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2014-01-16 14:15:21

Treatment with progesterone, a naturally occurring hormone that has been shown to alleviate severe hot flashes and night sweats in post-menopausal women, poses little or no cardiovascular risk, according to a new study by the University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health. The findings, published today in PLOS ONE, help to dispel a major impediment to widespread use of progesterone as a treatment for hot flashes and night sweats, said lead author Dr. Jerilynn C. Prior, a...

2014-01-09 08:28:41

BEIJING, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Premature ovarian failure (POF) is an illness seen in women under 40 years old who suffer from amenorrhea. Their blood level FSH stays over 40IU/L, with E2 under the level of 100pmol/L and P under the level of 2nmol/L. Symptoms may appear to be similar to the emergence of menopause, such as anxiety, depression, irritability, varying degrees of hot flashes and sweat, vaginal dryness, decreased libido, infertility and so on. POF is a complex...

Real And Sham Acupuncture Effective Chemo Side Effects
2013-12-23 10:08:16

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Is acupuncture a legitimate medical treatment? Or is it a centuries-old scam? Maybe the question should really be: Does it matter? According to a new study published on Monday in the journal Cancer, a team of American researchers has found that both real and “sham” acupuncture were able to reduce hot flashes that were a side effect of anticancer drugs called aromatase inhibitors (AI). The drugs block estrogen production in...

2013-12-17 23:01:50

Supplement Edge is now offering RPN Havoc and IBE Epistane at big discounts online at http://www.supplementedge.com/. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 Supplement Edge, a reliable and established online provider of health and wellness products, has added two new exciting products to their line-up: RPN Havoc and IBE Epistane. The supplements contain the latest blends to help provide natural increases in muscle strength and lean muscle gains. Anabolic supplements can be a...

2013-12-12 10:23:27

A nearly 20-year observational study involving more than 44,700 black women nationwide found that regular vigorous exercise offers significant protection against development of an aggressive subtype of breast cancer. The findings from the Black Women's Health Study are being presented at the 2013 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium. The research team, co-led by scientists at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center and Boston University, found that black women who engaged in brisk...

Researchers Discover Brain Actually Produces Estrogen Too
2013-12-05 10:53:07

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The brain can produce and release estrogen, according to a new study from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. This discovery could lead to a better understanding of hormonal changes observed from before birth throughout the entire aging process. The study findings, published in the Journal of Neuroscience, reveal that the hypothalamus can directly control reproductive function in rhesus macaques. The researchers suggest that the...

Middle Age Women Sex Drive New Hope
2013-12-05 08:29:26

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Middle age and beyond can take a toll on a woman's sex drive, but two new studies offer hope for women who want to get their sexual mojo back. So far, no testosterone treatment has been approved for women by the FDA. After surgical or natural menopause, an important step to developing a successful and safe treatment is to find out exactly how much testosterone is really needed to bring back sexual desire. This was the focus of one...

2013-12-03 11:13:26

Researchers from the University of Alberta and Alberta Health Services have created a computer algorithm that successfully predicts whether estrogen is sending signals to cancer cells to grow into tumors in the breast. By finding this hormone receptor, known as estrogen receptor positive, physicians can prescribe anti-estrogen drug therapies, improving patient outcomes. Since each cell in the body contains 23,000 genes, identifying the specific genes involved in cancer growth is an...

Breast Cancer Risk From High Cholesterol
2013-11-30 04:57:15

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers have discovered a byproduct of cholesterol that functions similarly to the hormone estrogen and stimulates the growth and spread of common forms of breast cancer cells. Encouragingly, researchers also found that certain anti-cholesterol drugs, like statins, seem to reduce the harmful effects of the estrogen-like molecule. The researchers caution, however, that the study's findings are still early in their development....


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'