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2013-10-02 10:22:32

Extended follow-up of the two Women's Health Initiative hormone therapy trials does not support use of hormones for chronic disease prevention, although the treatment may be appropriate for menopausal symptom management in some women, according to a study in the October 2 issue of JAMA. The hormone therapy trials of the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) were stopped after investigators found that the health risks outweighed the benefits. Menopausal hormone therapy continues in clinical use,...

2013-10-01 23:00:50

A major Department of Defense grant to researchers Jennifer Richer, PhD, and Anthony Elias, MD, at the University of Colorado Cancer Center aids development of drugs that target androgen receptors as a driver of breast cancer. AURORA, Colo. (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 A major Department of Defense grant to researchers Jennifer Richer, PhD, and Anthony Elias, MD, at the University of Colorado Cancer Center aids development of drugs that target androgen receptors as a driver of breast cancer....

2013-09-24 12:28:57

NORTH WALES, Pa., Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Teva Women's Health, a U.S. subsidiary of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., today announced that the recently approved Quartette(TM) (levonorgestrel/ethinyl estradiol and ethinyl estradiol) tablets are now available via prescription in the U.S. for the prevention of pregnancy. Quartette(TM) represents the only extended-regimen oral contraceptive approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) with an ascending dose of...

2013-09-18 15:31:45

Post-menopausal women whose doctors prescribe hormone replacement therapy for severe hot flashes and other menopause symptoms may want to consider taking low doses of Food and Drug Administration-approved bioidentical forms of estrogen or getting their hormones via a transdermal patch. A new observational study shows bioidentical hormones in transdermal patches may be associated with a lower risk of heart attack and FDA-approved products -- not compounded hormones -- may be associated with a...

2013-09-13 08:16:31

Assay accurately distinguishes patients at continued risk after five years of estrogen-blocking therapy from those who need no additional treatment A comparison of three methods of predicting the risk of recurrence in women treated for estrogen-receptor (ER)-positive breast cancer finds that only the breast cancer index (BCI) – a biomarker based on the expression levels of seven tumor-specific genes – accurately identifies patients who continue to be at risk after five years of...

Estrogen Responsible For Male Sex Drive
2013-09-12 09:20:29

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It’s not just a lack of testosterone - the hormone commonly associated with manliness -which can cause middle-aged men to gain weight and lose their sex drive. According to a new study by researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital, a drop in estrogen levels can also leave these men feeling flabby and less than amorous. Testosterone has long been thought to be the culprit for a perceived stronger sex drive in men than in women....

2013-08-29 20:21:20

Groundbreaking research on hormone levels from Gamma Labs transforms perceptions of testosterone boosters with the Gamma-O V2 Series. LOS ANGELES, Aug. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Testosterone boosters derived from natural substances are the subject of groundbreaking research from Gamma Labs on the health benefits of safely elevated testosterone levels. Gamma Labs is an athletic supplement company founded in 2004. Gamma oryzanol (Gamma-O) remains the primary substance in the...

2013-08-27 08:26:32

'High Risk' Patients with Unusual Hormone Receptors May Be Undertreated IRVINE, Calif. and AMSTERDAM, Aug. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Agendia, a leader in molecular cancer diagnostics, announced today that researchers have identified a subset of breast cancer patients whose standard biomarker tests may incorrectly classify patients as "low risk" and benefitting from endocrine therapy. A study published this month in Breast Cancer Research and Treatment* concluded that this subset of...

2013-08-21 23:23:14

With the predominant use of plastic bottles and canned food in America, the urgency to take action against increased intake of Bisphenol A (BPA) is vital. With recent studies linking BPA to harming estrogenic effects and infertility, Dr. Bob, “The Drugless Doctor” has compiled various all-natural tips to ensure female’s safety from toxic damages. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 With the predominant use of plastic bottles and canned food in America, the urgency to take...

High Levels BPA In Urine Obese Kids
2013-08-20 11:23:00

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists from the University of Michigan have found evidence indicating children with higher levels of bisphenol A (BPA) in their urine are more likely to be obese and have adverse levels of body fat, according to a new report in the journal Pediatrics. BPA is a synthetic plastics additive that has recently gained notoriety for its detrimental health effects, particularly in unborn and young children. Based on analysis of the...