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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...

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...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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