Latest Estrogen Stories

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....

2013-08-21 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...

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...

Word of the Day
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.