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2013-08-19 15:09:48

By determining the three-dimensional structure of proteins at the atomic level, researchers at the National Institutes of Health have discovered how some commonly used flame retardants, called brominated flame retardants (BFRs), can mimic estrogen hormones and possibly disrupt the body's endocrine system. BFRs are chemicals added or applied to materials to slow or prevent the start or growth of fire. "We're beginning to have a better understanding of flame retardants and their effect on...

2013-08-01 23:28:35

Healthy Directions, a leading source of natural health advice and doctor-formulated nutritional products, announces the launch of Post-M Support™ for Women, a supplement that addresses the health concerns women face following menopause. Potomac, MD (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 Healthy Directions, LLC, today announced the launch of Post-M Support™ for Women, a post-menopause supplement formulated by Stephen Sinatra, MD, that safely and naturally targets the many health issues women face...

2013-07-31 23:28:22

The World Health Organization states that one in every eight American women will get breast cancer. As the prevailing cancer caused by excessive estrogen, best-selling author, Dr. Bob “The Drugless Doctor,” shares 10 critical, all-natural, tips to prevent breast cancer. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 The World Health Organization states that one in every eight American women will get breast cancer. As the prevailing cancer caused by excessive estrogen, best-selling author, Dr....

Estrogen Therapy Decline Responsible For Deaths
2013-07-19 13:34:05

[ Watch the Video: The Mortality Toll Of Estrogen Avoidance ] Susan Bowen for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The precipitous decline in estrogen therapy after the 2002 report of its dangers may have led to the deaths of almost 50,000 women who do not have a uterus, according to a new study by researchers at Yale School of Medicine. These findings were published in the July 18 issue of the American Journal of Public Health. The 2002 Women's Health...

2013-07-16 22:34:28

In a study that included more than 10,000 men with nonmetastatic prostate cancer, use of androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) was associated with a significantly increased risk of acute kidney injury, with variations observed with certain types of ADTs, according to a study in the July 17 issue of JAMA. "Androgen deprivation therapy is the mainstay treatment for patients with advanced prostate cancer. While this therapy has been traditionally reserved for patients with advanced disease, ADT...

First Estrogen Receptor Mutation Identified In A Young Woman
2013-07-11 13:00:14

Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University A receptor mutation that essentially blocks estrogen's action has been identified for the first time in a female, researchers report. The 18-year-old wasn't experiencing breast development or menstruation, classic symptoms of too little estrogen, the usual cause of delayed puberty. Subsequent studies revealed instead sky-high levels of the sex hormone in her blood, said Dr. Lawrence C. Layman, Chief of the Section of Reproductive...

2013-07-10 10:10:45

The idea that females are more resilient than males in responding to stress is a popular view, and now University at Buffalo researchers have found a scientific explanation. The paper describing their embargoed study will be published July 9 online, in the high-impact journal, Molecular Psychiatry. "We have examined the molecular mechanism underlying gender-specific effects of stress," says senior author Zhen Yan, PhD, a professor in the Department of Physiology and Biophysics in the UB...

2013-07-02 11:03:15

Risk not just confined to nurses, as previous research has indicated Shift work has been suggested as a risk factor for breast cancer, but there has been some doubt about the strength of the findings, largely because of issues around the assessment of exposure and the failure to capture the diversity of shift work patterns. Several previous studies have also been confined to nurses rather than the general population. In this study, the researchers assessed whether night shifts were...

2013-06-27 08:30:20

MIAMI LAKES, Fla., June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Fuse Science, Inc. (OTCQB: DROP) (www.fusescience.com), a consumer products and delivery technology company that is developing new, patent-pending technologies poised to redefine how consumers receive energy, medicines, vitamins and minerals announced today additional information regarding the results of their latest research that has emerged from continued clinical analysis during due diligence of the Company's technology as part of...

2013-06-26 13:55:16

Should women take calcium and vitamin D supplements after menopause for bone health? Recommendations conflict, and opinions are strong. But now, an analysis from the major Women's Health Initiative (WHI) trial throws weight on the supplement side—at least for women taking hormones after menopause. The analysis was published online today in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society. Among the nearly 30,000 postmenopausal women in the hormone trial, some 8,000 took...