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2013-10-18 23:03:59

AntiAging Institute of California is now offering DON’T PAUSE to help women with battling menopause-relates weight gain. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) October 18, 2013 A natural menopause cure may be an effective solution for menopause-related weight gain. Weight gain during menopause is extremely common. Two-thirds of menopausal women are either overweight or obese. Unfortunately, excess weight can trigger or exacerbate serious health problems that include cardiovascular disease and Type 2...

2013-10-15 23:34:40

EstroGeneTM is a simple saliva-based test that examines the key genes involved in estrogen metabolism, and a powerful, actionable, breast cancer prevention tool for physicians and consumers. Santa Fe, New Mexico (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 October 15, 2013, Santa Fe, New Mexico The Estrogen Gene Test Co. and General Genetics Corporation are pleased to announce the launch of a saliva-based test that can identify polymorphisms in all of the key estrogen metabolism genes....

2013-10-13 23:03:08

Respected physician, educator, speaker and author honored for the success of his educational outreach for menopause and women’s health. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) October 13, 2013 Some 6,000 American women each day – nearly two million every year – enter menopause at an average age of 51, and they can expect that one-third of their lives will be spent after this transition. It is time when women are changing physically, emotionally and hormonally and have many questions, issues and...

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....

2013-09-18 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....


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