academic research lab A new drug, MDV3100, is improving the survival rate in men with advanced prostate cancer, results of a large, phase III clinical trial show. The drug is designed to block a type of cellular receptor that drives progression of prostate cancer. Based on the strength of the data from the phase III trial, it is anticipated that the biopharmaceutical company Medivation, which licensed MDV3100, will file a new drug application with...

2012-01-26 13:04:40

Moderate caffeine intake associated with higher level for Asians, lower for whites Asian women who consumed an average of 200 milligrams or more of caffeine a day–the equivalent of roughly two cups of coffee–had elevated estrogen levels when compared to women who consumed less, according to a study of reproductive age women by researchers at the National Institutes of Health and other institutions. However, white women who consumed 200 milligrams or more of caffeine a day...

Study Finds Genetic Links To Onset Of Menopause
2012-01-24 06:09:47

Researchers have discovered 13 genetic locations that affect the age of onset of menopause, shedding light on the biological pathways involved in reproductive lifespans and providing new insight into conditions connected to menopause, such as breast cancer and heart disease. Menopause -- the cessation of reproductive function of the ovaries -- is a major hormonal change that affects most women when they are in their early 50s.  The timing of menopause can have an enormous impact on...

2012-01-23 10:13:39

Women's emotional responses can vary significantly premenstrually. They may become depressed or grumpy during menstruation or the premenstrual phase, known as premenstrual syndrome (PMS). Roughly 75% of reproductive-age women report premenstrual mood swings or physical discomfort. Brain scans show a significant increase in activity in the medial orbitofrontal cortex related to emotional processing premenstrually, even if women's emotional responses do not vary significantly. The relationship...


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  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.
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