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Oral Contraceptives Ease Painful Periods: Study
2012-01-19 06:05:57

Results of a 30-year Scandinavian study show convincing evidence that use of combined oral contraceptive pills can help ease bloating, cramps and other painful menstrual symptoms.

2012-01-11 06:37:05

A combination of drugs that target estrogen production significantly reduced the number of tobacco carcinogen-induced lung tumors in mice, according to results from a preclinical study.

2012-01-09 19:50:36

A combination of drugs that target estrogen production significantly reduced the number of tobacco carcinogen-induced lung tumors in mice.

Breast Cancer Risk Reduced With Moderate Red Wine Consumption
2012-01-09 11:22:26

Researchers from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles are challenging the widely-held belief that the risk of breast cancer is increased by any type of alcohol consumption.

2012-01-06 12:08:42

Drinking red wine in moderation may reduce one of the risk factors for breast cancer, providing a natural weapon to combat a major cause of death among U.S. women.

2012-01-05 11:25:40

Daily doses of a soy germ-based nutritional supplement containing S-equol significantly improved menopausal symptoms, including significantly reducing hot flash frequency after 12 weeks according to a placebo-controlled study in postmenopausal Japanese women published in the peer-reviewed Journal of Women's Health.

2011-12-16 08:51:53

Exemestane, a drug that is thought to prevent breast cancer, steadily lowers that levels of ‘good’ cholesterol in women taking the agent.

2011-12-14 06:48:00

Breast cancer is the most prevalent cancer among women and affects approximately one million women worldwide. But a new study shows many postmenopausal women who are treated for estrogen-sensitive breast cancer quit using drugs that help prevent the disease from recurring because of side effects.

2011-12-12 10:34:20

Why do so many postmenopausal women who are treated for estrogen-sensitive breast cancer quit using drugs that help prevent the disease from recurring?


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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