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2011-05-31 06:55:00

ATLANTA, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Michael Carter of Atlanta Liposuction and Medical Spas - http://atlanta-liposuction.com - announced the addition of low testosterone treatment for males to his services. Low testosterone treatment has become in demand as awareness about andropause, known as "male menopause," has increased. Men are realizing there is an answer to the symptoms of aging they are experiencing. They want to achieve and maintain the virility and vitality that they see...

2011-05-26 00:00:28

Urobiologics LLC, a leader in bringing innovative reproductive technology into the world's households, provides an update in support of its PreGender pre-conception urine test. PreGender Test provides the simplest way for parents to ensure the birth of either a boy or a girl, without the expense and inconvenience of specialized medical clinics, interventions or programs. Ann Arbor, MI (PRWEB) May 25, 2011 Urobiologics LLC is an internationally oriented business guided by executives and...

2011-05-19 13:48:56

A subset of breast cancer patients who have tumors overexpressing a protein called the human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER-2 positive) may benefit from a combination of targeted treatments and may not need chemotherapy, said researchers from the Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center at Baylor College of Medicine on behalf of the Translational Breast Cancer Research Consortium in an abstract released today by the American Society of Clinical Oncology. Dr. Jenny Chang, previously with...

2011-05-19 07:55:00

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- If your doctor has the hasty reaction that a woman in her 30s is too young for hormonal imbalances, you may wind up being misdiagnosed as suffering from anything from stress to absolutely nothing -- the "it's all in your head" diagnosis. The most common times in a woman's life to suffer from hormonal shifts and imbalances are between the ages of 35-55. So here 5 things you can do to get empowered to take charge of your own health and...

2011-05-18 13:58:55

ER-positive breast cancer patients whose tumors have active protein Stat5 have increased likelihood of responding to anti-estrogen therapy Cancer researchers at the Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson and an international team of collaborators have discovered a biomarker in breast cancer that may help identify which women will respond to anti-estrogen therapy. The research appears in the May 16 online issue of the Journal of Clinical Oncology. Anti-estrogen drugs, most notably tamoxifen, are...

2011-05-18 06:00:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In Texas, 340,000 people suffer with Alzheimer's disease, and that number is expected to grow to 470,000 by 2050. In the U.S., the number of elderly will increase 102 percent from 2000 to 2030. More than 5 million individuals suffer from Alzheimer's disease, the sixth leading cause of death. The U.S. spends $172 billion annually on Alzheimer's disease, and that is supposed to grow to $1 trillion by 2050. The cost to our country,...

2011-05-09 07:35:29

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Women who develop cerebral aneurysms are less likely to have taken the oral contraceptive pill or hormone replacement therapy, suggesting taking oestrogen could have a protective effect, according to a study. Cerebral aneurysms, weaknesses in the blood vessel walls of the brain which cause the vessels to balloon, occur more frequently in women, and it has been suggested that female hormones may play a role in their development. If the cerebral aneurysm ruptures, because...

2011-05-05 22:16:47

A UT Southwestern Medical Center researcher has identified the most comprehensive measurement to date of estrogen's effect on breast cancer cells, showing for the first time how immediate and extensive the effect is. The findings, published online today and in the May 13 print edition of the journal Cell, could lead to a new set of therapeutic applications and provide a model for understanding rapid signal-dependent transcription in other biological systems. "We found that estrogen signaling...

2011-05-05 14:21:52

Oral contraceptive and hormone replacement therapy in women with cerebral aneurysms Women who develop cerebral aneurysms are less likely to have taken the oral contraceptive pill or hormone replacement therapy, suggesting taking oestrogen could have a protective effect, reveals research published in the Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery. Cerebral aneurysms, weaknesses in the blood vessel walls of the brain which cause the vessels to balloon, occur more frequently in women, and it has...

2011-04-18 11:00:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Menopause treatment is often sought by women who experience symptoms due to menopause. Menopause brings about a number of changes in the body that will affect lifestyle. Fluctuating hormones will create a variety of uncomfortable feelings and sensations, including mood swings, depression, anxiety, hot flashes and night sweats that can interrupt sleep. The sex drive will also suffer due to a decrease in progesterone, testosterone and...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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